When you go in for an oil change or general tune-up, your mechanic may offer an engine flush. Engine flushes are one of those services that are offered more often than they are needed. Basics of an engine flush Most often, engine flushes are done with machines built specifically for that purpose. The machines pump Read on! →


If your life or the life of someone you love has ever been touched by the horror of vehicular manslaughter, you may find this compilation disturbing. For fans of trivia and the macabre, you’re in the right place. Click if you missed PART 1 or PART 2 of this article. Famous vehicular homicide cases, in Read on! →


Has the unchecked cost of fuel forced you to dial back on your road time? Well, don’t hold your breath, but you may be catching a break soon. Some industry analysts are saying that gas prices have peaked and will soon be falling. Average $3.92 per gallon The national average price of gas on Wednesday Read on! →


If towing a trailer is part of your summer driving regimen, the details are important if you want to keep your vehicle and trailer stable, particularly on winding roads and hills. Here’s how to tow a trailer, horse trailer or similar gear conveyance. Start with the right equipment You’re going to need the right hitch. Read on! →


The sales of used cars have been increasing, and for good reason. One option many used car buyers have are Certified Used vehicles; knowing the standards and setup of the certification programs can help you make a more informed choice. The meaning of Certified There are multiple different “certified” programs that may certify a used Read on! →


Since an on-board event data recorder (EDR) was first used by the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration in 1991 to determine the details surrounding an automotive crash, the automotive industry knew it was the wave of the future. Today, an automotive computer captures a great deal of data regarding your driving habits within its crash Read on! →


When Scottsdale, Ariz., police pulled over a vehicle on Sept. 10, 2008, they found sales contracts from a local automotive dealership. According to The Arizona Republic, the contracts were among many items in the car that documented a fraud ring involving Gilbert-based Henry Brown Buick-GMC-Pontiac finance manager Dominick Hurley. Rampant dealership identity theft “It was 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! →


Making the most efficient use of fuel is the new name of the game in car manufacturing. At the 2011 auto show, Ford representatives confirmed that the company is researching seven- and eight-speed transmissions. These high-efficiency transmissions are already being used in BMW, Audi and Lexus vehicles. The benefit of high-gear transmissions Transmissions that use Read on! →