Mounting your vehicle’s spare tire – which is alternatively referred to as both the donut spare and the space-saver spare – in the event of a flat tire is a common occurrence. The small spare is not intended as a long-term replacement, however. So how long can you drive on a spare tire? The answer Read on! →


Replacing the standard oxygen used to inflate tires with nitrogen is becoming a popular trend in the consumer automotive world. The website Why Nitrogen? suggests that using nitrogen inflation will enhance a vehicle’s handling capabilities, improve fuel efficiency, extend the life of a set of tires and reduce the carbon footprint. Nitrogen inflation claims are Read on! →


Whether you’re in the market for a car, SUV or pickup, you’ve likely come across this question at one point or another: What’s the difference between 4WD and AWD? Both distribute power to all four wheels of a standard vehicle, as opposed to the standard front- or rear-wheel drive of 2WD vehicles. If you live Read on! →


You know it will happen eventually — your windshield will develop cracks. In the worst case scenario, it could even shatter. This is, of course, a serious safety issue, as an airbag won’t protect you from flying glass if the windshield breaks while you’re driving (such as during a collision). Neither is it advisable to Read on! →


Recently, Car Deal Expert shared information regarding how to deal when your car has trouble with its power locks. Assessing such things may require removing the inside car door panel to take a closer look. While this may sound like a daunting task, the reality is that when it comes to fixing car door problems, Read on! →


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! →


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! →