While it seems just about every type of passenger car has hybrid variants, heavy duty vehicles are getting into it as well, as there are a number of hybrid semi-trucks in development. Heavy duty vehicles are far from the biggest polluters, but they are major gas guzzlers to be sure. Freightliner unveils Super Truck hybrid Read on! →


Since the Commanche was retired more than two decades ago, enthusiasts have been pining for a new Jeep truck. Such folk may commence rejoicing, as a truck variant is reportedly penciled in for the next generation Wrangler. For those who just won’t get the Jeep truck kit If the fact that there isn’t a Jeep Read on! →


Timing belts and timing chains are kind of like gravity, in an odd way; for the most part you never see or hear them, but things wouldn’t work without them. It’s one of the most vital pieces of an engine and as such, the unaware should be made aware. Timing belts vs timing chains Some Read on! →


A number of relatively cheap and relatively easy upgrades for performance are out there, and one of the more common suggestions is the cold air intake. The principles behind how it works are relatively sound, on paper, but do they actually work? Cold Air Intakes Boost Horsepower…For Science! The general principle behind how cold air Read on! →


Dealing with winter sucks, especially regarding one’s car, but there are some fantastic winter car “hacks” (since that’s the term people use now) that can make things easier. Employ a few of these and you should experience much less aggravation, at least until you get on the road and have to deal with the worst Read on! →


Octane is known to have something to do with gasoline, but not everyone understands what it is. The quick version is that it’s a component of gasoline, but not the only one, and yes the octane number has something to do with how much is in every gallon. For starters, octane is a hydrocarbon Before Read on! →


There is such a thing as mechanical breakdown insurance, which is exactly what it sounds like. It’s insurance you buy in case your car doesn’t start, runs rough, or explodes…but is it worth buying? Mechanical breakdown insurance just like any other Insurance is insurance, period; regardless if it’s mechanical breakdown insurance, flood insurance, house insurance, Read on! →


Ride sharing, a recent phenomenon where people voluntarily offer people rides in their own cars for a fee, is a huge point of contention with traditional taxi services and metropolitan governments. The legality is somewhat in question, but what’s at stake is the revenues associated with taxi cabs. Ride sharing beefs entirely about the money Read on! →


The internets are abuzz over video of a new Corvette Z06 smoking the tires in front of the dealership it was just picked up at. The high-power ‘Vette variant is beginning to hit streets, and the latest iteration of the Z06 is a real doozy. Latest seems the greatest of Corvette Z06 The Corvette Z06, Read on! →


A new car has been announced by Aston Martin – the DB10 – for the new James Bond film, “Spectre,” though Aston says it won’t go on sale. It joins an automotive pantheon of sorts, as the list of vehicles Bond drives is illustrious. You can buy other Bond cars The newest of the Bond Read on! →