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Parts Detect Mobile App: The Premier Auto Parts Search Tool!

Tanya Tsikanovsky | Posted 08.11.2015 | Technology
Tanya Tsikanovsky

If you've owned, leased or borrowed a car, chances are you've needed to go to a mechanic. Even for the simplest of fixes, for most of us with zero automotive knowledge, mechanics are the ones we turn to. It's because of them we are able to get back on the road and go about our day.

The 4 Reasons Racers Rev Their Engines

Quora | Posted 07.17.2015 | Science
Quora

Does revving your engine make it go faster from the starting line? In neutral? No. But I can easily see why one might think so, especially if -- as I suspect -- one has been watching live or televised drag racing.

12 Road Trip Games to Keep Everyone in the Car Entertained

Quora | Posted 06.18.2015 | Travel
Quora

Let your imagination go wild. Try to pose dilemmas with equally good, or equally bad, alternatives, and make the other person's decision really difficult. They can be realistic or fantastic, sober or outlandish.

What Are the Biggest Myths About Car Dealerships and Salesmen?

Quora | Posted 06.18.2015 | Business
Quora

Having worked in dealerships for nearly a decade, I don't think auto dealers are half as bad as many consumers seem to think they are. Are dealerships perfect? Of course not. Are they paramount examples of ethical business practices? No. But are they any less ethical than most retail businesses?

Connected Cars: Every Company Will Be a Software Company

Vala Afshar | Posted 05.18.2015 | Technology
Vala Afshar

According to Butler, in the recent past roughly 90 percent of a vehicle's value has been in hardware components -- the power trains, the suspension, the body, the interior -- and roughly 10 percent of it was in software and control modules.

What Should You Look For In A Vintage Car?

Quora | Posted 05.05.2015 | Technology
Quora

DO NOT buy a vintage car assuming it will be a easy to buy, easy to keep in good repair, and many other things.

Honda Ousts President Following Air Bag Scandal

AP | ELAINE KURTENBACH | Posted 04.24.2015 | Business

TOKYO (AP) — Honda Motor Co. — hurt by falling sales and embroiled in a crisis over defective air bags — is replacing its CEO. The Japanese aut...

Woman Unknowingly Drives Pounds of Pot Around in Van for Several Years

The 420 Times | Posted 04.01.2015 | Weird News
The 420 Times

They weren't rolling doobies down by the river, but Melodie Peil and her family were using their gently used 1990 Chevy van to roll around town when they discovered a stowaway that had been bumming a ride with them for about the last 15 years, 13 and a half pounds of marijuana packaged for transport.

The Role of Biomechanics in Motor Vehicle Accident Litigation

Rami Hashish, PhD, DPT | Posted 03.29.2015 | Science
Rami Hashish, PhD, DPT

Biomechanists use all pertinent information to determine injury mechanisms, such as in the event of a car accident. Utilizing previous clinical research, the expected recovery time -- and thus, medical expense estimates -- can be determined.

The Best Techniques for Negotiating with Car Dealerships

Quora | Posted 03.22.2015 | Business
Quora

Don't negotiate. Tell the salesperson and sales manager that you'll sign the paperwork the minute they hit your target figure. Politely decline any counter-offers, give them your phone number, and leave.

The 2,000 Pound Computer You're Driving

Sam Dillinger | Posted 03.14.2015 | Business
Sam Dillinger

The advancements in on board technology have truly been amazing, and continue to get better, seemingly every year. There's a catch though: the cost of having luxury isn't cheap. You say you didn't buy the luxury model? Actually, you did.

Air Bag Maker Passes The Buck On Recall Decision

AP | DEE-ANN DURBIN and MARCY GORDON | Posted 02.01.2015 | Business

WASHINGTON (AP) — Japan's Takata Corp. rejected federal regulators' demand Wednesday for an expanded, nationwide recall of millions of air bags, set...

