Car Car Tips & Other News

Popular VW Golf Earns Top Honors

The 2017 Volkswagen Golf snagged the “Best Small Car in 2017” honors from the New York Daily News, and drivers keep coming back to it for its ideal balance of performance, advanced technology and interior comfort, along with ample safety features to give everyone peace of mind.

Avoid Costly Repairs With Wheel Alignment

You clipped the curb while trying to parallel park and now the car drifts right. Left unaddressed, you could face an expensive repair or tire replacement. Now what?

 

Check Tires for Wear Before Autumn Rains

We can go months without really looking at--much less thinking about--our tires.

Such complacency means we’ll fail to notice cracking, underinflation, uneven tread and other symptoms of wear and tear.

The Heat Is On: Check Brakes Before Travel

Don't wait for summer to find out your brake system can't handle the heat. Temperatures can push components to the brink of failure.

Here's what you need to know before going on your next road adventure.

Three Ways to Make Tires Last Longer

An underinflated tire poses a safety risk and also wears out faster. Can you rely on tire warning lights in your dashboard? No really. Here's why.

How To Choose the Right Vehicle Battery

Batteries are fickle things. Too much cold, too much heat and they can stop performing. Fear not--there are some simple ways of keeping the power flowing all year long. See how.

How To Bring Some Balance To (Tire) Life

Tires aren’t complicated. Just keep them properly inflated, rotate them every so often and don’t run over the curb and they’ll be just fine, right?

Actually, no.

ABS replaces the need to pump the brake pedal

ABCs of ABS: Things Drivers Should Know

Ask a driver how their ABS is and chances are you’ll get a blank stare.

Anti-lock brake systems are credited as one of the most advanced safety technologies in modern vehicles yet they are an enigma to many.

How do you know if your ABS is functioning properly? It’s part performance and part education.

Dash cams become eye witness to driving incidents

Drivers turn to dash cams for video evidence during accidents

Cameras similar to those worn by thrillseekers are finding their way to the dashboards of safety-conscious drivers.

“Dash cameras are helpful in hit-and-run collisions – or other situations where you’d want to get someone’s license plate,” said Johan-Till Broer of Garman, a Kansas-based electronics company that started making dash cameras this year.