Crucial Cars: Scion tC

Scion tC car

From timeless icons to everyday essentials, Crucial Cars examines the vehicles we can’t live without. For this installment, Street Talk goes in-depth on an unsung hero of the affordable tuner scene: the Scion tC. If you didn't know any better, … [Continue reading]

Celebrate America Recycles Day — November 15, 2014

Recycling Flyer

Are you doing your part to reduce waste? We salute America Recycles Day! As part of the Keep America Beautiful program, America Recycles Day is a nationally recognized day dedicated to promoting and celebrating recycling in the US. Every year on … [Continue reading]

Exclusive 2014 SEMA Show Highlights

BMW M4 Vorsteiner GTRS4

The 2014 SEMA Show was a big success...and Advance was there! See what our Street Talker has to say about the happenings. It's Friday at the 2014 SEMA Show, and that can only mean one thing: if we want more custom-built automotive craziness, we'll … [Continue reading]

James Hetfield’s Black Pearl to appear at the 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show

James Hetfield Black Pearl

Metallica front-man's prized possession to turn heads at the LA Auto Show later this month. The award-winning Black Pearl is coming to the Los Angeles Auto Show this November. Built from the ground up and designed by Metallica's James Hetfield and … [Continue reading]

Baby, it’s cold outside! Pros and cons about heated seats for cars

Car seats

When cars were first invented, rides in them could be downright chilly, especially during winter months. After all, these early-model vehicles were open bodied, so wind could whip around drivers and passengers alike as rain, snow and/or sleet fell … [Continue reading]

Famous radio car guy Tom Magliozzi dies at age 77

Tom Magliozzi

As co-host of the NPR show Car Talk, Tom Magliozzi became a weekly radio institution. Public radio personality and car repair expert Tom Magliozzi died on Monday due to complications from Alzheimer's disease, at age 77. As one half of "Click … [Continue reading]

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]