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Autos: Ownership

Here’s Why You Shouldn’t Warm Up Your Car In The Winter

Friday  00:40,   07 december 2018
familyhandyman

The age-old wisdom of warming up your car in winter before you drive away could be doing more damage than good. See why warming up your car isn't a good... >>>

We Put Snow Tires on a Corvette and a Porsche to See How They Handle Snowy Roads

Friday  00:40,   07 december 2018
caranddriver

Can advances in traction aids and winter tires turn high-powered sports cars into year-round Snowbelt... >>>

Every Question You've Ever Had About Winter Tires, Answered

Friday  00:40,   07 december 2018
roadandtrack

If you live in a colder climate and don't think you need winter tires, you're wrong. Here's why, according to the experts. Winter is here, and with it, the annual discussion about winter tires. Most car enthusiasts know that dedicated winter tires... >>>

How to Drive Safely in Snow

Friday  17:20,   30 november 2018
caranddriver

Nine simple winter-driving tips to get you to your destination in one piece. If you live where the snow flies, you've seen overconfident drivers blow by you on a snowy road and wondered if-and maybe even secretly hoped-they'd end up in a ditch.... >>>

Should you upgrade your car to HID headlights?

Monday  21:20,   26 november 2018
cnet

It depends on how much you're willing to roll the dice with your car and the other guy's... >>>

Why headlights look too bright on modern cars

Thursday  03:55,   22 november 2018
cnet

If you feel blinded more often, here's... >>>

10 Common Motorcycle Accidents and How To Avoid Them

Friday  23:55,   16 november 2018
rideapart

Learn how to be safe out there. Riding a motorcycle is dangerous. Luckily, bikes also give you the best possible tools to avoid crashing—incredibly powerful brakes, obstruction-free vision, excellent handling, and very grippy tires. Here’s how to... >>>

What Parents Can Do to Protect Their Teen Drivers

Friday  23:55,   16 november 2018
consumerreports.org

Car crashes are the No. 1 killer of U.S. teens. In fact, the fatal crash rate per mile driven for 16- to 17-year-olds is nearly three times the rate for drivers age 20 and older , according to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. To help... >>>

Where Your Car Is Most Likely to Be Stolen in Every State

Wednesday  02:55,   14 november 2018
247wallst

Motor vehicle theft in the United States in 2017 remained effectively unchanged from 2016, when the rate increased by nearly 7%. Last year, there were 773,139 motor vehicle thefts across the country, a rate of 237.4 per 100,000 residents. Of course, >>>

The Horror of the Check Engine Light and the Joy of Fixing It

Tuesday  21:00,   13 november 2018
jalopnik

It was lightly snowing, the kind of snow that doesn’t stick but turns everything into a horrible slush. It was December of 2017. I was picking up my coworker, Raph, double parked outside his old apartment. We were headed out to Long Island. It was... >>>

This Is How Different Wheel Sizes Affect Winter Tire Performance

Tuesday  21:00,   13 november 2018
jalopnik

Here’s how you can decide what size tire to buy. Tyre Reviews is back with a comprehensive video about winter tires and how different sizes can affect how they perform and feel. To conduct the tests, host Jonathan Benson got together three sets of... >>>

Here's What Happens When You Try to Run a Gas Engine on Hand Sanitizer

Wednesday  21:20,   07 november 2018
roadandtrack

Alcohol is combustable, which means in theory, it might actually work. But there's a whole lot more going on. Have you ever looked at a bottle of hand sanitizer and thought, "I wonder if an engine could run on this stuff?" Yeah, neither have I. But... >>>

Tire Tips to Keep You on the Road

Wednesday  21:18,   07 november 2018
consumerreports.org

Routine tire checks improve safety and help boost fuel economy. Perform these checks monthly and before you embark on a long-distance trip. Check the Tire Pressure Tires lose air over time. They need to be checked monthly and filled every so often,... >>>

How to Clear Up a Foggy Car Windshield

Wednesday  21:18,   07 november 2018
consumerreports.org

Q. How can I keep my car windshield and windows from fogging up in the winter? A. Car windows can quickly steam up in winter when moisture in the warm cabin air creates condensation. To clear a foggy car windshield and/or windows, make sure your... >>>

Every Car Can Benefit From Weight Reduction, But Is It Worth It?

Wednesday  21:17,   07 november 2018
jalopnik

There’s an old racer’s adage that contends the addition of power is helpful on the straights, but the subtraction of mass is helpful... >>>