Tips For A Stress Free Commute - Mar 12, 2012 - 11:59:59 PM
Get Tips for a stress free commute. With spring and summer come beautiful driving days but most of us still have to make that daily commute to and from work. Get some driving tips that will make your commute worry-free.
New Tires Gain Traction With Farmers And Drivers - Feb 29, 2012 - 12:00:00 PM
New Tires Gain Traction With Farmers And Drivers. Michelin's new eco-friendly tires made from sunflower oil and sugar sound more like a popcorn coating than a vehicle tire. Go to Carjunky.com and find out more about these new luxury tires.
Underground Racing - Aug 15, 2011 - 10:57:25 PM
Underground Racing is all about speed and supercars. Find out more about this Charlotte, NC based tuner shop that specializes in custom-built turbocharing and supercharging systems.
Travel And Transport - Moving To Greater Economic Strength And Competitiveness - Jul 12, 2011 - 7:45:04 PM
Travel And Transport - Moving To Greater Economic Strength And Competitiveness. We need our roads and highways sytems in good condition and with more and more vehicles on the roads everyday, that could be a problem. Here are some solutions.
Connected Vehicles - Cars That Avoid Crashes - Apr 12, 2011 - 11:58:15 PM
Connected Vehicles or Cars That Avoid Crashes are vehicles that can talk to each other. Think it's way off in the future? Think again, scientists are working on these connected cars right now. Read on to find out more about the Connected Vehicle Technology Challenge.
Stolen Cars A New Kind Of Clone War - Mar 23, 2011 - 2:34:00 PM
Stolen Cars: A New Kind Of Clone War Find out how to spot a cloned car before you buy it. Car cloning is a type of car theft and the VIN number, the vehicle identification number.
Car Insurance Coverage - May 10, 2010 - 6:57:27 PM
Know your Car Insurance Coverage. Do you have to ask what's covered by your car insurance? Find some important questions and the answers about your car insurance policy coverages.
10 Scary Myths About The Law...DUI Is One Of Them - Oct 29, 2009 - 10:12:18 PM
10 scary myths about the law-DUI is one of them. Find out how you can be arrested for drinking under the influence when you are not legally drunk. There are some misconceptions about tickets, those for DUI and other driving violations that you should know the facts about!
Talk Cars With The Best Of Them - Sep 22, 2009 - 8:54:50 PM
Here's how to talk cars with the best of them! All you non-car guys can find all the info you need to talk cars online. Ever hear of Toyota or Autotrader?
Cash For Clunkers Suspended - Jul 30, 2009 - 4:41:55 PM
The latest stimulus package, Cash for Clunkers has been suspended. With a huge backlog of processing car deals, there is a fear that the rebates covered by the package might already exceded the $1 billion bankroll.
Car Cloning: The Stolen Car Makeover - May 3, 2009 - 9:12:18 PM
Car Cloning the stolen car makeover? What is car cloning and how can you protect yourself from this happening to you?
Times Are Tough, But Cutting Car Insurance Costs Now Could Cost You Later - Feb 25, 2009 - 9:14:14 PM
Yes, times are tough and car insurance is expensive. Money is tight, but cutting car insurance costs now, could cost you a small fortune later! Raise your deductibles or shop around and compare car insurance companies if you need to save some money.
Get a Better Deal: Sell Your Car Yourself - Dec 2, 2008 - 8:01:05 PM
You can get a better deal if you sell your car yourself. If you trade-in your vehicle you're likely to get less for it. Here are some car selling tips for you.
Kyle’s Miles Drives NASCAR Fans Crazy For The Cause Of Dog Adoption - May 13, 2008 - 5:58:00 PM
NASCAR driver Kyle Busch posed with local shelter dogs at Richmond International Raceway, to announce “Kyle’s Miles,” a program aimed at raising $100,000 for homeless dogs as part of The PEDIGREE Adoption Drive.
