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
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.
There are many reasons why your car could be overheating. Components like rubber hoses, gaskets and water pumps can …keep reading
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
If you’ve ever test-driven a car, you know the basics: Do your research; pay attention to acceleration, braking, steering and handling; don’t be pressured into making a quick decision.
But cars—and the car-buying process—aren’t always that simple; and going beyond the basics could save you time, stress and …keep reading
When Jacqueline L. left an unopened bottle of wine in her car overnight a couple years ago, it never occurred to her that it would be a problem. So when the Los Angeles resident returned to her car the next afternoon, she was shocked at what she found: Extreme heat …keep reading