We’ve all seen television commercials and magazine inserts claiming that car insurance from some company will “save money.” It is true that one can save money switching car insurance companies, but it goes for more than just GEICO. Cartoon gecko isn’t entirely forthcoming on switching car insurance GEICO sure has some funny commercials. They have Read on! →


Governor Chris Christie of New Jersey recently passed a bill making acts of “road rage” a punishable offense. Anyone in New Jersey who acts out on the motorway can get up to five years in prison and a $15,000 fine. Bill inspired by tragedy The state of New Jersey, according to AutoBlog, has passed a Read on! →


Diesel cars have not been as popular in the  U.S. as they are elsewhere. If the upcoming BMW diesel 5 series ever comes stateside, some people may reconsider. Two turbochargers not sufficient Naturally, two turbochargers is just not sufficient if three can be had. BMW has taken that idea to heart when designing an upcoming Read on! →


Distracted driving is a killer, leading to thousands of accidents and deaths every year. A British study asserts the worst thing one can do is eating behind the wheel, which can interfere with drivers more than cell phones or driving drunk. Reaction time hampered most by sandwich Numerous campaigns are aimed at reducing “distracted driving.” Read on! →


When you take your car in for maintenance, choosing where you go is often a difficult question – should you go to the dealer for your maintenance, or go to an independent maintenance shop? There are benefits and drawbacks to both, and the ultimate answer is that it depends on what type of vehicle repairs Read on! →


Since the 1990s, the nation’s law enforcement fleets have been dominated by Ford’s Crown Victoria Police Interceptor, affectionately known to officers as the “Crown Vic.” But as beloved as the reliable workhorse has become, it will soon be a thing of the past. Crown Vic was a trusted steed Earlier this year, in a move Read on! →


Hybrid vehicles and other forms of next-generation personal consumer transportation have proved to be polarizing in recent years. For all the people who are excited about lessening their carbon footprints and spending less for reliable transportation, there remains a loud minority that bellyaches about their fear of being herded into accepting some global warming ideology Read on! →


Chrysler has decided to shelve its announced plans to install a six-speed dual-clutch gearbox in new Dodge Avenger and Chrysler 200 models. The company does not believe American buyers will accept the rougher feel of its gear shifting, and therefore the fuel-saving new transmissions are on indefinite hold. Performance trashed by Consumer Reports A similar Read on! →


According to the National Safety Council, at least 28 percent of all traffic accidents in the U.S. in 2010 involved drivers using cellular devices. Cell phone use behind the wheel has become a hot topic of contention for lawmakers, law enforcement and the public. While many call for more regulation, Ford may be working on Read on! →


New or old, your vehicle’s paint can make a huge difference on the value and visual impact of your car. Knowing how to fix a paint scrape on your car’s finish yourself can help save you time and money. Anatomy of a paint scrape Most modern vehicles have at least three layers of paint over Read on! →