Can Your Truck Take the Heat This Summer? - May 13, 2008 - 5:00:00 PM
As the weather heats up, trucks and their owners take advantage of the sun and head outdoors to work and play. A little elbow grease, motivation and some innovation can make all the difference between making your truck look new again and driving an old beater.
Getting Behind The Wheel To Fight Breast Cancer - Mar 11, 2008 - 12:10:00 AM
PUTTING THE BRAKES ON BREAST CANCER: A fleet of specially-badged white BMWs hits the road in the 12th Annual Ultimate Drive Supporting Susan G. Komen for the Cure-a grassroots, fundraising program aimed to put the brakes on breast cancer. By December 2008, the Ultimate Drive will have traveled over 12
Park Place Motorcars Show & Shine May 10 in Dallas - Feb 23, 2008 - 6:24:00 PM
Third Annual Park Place Motorcars Show & Shine to feature vintage and classic Mercedes-Benz May 10 in Dallas
Fuel Injection Versus Carburetors - Dec 3, 2007 - 12:36:00 AM
Since the dawn of the age of fuel injection, car enthusiasts have been debating which fuel system is better; fuel injection or carburetors. Both systems are adept at doing their job of providing fuel to the engine.
The Frankfurt Auto Show - Sep 23, 2007 - 11:14:00 PM
For more than 60 years, the Frankfurt Auto Show has become the benchmark of what an auto show should be. Formally known as the Internationale Automobil-Ausstellung, Frankfurt Auto Show is the biggest auto show in the world. Like any auto shows, you'll be able to see the best cars available
Are America's Children Riding Safely? - Aug 22, 2007 - 10:00:00 PM
With all the safety advances of today's vehicles, it's surprising but true that government officials from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and Department of Transportation (DOT) are worried about the security of today's young passengers.
Pontiac Game Changing Performance Award Hits $1 Million Mark in Scholarships - Aug 17, 2007 - 4:28:00 PM
The one-of-a-kind, fan-voted Pontiac Game Changing Performance scholarship award is gearing up for another exciting season of NCAA college sports action.
The Pismo Beach Classic Car Show - Jul 22, 2007 - 10:12:00 PM
The Pismo Beach Classic Show is one of the most exciting vintage and street rod shows in Central California. It is held annually at the Downtown Pismo Beach, right by the pier. The show, traditionally held on Father's Day weekend, has been around for 22 years and attracts hundreds of
Drive Your Dream Car - Jun 26, 2007 - 12:14:00 AM
With prices in the high 5 and 6-figure ranges, exotic cars are just out of the budget for most people. Even if you can afford one, you wouldn't want to buy every high-performance exclusive model that comes out. Yet, every time we hear about a new sports car in production
Race Car Driver Winning Race Against Pain - Jun 19, 2007 - 11:14:00 PM
When Mike Roman competes in a Sports Car Club of America racing event, it's much more than a sports event.
Many see his endurance as a testament to the human spirit, and the ability of a man, like thousands of other people, to win the race against chronic, debilitating pain.
Hyundai Veracruz The New LUV - Jun 16, 2007 - 2:34:00 PM
In the newest class of Luxury Utility Vehicles (LUV) the Hyundai Veracruz is making many stand up and take notice of this quality yet affordable option on the market. The largest automobile currently made by Hyundai in this series, the Veracruz looks to capture a significant share of the LUV
The Hummer H3 - Jun 16, 2007 - 2:28:00 PM
A Hummer H3 is not just a Hummer. With the new Hummer H3 Alpha, the bar has been set for the ultimate driving machine. All the power and performance that is synonymous with the word Hummer, but all the class and comfort of a quality automobile.
The Acura NSX 2008 - Jun 15, 2007 - 12:02:00 PM
The NSX (abbreviated from New Sports eXperimental), originally developed by Honda for its luxury line back in the 1990's, made a big dent in the automotive industry with its focus on quality and ease of use, apart from strong engine performance. It was the world's first all-aluminum production car.
