Are You Safe Out On The Road?

For a lot of drivers, safety is something that they often forget to think about. The problem with that is that, if you’re not thinking about safety, you’re putting yourself and other people in pretty serious danger. Plenty of people…
McLaren Dominates At The Geneva Motor Show With The 720S

McLaren is a car company with an impeccable pedigree. It doesn’t bother with the regular mass market. Instead, it is almost entirely dedicated to producing cars with extreme performance, as was demonstrated with the release of the P1 hypercar just…
Subaru BRZ v Toyota GT86

There has been a fair bit of confusion surrounding the Toyota GT86, Subaru BRZ, and the Scion FR-S. It is confusion which is entirely founded. Essentially there are three cars all running on the same chassis which all look pretty…
The History of Car Brakes

The first cars in the late 1800s had brakes that functioned like the brakes on old horse-drawn carriages. You know, those brakes you see on the old Westerns where the stagecoach driver pulls a lever back and a pad jambs…
More Efficient Engines

For over 100 years, internal-combustion engines have been the first choice for automotive power. Recently electric alternatives have been gaining popularity but they are just a small fraction of what’s on the road. Dethroning the internal-combustion engines isn’t going to…
Great Mobile Apps for Drivers

You may not know it but there are a lot of car-related apps out there. In this article, we asked a few of our car enthusiast friends at Patrick Collision of Naperville, a full service body shop in Naperville, IL,…
The Sleeve Valve Engine

During WWII, engineers within the Nazi regime devised some of the best and most-advanced weaponry of the time. One German fighter plane, the Focke-Wulf FW 190 for a time outperformed anything the Allies could put in the air. However, when the…
Shipping a New Car Home

It used to be that shipping cars was purely a commercial activity conducted by car dealers, car manufacturers and others in the trade. It involved transportation companies, car carriers and brokers, and it cost a lot of money. Well, that’s…
V-16 Power

In the 1920s, cars were getting bigger and heavier and, as a result, they needed more powerful engines. The problem at that time, was that the only reliable way to produce more power from an internal combustion engine was to…
Here’s Why Your Car Deserves A Little TLC

All drivers love their cars. However, they will tend to pick up a few cosmetic issues over the months and years. After all, the average driver now travels more miles than in any previous generation. Moreover, with more cars on…