The leaves are turning, days are getting shorter, and temperatures are starting to drop. We all know that means holidays, Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales, and ski season... but what does it mean for your car? Winter weather can have a huge impact on your car's condition, as well as its (and your) safety... Continue Reading →
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, or in my... Continue Reading →
What's the difference between all wheel drive and 4-wheel drive? How do they drive differently from front-wheel drive, and rear-wheel drive? Here's a guide to which is best at what.
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. These days, in the middle of a pandemic, we're more likely to buy a car without a lot of in-person shopping... Continue Reading →
A few months ago, I would never have considered renting my car out to a stranger. I couldn't imagine being without it, and also didn't like the idea of someone else driving it. Eating in it. Maybe parking it too close to another car in a parking lot. But, fast forward to now. When I... Continue Reading →
Regularly and properly maintaining your car is just as important to its operation as filling it up with gas. For most car-owners though, getting their vehicle serviced is a chore, so in my never-ending effort to make car ownership more simple and enjoyable, I’ve compiled this list of maintenance items that you actually need, and... Continue Reading →
With a smartphone in almost every pocket, it seems that virtually nothing goes unrecorded anymore. And to capture things that happen on the road, while we’re driving, dash cams are becoming more and more commonplace. They can be very useful in certain situations… but do you need one? And if you decide to get one,... Continue Reading →