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Autos: Ownership

This Kia Costs $34,000 to Repair and It's Not Alone

Monday  17:48,   15 october 2018
jalopnik

New cars come with all sorts of advanced technology designed to keep drivers safe, but all those safety-increasing gadgets come with a price—and it’s not just the initial cost of the technology that’s hitting car owners hard. Listings New Used New & >>>

Why Flooded Roads Are More Dangerous Than They May Appear

Sunday  22:50,   07 october 2018
consumerreports.org

As Hurricane Florence threatens the East Coast and thunderstorms slam other parts of the country, drivers in those areas need to be careful, especially when approaching water that's covering a roAs Hurricane Florence threatens the East Coast and >>>

Stopped by the Cops? New iPhone Shortcut Will Record Video for You

Thursday  20:05,   04 october 2018
caranddriver

A Reddit user has created a shortcut that will automatically start an iPhone video recording in the event you get pulled over by the police. Listings New Used New & Used Make Acura Alfa Romeo AMC Aston Martin Audi Avanti Bentley BMW Buick Cadillac... >>>

Automatic Start-Stop Tech Saves More Fuel Than You Think

Monday  19:51,   01 october 2018
roadandtrack

You might think it's annoying and pointless. It's notMost people think the amount of fuel saved using a start-stop system is negligible, but in reality, that fuel burned while idling at a stop adds up quickly. A study by the Society of... >>>

This Handy Chart Tells You How Many Miles You Can Drive on Empty

Sunday  08:50,   30 september 2018
roadandtrack

Ever wonder what that fuel light really represents? Now you know.Other times, you might want to risk it, to see just how far you can go with the light on before that first hiccup or sign of the car running out of gas. No matter what, it's not a... >>>

What are the most common seasonal car repairs?

Friday  19:26,   28 september 2018
motoringresearch

How car problems change as the seasons change The post What are the most common seasonal car repairs? appeared first on Motoring Research.Top seasonal car repairs revealed Top seasonal car repairs revealed Top Seasonal Repairs in Fall Top Seasonal... >>>

Using a Diagnostic Car Code Reader

Thursday  19:51,   27 september 2018
familyhandyman

Diagnose car problems without going to a mechanic with an auto code reader. Simply plug it into the car's computer system, then interpret the trouble code readout. Diagnose car problems without going to a mechanic with an auto code reader.... >>>

Best SUV and Truck Tires

Tuesday  20:50,   18 september 2018
consumerreports.org

Choosing the right replacement SUV or truck tire can be a challenge, as many owners need to consider how their vehicle is used and must prioritize certain performance characteristics over others. Consumer Reports has tested dozens of tire models for >>>

Was your car built to stop working?

Tuesday  20:50,   18 september 2018
cnet

Obsolescence is an increasing part of modern car ownership.Ford recently discontinued an online vehicle health report service, prompting some owners to wonder what they can do about... >>>

How to Maintain a Car Battery in the Heat

Tuesday  20:50,   18 september 2018
hotrod

The health of a car battery is important to monitor with extra care in extreme heat to help prolong their life. You can maintain a battery's charge by using a charger like the Digital 1200 from OPTIMA or any other charger that is microprocessor >>>

Here's a Friendly Reminder That You Can Put Your Car Key in Your Fridge to Protect It From Hackers

Friday  02:15,   24 august 2018
jalopnik

Modern car technology is like medicine. It gives you a benefit you may or may not need, in exchange for a long list of side effects and “ask so-and-so about this before doing this.” The list from USA Today has some great reminders, like the... >>>

The Best Way to Get Sand Out of Your Car

Friday  02:15,   24 august 2018
familyhandyman

Summer calls for long, lazy days spent on the beach. But that might mean a car full of sand later on!When it comes to car mats, the first thing you should do is remove them and shake them out. If they’re the carpet kind, you’ll want to really beat... >>>

Here’s Why You Should Always Open Your Car Door with Your Right Hand

Sunday  12:05,   19 august 2018
rd

If you live in a city, every commute could be a “best-of” reel of dangerous driving. Car doors, in particular, have become an excellent teaching aid in proving Newton’s law that no two objects can occupy the same space simultaneously. Bikers, often... >>>

Here's everything you can learn from reading a tire sidewall

Tuesday  23:33,   14 august 2018
cnet

There’s more to your tire’s sidewall than just the size.Let's take a look at the tires on Roadshow's long-term 2018 Kia Stinger for... >>>

Why your car's power windows aren't all automatic

Monday  20:11,   13 august 2018
cnet

A little bit of safety, a little bit of cheapness.One-touch window closing is called "express-up" in regulatory language, and is regulated because the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is concerned about arms, legs or necks getting... >>>