It was part of the American dream. Hitting the open road, shifting gears, and enjoying your freedom. Well, two-thirds of that statement is still correct, but the shifting gears part seems to be disappearing. Amazingly, only 5 percent of production cars have a manual transmission. And as low as 18 percent of drivers know how…

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You’re about to begin a long road trip, but before you go, a trek to the gas station for a fill-up is a necessity. If only there were another option. Well, as you probably know, there is. Electric vehicles, or EVs, can help you avoid the gas station for good. Sounds great, but is an…

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Your Pre-Winter Car Checklist Right now, the weather is still fairly nice – that perfect autumn feeling – but soon the temperature will drop and the snow will start to fly. Like the old saying goes “make hay while the sun shines.” Or in this case, winterize your car before it starts feeling colder than…

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We love cars and considering you are reading this post, we are guessing you have an affinity for them too. And when it comes to information about our favorite four-wheeled vehicles, there is never enough. Sure, you may know the basics, or maybe you’re a gearhead who studies up every chance you get, but regardless,…

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If you need your car or truck to stop, you just push down the brake pedal, and voila, you are no longer moving almost like magic. Unfortunately, the system that makes it possible to stop thousands of pounds of weight traveling at high rates of speed is often overlooked. Furthermore, most people aren’t aware there…

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Myths permeate our lives in just about every area, and that of course includes the world of car repair.  Some of these fallacies are harmless, while others can needlessly drain your checking account and possibly even damage your vehicle. How can you differentiate between good car repair advice from myth? We are going to lend…

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Summer is right around the corner and that means hot weather, sunshine, and of course, road trips. Regardless of where you live, summer is the perfect time to hit the highways and back roads to take in stunning scenery and visit family and friends. And even though you don’t have to contend with below zero…

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Your car is your ticket to freedom, your home away from home, and sometimes it’s your prized possession. You religiously maintain it by regularly scheduling appointments at a reputable mechanic, and it’s almost always sparkling clean. But do you wax your car? Waxing your vehicle helps protects its finish from the harsh rays of the…

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There are very few things young people look forward to more than earning their driver license. It’s like winning a ticket to a whole new type of freedom. But with that freedom comes great responsibility. Driving a vehicle can be fun but it’s also a challenge filled with pitfalls that can be downright dangerous. So,…

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