Earnhardt Family And Other Famous Automotive Father-Son Relationships

In case you haven’t marked your calendar, Father’s Day is this Sunday, June 21. Before you scramble to buy Pops a tie or maybe a case of beer to help him achieve that Dad Bod, let’s take a second and think about what’s really important: your relationship. It’s important to remember all those bonding moments [...]

June 15th, 2015|Categories: Auto News, Tips And Interest|

Summer Driving Emergency Kit

Memorial Day, the unofficial/official start of summer, is right around the corner. Hopefully you’ll be hitting the road this year for a family vacation, romantic weekend or life-altering cross-country road trip. Before you put the pedal to the metal, make sure you have a well-equipped summer driving emergency kit ready to go. Many of us [...]

May 18th, 2015|Categories: Safety And Driving Tips|

Bike Safety: What Drivers Can Do to Avoid Accidents

May is National Bike Safety Month. As the weather warms and the days grow longer, people of all ages will dust off their handlebars, grease their chains and pedal around the neighborhood, to work or down mountains. Unfortunately, this also means there is greater risk of traffic accidents involving cyclists. In fact, in our home [...]

May 12th, 2015|Categories: CARCHEX, Safety And Driving Tips|

Is Distracted Driving the New Drunk Driving?

Since the invention of the automobile, drunk driving has been a public health concern. Fatalities from drunk drivers hit epidemic proportions in the early 1980s. In 1982, over 21,000 people were killed in drunk driving crashes. These astounding numbers triggered a forceful public response. Through the efforts of organizations like Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) [...]

April 15th, 2015|Categories: Safety And Driving Tips|

Spring Clean Your Car

This was a rough winter if you lived anywhere in the Northeast or Midwest. But, it looks like we’re finally coming out of the cold and snow and into spring. Baseball’s started and April Showers are in full force. With the nicer weather, you might be in the midst of Spring Cleaning your house. As [...]

April 8th, 2015|Categories: Auto Maintenance & Repairs|

Understanding Your Green Car Options

As we approach St. Patrick’s Day, we turn our attention to everything green. Green hats. Green shirts. Green beer. Green Cars. Well, not that kind of green car. We’re talking about environmentally friendly gas-sippers that will save you money every time you’re at the pump (if you have to fill up at all). With more [...]

March 10th, 2015|Categories: Auto News, Tips And Interest|

Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas for Car Lovers

Valentine’s Day is Saturday. Once again, we’re all scrambling to get the perfect gift for that special someone. You could always go the traditional route with flowers, chocolates, stuffed animal and a romantic candle-lit dinner for two. But what if your Valentine loves his/her car as much as they love you? We’ve put together a [...]

February 9th, 2015|Categories: Auto News, Tips And Interest, CARCHEX|

North American International Auto Show Recap

Last month, car manufacturers from around the globe gathered in Detroit to share their latest, greatest vehicles at the North American International Auto Show. As you know, the past decade has been rocky for the automotive industry, especially Detroit’s Big 3 of Chrysler, Ford and GM. But, this year’s show seemed to signify a bounce [...]

February 4th, 2015|Categories: Auto News, Tips And Interest|

Winter Driving Myths Exposed

There are real automotive mechanics and then there are “mechanics.” You know, the ones who can do a few repairs in the driveway, but who think they’re in a NASCAR pit crew. They spout off half-truths about maintenance and repair issues that they heard third-hand from someone or that their grandfather told them 50 years [...]

January 22nd, 2015|Categories: Auto Maintenance & Repairs, Safety And Driving Tips|

New Year’s Driving Resolutions

2015 is here and it’s time again to make New Year’s resolutions. In your personal life, you might commit to getting in shape, traveling more, taking better care of finances or starting your own business. But what about your car? What can you do this year to keep your vehicle running smoothly and reliably while [...]

January 13th, 2015|Categories: Auto Maintenance & Repairs|