Smartphone users are accustomed to having thousands of apps from third-party developers at their fingertips, and they want similar features when it comes to in-car apps. While the new wave of in-car infotainment systems don’t have quite as much selection yet, systems offered by automakers like Toyota, Ford and Austin Motor Company will soon provide Read on! →


When you are preparing your car for driving in the summer, there are a wide range of systems you should check out. One that is often overlooked, though, is tire pressure. The tires on your vehicle are where the rubber meets the road, so they are worth spending a little bit of time on. Here Read on! →


If you live anywhere that gets all four seasons, especially snow, you really do need winter tires. No, this isn’t a shill for Les Schwab or Tire Rack but I will gladly accept money from them if they feel I warrant it. (I think so, but then again I would.) Some people think all season Read on! →


For the driver, surviving an auto accident is typically a matter of utilizing proper safety restraints. For a pedestrian, however, there are not a few thousand pounds of metal, plastic and fiberglass or a crumple zone to absorb the impact. Yet all need not be lost if a pedestrian is prepared. Learn how to survive Read on! →


Summer fun is just around the corner, and with it come the inevitable road trips that go with good weather and good friends. Preparing your vehicle for summer excursions is just as important as preparing it for the ravages of winter. There are a number of important steps you should take to ensure that your Read on! →


Cold winter temperatures mixed with precipitation are an icy recipe for your vehicle. Within just a few hours, your car can go from clean to ice-covered. While cleaning an icy car may see like a simple task involving heat or scraping, there are things you don’t want to do when you’re de-icing your car. Learn Read on! →


The auto industry has launched a major effort to produce plug-in electric cars. But several automakers already have hydrogen fuel cell vehicles on the road, even though the Obama administration’s energy secretary said it would take miracles to make fuel cell vehicles viable. For drivers who want to try a hydrogen fuel cell vehicle, some Read on! →


It’s summertime, and the sun is making your car’s cooling system work overtime. If it has been a while since you last checked the fluid level in the radiator, then it’s high time you popped the hood. If you don’t have any coolant on hand, be sure to buy some. But when it comes to Read on! →


The Japanese automaker Toyota Motor Corp. announced Wednesday that it would be recalling nearly 700 of its 2013 Lexus GS 350 models because of a software issue that could cause steering wheel problems. The recall also includes some two-wheel drive F Sport grade Lexus GS350s. Steering wheel may be off-center According to Toyota, the software Read on! →


In the first part of this piece we saw how important it is to make a used car look as a attractive as possible before offering it up to potential buyers. Now we will look as some further steps to take to make sure that your pocketbook gets the maximum padding as compensation when saying Read on! →