Basic maintenance of your vehicle doesn’t end with these factoids. On the contrary, this is the beginning – but I’m confident you can handle it. Click if you missed PART 1 or PART 2 of this article, or you’ll miss some real basic maintenance nuggets. Basic maintenance with spark plugs tip: Don’t neglect changing them Read on! →


Although it was approved by the state in early 2009, the New Mexico Motor Vehicles Department has revoked Robert Anaya’s vanity plate, which reads “IB6UB9,” for being “obscene.” However, Anaya is fighting back in a court of law. Vanity plate ruled ‘obscene’ According to KOAT news in Albuquerque, Anaya received a letter from the New Read on! →


Over the years, a number of experiments and prototypes have come about using alternative fuels for cars, including from sustainable sources. Poo-powered cars, technically biogas cars as that’s what they run on, are among the more curious examples, as they run on a gas that occurs virtually everywhere. Don’t pooh-pooh poo-powered cars Anyone ever watch Read on! →


Every now and again, a feature will crop up in the automotive press about a new model of armored car that’s going on sale or heading to an auto show. Armored cars are fairly interesting, as is what information is available on sales outside of typical customers like governments. Most major carmakers do armored cars Read on! →


Michigan and Ohio are both battleground states in the current presidential campaign. And the success of the post-bailout auto industry remains a hot topic on the campaign trail. However, both GM and Chrysler have forbidden any candidates from entering their facilities until after November 6. City election and presidential campaign The ban includes all campaigning Read on! →


The end consumer of just about anything rarely has any inkling about how anything gets to the point of purchase, including cars. Part of the process is a surprising number of struggles between manufacturers and dealers, among them being dealer vehicle allocation and other things. Vehicle allocation is the reason the dealer doesn’t have the Read on! →


Basic maintenance of your vehicle requires not only that tires, wheels and brakes be clean, but functional. It takes more than a simple brush-0ver, as you’ll see here. But don’t assume it’s too difficult – it’s still the basics that any car owner should know. Click if you missed PART ONE or PART TWO of Read on! →


Ready for more basic maintenance tips that’s make your car care routine a breeze? Here are some detailing- and maintenance-related tips for dealing with tires, wheels and brakes. If you take care of these systems, you and your car won’t be on the road to nowhere. Tires, wheels and brakes basic maintenance tip No. 1: Read on! →


The maker of the BMW X1 is giving motorist who love the outdoors a chance to assist in protecting and preserving some great outdoor areas that need a helping hand. And it s not asking them to give a cent. BMW X1 Restore the Outdoors BMW of North America, the domestic arm of the Bavarian Read on! →