Hyundai And Kia To Pay U.S. Government For Overstating Gas Milage

AP | By TOM KRISHER and ERIC TUCKER | Posted 01.03.2015 | Business

WASHINGTON (AP) — Korean automakers Hyundai and Kia will pay the U.S. government a $100 million civil penalty to end a two-year investigation into o...

U.S. Consumers Sue Over Potentially Defective Airbags

Reuters | Posted 12.27.2014 | Business

(Adds detail on lawsuit) Oct 27 (Reuters) - Takata Corp, the Japanese company whose potentially defective airbags have led to the rec...

Quiz: Is an Electric Car Right for You?

Gina Coplon-Newfield | Posted 12.23.2014 | Green
Gina Coplon-Newfield

A poll last year found that nearly half of American households could purchase an EV for their next car; it would be a great fit for their driving needs, and they would have a place to charge it with electricity. We're talking about many millions of people. Are you one of them?

Toyota Issues Recall For 1.67 Million Vehicles

Reuters | Posted 10.15.2014 | Business

(Reuters) - Japan's Toyota Motor Corp (7203.T) said on Wednesday it would recall a total 1.67 million vehicles globally in a voluntary move to address...

Old Cars Find New Life In The Photographs Of Patrick Joust

Michael Ernest Sweet | Posted 12.03.2014 | Arts
Michael Ernest Sweet

All Images Copyright Patrick Joust My father liked any kind of car, it only had to be, well, old. He loved old cars. How I wish he was still with us...

Asleep at the Wheel

Sen. Ed Markey | Posted 11.29.2014 | Politics
Sen. Ed Markey

In 2004, GM and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration had a secret meeting in which the attendees inexplicably agreed that cars that stalled on the road all by themselves was not necessarily a safety problem.

How to Keep Your Car from Becoming a High-Tech Death Trap

Jeff Fox | Posted 10.10.2014 | Technology
Jeff Fox

What if driving your car exposed you to the tender mercies of online criminals the same way that using a credit card at Target last fall did?

Best New Sports Cars (PHOTOS)

Departures Magazine | Posted 09.14.2014 | Technology
Departures Magazine

When it comes to sports vehicles, the Porsche 911 has traditionally been king. But following close on its tails are nine newcomers ready to challenge its dominance on the road.

2030 May Be The Year They'll Take Your Driver's License Away

Jonathan Handel | Posted 08.18.2014 | Technology
Jonathan Handel

I was stuck in traffic yesterday, which I didn't really mind because I have a fun little yellow convertible, and I was thinking about Uber ($17 bi...

Toyota Recalls 2.27 Million Cars For Airbag Glitch

AP | Posted 08.10.2014 | Business

TOKYO (AP) — Toyota Motor Corp. is recalling nearly 650,000 vehicles in Japan and repeating a recall for problems with front passenger air bag infla...

Algérie: une folie nommée automobile

Yassin Temlali | Posted 07.27.2014 | Algeria
Yassin Temlali

Pour une population de près de 38 millions d'habitants, le parc automobile algérien comptait 4,8 millions de véhicules fin 2012, soit plus de 6% par rapport à 2011 et... plus de 29% par rapport à 2006. Le nombre de véhicules importés en 2012 a atteint 569.000, en progression de... 45% par rapport à 2011. L'effarante extension du parc automobile s'explique par l'amélioration des ressources financières de l'Algérie due à la hausse des cours de pétrole à partir du début des années 2000.

Ferraris as Far as the Eye Can See

Soren Petersen | Posted 07.20.2014 | Style
Soren Petersen

Ferrari-red is a color like no other. The Italian racing color has a slight orange tint to it, which when applied to a car body, makes it radiate pa...

Hey, Auto Industry: Eyes Straight Ahead!

Jay Winsten | Posted 06.28.2014 | Impact
Jay Winsten

When it comes to distracted driving, the auto industry has an inherent conflict of interest, and cannot be the final arbiter of guidelines to curb the problem.