Car Ownership Tips

  • What Is Vehicle Traction Control?

    What Is Vehicle Traction Control?

    Known by a variety of names, the result is still the same. When the road gets slippery, vehicle traction control helps your ride to get grippy. Essentially, vehicle traction control,......

  • What Are Nitrogen Filled Tires?

    What Are Nitrogen Filled Tires?

    Arguably, the most significant tire innovation was the vulcanization process. In 1843, Charles Goodyear figured out how to remove sulfur from rubber. He learned that if you did so and then......

  • What Is Hydroplaning?

    What Is Hydroplaning?

    Picture it: You’re driving along the highway in a rain storm, you hit a puddle and suddenly the steering goes light, the car feels unresponsive to your inputs, and when you try to brake the car......

  • Top Five Winter Car Storage Tips

    Top Five Winter Car Storage Tips

    Not everyone has the luxury of driving their pride and joy 12 months out of the year. For those who have to regularly make use of a winter car storage facility - whether that be their own......

  • Top Five Winter Car Care Maintenance Tips

    Top Five Winter Car Care Maintenance Tips

    Winter is here, and while for some drivers that might mean chillier temperatures and fewer trips to the beach, for others it translates into icy roads, snow banks, and winter winds......

  • What Is Active Park Assist?

    What Is Active Park Assist?

    The one part of the driving test universally feared is the parallel parking exercise. And, indeed, for new drivers this can be one of the most challenging aspects of learning to drive. Actually,......

  • How To Drive In The Rain

    How To Drive In The Rain

    Today's new cars are better, faster, safer, and more capable than ever before. With the advent of traction control systems, antiskid programming, antilock braking systems, and all-wheel drive the......

  • Hybrid Cars Pros And Cons

    Hybrid Cars Pros And Cons

    With nearly car every manufacturer jumping on the hybrid bandwagon, it’s easy to assume the best solution for achieving exceptional gas mileage must be a hybrid—right? Well, yes and......

  • What Is Adaptive Cruise Control?

    What Is Adaptive Cruise Control?

    Cruise control, as applied to automobiles, is a system that will maintain a preselected rate of travel. The driver simply decides how fast they want the car to go, locks in that speed, and the......

  • How To Check For Automobile Recall Notices

    How To Check For Automobile Recall Notices

    The most common form of automobile recall notices is safety related. The department of the federal government largely responsible for motor vehicle safety is the National Highway......