The sun’s ultraviolet rays can quickly heat up the interior of your car and cause sunburns, unless a driver has protection. Sunblock is one safeguard, but window tinting can also provide some UV protection. Unfortunately, not enough drivers make the tinting film investment, the result of which is increasing instances of skin cancer. Window tinting Read on! →


Nissan has long been synonymous with dependable, fuel-efficient cars that are sensible and decently priced. However, the company has been making some serious waves lately with some insanely fast and innovative race cars. From the makers of the Skyline When most people think of a Nissan they usually think of something like the Altima, a Read on! →


The National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration and Toyo Tire U.S.A. Corp. have issued a safety recall on more than 68,763 of Toyo’s Extensa All-Season tires that were distributed to retailers in the U.S. The manufacturer says some of the tires may have a defect that could lead to tire failure and accidents. Defect could Read on! →


A spare tire is one of those things we often do not think about until we need it. In an effort to improve fuel economy, many car makers are choosing to forgo the spare tire in favor of lighter-weight solutions. Cutting out the weight The heavier something is, the more energy it takes to move Read on! →


The problem with electronic devices is compatibility between makes. Can you imagine if all cell phones used the same type of charger? That would make public charging stations possible and convenient. Such is the thinking behind a coalition of eight automakers, who want to make a standard interface across electric and plug-in hybrid models. A Read on! →


Most people buy a car rather than lease it, which in many cases makes sense but not always. However, if one wanted to get a Scion iQ lease or a lease on a number of other models, they will probably be able to do it for dirt cheap thanks to automakers not charging much. Scion Read on! →


Ford has announced a recall for more than 140,000 Focus units because of a fault in the windshield wiper motors. The motor can develop a leak, causing the wiper motor to fail and thus pose a risk of reduced visibility to drivers. Ford out to wipe defect from the Focus The Ford Motor Company, according Read on! →


Mazda has long been known for making cars with rotary engines, the latest being the RX-8 sports car. Mazda is discontinuing the RX-8, but a special edition trim, called the Sprint R, is getting an expanded run, giving the car a brief stay of execution. The spin zone For many years, Mazda has been putting Read on! →


Visibility is of singular importance when operating a motor vehicle. When a car’s fabric headliner sags down into the driver’s eyes while the vehicle is rolling down the highway, particularly at night, the results can be disastrous. Rather than driving blind, here’s how to repair a car headliner the right way. Bad foam? You need Read on! →


In a world where fuel costs are out of sight and the newest automobiles, trucks and SUVs are prohibitively expensive, city dwellers who want powered personal transportation without a huge price tag still have a great option. Two-wheeled scooters remain popular for city driving, and they are increasingly fuel-efficient. If you are in the market Read on! →