The Evolution of Vehicle Safety

The Evolution of Vehicle Safety

Vehicle safety technology is a vital aspect of the automotive world because it deals with any feature that protects the driver and passengers during accidents. However, vehicles weren’t always as safe to drive as they are today. In fact, there was a time when people drove around in them without any protection at all. Here […]

Understanding Slip Angles and Tire Traction

Understanding Slip Angles and Tire Traction

If you’re looking to learn about the different forces that affect your tires’ traction, you’ve likely heard the term “slip angle” a few times. This ratio deals with the different directions your car can operate in and how the specific direction your tires are facing can hinder or help their grip. So if you want […]

Tire Siping: What It Really Does

Tire Siping: What It Really Does

Drivers have been having their new tires siped for years. In fact, it’s even become the standard for maximizing certain aspects of performance. However, the question still remains of whether tire siping actually helps improve the quality of your tires. Some even believe the drawbacks outweigh the benefits. This is what tire siping really does […]

How Unbalanced Tires Can Affect Driver Safety

How Unbalanced Tires Can Affect Driver Safety

It’s common knowledge among drivers that a well-balanced ride ensures their comfort and improves the overall performance of their vehicle’s tires. However, many don’t realize that balanced tires are just as crucial to keeping them safe as they are to producing a smoother ride. Here is how unbalanced tires can affect driver safety and what […]

Understanding How an Automatic Transmission Works

Understanding How an Automatic Transmission Works

When it comes to discussing the inner mechanics of our cars, the term “automatic” is very common. But, even so, few drivers are aware of what this word actually refers to. Most modern cars include features such as automatic braking and automatic blind-spot detection. However, more often than not, when someone calls a car automatic, […]

What Rubber Is Used for Tires?

What Rubber Is Used for Tires?

On the surface, car and truck tires are simple and basic—they are black, round, and made of rubber. The reality is that they are complex and highly engineered to be reliable and durable. Maybe back in the day, they were simpler, but that was a long time ago. Today’s tires come in a variety of […]

Common Mistakes Made When Cleaning a Car Wheel

Common Mistakes Made When Cleaning a Car Wheel

Washing your car isn’t like washing yourself. Your skin won’t scratch from using the wrong soap or brushes like the finish on your wheels or paint will. While washing your wheels isn’t rocket science, there is a certain way to do it so they look their best. Avoid making these common mistakes made when cleaning […]

How to Clean the Exterior of Your Car

How to Clean the Exterior of Your Car

No matter how you look at it—new or used, sports car or minivan—cars are expensive. They are necessary parts of life unless you live in a major city and most Americans own a car. Something that is so important to our lives and costs so much should be taken care of. That means washing your […]

Essential Tips for Bringing Your Car to College

Essential Tips for Bringing Your Car to College

Before heading off to college, there are many decisions to make. New students have to decide what clothes to bring, what classes to take, how to decorate the dorm, and whether or not to bring a car. College campuses are designed to keep everything centrally located. More times than not, everything a student will need […]