Winter driving: myths and facts

It’s with regret that I remind you all of the impending arrival of winter. While partially redeemed by the reintroduction of holiday cheer, eggnog, and ski season, the onset of Winter can be a tough pill to swallow for summer lovers like myself. And while the cold alone can be a downer, there’s one thing... Continue Reading →

Car Resolutions for 2022

Wait... how did it get to be almost 2022? Weren't we supposed to have flying cars by now? We might have a lot of tech that George Jetson would envy, but we're still riding on four tires. And we're almost at the start of another new year. So along with our resolutions to work out... Continue Reading →

Motor oil for your car: what you need to know

Motor oil is basically the lifeblood of your car’s engine. It serves as lubricant for all wearing surfaces, and without it, your engine will seize and be permanently damaged, if not destroyed. As important as oil is, equally important is the type of oil you use. There are several different types, and you have to... Continue Reading →

The Evolution of Engine Technology

For over 100 years we've used the combination of air, fuel, and spark to power cars, but the way that we bring these things together has evolved over several eras. In the early years, engines were oversized, underpowered, and crude compared to what we’re used to today. For example, Cadillac’s 1930s V16, a 7.4 liter... Continue Reading →

Transmission types explained

A transmission’s job is to use its different gears to keep your engine in whatever RPM range is optimal based on the driving conditions. But how does it work? Here's a little overview of the various types.

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