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Everything You Should Know Before You Download a Ride Service App

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Ride sharing apps are all the rage right now and for good reason. Being a responsible driver is often lauded but isn’t always convenient. If you’re exhausted, have been drinking or are just unable to focus, then driving is a dangerous task. In these situations, you’d traditionally have to plan by choosing a designated driver […]

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The Worst-Rated Cars and Why You Shouldn’t Buy Them

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Journalists make it known when they like a car, but what if you disagree? BMW’s 3-series spent a decade dominating Car and Driver’s 10Best list when many competitors in the sports sedan category were, in fact, excellent cars in their own right. Is it unwise to risk buying against the advice of the automotive media? […]

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Electric Cars Are Not Perfect Energy Sources: The Dangers Of Electrocution

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Today’s article comes from Vania Silva.  In an effort to find the perfect solution for vehicle energy efficiency, automakers and consumers alike have been turning to electric and hybrid cars for some time. While quite popular and innovative, these vehicles are nonetheless causing unforeseen hazards. Firefighters and first responders to electric and hybrid vehicle accidents […]

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How Millennials Are Buying Cars

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Being thrust into adulthood on the back of a recession that resulted in scarce job opportunity and low wages caused a butterfly effect in the world’s largest generation. Millennials approach major purchases differently than the generations before them — partially for financial reasons, but also because they hold different values than their parents. Car culture […]

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The time Firestone flew me to Virginia to off-road the new Destination M/T2 tire on some Jeep Rubicons

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Well, that was quite the trip. Last month, I got an email inviting me to test the new Firestone Destination M/T2 tires in an off-road driving experience in Orange, VA. I thought it was fake. Why would they invite me? Perhaps they found my Ultimate Guide to Tires article, or the *one* time I wrote about Jeep Rubicons. […]

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Driverless Cars Could Cover ¼ of Miles Driven in 2030

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In the distant future, we’ll all be shuttled about by self-driving electric cars that communicate wirelessly using innovative network technologies that make them resistant to threats and less likely to commit accidents. That’s all well and good, but what about in the near future? The dream of autonomous cars is here, and it makes sense […]

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Are More Women Joining the Auto Industry?

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In spite of the massive strides made in workplace equality, the automotive industry is still a traditionally male-dominated field. Women in the industry face sexist and misogynistic behavior, often because their male counterparts believe they don’t or shouldn’t know anything about cars due to their gender. However, in spite, or perhaps because, of this stigma, […]

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Why You Should Have a Cheap Car to Have Fun With

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Every so often, you spot one. The glorified crapcan, replete with bumper stickers no self-respecting human would choose to display on a vehicle of status and “wash me” engraved in its protective layer of dust. Yet it runs impeccably and just by looking, you know this car’s driver isn’t bothered about the condition of their […]

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