The Lamborghini Murcielago - Jun 14, 2007 - 11:56:00 PM
More than a supercar, the Lamborghini Murcielago is an unpretentiously vulgar animal. It is a supercar and makes no effort to present itself otherwise. It has dramatic lines, sharp edges, amazing speed and an utter disregard for practicality and utility. Built for speed, nothing more.
The Chrysler Firepower 2008 - Jun 14, 2007 - 11:46:00 PM
The Chrysler Firepower is a concept car first presented in 2005 and may be coming closer to actual production in 2008. The fully-functional 2-door coupe concept is intended to be a grand tourer and highlights everyday driver appeal more than sheer performance, which it packs a lot of as well.
Nissan Skyline GTR - Jun 14, 2007 - 11:40:00 PM
Ever wondered what those tweaked-out Hondas doing the street drag circuits are pretending to be? Word from the wise says it's the Nissan Skyline GT-R, prominently featured in the movie 2 Fast 2 Furious as lead star Paul Walker's main ride. Regarded as the undisputed king of Japanese performance vehicles,
Why Gasoline is Gushing to Record High Prices - Jun 13, 2007 - 11:58:00 PM
It is clear to most that oil-exporter pricing and geopolitical supply instabilities are the principal impetus for gas retail prices pushing steadily toward $4.00 a gallon. Read this article to understand what other market factors are at work and why gasoline could continue to become more costly in the long
The 2008 Pontiac G6 GXP - Jun 12, 2007 - 11:18:00 PM
More and more car manufacturers have begun putting greater emphasis on coupe models- and the 2008 Pontiac G6 GXP is no exception. Previous models of the G6 have been an incredible success, and the latest 2008 model looks like it will make even more of an impact.
Amphibious Landing Vehicles of the Second World War - Jun 11, 2007 - 9:44:00 PM
Many people have probably heard of the Amphicar, which is an amphibious automobile that was produced for sale to the public. The Amphicar has many benefits to it. But the whole purpose of the vehicle was that it could drive, float, and maneuver in the water. Many of these same
The 2008 Nissan Cube - Jun 11, 2007 - 9:18:00 PM
For 2008, Nissan will introduce a new car to the United States and European Market. This automobile is going to be comparable to the Toyota Scion and the Honda Element that people gave good reviews on in the United States' and European automobile venues
The New Dodge Charger - Jun 11, 2007 - 9:00:00 PM
The new Dodge Charger is roughly based on the platform provided by the LX (Dodge Magnum and the Chrysler 300). In contrast to the Chargers of the past, this new Charger is a four door sedan model. The appearance of the headlights is a somewhat after market look with their
The 2008 Koenigsegg CCX - Jun 11, 2007 - 8:50:00 PM
Finally being opened up to the United States' automobile market because it has complied with rules and automobile regulations, the Swedish Koenigsegg CCX (the CCX stands for Competition Coupe X) will be introduced to the United States in 2008.
Danica Patrick: Go Karts to IndyCar - Jun 4, 2007 - 1:18:00 PM
There is something a little unusual about Danica Patrick as compared to most women her age, she speeds. Yes, she speeds, in fact, she is considered to be a fairly good racecar driver. More specifically, Danica Patrick participates in the IndyCar Series, and has even won awards in several events.
More Mustang Power: Ford Shelby GT500KR 'King of the Road' Returns in 2008 - Jun 2, 2007 - 11:52:00 PM
Ford and Shelby Automobiles are at it again, this time in celebration of the fortieth anniversary of the 1968 Shelby Cobra GT500KR. This will be the most powerful Mustang to date and will once again mark Mustang as 'King of the Road.' The GT500KR will be unveiled at the 2007
Sportsman Only Racing Site Sponsors Help Member Racers Save Money on Fuel & Race Services - Jun 2, 2007 - 11:41:00 PM
Sportsman racing teams now have a web destination to call their own, with member profile section and a way to share their racing experiences with racers across the country at http://www.sportsmanonly.com The site helps member racers save on racing fuel, products and racing services through site sponsors.
