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Car Ownership Tips

  • What Are Low Rolling Resistance Tires?

    What Are Low Rolling Resistance Tires?

    One of the fundamental laws of physics is that an object at rest tends to want to stay at rest, while an object in motion tends to want to stay in motion. When your car is sitting still,......

  • How To Calculate Gas Mileage

    How To Calculate Gas Mileage

    While most modern cars will do this for you readily in their onboard trip computers, if you ever want to make sure what you’re seeing is what you’re actually getting, there’s a......

  • How To Add Someone To A Car Title

    How To Add Someone To A Car Title

    From time to time, situations may occur where it is advantageous to add someone to the title to your car — rather than signing it over to them outright. However, before you do, you need......

  • Car Tune Up Checklist

    Car Tune Up Checklist

    The concept of a car  “tune-up” has changed considerably over the years. With the advent of contemporary electronics systems, many of the items that formerly needed attention in the......

  • Fuel Cell Technology For Cars

    Fuel Cell Technology For Cars

    One of a number of “holy grails” sought after to reduce, if not eliminate, our automotive fleet’s dependence upon petroleum energy sources, fuel cell technology has long been......

  • How To Change A Car Title

    How To Change A Car Title

    Occasionally you may need to change the registered ownership on a car. This is referred to as changing the title. For example, if you sell a car, you’ll want to make sure your name is removed......

  • What Is A Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT)?

    What Is A Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT)?

    The recorded idea of a continuously variable transmission goes all the way back to Leonardo da Vinci, who is credited with developing the concept in 1490. The inventors of......

  • What is Vehicle Stability Control?

    What is Vehicle Stability Control?

    Vehicle stability control is a technology designed to arrest skids. The intention is to enable a driver to maintain control of a vehicle during sudden and/or abrupt changes of direction. The......

  • What Are Run-Flat Tires?

    What Are Run-Flat Tires?

    Subjected to unimaginable vagaries, the tires on our cars are tasked with so many very important duties. They keep our car adhered to the road’s surface. They support the weight of the car. They......

  • Lost Car Title? How To Replace It

    Lost Car Title? How To Replace It

    A car’s title certificate is pretty much like the deed to a piece of real estate. It’s a legal document establishing the ownership of a motor vehicle. While not needed on a......