Your car’s dashboard has an array of neat little icons that light up to let you know when something is wrong with the car. Of course, some of those icons are a bit confusing. What do they mean, and what should you do when one lights up? Read on to find out.   Oil Light…

During the Summer of 2008, gas prices hit their peak of $4+. Sure, we’re not paying nearly that now, but seriously, does anyone really believe that $2.14 is a bargain? And while new drilling technologies and oil reserves are taking the pressure off gasoline prices and peak production issues, demand for alternative fuel vehicles is…

While the roads are full of nondescript, everyday cars, it’s fun to have a car that stands out in a crowd. We love unique cars, and who doesn’t love a car that’s the fastest, smallest, or most expensive? Here are some of our favorite record-holding cars.   World’s Fastest Car Hennessey Venom GT In 2014,…

Automobile safety has made many improvements over the years. Some of these features are things we in the modern day would never imagine a car without.    1861:  Speed Limits the Locomotives on Highways Act imposed speed limits on steam-powered agricultural vehicles that drove on county roads. These limits were reassessed as automobiles became more…

Without a doubt, the convertible is the official car of Summer. It hasn’t always been that way, though, and the convertible trend has been through more ups and downs than a ragtop on a partly cloudy day. Many people believe that the convertible is a concept that appeared after automobiles had been around for a…

Whether you are purchasing a new vehicle or a used one, you are likely to hear about the recommended factory maintenance schedule for that vehicle. This schedule is often nicknamed 30/60/90K maintenance because as a rule of thumb, most vehicles need this maintenance service every 30,000 miles or so; but the actual recommended schedule can be…

Every Spring, the eyes of the world (okay, the eyes of red-blooded, PBR-drinking, trucker hat-wearing Americans) turn to Daytona Beach for the crowning jewel of the NASCAR racing:  the Daytona 500. Many make their way to the beachside town on a yearly pilgrimage that, for some, is a generations-old tradition. Most race fans are at…

Station wagons. The family vehicle of the 60s and 70s. Most of us have at least one or two memories involving a station wagon; whether it was wearing footie pajamas to go see a Disney movie at the drive-in with mom and dad, or parking in the back row of that same drive-in as a…

Driving past a new car dealership it’s sometimes difficult to tell one model from another. After all, there are only so many ways to change a car’s basic design, and most consumers care place a higher priority on comfort, safety and fuel efficiency than on their vehicle’s looks. That doesn’t stop automakers from parading out…

So you think your car payment is high? Check out these ten cars, whose buyers shelled out huge for them at auction. 10: 1960 Ferrari 250 GT California LWB Competizione Spyder: Sold for $11,300,000 9: 1936 Mercedes-Benz 540K Special Roadster: Sold for $11,770,000 8: 1957 Ferrari 250 Testa Rossa: Sold for $12,400,000 7: 1953 Ferrari…

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