Most Americans have grown up believing that during the winter months, you need to allow your car to run idle before driving. Whether it’s carpooling to extra-curricular activities or heading to work in the morning, it turns out that on average, Americans thought that idling the car for 5 minutes when the thermometer hits below

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Many car owners accidentally wait for the season to begin to winterize their vehicles. But, once low temperatures set in, it is a natural tendency to want to stay inside in the warmth and forgo these alterations necessary for the winter months. This leaves these vehicles more susceptible to accidents. This can be especially dangerous in

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If you’re considering purchasing a car sometime soon, one of the easiest ways to save money is by saying no to any extended warranties you may be offered. And the answer as to why is simple: the cost of the warranty generally is more than the benefits you’ll get from it.  Pretty much every new

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Squeaky brakes are annoying, of course, but it’s seemingly harmless enough. Your brakes are still working, for now. Did you know that they are supposed to squeak when your brake pads are wearing down? Car brakes come equipped with a metal shim that lets out a high-pitched noise to let the driver know that there is

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Despite this summer’s record-breaking heat wave, families are still dying to hit the road and go on vacation now that Covid’s restrictions for travelling have been, for the most part, lifted. And who can blame them! But before hopping in the car with the kids to get a move on, it’s important to make sure

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Like every other large purchase, it is advisable to do your research before reaching for your credit card. One purchase you that requires careful research in particular is in both new and used hybrid cars- a mistake many auto owners have found out after the fact. What things should you know about hybrid cars before

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