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How To Wax A Car

How To Wax A Car

A matte finish is fine if you intentionally paint your car that way. It’s less than desirable, however, when the finish dulls from a losing battle with the elements. Keeping and protecting a showroom gloss isn’t so difficult when you know how to wax your car, and here are some tips to...

December 5, 2013 by 
 
Volkswagen's MARTA augmented reality service app for iPad

5 Car Tracking Apps To Help You Protect Your Wheels

Like a lot of technology, the price of car tracking begins at nominal and ends with substantial. If your budget or needs make high-end system installation unrealistic, you... read more December 1, 2013 by 


 
Black-market stolen parts value  -  from LoJack

What Is A LoJack?

In over 25 years of use, LoJack has also become a generic term encompassing all vehicle tracking and recovery systems. Similarly, it’s like calling any bandage a... read more December 1, 2013 by 


 
Stealing a car

Auto Theft: Top 5 Ways To Protect Your Car

It’s sobering to think of how many millions of auto theft cases are reported every year. This isn’t just a big-city problem for high-end car owners to worry... read more November 30, 2013 by 


 
GPS tracking device

What Is A Car Tracking Device?

Tracking technology confirms when our packages will be delivered, navigates us when traveling and even keeps an eye on our pizza orders. One of the most useful applications... read more November 30, 2013 by 


 
Glass repair -- mechanic works on cracked windshield

Windshield Chip Repair: How To Get Started

Any kind of driving--whether on highways, city streets or rural roads--can put your car's windshield in danger. That danger could take the form of stones flung from the tires... read more November 29, 2013 by 


 
Road trip on historic U.S. Route 66 (Images: Antony Ingram)

Driving In The Heat: 5 Tips For Summer

Summer is the time when many families embark on a long-awaited vacation by car, but it’s also the season when temperatures outside can skyrocket, climbing into the... read more November 29, 2013 by 


 
2014 Ford Focus Electric window sticker showing lower price

What Is MSRP?

When buying a new vehicle, consumers are confronted with a number of different terms, not all of which are immediately transparent. One of these is MSRP. But what does that... read more November 28, 2013 by 


 
AARP The Magazine

What Is The AARP?

Formerly known as the American Association of Retired Persons, the AARP, as it is now called, is a nonprofit organization that doesn’t just cater to those who are... read more November 28, 2013 by 


 
2004 Toyota Camry

Can I Buy A Good Used Car For Less Than $10,000?

When funds are limited and you need a car, or a second or third vehicle to meet family driving needs, what are your choices? Is it possible to buy a reliable, good used car... read more November 28, 2013 by 


 
Money and car keys

How Does A Car's Key Ignition Work?

The key ignition of an automobile serves two purposes: It ensures that only the person who carries the keys can start the car and drive it away, and it not only starts the... read more November 27, 2013 by 


 
Money and car keys

How Does Keyless Entry In A Car Work?

More and more new cars now offer keyless entry, as either a standard feature or an option. It started in sports and luxury models, but can now be found on the higher trim... read more November 27, 2013 by 


 
2002 Acura TL used car

What Is A Used Car Warranty?

Buying a used car might seem like a daunting proposition, but you can save yourself a lot of trouble and aggravation by opting to purchase a vehicle with a used car warranty... read more November 27, 2013 by 


 
1936 Used Car Lot Quincy MA

Used Car Lots: How To Know If They're Legit Or Not

We’ve looked at tips for car shopping and warned about games dealers play, but what about something more fundamental, like how to know whether a used car lot is... read more November 27, 2013 by 


 
Used car and truck ads on Craigslist New York

Buying A Used Car On Craigslist: 3 Scams To Look Out For

Between competition and legislation, used car dealers are generally operating with better integrity than ever. It’s still open season for private party used car sales... read more November 27, 2013 by 


 
2011 Chevrolet Caprice Police Car

What Kinds Of Cars Do Police Use?

Peace officers in our nation’s departments have an assortment of vehicles to aid in enforcement. But when you take away ATVs, aircraft, bicycles, horses, motorcycles... read more November 27, 2013 by 


 
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