If you suffer from anxiety of any sort, there’s one activity that’s sure to trigger it, and that activity is parking. Whether it’s trying to angle your car into a tight spot in a crowded mall lot or attempting to parallel park on a busy urban street, parking is a task that is not for … Continue reading Hate Parking? Check Out These Must-have Tech Features
Older used cars offer much value, but they lack many of the features common to today’s models, including rearview cameras, USB ports and navigation systems. If buying newer may be beyond your budget, that doesn’t mean you have to do without today’s technology. The following are affordable upgrade ideas you can make to many older … Continue reading 5 Ways to Upgrade the Tech in Your Older Used Cars
Current trends in the auto world have given quite a boost to turbocharged cars and trucks. As recently as eight years ago, they represented just 5 percent of annual U.S. sales. By last year, turbocharged engines were in 23 percent of the new vehicles sold in this country. This trend is expected to strengthen. IHS … Continue reading Are Used Cars with Turbochargers Reliable?
If you read the automotive headlines, it can be easy to think that the electric-car revolution is about to take a major leap forward. After all, mainstream automakers are promising to electrify many of their current models by 2020, and that includes top sellers like the Ford F-150. And premium brands, such as Jaguar and Land Rover, are claiming … Continue reading How Do Hybrid Drive Systems Work?
Distracted driving accidents injure hundreds of thousands of people annually, claiming 3,477 lives in 2015 alone according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). To say we’re in the midst of a crisis is an understatement. Laws can go only so far in encouraging responsible behind-the-wheel behavior, but new technology in the form of … Continue reading How to Use Apple’s ‘Do Not Disturb While Driving’ Feature
The auto industry is in the middle of a revolution, one where new and emerging technologies are steering the market. Such high-tech features are placing a tremendous burden on the typical vehicle’s 12-volt electrical systems and for this reason we’re seeing a new trend: cars equipped with 48-volt electrical systems. Not every new vehicle will … Continue reading Now Trending: 48-Volt Electrical Systems