According to a recent report by the Insurance Institute of Highway Safety (IIHS), cars are safer than ever before. Unfortunately, the report has some bad news as well. The risk of dying in a late-model vehicle has increased slightly, due to the improving economy. How does the economy fit in? An improving economy puts more… Read More While Cars are Safer Than Ever, Be Careful This Summer
As The Consumer Auto Advocate, want to make sure you’re aware of a recent widespread recall of Ram pickups. A software error has been linked to one fatal crash and two injuries, so it’s important that this be corrected. An airbag in a 2014 Ram 1500 failed to deploy in a rollover crash. If you… Read More Fiat Chrysler Recalls More Than 1.25 Million Pickup Trucks Worldwide.
This article originally appeared in Digital Trends First used in military fighter jets, the head-up display (HUD) falls somewhere between a tech and safety feature. The device reduces dangerous distractions by displaying key information, such as a car’s speed and navigation directions, directly in the driver’s line of sight. Some systems project information onto the… Read More Best Head-Up Displays Take Top Gun Tech and Bring it to Your Car
Summer is almost here, and with hot weather comes a dangerously hot car engine, and quite possibly an overheated engine. As the temperatures rise, we risk overheating our car engine whenever we drive. This causes extreme damage and expensive repairs, so be sure to follow these tips to prevent and handle an overheated engine! Prevention… Read More How to Prevent and Handle an Overheated Engine
This article originally appeared in U.S. News Whether it’s a day trip to the beach, a weekend getaway to the lake house, or a cross country road trip, Americans generally rack up more miles behind the wheel in the summer than in the winter. If you’re looking to add a new summer ride for all… Read More 10 Best Cars to Buy This Summer
This article originally appeared in Yahoo! Finance. AAA has crunched some numbers and expects that a whopping 7 million drivers aren’t ready for summer motoring. The organization came up with this finding by conducting survey research. For perspective, that 7 million is 12% of AAA’s 57-million membership — and 2% of the entire US population.… Read More Millions of Americans Expected to be Stranded on the road this summer
Believe it or not, the car you drive says a lot about who you are as a person. When buying a car, we tend to choose the style that best represents ourselves and our lifestyles. Whether you are outgoing, hard-working, or compassionate, there’s a car out there that’s a perfect fit with your personality. Compact… Read More What Your Car Type Says About Your Personality
For the third year in a row, automotive recalls have reached record breaking numbers. Automobile manufactures recalled an all-time high of 53.2 million vehicles and enacted 927 recall campaigns in the United States last year. Make sure you’re up to date on the current big auto recalls! Takata According to the NHTSA, the Takata airbag… Read More Automotive Recalls Reached a Record High for the Third Year in a Row. Important Recalls to Know!
Summer is fast approaching, which means it’s time to start stocking up on sunscreen and short sleeves to beat the heat! But, don’t forget that your car needs help adjusting to the higher temperatures too. In case you are planning to jump on the first opportunity for a sunny day road trip, here are 5… Read More Time to Prepare your Vehicle for Warm Weather!
Summer is getting closer, which means that schools are preparing for finals and graduation ceremonies. To get in the commencement spirit, I’ve compiled a list of cars that deserve their own senior superlative award. So, get your cap and gowns ready! Below are the top cars that stood out. Most Likely to Succeed: Honda Civic… Read More The Automobile Yearbook Superlative Awards