Will and Determination Drive Davey Hamilton - Jun 2, 2007 - 11:00:00 PM
Davey Hamillton returns to the Indy 500 after battling life threatening injuries. His courage and determination pulled him through the rehabilitation process of reconstructing his feet. His dream was fulfilled when he entered the Indy 500 this past May. His passion for the sport is an inspiration to all.
A New Woman In The Driver's Seat - Jun 1, 2007 - 9:56:00 PM
More drivers may soon know the benefits of car club membership thanks to the steering talent of a popular NASCAR racing TV personality, radio host and best-selling author. Liz Allison is revving awareness and accelerating exposure of Affinion Group's AutoVantage discount automobile membership club.
Americans Get On The Bus - May 31, 2007 - 9:34:00 PM
It seems Americans are on board when it comes to using public transportation. The number of people who ride trains and buses is now the largest it's been in 40 years. In fact, nearly 10 billion trips were taken on public transportation last year alone, with ridership increasing by 28
Slow Drivers --- MOVE OVER! Grassroots Campaign Prods Slowpokes Out of Left Lanes - May 15, 2007 - 12:12:00 AM
Slow Drivers - Move Over!
Grassroots campaign prods slowpokes to move out of left lanes Enough with slow drivers in the left lane! “As traffic gets increasingly congested, it’s time for citizens to reclaim the left lane,” says J.A. Tosti, spokesman for Left Lane Drivers of America, a grassroots effort
Enormous Oil Reserves Stored In North America - Apr 19, 2007 - 10:38:00 PM
Oil from sand. Sounds incredible, but it's true. Oil reserves of some 24 billion tons are stored in the oil sands of the Canadian province of Alberta. Beneath a surface of 140,000 square kilometers, there is theoretically as much oil as in Saudi Arabia.
Billy Lane Wrenches in Myrtle Beach - Apr 2, 2007 - 8:49:00 PM
Billy Lane, Kendall Johnson, Paul Cox, Brian Klock, Aaron Greene and more scheduled to be on hand and then some for first ever Hot Rod Show during Myrtle Beach Bike Rally.
Dynomax and powerTV Team up to Promote Inaugural $40,000 Dynomax Power To The Wheels Dyno Shootout - Apr 2, 2007 - 8:40:00 PM
DynoMax brands new Power to the Wheels Dyno Tour Event Series to receive extensive online powerTV video coverage; DynoMax to launch digital media marketing programs with powerTV.
Utility Vehicles-Then And Now - Mar 29, 2007 - 9:46:00 PM
Utility vehicles continue to turn skeptics into believers when they see what these machines deliver in work performance. In 1987, John Deere created the all-terrain AMT for farmers wanting a machine with hauling capabilities of a small truck but the maneuverability of an ATV.
A New Race Car Combines the Best Ideas with the Latest Technology - Mar 25, 2007 - 11:10:00 PM
Exactly how many people does it take to design a new car for NASCAR racing? As far as Ford's new Taurus is concerned, the answer is many.
Racing World Featured in New Reality Show - Feb 26, 2007 - 10:59:00 PM
A lot of race car drivers come from families that are engrained in the sport. Everybody’s familiar with Dale Earnhardt and Dale Earnhardt Jr., but do you know the Copes?
US Average Gas Prices Expected to be 2.80 Per Gallon by Spring - Jan 4, 2007 - 12:20:00 AM
Analysts are projecting fuel prices will continue to rise and say that gas prices could reach an average of 2.80 per gallon by spring. This will also prepare the way for even higher prices in the peak demand summer months. The highest gasoline prices are expected in California with Oregon
Fans Cruise Indy Racing League's Virtual Speedway - Jan 2, 2007 - 10:20:00 PM
The familiar roar of the engines echoed through the air and out to Indy 500 fans waiting with anticipation. But this time, something was different. For the first time, fans around the world were able to watch the race live on the Internet.
