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Autos: Ownership

off-road tires - Metzeler MC360

Friday  15:45,   23 august 2019

Tried and tested Two years ago, the MC360 had to prove itself in a special kind of endurance test. How is the successor model doing? © Marco Campelli MOTORRAD together with Honda and Metzeler the world record drive in the Chilean Andes: from zero to >>>

When to change windscreen washer fluid for winter?

Tuesday  08:10,   20 august 2019

When temperatures get cooler, motorists can expect frost, snow and sleet. The summer window cleaner is no longer sufficient for a perfect view. Because it usually contains only water as a solvent - of course, unsuitable for frost. © Photo: David... >>>

Life Insurance Tires - All Tire Tests 2019

Thursday  12:40,   04 july 2019

Continental or Michelin? Bridgestone or Pirelli? Sports tires or touring tires? Hardly any other topic has more potential for conflict than the question of the right tire set: In the 2019 tire special you will find everything you need to know about >>>

7 Easy Ways to Keep Your Car Looking Like New

Friday  19:10,   01 march 2019

If you're willing to take a few simple steps to preserve the beauty of your car, you stand to get a lot more money when you trade it... >>>

Electric car charging 101

Wednesday  01:05,   27 february 2019

Making sense of EV charge connectors and their power... >>>

What's a head gasket? And why does it cost so much to fix?

Friday  02:45,   15 february 2019

This expensive car repair is maddening. Here's... >>>

Repairing a Windshield on a Modern Car Can Be an Expensive Mess

Friday  22:20,   08 february 2019

As cars are loaded with more and more safety tech, they get more and more expensive to fix. Those systems, though beneficial, are oftentimes very advanced and require more calibrations to get right. Windshields are one part of a car that’s getting... >>>

Is this the ultimate de-icing life hack?

Thursday  16:06,   07 february 2019

Watch, as this person de-ices a windscreen—within seconds—with just a few wipes. YOU WON’T BELIEVE HOW QUICKLY THIS DUDE CLEARS HIS FROSTED WINDSHIELD! Is that clickbaity enough? The bag he’s holding is full of warm water. Experts advise against... >>>

How often should I start my car and let it idle in cold weather? Answer: Don't.

Wednesday  18:41,   06 february 2019

Letting a car idle requires more time for the vehicle to warm up and allows excess fuel to get into the engine, which isn't good for wear and... >>>

Here's what to do if your car won't start in cold weather

Tuesday  22:20,   05 february 2019

If you woke up this morning and your car won't start, it's probably too... >>>

Here’s Why You Should Buy Your Tires from Costco

Tuesday  18:07,   05 february 2019

The difference could be worth the price of... >>>

How to Get Rid of Smoke Smell in Your Car

Monday  16:06,   04 february 2019

Whether you've purchased a used car that someone smoked in, or have finally kicked the bad habit yourself, you may be itching to learn how to get rid of that smoke smell in your car. Air it out The first thing you need to do to get rid of the smoke... >>>

Thieves are breaking into cars to steal a metal more valuable than gold

Monday  16:06,   04 february 2019

There’s treasure in your car, and it’s just waiting to be stolen. All but the jankiest of automobiles may now have something of interest... >>>

Car Won’t Start

Friday  22:20,   01 february 2019

If you turn the car key and your car won’t start, don’t give up. Before you call for a tow, try these seven simple tricks to get your car started again. The only tool you need is a... >>>

How to Jump-Start a Car With a Dead Battery

Friday  22:20,   01 february 2019

When you need a jump start so that you can get to the store to buy a new battery, follow the safety precautions below. And remember, jumper cables normally have a set of clamps marked red for pos itive and one marked black for negative. And battery... >>>