Under the Hood – What Does the Writing On My Tires Mean?

Under the Hood – What Does the Writing On My Tires Mean?
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The average motorist doesn’t give them a second thought, but tires are mission-critical components. They’re as important to cars and trucks as spacesuits are to astronauts. Without them you literally couldn’t drive anywhere. Continue Reading...

AAA Releases Check List for Safe Holiday Travels

AAA Releases Check List for Safe Holiday Travels
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With the holiday season kicking off, hitting the road and taking long trips could leave you stranded. AAA estimates that 1.2 million motorists will get stranded between December 19 through January 2, so it’s released a check list to help make sure you’re not one of those 1.2 million. Continue Reading...

Porsche Launches Three New Driving Courses

Porsche Launches Three New Driving Courses
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Porsche is celebrating the 40th birthday of its RennSport (RS) line by launching three new driving courses at its Experience Centre located at Silverstone Circuit in the U.K. Continue Reading...

Top 10 Worst Cities for Driving

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Top 10 Worst Cities for Driving
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We probably all think that the city we live in is the worst city in the world for driving, but you may be surprised to hear that there’s no city in the United States on CNNGo‘s top 10 list of worst cities for driving. The data was gathered through surveying IBM’s 2011 Commuter Pain survey,… Continue Reading...

Ferrari California Tears Up The Snow In Switzerland

Ferrari California Tears Up The Snow In Switzerland
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Ferrari‘s been making a big push to promote the winter driveability of their cars, even going as far as to set up a winter driving school in Colorado featuring their new, AWD Ferrari FF. Now Ferrari has released a video of their rear-drive California tearing up the slopes in St. Moritz, Switzlerland. It’s actually a… Continue Reading...

New York City Gets “Pay By Phone” Parking Meters

New York City Gets “Pay By Phone” Parking Meters
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Following the lead of Atlanta and Washington D.C., New York City is due to get around 300 parking meters that will allow drivers to pay for parking via their smart phones. Drivers will have to register for the service initially, but will be able to input the parking meter’s ID number via a text message… Continue Reading...

McLaren Head Ron Dennis Gets License Suspended

McLaren Head Ron Dennis Gets License Suspended
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Ron Dennis, chairman of McLaren, was given a 6-month license suspension after running a red light near his home in Surrey, England. Having already racked up 9 demerit points on his license through previous speeding fines, Dennis was hit with another 3 for his exploits, resulting in an automatic ban. Dennis claimed that he failed… Continue Reading...

Department of Transportation Looking At Cell Phone Jamming Technologies

Department of Transportation Looking At Cell Phone Jamming Technologies
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The U.S. Depart of Transportation (DOT) is looking towards new technologies that can prevent drivers from using their cell phones while driving. Transportation Secretary Ray Lahood went on MSNBC’s Morning Joe Breakfast Show and said, “There’s a lot of technology out there now that can disable phones and we’re looking at that. That’s one way…. Continue Reading...

Canadian Police Seize Ferrari 430 Scuderia, Auction It For $306,000

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Canadian Police Seize Ferrari 430 Scuderia, Auction It For $306,000
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A resident of Vancouver, British Columbia saw his Ferrari get auctioned off by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, after they seized the vehicle for excessive speed in September. The Ferrari was racing a BMW M6 in the north end of Vancouver, and was clocked traveling 124 mph in a zone designated for speeds of around… Continue Reading...

Australian Hoons Perform Burnout In Hearse, Police Investigation Commences

Australian Hoons Perform Burnout In Hearse, Police Investigation Commences
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Police in Australia are investigating a burnout performed by a hearse during a funeral service for a youth who died in a motorcycle accident. Police say that the hearse was spotted smoking its tires along with 12 other vehicles immediately after the funeral Aaron Bryce, a 19 year old killed in a motorcycle crash. “The… Continue Reading...

BMW 335i And Mazdaspeed 3 Get Into It On Northern California Road, Bad Words Exchanged

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BMW 335i And Mazdaspeed 3 Get Into It On Northern California Road, Bad Words Exchanged
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We all love those impromptu drives on backroads where you can exceed the post limits just a little, without the action getting too dangerous. Once in a while, you’ll be following someone with a nice car that can actually drive well and set a good pace. The driver of a Mazdaspeed 3 thought it was… Continue Reading...

Audi Stunt Drivers Roll A1 During Demonstration

Audi Stunt Drivers Roll A1 During Demonstration
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A stunt driving demo went all wrong for Audi, as professional drivers ended up rolling one of their new A1 subcompact hatches during a demonstration in Brussels. Drivers piloted the A1 up and down a specially-constructed half pipe in the Parc du Cinquantenaire in Brussels, as a means of promoting the new model. Rather than wowing… Continue Reading...

Canadians Would Give Up Junk Food, Smoking, Sex Before Cars

Canadians Would Give Up Junk Food, Smoking, Sex Before Cars
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We tend to think of America, Germany, Italy or Japan as the pre-eminent nations where the automobile is the national obsession. But a new study in Canada shows that Canadians would rather give up junk food, cigarettes or sex than give up driving. In a study conducted by the World Wildlife Foundation, 36 percent said… Continue Reading...