Formula D Racing or Drifting - Jan 1, 2007 - 2:26:00 AM
Many people wonder if car racing is a sport, but if you ask the hundreds of thousands of fans who rush to race tracks all over the country, they would tell you car racing is a sport, no matter what anyone else says. There are different kinds of car racing
Trends in Gasoline Prices And Presidental Ratings - Dec 19, 2006 - 1:32:00 AM
From 2004 to 2006, oil prices have increased substantially, but during the first week of September 2005, gasoline prices in the United States reached their highest point in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, with an average retail price of about $3.04 per gallon.
OPEC Okays Cut In Oil Production As Of February 2007 - Dec 15, 2006 - 12:32:00 AM
As expected, OPEC decided to cut its oil production by another 500,000 gallons a day. The outcome of the latest meeting was anticipated and is no surprise.
Million Mile Saab Used 35,751 Gallons of Gasoline - Dec 12, 2006 - 12:46:00 AM
How much gasoline did the one million mile Saab owned by Peter Gilbert use during its 17 year run? The Saab model supposedly got 28 miles to the gallon. Divide that into 1,001,035 and you get 35,751 gallons of gasoline.
Saab Model 900 Hits 1,000,000 Miles - Dec 12, 2006 - 12:01:00 AM
The million mile Saab is big car news this week. This model Saab was one of the 7,625 SPG's that were imported between 1985 and 1991 when its production ceased. The million mile car was owned by a salesman who made his living traveling.
OPEC Cut Will Drive Gas Prices Up - Dec 5, 2006 - 1:45:00 AM
Nigeria and Saudi OPEC members have voiced that a cut in oil production is necessary to bring balance to the oil market. With the surplus of oil, the prices haven't been as high as they would be if there were more demand for crude.
Crude Oil--The Volatile Commodity - Nov 30, 2006 - 12:15:00 AM
Crude Oil is considered a commodity like corn or pork bottoms by investors in the world’s future markets. Its impact on the global economy and the political ramifications that go with it make it more accurate to put it in a category of its own.
Gasoline Prices Cause and Effect - Nov 29, 2006 - 1:20:00 AM
Gasoline prices back at the end of 2004 were found all over the United States at less than $2.25 per gallon and since that time there has been an increase with the west coast leading the pack. This increase finally stopped in August with gasoline prices at the 3.00 per
Gas Prices Still Low As OPEC Production Cuts Loom - Nov 22, 2006 - 12:10:00 AM
We may face another OPEC petroleum cut in another month when the Oil Producing Exporting Countries have a meeting scheduled in Algiers for December 15.
Car Camera Mount May Help Deter Road Rage - Nov 21, 2006 - 10:12:00 PM
Whether you've been cut off in traffic or chastised by an insolent horn honk, almost everyone has felt the tension and frustration of road rage. Sixty-two percent of Americans cited incidents of road rage in 2005, according to a study by Synovate Motoresearch.
Are Gasoline Prices Rising Again? - Nov 13, 2006 - 12:40:00 AM
Gas prices seem to be creeping up, penny by penny.One year ago the average cost of a gallon of gas was 2.27. Four months ago the average cost was 3.00. One month ago the average cost was 2.24.
Smile, Your Car Need Not Be Photogenic - Nov 9, 2006 - 10:37:00 PM
$30 a can, Photoblocker sprays on a high-gloss permanent
reflective finish on a license plate. The glossy surface acts as a mirror to reflect a photo-radar flash back to the camera, overexposing the image.
What Other Costs Make Up The Price Of Gasoline? - Nov 9, 2006 - 12:13:00 AM
There are many things involved when we try to figure out why gasoline costs as much as it does. It is not just the end product we are paying for.
As Gas Prices Continue To Fall, OPEC Cuts Production - Nov 8, 2006 - 12:40:00 AM
The good news is gas prices in the US continue to fall as we are into the second week of November. They are now at the lowest price in about ten months. Pulling into a gas station now will cost a driver $2.20 on the average for regular.
