Looking to fill your winter with the excitement of a ski trip? If you’re like most people, you’re going to need good wheels to get you to the hill. That’s why it’s important to know the best car for a ski trip. Here are some ideas to bring you and big powder together. MPG, ABS Read on! →


The DeLorean DMC-12 is one of the most iconic cars of all time, partially for its interesting looks but mostly because it was in the “Back to the Future” movies. The current owners of the DeLorean Motor Company are bringing it back as an electric car. Electric DeLorean will be fast The original DMC-12 was Read on! →


There are some additions and upgrades you can make to your vehicle to make regular maintenance and repairs a little easier. To make changing oil easier, a car owner can install a remote oil filter. The premise is simple enough; you install an adapter kit onto the normal location of the oil filter, and run Read on! →


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Advances in technology have made the automotive experience more pleasant and convenient. Who doesn’t appreciate power steering, for instance? If you have driven without it, you know the difference is tremendous, akin to the strenuous workout of steering a huge, old farm tractor. But what about a vehicle’s simpler functions, like power door locks? We Read on! →


Occasionally, some people may be in the position to buy a car or supply a car with a rebuilt or remanufactured engine. The average person may not understand the distinction, but there are some differences to be aware of. Why old engines stick around Some people just don’t like new cars as much as some Read on! →


An automotive engine is essentially an air pump. It sucks in air via a partially closed butterfly valve, creating a vacuum in the intake manifold that sends the air to mix with fuel for combustion. If a vacuum leak develops in an engine, your vehicle can idle erratically, lose fuel economy and put the vehicle Read on! →


Among other car makers, Smart is taking a new model to the Detroit Auto Show in January 2012. The microcar maker is unveiling a truck model. Useful when hauling small stuff Daimler’s microcar division, Smart, is unveiling a new model in January at the 2012 Detroit Auto Show, according to CNN. The new Smart is Read on! →


Does the sidewall graffiti on your car’s tires hold the secret to life, the universe and everything? Author Douglas Adams might be intrigued at the notion, but the truth is that tire codes tell consumers about the tire’s size, wear, construction and speed rating, among other things. Using properly sized and rated tires for your Read on! →


From the time that President Nixon signed away a large portion of America’s financial future to China, the economic relationship between the two superpowers has become increasingly imbalanced. The Obama administration is the latest to enjoy the fruits of Nixon’s labor, and as The Detroit News reports, it is attempting to claw its way back Read on! →