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Gas Mileage Apps To Help You Save on Fuel

4 Feb

iPhone apps regularly help drivers find their destinations, manage their car maintenance, and stay up-to-date on roadway conditions during adverse weather. Well now, app developers are trying to help cash conscious drivers get better gas mileage and stop wasting fuel when they drive. Fuel Economy Calculator An England-based IT consulting company, Corbenic Consulting Ltd., has […]

Mountain Driving Tips for Your Winter Adventures

25 Jan

It’s the end of January, which is right in the middle of ski season for many adventure-seekers and athletes across America. Reaching the country’s top ski and snowboard resorts often involves some treacherous driving. After all, why travel to hit the slopes if there isn’t any powder on the ground? Perhaps you live in mountainous […]

5 Fuel Saving Engine Technologies

17 Jan

Even when gas prices are lower than average, fuel costs are still a big concern for drivers across America. While many drivers believe that the car they drive ultimately determines fuel efficiency, there are many other things that affect how far a tank of gas goes as well. These are some of the top fuel-saving […]

The History of Flying Cars

15 Jan

For over a century now, people have been dreaming about driving flying cars, high above the traffic and people down below. But just take a look around and you won’t see any winged vehicles hovering above your head. Do you ever wonder why humans haven’t been able to make it happen? Throughout history, people have […]

5 Great Driving Apps

12 Jan

By now, all drivers – young and old, experienced and inexperienced – have gotten used to hearing the warnings about texting and driving and how dangerous mobile phone use behind the wheel really is. But that doesn’t mean that mobile technology doesn’t have its place in the world of driving and navigating America’s roads. There […]

Are Touch Screen Steering Wheels the Future?

5 Jan

Touch screens are a big part of daily life. So it should probably come as no surprise that auto manufacturers are experimenting with touch screens on the steering wheels of new vehicles. How would you like to sit in the driver’s seat with a touch screen steering wheel at your fingertips? University of Duisburg-Essen Research […]

Why Connected Car Technology Saves You Time & Money

1 Jan

In a modern world when people are connected to technology and each other pretty much at all times, connected cars are revolutionizing the way we take to the road. But connected cars aren’t just a passing trend. They hold a great deal of promise for preventing accidents, reducing fuel waste, and alleviating traffic headaches. Accident […]

The Future (and Legality) of Self Driving Cars

20 Dec

  Self-driving cars are the automobiles of the future, but lots of legal questions arise as they get closer to being on our roads and highways. Since the invention of the first early automobiles, so many road and traffic laws have been implemented in all 50 states. Will self-driving cars also be tangled in red […]

Can Simulation Booths Help Prevent Teen Texting While Driving?

15 Dec

By now, most teenagers in American have been warned repeatedly about the dangers of texting and driving. Yet sometimes the risk doesn’t feel all that real when you’re out on the road on your own. Some high schools around the country have established distracted driving programs to reinforce how real the risk is for young […]

What Exactly Causes the New Car Smell?

8 Dec

There’s just something enticing and strangely desirable about that new car smell. You know, that fresh from the factory scent that precedes all of the smells of fast food, spilled coffee, and the family dog. Some people love the smell so much that they buy new car-scented air fresheners to relive their first moments with […]