We Love Our Gasoline According To Gas Surveys From 2006 - Nov 7, 2006 - 12:30:00 AM
The price of gas has been the subject of many surveys this year, but it is somewhat surprising to see the results of these surveys and how the high gasoline prices has affected the drivers. Here are some of the questions and answers I have found interesting among some of
VW's Special Editions Provide Avenue for Self-Expression - Nov 2, 2006 - 6:45:00 PM
If you drive a dark green car, you are traditional, trustworthy and well-balanced, according to Leatrice Eiseman, author of "The Color Answer Book." A dark blue set of wheels could mean you are credible, confident and dependable, but if you prefer to drive a light to medium blue car, you
Gasoline Components and Efficiency - Oct 26, 2006 - 9:21:00 AM
One of the biggest expenses facing American consumers today is gasoline for their vehicles. Prices even though they have dropped are still putting a strain on almost everyone who needs to use their car transportation on a regular basis. Considering this consumers have been much more attentive to gasoline facts
Did Our Government Rig the Gas Prices? - Oct 25, 2006 - 1:10:00 AM
November elections are coming up, and what do we see? A dramatic decrease in our gasoline prices. Now there are many reason as to why this happened, but how many of you have heard at least some talk of the drop in gas prices being a political maneuver? Is that
TESLA MOTORS RECEIVES PRESTIGIOUS ‘BREAKTHROUGH AWARD’ FROM POPULAR MECHANICS - Oct 5, 2006 - 6:44:00 PM
Tesla Motors, manufacturers of performance electric cars, was named a recipient of a 2006 Popular Mechanics Breakthrough Award for its work in developing the Tesla Roadster, the world’s first all-electric production sports car. The magazine's editors presented the 2006 winners their awards Wednesday evening at the publication’s new home, the
Beating a Speeding Ticket - Sep 20, 2006 - 10:12:00 PM
So Old Smokey caught you red handed going 75 mph in a 45 zone? What’s that? You say you weren’t speeding? Tell it to the judge. No, seriously, tell it to the judge. Our laws are set up to ensure a fair trial in every situation.
Racing Fans "Clean Up" When It Comes To Tailgating - Aug 11, 2006 - 12:54:00 AM
It's time for families to pack up and head over to stadiums, ball fields or racetracks across the country-that's right, it's tailgating season. With NASCAR races in full throttle, fans are shifting into gear for traditional pre- and postrace get-togethers. And everyone knows that racing fans are some of the
New Fuels Technology Impacts - Jul 19, 2006 - 12:25:00 AM
The New Fuels Technology Impacts activity ensures that advanced fuel formulations are environmentally friendly and do not produce adverse effects on the ecosystem. To avoid unexpected, adverse environmental impacts from new vehicle technologies, this research proactively evaluates the impacts of changes in fuel, engine, and aftertreatment technologies on the ecosystem.
DOE Publishes Roadmap for Developing Cleaner Fuels - Jul 19, 2006 - 12:22:00 AM
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today released an ambitious new research agenda for the development of cellulosic ethanol as an alternative to gasoline. The 200-page scientific “roadmap” cites recent advances in biotechnology that have made cost-effective production of ethanol from cellulose, or inedible plant fiber, an attainable goal. The
New Magnesium Wheels Race to U.S. Market - Jul 18, 2006 - 11:59:00 PM
Automotive enthusiasts can now upgrade their vehicles with high-performance, forged magnesium wheels adapted from Formula One racing designs. Magnesium.com recently announced the introduction of one-piece, forged magnesium wheels for street use in North America. The wheels are 20 percent to 30 percent lighter than forged aluminum and offer increased safety
New Headlight Technologies Could Save More Lives - Jul 11, 2006 - 7:32:00 PM
Each year, approximately 5,000 pedestrians and bicyclists are killed along U.S. roads - 2,300 of them occurring at night - and another 70,000 pedestrians are injured in traffic crashes, according to a 2003 National Highway Traffic Safety Administration report. New automotive lighting technologies, including Xenon and Adaptive Front Lighting Systems,
Public Transits Options Are Increasing - Jul 5, 2006 - 10:08:00 PM
An increasing number of public transit options are coming online throughout North America, but those of you idling alone bumper-to-bumper in your cars might not know it. Indeed, lack of knowledge about public transportation options may be the largest impediment to widespread acceptance of more efficient ways of getting around.
