Anthony Alaniz

Anthony is a contributor to many sites throughout the High Gear Media network, focusing most of his attention on automotive technology and gadgetry. He lives, eats, drinks, and breathes all things automotive, currently working for Car and Driver magazine in Ann Arbor, Mich. He is a full-time student at Eastern Michigan University and is less than a year away from obtaining his Bachelor of Science degree in journalism. When he is not immersed all things automotive, he can be found working as a Certified Pharmacy Technician in his hometown in southeastern Michigan.

Articles

Five Tips To Child Proof Your Garage
Five Tips To Child Proof Your Garage

If you have kids, then you realize how difficult it is to get some time alone. In many instances your children accompany you wherever you go, and for the weekend wrencher, sometimes your kids become apprentice mechanics. But there are precautions you should take before bringing your son or daughter...Read More»

Texting while driving
IIHS: Texting Bans Could Be Ineffective

A new study from the Highway Loss Data Institute, an affiliate of the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, has concluded laws banning texting while driving do not decrease crashes, but may actually increase them. The study is based on comparing claims filed in four states before and after a...Read More»

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 time and money in the future. Here are a few tips to help you prepare your vehicle to be in top condition for when the white...Read More»

2009 Ford Ranger XL
2011 Ford Ranger Global Design AWOL From U.S. Market

Being the owner of a 1998 Ford Ranger, and still enjoying what it has to offer, I was greatly disappointed when Ford announced the next generation small pickup truck wasn’t come to the U.S. But what exactly are our international friends getting as their next-gen 2011 Ford Ranger? The all-new...Read More»

2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee
2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee: It's All About The Skid Plates

The 2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee is desperately reaching for the off-road imagine it once had as an exclusive, Jeep strayed from its rough and tough roots with the Liberty and Compass, but they're still in the off-road game with Wrangler and with the new Grand Cherokee. This is the first new Chrysler...Read More»

2010 Chevrolet Corvette Grand Sport
eHarmony And Auto Trader: An Internet Love Story

Like any other automotive enthusiast, I am sure you have hopped online late at night, always accidentally ending up on Auto Trader after strictly promising yourself just a quick check of Car Town and then straight to bed. But that rarely, if ever, happens. Instead you get caught into perusing the...Read More»

2011 Dodge Ram Outdoorsman
Dodge Ram Offers New Outdoorsman Model: Sorry, Jet Li Not Included

If you were one of the many that headed to the movie theater to check out the new summer action movie “The Expendables”, packed full of explosions, killer fight scenes, and an overdose of testosterone, then you saw the beefy 1955 Ford F-100 roll across the screen. Offering bullet-proof...Read More»

2011 Hyundai Equus (Korean-market vehicle)
Hyundai Sees Global Resurgence

With Hyundai’s recent, and successful, resurgence here in the U.S., it is no surprise that India’s second largest automaker, Hyundai India is predicting a 20 percent increase in domestic sales. Hyundai has began to reap the benefits of its turnaround with better reliability and a new emphasis...Read More»

2010 Ford F-150 SVT Raptor
Hennessey Bites Into 2011 Ford F-150 SVT Raptor

There is a point when too much of something is not a good thing. Too much coffee is never good; neither are too many hamburgers. Apparently “too much” is not in vehicle tuner Hennessey’s vocabulary. Next up on Hennessey’s chopping block, or chop shop, is the 2011 Ford F-150 SVT Raptor...Read More»

2011 Ford Mustang GT 5.0
Top Five Ford Mustang Commercials

Closing in on its fiftieth anniversary, the Ford Mustang has seen many improvements, including more power, better handling, advanced safety features and improved fuel economy. Yet, with all of these improvements, the Mustang has not strayed far from its origins. Over the years there have been...Read More»

The Car Connection Daily Headlines
I agree to receive emails from the site. I can withdraw my consent at any time by unsubscribing.
Thank you! Please check your email for confirmation.