Have you ever thought about changing the color of your car? Or wanted something really unique, like a matte paint job? Vehicle wraps used to be used mostly for advertising, but in the last few years they’ve been used more often for cosmetic applications. It’s sort of a whole new frontier, and most people have... Continue Reading →
Does your car really need a tune-up? Probably not.
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 →
Safest cars 2019: here are your best options
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 →
Karma chameleon: Fisker Automotive reborn
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 most wonderful time of the year (to buy a car.) Or is it?
In addition to all the holiday decorations, social gatherings, and shopping mayhem, November and December are also peak months for car dealer ads. “Best prices of the year,” they’ll say. And maybe they are. But just like Black Friday sales, it can be easy to get caught up in the hype, and then realize that... Continue Reading →
Important Car Feature Considerations for Cyclists
According to some, it’s bikes versus cars, cyclists versus car drivers. We don’t agree – most cyclists are also car drivers. Rather than rehash the tired bikes versus cars debate, let’s look at the reality - drivers have specific needs when it comes to a vehicle that can accommodate their alternative means of transport. There... Continue Reading →
Our Top 10 Favorite Environmentally Friendly Car Features
Hydrogen, electric, and hybrid vehicles are selling like hot cakes. At TRED, we hear great things about green cars every day as more and more auto manufacturers are making environmentally friendly vehicles packed with advanced technologies. Check out some of our favorite features... 1. Shhh! Hybrid cars allow drivers to switch to electric vehicle (EV) mode... Continue Reading →
Your Checklist For Buying A Used Car
Buying a pre-owned car can be a minefield. When a bad decision can cost you thousands of dollars, it can be extremely hard to know what to do. We’ve put together a checklist that will help you tell a bargain, from a heap of metal held together by rust. You don't have to be a... Continue Reading →
Top 10 Car Blogs of 2016
Chances are that you'll have spent a bit of time researching cars online if you're planning on buying a new car. Have you ever felt that you're missing out on something? There are some amazing car blogs out there, packed with info and advice, and some that are... less useful! We've found the top 10 car... Continue Reading →
TRED Gift Guide for Car Lovers
Buying presents is easy when you know what your friends and family love. Foodies get restaurant vouchers or gourmet ingredients, fashionistas get the latest designer gear, car enthusiasts get... Cars? Only if your bank account is exceptionally healthy! Take a look at this handy guide to making the car lovers in your life happy this... Continue Reading →