Ethanol Fuel - Jul 5, 2006 - 10:05:00 PM
What is ethanol? It is an alternate fuel source made from plant sugars that replaces gasoline as a fuel source. Ethanol is a high-octane, liquid, renewable energy source that is biodegradable and does not contaminate water. The higher the octane level of a fuel, the slower it burns, which makes
Ethanol As An Alternative - Jun 11, 2006 - 2:28:00 PM
Ethanol fuel is changing our lives and changing the economy in ways no one anticipated before, with energy costs rising every day, there has been an increased interest in ethanol fuel. Ethanol is a variety of alcohol that can be produced in a natural fashion, similar to the way in
Discover Alternatives - Jun 8, 2006 - 7:27:00 PM
Gas prices are getting more and more pumped up. That's why Americans looking for a less costly way to get around are taking a closer look at alternative-fuel autos. Today, automakers offer more than 40 different models of alternative-fuel autos, including some that run on hybrid technology or fuels such
What Drives NASCAR’s John Roberts? - Apr 24, 2006 - 8:40:00 PM
Millions of viewers know John Roberts as the co-host of SPEED’s “NASCAR RaceDay,” traveling from city to city to cover the big races and hobnobbing with the biggest names in racing. “I’m on the road every weekend,” he says. While he loves his job, Roberts says that when he’s on
New Utility Vehicles Are Popular, Practical - Mar 22, 2006 - 11:42:00 PM
One of the most popular pieces of outdoor power equipment these days is the utility vehicle. From hunters to handymen, everyone seems to be using them. Why? The current crop of utility vehicles is practical, powerful and versatile-a far cry from their "golf cart with an attitude" predecessors. So what
Mapping Out New In-Car Navigation Systems - Mar 22, 2006 - 11:37:00 PM
Whether you're driving to work, to the store or hitting the road with your family, new types of smart in-car navigation systems can help make your next trip go a little smoother. Smart navigation systems now help consumers get from point A to point B while also serving as hubs
Couple's Honeymoon Goes Up in Flames - Feb 14, 2006 - 9:41:00 PM
Honeymoons are supposed to be a time of romance and moonlit walks, but not for Jeff and Rhonda West of Bessemer City, N.C. Their honeymoon in Myrtle Beach, S.C., was downright criminal - stolen right out from under them, in fact - which is why they were recently awarded the
Dating Advice For Car Lovers - Feb 14, 2006 - 9:26:00 PM
In today's dating scene, it has never been more important to make the right impression. Dating is the latest casualty in America's constant effort to save time. Online dating services, mobile connecting and speed dating have replaced long walks on the beach and lengthy dinner conversations.
Customize Your Off-Road Vehicle - Jan 8, 2006 - 10:00:00 PM
In these times when we're all being defined by numbers and crunched into conformity, we still want something that expresses our own style. Something that says, "This is me."
For some time, an underworld of car customization has existed. But today, it's not just low-riders and hotdoggers who want to
A Great Gift Idea for Kids Who Enjoy the Great Outdoors - Nov 14, 2005 - 10:08:00 PM
There is nothing that can compare to the joy of watching your children's faces light up on Christmas morning when they open their gifts. The laughter and smiles are priceless, especially if you guess right and pick out a gift your kids really want.
So what’s the key to getting
New Subaru SUV Earns Five-Star Safety Rating - Nov 6, 2005 - 12:09:00 AM
When shopping for a vehicle that will keep you and your family safe on the road, it pays to start at the top.
