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Yes, you can have a collision warning system for your car in the palm of your hand instead of an expensive option package. The iOnRoad application uses your smartphone's camera and some fancy algorithms to detect cars in front of you and beep if you get...
By Nate Owen America's love for speed is well known. But that love has been replaced by sensibility, as Americans are traveling slower then they did a year ago, says Cars.com, citing a report from a company that tracks GPS data. Of course, slower speeds...
Automakers will have to double their fleet-wide average fuel economy by 2025 if proposed federal rules take effect. Here’s how they’ll do it. By Jim Gorzelany CTW Features The White House and major automakers recently signed off on a plan...
Over the next decade-plus, the nation’s fleet of cars could be connected to each other by Wi-Fi network technology, according to a presentation by Ford’s Chief Technology Officer Paul Mascarenas. And, no, this doesn’t mean your car...
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Please do not reuse this story without the permission of Content that Works. By Jim Gorzelany CTW Features Most of us spent at least one summer vacation crowded into a station wagon, minivan or SUV, passing the time playing car-spotting games and...
By Jim Gorzelany CTW Features Economic woes and double-digit unemployment are being blamed for a rash of staged auto accidents by criminals against unsuspecting motorists to line their pockets through fraudulent insurance claims. Ten people were...
What to Do After a Single-Car Crash By Shamit Choksey, Cars.com Do's ... * Stay in your car until you can assess how badly you've been injured. If everything seems fine, just sit for a minute and collect your thoughts. * If you suspect you have a...
By Tom and Ray Magliozzi, Car Talk Last week, we took a look at tips for a more civilized commute. Here are ten annoying habits of other drivers. 1. Talking on a cell phone When you're talking on your cell phone, you're as likely to cause an...
There's a secret weapon to fight the rising cost of gas. Look in the mirror. By Jim Gorzelany CTW Features No matter what kind of vehicle you own, the best way to minimize pain at the pump is to maximize your car's fuel efficiency. You can do this...
By Metro Creative Connection Here are tips for making your car last longer from the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence. Find a repair shop that suits your needs. Motorists often cite the difficulty in finding a reliable mechanic they...
Honda introduced the Civic to the U.S. in 1973. Since then there have been eight generations of the Civic, with the completely new ninth generation now arriving at dealers as a 2012 model. These redesigned Civics include high performance Si models and...
Rush Hours Shackled by Gridlock A recent survey concluded that drivers commuting within urban areas that experience the greatest rush-hour gridlock spend a full month out of every year sitting in traffic. According to the annual National Traffic...
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