Can the Semi Underride Guards Help You?

Imagine you’re driving down the road and you see a car hit the side of a trailer being pulled by a semi-truck; is the driver going to survive the crash? That’s the question the IIHS has been presented with recently and with two extremely different versions of the same type of item that’s added to…

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Are Navigation Systems Making us Dumber?

Are you guilty of what seems to be a trend in our lives? You get into your vehicle to go somewhere you’ve never been or to take a road trip to a destination you don’t normally go to and you immediately turn on the GPS either on your vehicle, the one you’ve purchased separately or…

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Road Trips Are Coming; Be Prepared

The months are ticking away and we’re approaching the summer months when more of us hit the road on vacation to see what this beautiful country has for us to enjoy. The folks at Toyota would love for you to drive in one of their vehicles or stop by a dealership for a new or…

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The Engineer’s Nightmare is the Accountant’s Dream

The two aspects of automotive building that are nearly always at cross purposes with each other are the engineers and the accountants. The accountants have the job of figuring out how to save money during the production of the vehicles their company produces while the engineers are concerned with making vehicles operate better than ever….

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An Escape Gone Wrong

The idea of being able to escape from custody is one that many may fantasize about when they watch television or a movie. We see our heroes wrongfully accused of a variety of crimes and imprisoned only to be able to escape and prove their innocence. Real life isn’t quite as fanciful as the shows…

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The Dukes Ride Again

One of the most popular shows that has ever been on television was the Dukes of Hazzard. This show gave us laughs, adventures and stories as we cheered for the well-meaning but always in trouble with the law Duke boys and their family. This was a television show that gave use more stars than just…

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More Power and Performance in One of Our Favorites

For many years the Jeep Grand Cherokee has been a favorite on the American automotive market. This SUV is one that represents higher quality and a build that’s more appreciated than most at a price you don’t have to feel guilty about taking on the trails and getting a few scuffs and scrapes on the…

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How Should you Modify Your Car?

When you buy a car that you’re going to drive and enjoy for the performance it provides you probably want to make a few modifications right away. As much as many might think the first thing to do is to add more power to a vehicle that’s not always the case. You might want more…

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Technology Improvements for the High Riders

While many automakers put new tech in their sedan and coupes of the past, the fact that the SUV and truck segments of the market are so strong has led many automakers to change their thought process and begin to put new and interesting tech into the trucks and SUVs that we know and love….

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A Decade in the Making; Traffic Could Get Better Soon

The need for change is upon us. We now have more drivers on the road than we’ve ever had and now we want to have the benefit of improved technology that will make it possible to communicate in a new way. Sooner than you might imagine vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) communication will be used to communicate every…

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