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Autos: Ownership

How to avoid the worst winter driving dangers

Thursday  20:15,   14 may 2020

Protect yourself from deadly winter driving hazards.More than 1,300 people die and another 100,000 are injured in crashes on snowy or icy roads every year. According to the U.S. Department of Transportation, almost 40% of weather-related vehicle... >>>

How to Change a Car Tire

Thursday  20:15,   14 may 2020

Do you know what to do when you have to change a tire? Here are some tips that'll make the job easier and safer.Getting a flat is the most common and obvious reason you might need to change a tire. But there are also a few other reasons to swap... >>>

Why Do People Leave Their Windshield Wipers up in the Winter?

Thursday  20:15,   14 may 2020

More people are pulling up their windshield wipers during inclement weather to prevent them freezing in place, but some prefer to let wipers stay put. >>>

usage, age, storage - tire tips

Tuesday  18:01,   24 march 2020

motorcycle tires are black, round and extremely important as the only contact surfaces with the road. Accordingly, they should be given sufficient attention. © Jörg Künstle There are the little runners, grandfather clocks or garage finds that stand >>>

Crutchlow puzzles: on used tires faster than on new

Tuesday  18:05,   25 february 2020

. Only 18th place in the MotoGP test in Qatar: Cal Crutchlow is missing almost a second when looking at the fast lap - only when the tires are removed can he push after the crash on Sunday LCR rider Cal Crutchlow stayed on his Honda RC213V on the... >>>

Seven tips for drivers in winter

Monday  17:40,   09 december 2019

More distance, lower speed and a brake test every now and then: This is how drivers master the challenge of slippery roads. However, it becomes more dangerous for all those with nervous gas footings and little patience. An overview of important... >>>

McLaren Has A Corporate Reshuffle

Thursday  21:05,   28 november 2019

Zak Brown is new CEO of McLaren Racing, Mike Flewitt stays in charge of Automotive wing. McLaren has had a corporate reshuffle - literally, with the firm now split into three distinct divisions. Previously, the Woking-based outfit had its sports car >>>

Kentucky's top-ranked basketball recruit is taking 'a step in the right direction'

Thursday  20:55,   28 november 2019

LEXINGTON, Ky. - It was already well-established that future Kentucky basketball player Terrence Clarke was one of the top prospects in the country heading into his senior season. It appears that he's only getting better. Clarke, the... >>>

Rugged Honda Passport Teased Ahead Of L.A. Debut

Thursday  19:15,   28 november 2019

Slotted between the CR-V and Pilot, the new Passport will make its debut on November 27. Honda's SUV lineup currently consists of five light trucks and SUVs: HR-V, CR-V, Pilot, Ridgeline, and Odyssey minivan. But in just over a week, that number... >>>

LED headlights really dazzle so much

Thursday  01:20,   21 november 2019

ADAC examines the functionality and luminance of various systems © Motor1.com Germany ADAC exam glare LED headlights More and more vehicles have LED headlights and LED rear lights on board. The technology is now widespread even in small cars.... >>>

The perfect winter quarters for summer tires

Thursday  15:20,   14 november 2019

Autumn is getting frostier. Well, if you have already put your winter tires on your car. But where to with the summer bikes? © Photo: Markus Scholz / dpa-tmn For a fee, many specialist dealers store the summer tires. Many retailers provide shelter... >>>

Check the antifreeze in the radiator

Wednesday  16:35,   13 november 2019

Even if it has to cool down: The coolant in the engine should not freeze in freezing temperatures. Possible consequences: The engine can run hot and pipes can be damaged by the expansion of the coolant. © Photo: Holger Hollemann / dpa / dpa-tmn... >>>

Pirelli: From 2020, the Supersport classes will also be driving with slick tires

Tuesday  12:40,   29 october 2019

© LAT Pirelli will use untreaded tires in all three classes from 2020. Pirelli has extended the 2020 contract with the Dorna by three years. The cooperation that has been going on since 2004 is now heading towards the 20th anniversary. As part of... >>>

How much tread must my winter tires have?

Tuesday  07:30,   08 october 2019

If you want to fit your winter tires, it is better to check the tires beforehand for damage such as cracks or dents. But they also have to have enough profile. But how much? © Photo: Karl-Josef Hildenbrand / dpa experts consider 1.6 millimeters... >>>

Narrower tires drive better in the snow

Friday  13:00,   27 september 2019

There is still a large selection of winter tires and free dates for assembly. The German Automobile Club (AvD) therefore recommends dealing with the topic now. The following generally applies to winter tires: the narrower the better for driving in... >>>