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The Family Car Guide: 2011 Luxury Wagons, Part One

The Family Car Guide: 2011 Luxury Wagons, Part One

The field of luxury wagons this fall is more than a little exciting – if you’re looking for a family car that combines the attributes of an SUV with the easy-handling of a car, plus a good deal of luxe features, mostly standard, some optional. In fact, even consumers who’ve long... read more

September 29, 2010 by  -
 
2011 Ford Mustang V-6 technical

5 Cooling System Checks For Winter Driving

There is no system in a car so climate sensitive as the cooling system. Whether it is summer or winter, the cooling system either rolls with the punches or gets knocked out... read more September 27, 2010 by 


 
Fireball Run Day 1

Today at High Gear Media: Car of the Year, Fireball and Paris

The short list for the North American Car and Truck of the Year have been announced. What's not there: the Yugo. They're experts, people. [TheCarConnection] Team High Gear... read more September 24, 2010 by 


 
2010 Lexus IS 350C with F Sport wheels and brakes

Are Anti-Lock Brakes Unsafe?

I don't like anti-lock brakes. I cannot stop as quickly on snow as I would stop if I pumped the old style brakes. Your article about "Experienced Drivers" making "Deadly... read more September 24, 2010 by  4


 
2010 Hyundai Santa Fe

OMG Texting While Driving Can Kill: Get the Message?

Finally, some major attention is directed to the dangers of distracted driving – specifically, the use of cell phones for texting or calling while driving. It’s... read more September 24, 2010 by  4


 
2004 Dodge Ram 1500 ST

NICB Names Top Ten Stolen Cars

The National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB) has released the top ten stolen cars in the United States in 2009. Topping the list is the 1994 Honda Accord; three trucks and one... read more September 23, 2010 by 


 
1997 Nissan 240SX SE

Today in Car News: Nissan 240SX, Night Driving and EVs

The latest estimates on the auto-industry bailouts are in--and GM shares would have to be priced above $133 for us to get back all our $49.5-billion investment in the... read more September 22, 2010 by 


 
Evo MR in the snow

Five Tips To Ready Your Car for Winter

For most of us, the first snow fall is still a few months away, give or take, but we always seem unprepared when the first batch starts falling. Preparing now can save you... read more September 21, 2010 by 


 
2011 Ford F-150

Today at High Gear Media: F-150 Burnouts, Bentley Daggers

NHTSA chief Ray LaHood says distracted driving is a national epidemic--and one cure could be federal talking-and-driving limits. [TheCarConnection] Smokey burnouts are good... read more September 21, 2010 by 


 
1999 Ford Explorer Sport

ESC Reduces Rollover Crashes

Your car’s Electronic Stability Control (ESC) system is designed to keep the vehicle upright at all times. Rollover avoidance is accomplished by using a sophisticated... read more September 21, 2010 by 


 
2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee

Honesty On The Road Comes With A Pricetag

I can’t figure it out. Is the story on Syracuse.com about the inefficiency of a government bureaucracy or about honesty going wrong – the no good deed goes... read more September 21, 2010 by 


 
Screencap of Lady Gaga & Beyonce in the video for 'Telephone'

Today in Car News: Talking and Driving, Paris Show, and MyVolt

BMW's latest tech fetish: Apple's iPod and iPad, which find new homes in cradles mounted on BMW headrests and in the place of iDrive--but only in Europe. Is it something we... read more September 20, 2010 by 


 
2005 Porsche Carrera GT

Video: Porsche, Seinfeld, Superman, Heroes, Humor, Hijinks

If you know anything about Jerry Seinfeld, it’s that he’s a funny guy. Oh, and a Porsche collector of the nuttiest kind. He owns more of them than most people own... read more September 19, 2010 by 


 
Pulled over by the police

Aggressive Driving Class: A Personal Experience

Sometime ago I screwed up while driving to a friend’s home in a neighboring state. After arriving late to the party I was informed that it was a well known speed trap... read more September 15, 2010 by  3


 
2006 Honda Accord Sedan EX AT Angular Front Exterior View

Car Buying Guide: A Tale Of Two Car Dealers: Part II

I recently helped a friend buy a used car. We worked with two major dealers and our experience at each one could not have been more different. The first one was a reflection... read more September 14, 2010 by 


 
Car accident

How To Steer Clear of the Swoop and Squat and Other Car Fraud

Lackluster economies bring out the worst in people, as they attempt to adapt to diminishing incomes. Some turn to easy money in the form of insurance fraud--and some become... read more September 13, 2010 by  3


 
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