7 Car Noises You Should Never Ignore

car x-ray

Hmm. Purr. Vroom. Modern engineering has made driving a car easier on the ears than ever.

But there are some car noises you don’t want to hear, because they can signal trouble. Every once in a while, roll down the windows and start listening for “any …keep reading

How To Drive During A Winter Storm

driving in snow

Driving safety is of the utmost importance when a winter storm rolls in. Various types of weather events can significantly affect how you drive, and different situations call for very specific steps to stay safe. These tips can help you stay in control of your vehicle as you navigate the …keep reading

What To Do If Your Car Overheats

car overheating

Today’s cars have sophisticated cooling systems equipped with multiple heat sensors and computer-controlled electric fans designed to keep your engine running in any weather. But overheating can still happen.

Components like rubber hoses, gaskets and water pumps can spring a leak with regular wear and tear, says Richard …keep reading

How Air Bags Work

3-D view of car airbag deployment

Less than 1/20th of a second. In that instant, an air bag can recognize a crash, assess its severity, determine the seat occupant’s position, and inflate the actual bag just the right amount.

It’s a fraction of a second that could save your life.

It was …keep reading