There is no single formula for success when it comes to vehicle maintenance. Since not every vehicle is built to the same quality standards, the type of service schedules required can vary wildly in frequency and approach. It can get very confusing for regular folk who may not be technically inclined vehicle wise. The best approach we find is taking little steps by first completing simple service requirements and then slowly easing into more complex service intervals that will eventually come up.
Staying consistently relevant in the auto industry is a tricky road to navigate. For some companies, the road has been less linear and not structured. For others, the road has always been well calculated and led to a very proud and iconic legacy. BMW is a perfect example of one of those automakers. Attention to detail and setting benchmarks are goals the company has pursued relentlessly since the very first model emerged.
There are many systems in your vehicle that will be used daily as part of your driving needs. It is safe to say the air conditioning system will most likely be one of them. As a feature, air conditioning in vehicles has slowly moved from being the preserve of mostly luxury vehicles to being a standard feature in many car models today even down to the most basic trim levels.
Despite the quick and convenient car washes you probably give your car it is still not getting the TLC it deserves. Those five-minute exterior washes do their part in removing surface grime and dirt but other deeper issues like paint swirls, caked on brake dust and seat stains require a bit more than a brief cleaning.
So, you finally bought the car of your dreams. It most likely came equipped with all the features that you think would make the ownership experience perfect. But sometimes, even a vehicle you buy that has everything you wanted still has room for improvement. Wanting more comes naturally to all of us right?
Advanced vehicle technology gives automakers a lot of opportunities to create different types of engines for vehicles. There is no bigger playground for innovation and experimentation than in the engine world. Currently, there are many engines types like gasoline, diesel, hydrogen, and even ethanol.
In 2010, Uber officially started its operations and offered services which seemed like a trendy novelty initially. Fast forward to a few years later, transportation needs in urban areas have become more challenging and what seemed like a one-off innovation has become the benchmark solution for worry-free transportation.
It is fair to assume every manufacturer wants to have at least one classic car in their line up of vehicles. Not all automakers end up having that privilege, but for those that do, it can be a good thing for the brand relevance wise. We are lovers of vehicles that caught our eye the very first time they were introduced, and we also admire how much these vehicles have not lost their charm over the years after their intro.
It can be quite surprising – for some drivers how quickly modern vehicles have become complex in their assembly and functionality. Engine and component designs are changing from being solely functioning individual systems and nowadays, there is more connectivity between these components powering a vehicle.
The modern vehicle is truly a thing of wonder. With so many moving parts and synchronizing motions, it is incredible to watch and hear it all lead to forward motion. The way a car operates is one thing we sometimes take for granted because it all easily looks so mundane and expected. But, a set of components known as the shock absorbers operate in a less predictive way due to the nature of their functionality.
Driving – several of us engage in this activity at least on a somewhat regular basis. For some, it is an everyday thing and for others, it is more of an occasional thing. Still, once you get behind the wheel, you automatically have a multitude of driving responsibilities thrown at you and you should pay attention to all of them for your sake and the other drivers you will be interacting with.
These days, the word iconic seems to be easily tossed around but when it comes to Toyota, the brand has made a name for itself by pumping out some vehicles that have a certain reputation about them. These vehicles reflect what drives Toyota to do what they do and find a way to move the brand in a direction where the brand is always on the minds of mass market consumers.
The dealer is most likely the first place you seek when considering owning a vehicle. But even past that initial stage, ownership will then involve you having your vehicle maintained from time to time. Dealerships have evolved so much and what was once a place to simply purchase a vehicle and drive away has become more of a center for all things your vehicle might need.
Driving is one of the most important skills you will learn in life. Not everyone is meant to own and drive a vehicle, but at one point in life, you may be required to do it for what so ever reason. Driving is hard work and always requires a 100% concentration and driving at night even comes with more expectations and responsibilities regarding safety and staying alert.
There is a thing to be said about vehicle tires. At a glance, they seem so minor when considering the other parts of a vehicle that seem more complex such as an engine and electronic control module. But tires are what brings the whole package home. Tires basically indirectly aid the transfer of kinetic energy to help move a vehicle forward.
Nothing is more synonymous with British automotive culture than the Land Rover brand. Back in the 70’s, Land Rover released its flagship off-roader, the Range Rover and pretty much became the benchmark for automotive opulence. Four generations later, the Range Rover model line has evolved nicely but has it remained relevant and as desirable?
For some, purchasing a car can be an emotional event, especially if it is their first car. Understandably, you want to do everything you can to get the best return on your investment. However, maintaining your new or pre-owned car requires extra attention and by performing a few small acts, you can not only make it look flawless but also prolong its lifespan.
Buying a used car is daunting no matter which way you put it. From dealing with exhausting research to trying to negotiate vehicle pricing, things can quickly seem overwhelming. But is there an easy way to skip the drama? The obvious answer is, yes and no.
Active safety technology in vehicles have evolved significantly since their slow introduction to the automotive landscape. Just over a decade ago in 2004, the most popular of active safety systems so far, was introduced by Volvo in their vehicle lineup who termed it as BLIS (Blind Spot Information System).
Other than purchasing a home, your car is the second biggest expense you’ll likely make. The trouble is, many people make some mistakes that creates and make it a more painful process. Buying a car for the first time is a big deal and can be challenging, so it is important that you make the right decision when selecting the car to buy.