Trashing the Mall with Jake and Elwood

Remember the mall scene in 1980 movie, The Blues Brothers movie? You know, the one that Jake and Elwood utterly destroyed when being chased by a flock of Chicago police officers? Have you ever

Cars That Never Caught On

You don’t hear it much anymore but a few decades ago a common metaphor for a product that “never went anywhere” was the Edsel. “That thing is a real Edsel,” you would hear. Interesting, but why

Why Buy or Lease When You Can “Subscribe” a Car

There’s a new way to get a car. You know about buying cars and leasing cars, but do you know about “subscribing” cars? It’s a new way of getting a car and it offers some distinct advantages over

Should I Buy an Extended Warranty?

Extended warranties are add-ons to factory warranties. They typically kick in at the end of a factory warranty and “extend” the time that a vehicle is covered. The question for many people is: should

GM’s Forgotten 5-Cylinder Engine

The design of Otto-cycle engines tends to favor even-cylinder counts, you know 4, 6 and 8-cylinder engines. This is due to the fact that even-numbered engines tend to naturally balance themselves

The Cloth vs Leather Debate

At some point in your life you probably will have to make the big decision: Cloth or leather. On some lower-priced vehicles you might be stuck with cloth since leather may not be an option. But for
10 Steps To Sell Your Old Car

10 Steps To Sell Your Old Car

Are you getting a new set of wheels and you have an old car you need to get rid of? If so, here’s a simple ten step guide we have designed to assist you through the entire process. Step 1: Know the
Get Used to Low Gas Prices

Get Used to Low Gas Prices

Were you a car owner when gasoline price hit $4 per gallon a decade ago? If so, you probably remember the mass hysteria that hit. People were saying things like “the good times are over” and “gas
How to Avoid Getting Traffic Tickets

How to Avoid Getting Traffic Tickets

Today, the average ticket costs $156, although the amount of specific tickets can vary substantially depending on the nature of the offense and state laws. Actual police say they really don’t want to
The Top Five Comedy Cars

The Top Five Comedy Cars

Some of the best cinematic humor comes from roles not played by humans but by cars. Some say the blame goes all the way back to the comic duo of Laurel and Hardy and their destruction of untold
How to Reduce the Video Size for Websites

How to Reduce the Video Size for Websites

Downsizing videos may be essential when it comes to watching movies on your tablet or simply getting some extra space on the hard drive. Another reason – smaller videos are processed much faster when
Should You Flush Your Engine Block?

Should You Flush Your Engine Block?

You probably know that flushing a car’s automatic transmission is a common service procedure. Many car dealers and independent oil-change shops offer it along with the other types of maintenance they