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Ranking the Best Car Movies Ever

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There’s nothing quite like a good car movie. Even the cheesiest ones get your blood pumping as soon as that key turns and the engine roars. Everyone’s got their own list of favorite car movies, including me. Here are my favorite car movies of all time, ranked. The Transporter Jason Statham will transport anything for […]

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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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10 Best Sleeper Cars

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In the past 20 years, emissions laws have tightened the strings a little on performance models. A single performance-oriented model in a company’s lineup is doing pretty well these days, but while many driver-focused models are designed with “look at me” aesthetics and loud exhaust, a select group of enthusiasts seek out more subtle performance […]

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How to Replace the Headlights in Your Car

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Many of the car repairs we used to take for granted as do-it-yourself tasks have mushroomed into something akin to brain surgery thanks to computerization, emissions equipment and the increasingly complicated way modern cars are built. Thankfully, for the home mechanic, there are still a few holdouts. Headlight repairs are one of these. On most […]

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7 Tips to Keep From Locking Yourself out of Your Car

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Cars are only getting smarter, and the security measures that come standard on new models are no exception. Many new rides offer keyless start, and locks that work based on the proximity of your “fob,” the dongle that has effectively replaced conventional keys. But humans are forgetful creatures — no amount of technology will change […]

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Your Guide to The Best Car Shows in 2017

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What do Frankfurt, Tokyo and Detroit all have in common? If you said long lines and poor air quality, well you’re right, but these cities also host some of the world’s largest auto shows. Automakers don’t typically get the chance to interact directly with the car-buying public, except for Tesla with its unorthodox direct-sales strategy. […]

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How to Prepare Your Car for Winter Weather

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Before I get into how to prepare your car for winter weather, you MUST watch this amazing commercial from Mercedes-Benz about just that: winter weather. It’s completely fantastic: Now THAT is a good commercial. Now, time for the info: If you’re a veteran of northern winters, you’re probably familiar with methods of keeping your pipes […]

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Want to be a Mechanic? Expect Some Injuries Along the Way

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Mechanics are unsung heroes. They operate behind the scenes of your car, making sure everything is in working order. Being a mechanic can be incredibly satisfying, especially when they turn the keys and the car purrs to life. Other times, however, being a mechanic can be frustrating and downright dangerous. Mechanics don’t have it easy […]

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