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A Broken Starter Motor

A Broken Starter Motor

The starter motor is an important vehicle component that starts the engine cranking. Like other vehicle parts, the starter motor may fail, but problems with the starter system are often confused with other vehicle issues. So how do you tell that it’s a broken starter...

VTOL – The Flying Cadillac Concept Car

VTOL – The Flying Cadillac Concept Car

Vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) drone is a single passenger autonomous vehicle. It will travel at 55 miles per hour from one rooftop to the other. The flying car concept was revealed together with the family-friendly Cadillac electric shuttle in a video as part...

Federal Tax Rebates for Purchasing an Electric Vehicle

Federal Tax Rebates for Purchasing an Electric Vehicle

Apparently, electric vehicles are the future, and the transition has already begun. The US Federal Government is incentivizing the move to electric to encourage more people to abandon fossil fuel-powered autos. This is in a bid to reduce greenhouse gases. But are...

Honda Civic: What’s Coming in 2022

Honda Civic: What’s Coming in 2022

Honda Civic, one of the best selling cars in America, is getting an overhaul and new technology for 2022. It now comes with a sporty and sophisticated new styling, passive and active safety systems, and advanced technology. On November 18, 2020, Honda provided a...

Berkley to Likely Ban Gas-Powered Vehicles by 2027

Berkley to Likely Ban Gas-Powered Vehicles by 2027

Berkeley is considering a gradual phase-out of gas-powered vehicles by 2027 to reduce greenhouse gas emissions significantly. The city council expects a feasibility study on January 19 before considering a law that will phase out 80% of natural gas, diesel, and...

The Best Cars to Have When You Have a Dog

The Best Cars to Have When You Have a Dog

Most people do not give their dogs much thought when choosing a suitable vehicle. But the mutt is an important member of the family, and their comfort when going out on an adventure also matters. As a pet parent, there are a few dog-friendly car suggestions that you...

The Bay Area Old Car Buy Back and Scrap Program

The Bay Area Old Car Buy Back and Scrap Program

The Old Car Buy Back and Scrap Program is a voluntary program aiming to take older and operational vehicles off the road for dismantling. The Bay Area Air District program pays $1200 on a first-come first-serve basis for registered 1997 and older cars that are still...

Is Rotating Your Tires Really Necessary?

Is Rotating Your Tires Really Necessary?

Taking care of your motor vehicle is necessary to ensure that it works effectively and safely for longer. Usually, rotating your tires is among the essential maintenance items that determine your safety on the road. Why should you rotate your tires regularly? Extend...

Just How Bad Was the Ford Pinto?

Just How Bad Was the Ford Pinto?

Ford Pinto has one of the worst reputations in history. It is globally known as an explosive deathtrap. But what makes the Ford Pinto considered one of the worst? Just how bad was the Ford Pinto? A Faulty Fuel Tank The big and powerful cars were the mainstay of the...

Introducing Tesla Model Y

Introducing Tesla Model Y

The new and impressive Model Y compact luxury SUV boasts a competitive driving range, advanced technology, and superior performance. Compared to Model 3, Model Y has superior acceleration. But what else makes this all-electric SUV a desirable vehicle? Range, Battery,...

California Rebates for Energy Efficient Cars

California Rebates for Energy Efficient Cars

The California electric car rebates are part of a program to help the environment while also putting money back into your pocket. By purchasing an electric vehicle in California, you can save thousands of dollars by accessing discounts when riding on specific roadways...

The Performance of the Audi SQ5: Is It a Great Buy for 2021?

The Performance of the Audi SQ5: Is It a Great Buy for 2021?

The 2021 SQ5 is one SUV that is ready to make a statement in the automotive world. The SQ5’s relatively smooth road manners, comfort features, and sweet-to-the-eyes kind of styling is something worth rubbing your hands for in anticipation. The feature-rich and hi-tech...

Problems with the 2018 Audi SQ5

Problems with the 2018 Audi SQ5

Audi SQ5, the 2018 edition, is one SUV that has raked IN an enormous amount of rave reviews in terms of driving comfort and top-of-the-range interior features. The new turbocharged 3.0 L v6 with 8-speed automatic transmission is a great addition. You also have to...

Costly Mistakes to Avoid When Buying a Used Car

Costly Mistakes to Avoid When Buying a Used Car

Buying a used car comes with its risks, but that does not mean you cannot get the most bang for your buck. Every vehicle has wear and tear, but it’s a little bit more for the used car. Exercise due diligence through basic inspection and take the car for a test drive....

Why You Should Ask for a Car History Report

Why You Should Ask for a Car History Report

To get the best bang for your buck, it is critical to do extensive research on the used-car offerings in your area. Even though a prospective seller may not match the lowest price you find, it puts you on better ground when negotiating. But the price is not the only...

What a Smoky Exhaust Means

What a Smoky Exhaust Means

A smoky exhaust can be a major cause for concern as a vehicle owner. It doesn't take long before you come across an automobile with significant smoke emissions. In the majority of the cases, a smoky exhaust is a clear sign of neglect. It means that the vehicle is...

Exhaust or Fuel Smell in the Cabin

Exhaust or Fuel Smell in the Cabin

Among the signs and symptoms that you should treat as urgent include the smell of exhaust or fuel in the cabin. Gas fumes are not only unpleasant-smelling but also a health and fire risk. The exhaust contains carbon monoxide, which is quite lethal. Unfortunately,...

A Misfiring or Sputtering Engine

A Misfiring or Sputtering Engine

Nothing spoils your day better than engine problems in the morning. The dreaded misfiring or sputtering of the engine can drive you up the wall. But what does it mean, and what can you do about it? A purring or humming sound is the best indication that every component...

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