Crucial Cars: Toyota Tundra

Toyota Tndra

From timeless icons to everyday essentials, Crucial Cars examines the vehicles we can’t live without. For this installment, our favorite neighborhood mechanic talks through Toyota’s colossal contribution to the full-size truck market.  If you had … [Continue reading]

Top 10 vehicle accessories for camping, fishing and hunting trips

Cargo hauling

In many parts of the country, fall is the ideal time to pack up the truck and trailer and head out on a hunting, fishing, or camping adventure. I like to do it all, and often head to a nearby state or national park, or to a friend’s farm where … [Continue reading]

Pet Transportation – Top Tips for a Safe Trip

Booster seat for dogs

Our DIY Mom covers the basics of transporting your pets. As a working mom, I'm always on the go, and that means I don't have much time to spend at home with Bootsie, my beloved miniature labradoodle. But I spend plenty of time behind the wheel, so … [Continue reading]

Top 10 Winter Prep Tips for Your Vehicle

Windshield Wipers

Use this checklist to avoid getting left out in the cold. Don’t make winter any harder than it has to be – on yourself or your vehicle. To keep your car running reliably this winter, spend a little time on preventive maintenance before that chill … [Continue reading]

Top Vehicles with Retro Styling – Part 2

Chevy HHR

In this exclusive sequel, we explore more contemporary vehicles designed with a nod to the old-school.  Why do so many people like newer cars with retro styling? Maybe it’s because the vehicle in question is part of a great memory they have. It … [Continue reading]

Crucial Cars: Mazda MX-5 Miata

Mazda MX-5 Miata

From timeless icons to everyday essentials, Crucial Cars examines the vehicles we can’t live without. For this installment, our lovable Gearhead from Gearhead's Garage discusses the Mazda MX-5 Miata's iconic past and previews the all-new 2016 … [Continue reading]

Top Vehicles with Retro Styling – Part 1

2015 Ford Mustang

Are we in love with the car, or our memories? What is it about cars and nostalgia? Why do so many of our most vivid or cherished memories include a vehicle playing a starring or supporting role? For me, those important vehicles and memories … [Continue reading]

Top 7 car spoilers … epic downforce!

Photo credit: Erik Baeumlisberger.

One of the most polarizing automotive design choices any automotive designer can make is the inclusion of a rear wing. Rear wings, or spoilers, are often added to race cars to spoil the flow of air across the vehicle and thus eliminate unwanted … [Continue reading]

Crucial Cars: The Buick LeSabre

1992 Buick LeSabre

From timeless icons to everyday essentials, Crucial Cars examines the vehicles we can’t live without. For this installment, Street Talk gets the lowdown on a most unlikely star of the lowrider scene: the Buick LeSabre.  Did you know that … [Continue reading]

American Car Culture: Up Close and Personal

Auto Repair picture

Stunning new exhibit showcases the candid and personal work of photographer Justine Kurland. For over three years, photographer Justine Kurland and her son Casper traveled the country documenting the daily happenings and culture of cars, mechanics … [Continue reading]