image credit: psmdynamic.com In the world of car ownership, there are generally two schools of thought: there are those who think of their cars no more fondly than they do their toaster ovens—they consider their car an appliance, and have no intent to modify or upgrade it, just as you and I would never consider... Continue Reading →
image credit: TRED.com We’ve all heard about how the second you drive off the dealer’s lot, your new car starts to depreciate. In fact, most cars lose 10% of their value on that first drive-off. That first year after buying a new car is a killer: the value often drops 20% or more. After that,... Continue Reading →
Sometimes, when you’re looking for a very specific car—maybe a particular combination of options, an unusual color, or just a car that’s rare overall—your only option may be buying it from out of state. Buying a car in a different state is definitely possible, but there are a few more things to consider, and do,... Continue Reading →
With all of the recent advances in technology and materials, it’s easy to take car safety for granted. The bar is high, and most modern cars are very safe compared to previous decades. But if you have a family, a new baby, or are regularly driving children around, you’re probably interested in the very safest... Continue Reading →
College is a special and unique time in a person’s life. It represents an often unharmonious collision of academia and celebration, of studying and having fun. It’s the only time in our lives when delivering a presentation on the Hawthorne studies and eating pizza bagels for breakfast can happen in the same 24 hour period... Continue Reading →
Buying or selling a car is a big transaction—so scammers and thieves have come up with elaborate ways to exploit the process. Here are some of the most common schemes and techniques to watch out for, and the best ways to protect yourself. Title washing You may have heard the phrase “clean title” when referring... Continue Reading →
There are so many alternatives to car ownership—do you really need one? Here are some things to consider.
The Fisker Karma is back, in a new incarnation—the Fisker Revero. Read our impressions of the new (but largely the same) Karma, here in our review.
It’s the beginning of another new year. A fresh start. It’s the time when most of us reflect on the things we’ve done, and what we’ve left behind. And then we make plans for what we’ll do differently, how we’ll be better in the new year. We all start diets, join gyms, vow to meditate.... Continue Reading →
(photo credit: thoughtco.com) Me: “How was your morning?” Friend: “It was alright, just had to drop my car off for service.” Me, a curious car enthusiast: “Oh, what’s it in for?” Friend: “Just a tune-up.” Me: *facepalm* I’ve heard it far too many times: “all it needs is a tune-up.” Whether it be from friends,... Continue Reading →