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  • Tips to Stay Safe on Fourth of July Road Trips

     
    OK, you've got your tire pressure and fluids checked, snacks and in-car diversions packed for the kids and your route programmed into the navigation system. You're ready for your Fourth of July holiday road trip, but beware ??? among the......
  • Living Through Winter With a 2013 Subaru BRZ

     
    One of the biggest questions we wanted to answer by purchasing a long-term 2013 Subaru BRZ tester was whether the sports coupe is capable of driving year-round in winter???s ugliest conditions. Our Chicago test location has potential for nasty wintry........
  • How Often Should You Rotate Your Tires?

     
    A good time to rotate your tires is when you get the oil changed, assuming you do that at least once a year and more often if you drive, say, more than 10,000 miles annually. Most vehicle manufacturers recommend that......
  • Top 10 Features with Hidden Costs

     
    Car ownership is expensive. Take your monthly payments and add insurance, gas and maintenance, and it's a big part of the family budget. Some features available in today's cars, though, can make the ownership experience more expensive than it needs......
  • How To Properly Check and Fill Tires

     
    While it may seem like a mundane task, inflating tires is much more crucial to your car than you may think, and it results in a safer and more economical experience on the road. Your vehicle's handling also will be......
  • Two new tires on front or rear: The debate continues

     
    In the Jan. 25 column, I concluded that tire experts must be correct in recommending that, if you install two new tires on a front-wheel-drive car while allowing two older tires to remain on the vehicle, the new rubber should go on the rear wheels, the...
  • Does Roadside Assistance Live Up to Expectations?

     
    Automakers, both luxury and non, promote complimentary roadside assistance as a selling point. But does the reality of using the service meet with the expectations car owners may have? We unfortunately had the chance to find out. While driving through.......
  • Crews repair big pothole on 405 Freeway that flattened tires

     
    Construction crews have repaired a drainage grate that came loose on the 405 Freeway, damaging the tires of nearly a dozen cars moving through the Sepulveda Pass, Metropolitan Transportation Authority officials said....
  • Breakdown Lane: Up-Close Mobile App Inspection

     
    What is it? Finds the nearest mechanic and guides you through common roadside repairs Price: $1.99 Platforms: iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad devices with iOS 3.2 or later Info: Click here If you're ever stuck by the side of the......
  • 2013 SRT Viper: First Drive

     
    If you told me three years ago that I had written my last Dodge Viper review, I wouldn't have blinked. Certainly this noisy, crude, gas-guzzling ode to testosterone wouldn't survive an era defined by hybrids, soaring gas prices and its......
  • Paralyzed shooting victim wrestles with his fears [Video discussion]

     
    Times reporter Molly Hennessy-Fiske and web producer Evan Wagstaff join city editor Shelby Grad to discuss the Times two-part series on Davien Graham, shot and para­lyzed in front of his church in Mon­rovia in 2008....