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Autos: Ownership

Watch This Clueless Driver Clear Her Windshield of Snow on a Busy Highway

Tuesday  23:20,   29 january 2019

If you're going to drive on the highway with a snow-covered windshield and attempt to use a large brush to solve that problem, prepare to be... >>>

The dangers of overfilling your gas tank

Tuesday  23:20,   29 january 2019

You get a few more miles by topping off your gas tank, but it's not worth the... >>>

Actually, 10-Year-Old Motor Oil Can Be Just Fine

Tuesday  20:00,   29 january 2019

It's been in the ground for 100 million years. What's six more months? You bring your car to the oil-change place and they slap a sticker on the windshield: Change it again in 3,000 miles or three months. You probably knew that the 3,000-mile... >>>

Here's How to Detail a Car With Really Thin Paint

Tuesday  20:00,   29 january 2019

Trying to pul off a normal detail on a car like this Maserati MC12 Corsa could have disastrous results. Here's an alternative approach. Larry Kosilla of Ammo NYC has detailed all sorts of cars, so he understands that you sometimes have to take a... >>>

Is cheap gas good for your car?

Tuesday  19:55,   29 january 2019

The brand name on the pump tells you less than you... >>>

'Distance Coaching' Is Safer for the Driver and Instructor, But Does It Work?

Tuesday  19:55,   29 january 2019

What do you do when you still need driver coaching, but it's no longer safe for the coach to be in the car? Dion von Moltke might have the answer When veteran racer Sean Edwards lost his life while teaching an advanced student in a Porsche GT3 Cup... >>>

Study Reveals The Highest Road In Every State

Tuesday  19:55,   29 january 2019

Geotab lets you get your altitude on, so you can start planning your next lofty road... >>>

Drivers Still Can't Keep Hands Off Phones, Study Finds

Tuesday  19:51,   29 january 2019

Warnings to motorists about the dangers of handling a phone while driving haven’t discouraged them from doing so, new research from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) suggests. Bas ed on its observations of nearly 12,000 real-world... >>>

The Real Difference Between All-Wheel Drive and Four-Wheel Drive

Tuesday  19:50,   29 january 2019

Nope, they don’t mean the same... >>>

Why can't my passenger enter car GPS navigation?

Tuesday  19:50,   29 january 2019

Car companies want you to use voice -- and they're not good at... >>>

You're Probably Pouring Oil the Wrong Way

Tuesday  19:46,   29 january 2019

Here's how to stop the dreaded glug. There's a pretty decent chance you've made a mess pouring oil before. You know how it goes-you start emptying out a bottle, the dreaded glug begins, and before long, you've got a mess on your hands (and/or valve... >>>

Warming Up Your Car in the Cold Just Harms the Engine

Tuesday  19:46,   29 january 2019

The long-held notion that you should let your car idle in the cold is only true for carbureted engines. In the thick of winter, the common wisdom is that when you are gearing up to take your truck out in the cold and snow, you should step outside,... >>>

How to Install a Rearview Camera in an Older Car

Tuesday  19:46,   29 january 2019

Q. Can I add a rearview camera to an older car that doesn't have one? A. A rearview camera is a handy safety tool on newer cars. But if you have an older model, you don’t need to go without. The simplest solution is to install a small wireless... >>>

This Surprising Hack Will Keep Spiders Out of Your Car

Tuesday  19:46,   29 january 2019

Be sure to clean out all nooks and crannies thoroughly. And then, because spiders despise the smell of lemon, you can use that as a leave-on repellent. Here’s the formula: Five drops of lemon essential oil, five drops of dish washing liquid, one... >>>

Mothballs As an Octane Enhancer

Tuesday  19:45,   29 january 2019

Naphtalene-based mothballs raised octane in pre-World War II gas, but today do more harm than... >>>