Mini or Fiat? Which One to Choose?

If you’re in the market for a fun little car there’s a good chance that you’re looking at a Fiat or a Mini. The two cars tend to look alike as far as size goes, and both are a lot of fun to drive. Which one should you choose? Here’s a closer look at what each car offers to help you make your decision. Driving Fun Both cars are fun to drive, …

Tips to Prepare Your Car for Warmer Weather

The snow is finally starting to melt, and that means getting all things (including your car!) ready for the warmer seasons. Many people bring their car to the garage during the springtime for a quick tune up, but there are various things that you can do on your own as well. Here are our top tips. -Check and stock up on fluids. Spring means rain, mud, …

Some Things to Know About Driving in Parking Lots

Have you ever seen someone diagonally cutting across a parking lot at top speed? Or, maybe you’re the person that ignores the lanes and drives straight through that lot. Either way, parking lots have road rules too, though it may not seem that way. The truth of the matter is that a parking lot accident counts just as much as a road accident, and your …

The NavMirror II: The Smart Mirror

Cars are coming standard these days with things that used to be only available if you purchased an upgrade trim package. Look at the infotainment systems being offered in most new cars–it used to be that luxury models offered this standard, but now even a Honda CRV comes with built-in backup camera–the screen goes from navigation screen to rearview …

Driver Awareness Is Still Important

Backup camera installation on any vehicle (regardless of year, make, or model) easily means making the roads safer for drivers and pedestrians alike. Now that all new cars must have a rear view backup camera installed (models 2015 or later), drivers have come to rely on this technology to prevent collisions and other incidents. In the very near future, …

A Car That’s Connected to Fast Food?

At the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona this month, Visa and Pizza Hut introduced something that’s entirely unique (and somewhat odd): a new connected car technology that lets you order a pizza from your car. The feature is called ‘Interactive Voice Control,’ and it will let you dial Pizza Hut hands free from your car to place your order. Once …

Your Car is Safer Than Ever Before

According to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, new cars are safer today than they have ever been before. All of the improvements made over the past few years to new cars adds up to fewer people dying in car-related crashes, and that’s a really positive thing. While it may seem like there are more recalls than ever before too, the fact of …

How to Figure Out What Kind of Car You Can Afford

There’s a lot that goes into actually affording a car. Paying for a car means spending money on the initial purchase in addition to maintenance, upkeep, repairs, and other things. How much can you really afford when it comes to buying a car? This guide should help! The Payments Start with figuring out how much you can afford to put down on a car. …

New Braking Regulations Suggested for All Cars

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has one job: to make the roads safer for all drivers. Right now, the NHTSA is working on it’s New Car Assessment Program, and adding essential elements to the mix including two new breaking recommendations. The NHTSA is recommending that all cars come with both dynamic brake support and crash …

Here’s How to Keep Your Teen Driver Safe

Has your teen been counting down the days until she gets her license? If this is the case, you’re about to have a teen driver on your hands! Yikes! Most teens learn to drive without a hitch, but it does take some learning (and hopefully no fender benders!) before your teen will drive like a pro. Since your top priority as a parent is to make sure …