When Do You Need Transmission Fluid Flushed From Your Vehicle?

Your vehicle’s transmission is part of its drivetrain. It comes in automatic and manual versions and its primary role is to transfer power to the wheels and shift gears to keep up momentum. When’s the last time you had your transmission flushed? Most mechanics recommend getting a transmission flush every 30,000 miles. There are some […]

Is 200,000 Miles the 100,000 Miles?

It used to be that if you knew someone with a car with more than 200,000 miles on it that was a rare thing. Today, however, cars are being made to last longer on the roads, such that 200,000 miles is like the new 100,000 miles. In other words, if hitting 100,000 miles used to […]

Why Should You Rotate Your Tires?

Tires are like shoes. Eventually they wear out. After all, tires carry a lot of weight, they’re used in all sorts of weather on all sorts of surfaces, and they’re attached to your vehicle, right? It’s inevitable that sooner or later a vehicle will need new tires. Until then, though, there are ways to maximize […]

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Self-Driving Cars: From Sci-Fi to Non-Fiction

For decades, the masses have pondered what it would be like to have a car that is fully automated and can drive its occupants without any help or input from a human other than the destination. This was long thought to be something of the movies or the distant future, but they’re here, real and […]

Be Wary of Skipping an Important Step in the Car-Buying Process

Buying a car

Whether you’re young or old, one thing remains clear: buying a car or other automobile is a very exciting thing and in your head, you imagine what your life will be like upon being handed the keys and hopping into that new automobile. For some of you, that might be hitting the open road and […]

How to Prevent Rust on Your Car

If there is one thing that’s more unappealing and dainty than a dirty car, it’s a vehicle that is rusted all over. Rust is one of the worst situations that can happen to your car. Not only does it mean that the vehicle is wearing away, but it makes your prized possession look beaten, tattered […]

Don’t Wait Before It’s Too Late

Did you know there are over 250 million used cars on the road in the U.S. today? Many people choose to purchase used because they can’t afford a brand new car or perhaps they don’t want to get killed on depreciation values. Whatever the reason is for owning a used car doesn’t change the fact […]

The Splendid Memories of Your First Vehicle

I want you to close your eyes for a minute and think back to your high school days. Yes, all the way back then. Do you remember your first car? Do you remember what an absolute piece of garbage it was? If you’re like me you remember all of those terrible things about your first […]

Tips for Maintaining Your Car During the Winter Months

Winter is rough on people and cars. When there is snow, ice, wind and other harsh weather conditions to deal with, it can get frustrating for all.   Just like you need to take good care of yourself in the winter, wearing a proper coat and eating well, your vehicle needs proper care, too.   […]

Why Buying Used Cars Is The Smart Way To Go

There are two types of people in the market for a used car. The first is the buyer who would like to splurge on a new vehicle, but lack the funds to do so. For them, buying a used car is “Plan B”.   The other used customers are the smart shoppers. They’re the ones […]