Autos: Ownership

4 ways to make your car last longer

Tuesday  19:33,   14 march 2017
Autoblog

Staying on top of routine maintenance will help yourKeep your car clean: Washing your car makes it look great, and helps increase it's lifespan,[...]

Maintaining your car's heating and cooling system for winter

Tuesday  19:32,   14 march 2017
Autoblog

Just like you wouldn't wait until the hottest day of the year to test your air conditioning systemWhile this might seem like an obvious preventative step, many drivers will focus on their heating system and fail to realize that the health of[...]

Brake Pads and Fluids: The Basics

Tuesday  19:32,   14 march 2017
Super Street Online

You not plowing into the back of that Chrysler starts with your brake pedal and ends with its pads, but that's not the whole story.One of the most important things going on with that hooptie of yours happens in between its brake pads and its[...]

10 Tire and Brake Problems All Drivers Need to Know

Tuesday  19:32,   14 march 2017
Popular Mechanics

Because unreliable brakes are the last thing you want.Wide-open acceleration might fun, but slowing down that speeding hunk of metal is much more important. Any driver's safety depends on consistent, reliable deceleration, or in other words, working [...]

Don't Assume the Person Changing Your Oil Is Actually a Mechanic

Tuesday  19:31,   14 march 2017
Road & Track

An oil change shop employee isn't necessarily a mechanic, so be skeptical of the advice they give."Really? How was the oil level when you checked it before you drained[...]

What Happens When the Diesel Exhaust Fluid Tank Runs Dry? We Put It to the Test

Tuesday  19:31,   14 march 2017
Car and Driver

<p>We tested to find out, so you won't have to try it yourself.</p>Diesel veterans long ago learned how to handle this concern. The following primer is for diesel-engine newbies and gasoline-engine devotees curious about life on the other[...]

GM's Child Reminder Feature Is a Simple, Clever Way to Save Lives

Tuesday  19:31,   14 march 2017
Consumer Reports

Most parents and caregivers can’t imagine a moment when their mind wanders off of their children long enough to forget they’re sitting in the backseats of their cars, but it happens in a tragic number of cases every year. Fortunately, technical[...]

6 tips for driving safely in the dark

Tuesday  01:07,   15 november 2016
Autoblog

With Daylight Savings Time arriving soon, here are safety tips to consider when driving in[...]

Performance in any Condition w/ High Performance All-Season Tires

Monday  20:28,   14 november 2016
Super Street Online

Rally driver Andrew Comrie-Picard gives us tips on how to maximize the performance of our cars in any condition.Forty-five minutes later, running late, I sprint out the door, clutching an umbrella and a travel mug of strong joe. The metronome-like[...]

Here's how you can restore your headlights

Friday  01:00,   04 november 2016
Autoblog

Having good visibility is important. Here are steps to take to restore your headlights to[...]

Fall Cleanup and Maintenance for Your Car

Friday  01:00,   04 november 2016
Consumer Reports

With summer but a fading memory, it’s now time to start thinking about getting your car ready for the colder months ahead. Here are a few simple maintenance checks to help keep your vehicle in to p condition. © BloombergCar BatteryFall is a good[...]

When Was the Last Time You Checked Your Tire Pressure?

Thursday  01:28,   03 november 2016
MSN

Sweating the small stuff matters. Here's why.Ideally, you should check tire pressure once every couple of weeks, but most drivers are doing okay if they look at it once a month. But don't be the person who waits until the tire pressure[...]

The Dangers of Texting and Driving

Tuesday  05:22,   01 november 2016
Motor Trend

While it may seem like an obvious thing to avoid, the ubiquity of cell phones today has lead to texting while driving being an all-too-common sight on the road. The Dangers of Texting and DrivingIf you find yourself tempted to text while driving,[...]

Cars That Can Save Your Life

Tuesday  05:21,   01 november 2016
Consumer Reports

Cars That Can Save Your[...]

Tire Test: Bridgestone DriveGuard Run-Flat All-Season Touring Tire

Tuesday  05:21,   01 november 2016
Motor Trend

Run-flat tires can be expensive and ride harder than standard tires, but Bridgestone hopes to address these issues with its DriveGuard run-flat all-season tire. Research Research New Used New & Used Make (e.g. Mazda) Model (e.g.[...]