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Most Common Transmission Problems

Many know that a car's transmission is crucial to the workings of an automobile. It can send power from the engine to the drive wheels through a series of gears. Its proper function can keep the car working for a long time. If not, disaster can occur if not properly maintained. Many transmission problems may result from the improper maintenance of it. These transmission problems can affect a... [Continue Reading]

The Car Purchasing Minefield

Buying a used car today is similar to Russian roulette, the good and bad all look the same, and without expert knowledge, one can easily end up with a dud! The reasons for this are numerous, mainly that every seller wishes to get the highest price for their vehicle, therefore any imperfection or defect is covered up, or at the very least not highlighted. There are different types of car... [Continue Reading]

5 Compelling Reasons Why You Need An Off Road Vehicle

We’ve all seen impressive off-road vehicles on the road and TV. But have you ever wondered how you might benefit from one personally? Ever since the recession in 2009, off road vehicles have been in a slightly declining market. Consumers are worried about running costs, not to mention upfront costs. And so there has been a trailing off in demand. Yet, that doesn’t appear to have... [Continue Reading]

New To Diesel Cars? Here Is What You Need To Know!

Diesel vehicles are a familiar sight in most parts of the world. They offer superior fuel economy and so are brilliant for long-distance driving. There was once a time where people thought of diesel cars as being slow, smelly engines. Today's diesels are efficient and seldom output any smoke. Plus, many high-performance cars come with diesel engines. Audi even made a concept R8 supercar with... [Continue Reading]

Beginner's Guide To Better Fuel Efficiency

Kate Brady Do you ever find yourself looking at your fuel gauge and wondering where it all went? Despite the recent drop in oil prices, petrol and diesel still make up a significant percentage of the costs of running your car. If you want things to change and become more fuel efficient, you need to make some changes. In today’s guide, we’re going to give you some pointers.... [Continue Reading]

The Absolute Basics of Transmission Maintenance

Regular transmission maintenance is needed to keep your car running efficiently and smoothly. A number of services are carried out during routine transmission maintenance to make sure all parts are properly lubricated and in sound and solid form. A lift inspection may show any major trouble, whereas general inspection as well as replacement of filters, fluids and gaskets will show other minor... [Continue Reading]

How Your Can Insurance Can Help With a Windshield Repair

Is your windshield cracked, broken or chipped? Windshield repair is common. Damage to windshields can be caused by anything ranging from falling branches to vandalism. Repairing a windshield can cost anywhere between $50 and $1500 depending on the extent of damage to the windshield and the type of solution that has to be applied to the situation. Not many people can afford to pay cash for... [Continue Reading]

Top Tips For Motorcycle Safety

If you’re making the transition from four wheels to two, you may find out that things are a bit different (cue in the sarcastic tone). Once you set foot on the hog, it’s tough to turn back to a more traditional style of transportation. It’s easily the most fun way to get around, which is probably the reason why it makes it so dangerous. Unfortunately, the world around us... [Continue Reading]

How The Obama Administration’s Fuel-Efficiency Mandate Affects The Heavy-Duty Trucking Industry

In the heavy-duty truck industry, cutting down on fuel emissions while still working at a high over-the-road, efficiency-level is of top priority to most commercial transport corporations. As of this year, however, the Obama administration implemented a historic regulation that promises to affect how these companies handle business operations. The mandate, which focuses on reducing fuel... [Continue Reading]

7 Ways to Make a Commute Enjoyable

  Commuting to and from work five days a week—and occasionally sometimes more—is a reality all too many people have to suffer through. While sitting in endless miles of traffic is not all that pleasant, it can be even worse if you do not have the right tools to make it somewhat enjoyable. Because commuting can increase a person’s stress levels, it is important to... [Continue Reading]

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