For example, the 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca, a progressive new SUV, has earned the highest rating in the U.S. Department of Transportation's National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
In-Vehicle Communications Systems Valuable To Consumers, Law Enforcement - Oct 22, 2005 - 3:17:00 PM
An estimated 1.3 million Americans had their vehicles stolen last year, according to the Federal Bureau of Investigation's annual Uniform Crime Report. After years of steady decline in the '90s, victims of motor vehicle thefts lost an estimated $8.6 billion in 2003. As police agencies across the country look for
Racing Fans Get Closer To NASCAR Through Members Club - Oct 16, 2005 - 9:44:00 PM
Paul Mullins of Saint Albans, W. Va., has been driving for more than 35 years, including more than one million miles as a United States postal worker. But the ride of his life barely hit 10 mph and traveled just a mile and a half.
Mullins was driving a Chevy
Rev Up Your Rebuilding Equipment - Oct 16, 2005 - 9:41:00 PM
Here's hot news: Hot-rodding is fast becoming one of the great American pastimes. More and more people are discovering the joys of rebuilding cars faster and better than they were before.
Cool Cars - What Is Hot and What Is Not - Sep 27, 2005 - 11:27:00 PM
What is at the heart of cool cars everywhere? Is it the speed they can travel at? Is it the thought of the wind brushing your hair? If it's the latter, then you have a soft top (convertible), or someone's pinched your roof!
Well, it could be either of these
A Tool that Makes Clearing Away Snow in the Wintertime Fun - Sep 9, 2005 - 2:12:00 AM
When the snow starts falling in Detroit, Mich., Steve Lyles will be ready. “I have to be,” he says. Lyles is general manager of Mid-West Truck Accessories, a company that does a large part of its business during the winter months; and also deals with a lot of snow.
Understanding "Right To Repair" Legislation - Aug 31, 2005 - 3:29:00 PM
Today's modern vehicle is a complex machine and nearly every system on it is controlled and monitored by computers. In fact, advances in vehicle technology are demanding new tools, an increased amount of technical information and software in order for professional technicians to service, diagnose and repair these vehicles.
Tailgating Secrets From The Pros - Aug 23, 2005 - 8:27:00 PM
No matter the season or sport, everyone loves a great tailgate party-but what makes some so much more fun than others? We've pulled together advice from the best tailgaters, so whether you're trying to create a small gathering for your family or an elaborate camp-out for 40, you'll pull it
Television Doesn’t Get More Real than This - Aug 16, 2005 - 10:24:00 PM
If you’re bored with all the reality shows on television, Scott Gillen created his show for you. Gillen is the producer of “Build or Bust,” a show where an ordinary motorcycle enthusiast, known on the show as “The Wrench,” gets the chance to build the custom motorcycle of his dreams
NHRA Drag Racer Leaves MS In The Dust - Aug 16, 2005 - 10:10:00 PM
Drag racing was a lifelong dream for businessman Robert Burgin, who fell in love with the wheel-standing muscle cars of the '60s and '70s. However Burgin's dreams of racing were nearly destroyed when he was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis (MS) at the age of 36. Showing no visible symptoms, Burgin
Tips To Put Classic Car Dreams Within Your Reach - Jun 28, 2005 - 9:18:00 PM
Once considered a perk for the rich and famous, classic cars are now becoming more accessible to drivers from all walks of life.
Experts say several factors are fueling the trend. There are plenty of older, well-maintained vehicles available today-plus lots of baby boomers with disposable income. Also, a growing
Aiming For The Checkered Flag In Savings - Jun 28, 2005 - 9:13:00 PM
A popular automotive club puts members in the driver's seat, offering savings on everything from vehicle maintenance to travel. And now, while on that road to savings, members have company: racing champion Bobby Hamilton.
Members save on everything from maintenance to 24/7 emergency roadside assistance to travel-and the club even
America's Appetite For Different Vehicles Fueled By Neighborhood Rental Car Expansion - Jun 28, 2005 - 9:02:00 PM
Despite spending more time in traffic than ever before and all-time-high gas prices, more Americans are renting automobiles in their neighborhoods to meet a variety of lifestyle and transportation needs-a trend that is in the fast lane, according to a new national survey. The 2005 "Poll of the American Driver"*