It’s hard enough for most of us to get to work on time using the subway—but imagine if you only had access to 25 percent of stations. That’s the reality for wheelchair users in New York, for whom getting around the city is sometimes a near-impossible task. [CORRECTION] »
Gas engines, Diesel, hybrid, electric, lazers…they all need to get the power to the wheels and unless there is a motor for each wheel, you need a way to split the power between the two sides. You could simply apply a solid shaft, or drive a single wheel, but that doesn’t actually work in the real world with corners… »
Over on the northern border of the US, a man from Ontario, Reddit user /u/IGotScrewedOver (assuming that’s a throwaway) bought a used car from a dealership. He had the car towed home and waited for the insurance set to kick in Monday, June 1st. The local Mounties (police) then came to his house and seized his car,… »
The summer before you go to college can be a whirlwind of activity and, exciting as it is, it’s easy for things to fall through the cracks or get pushed back until the last minute. To make things go a little smoother, here’s a checklist of things you should be taking care of. »
Do you need a car but have less than stellar credit? Are you tempted to buy a used car from a buy-here/pay-here lot? You need to know how these lots are different from other used car lots and that there might be help for you if such a deal falls apart. »
From karate chops to roundhouse kicks, cinema has seen its share of martial arts fights. Now, it's time to look at the ones that come out on top when the others went down for the count. The best, if you like. »
Here is another case of a dealer "test driving" customer's car and getting into a wreck. Now the dealer is trying to wiggle their way out of paying for the repair bill and saying the customer's insurance company should pay for it.
1990 Miata with the Z3 body kit powered by a Chevy V6 making "approximately 300hp " coupled to a T-5 from a Camaro. Let alone the price of $13,000 with the reserve not met. »
American Endurance Racing is the new kid on the block for low-buck motorsports. Based around simple rules and a "race what ya got" mentality, it's got lots of appeal to anyone who's ever raced 24 Hours of LeMons or Chumpcar. On an ass-clenchingly cold late November weekend, AER stormed into historic Lime Rock Park… »
Last week, I traded my '99 Grand Cherokee Limited V8 in for this '99 4Runner Limited with optional rear locking differential. My hope was the 4Runner would be more reliable than my Jeep. Well...as of today, I'm back to driving my Grand Cherokee. »
Automatic, the smartphone-connected OBDII dongle that does everything from tracking your gas mileage to diagnosing a check engine light, is getting into the drivers' ed business. It's called License+ and it's designed to keep tabs on new drivers during those crucial weeks and months after they're licensed.
4WD vs AWD, as big a battleground among car people as steam engines vs gas engine am I right? Well no, but its probably just as confusing if not as popularly debated, if for nothing else than the determination of manufactures to brand their all wheel control system as being the only one to prevent you from hitting… »