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It Takes More than Just a Fast Car

In Racing by Jesseb Shiloh

When you and I want to drive fast the best way for us to accomplish this task is to schedule some track time and have a lot of fun. This may cost a couple hundred dollars and require that we have the proper equipment for the run around the track. When the team of the Bloodhound SSC want to race …

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Have You Learned to Drive a Stick Shift?

In Car News by Rocco Penn

A true manual transmission car has three pedals and a stick on the stock or on the floor that you have to shift to drive. These shift paddles and push button ways of making changes in gear in automatic transmission vehicles aren’t the same thing as using a real stick shift to change gears and make the drive you need …

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This SUV Advancement is Needed Now

In Car News by Blaine Traber

Most of the off road vehicles on the market today offer us a wide array of advanced technology that will make it possible for you to go wherever you need to go. These features include large beefy tires, improved suspension systems with independent suspension being the best, a higher ground clearance than most vehicles and the equipment to get the …

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Wrong on So Many Levels

In Offbeat by Rocco Penn

We’ve heard of the horror stories that can happen to vegetables that are being imported that the customs agents don’t trust in some countries including our own. In these stories the way to avoid having those items become part of the product sold is simple; perishable items eventually deteriorate and aren’t any good, leaving nothing to the discussion. All a …

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New Model Year Sees the Deletion of Several Models (Part 1)

In Car News by Rocco Penn

Every year we see some models that are taken away from the lineup that we’ve loved. Either they have had their time and we need to move on or they are being replaced by a completely new model that is the next evolution of the brand. Right now there are twenty models that are significant to the market that are …

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Absurdity for Good Deeds

In Offbeat by Blaine Traber

Have you ever been the first to an emergency scene? This is when our “fight or flight” instincts kick in and if you have the fight instinct in you it’s likely you will jump into the scene and help any way you can. Whether you are the first to an overturned car, a person on the side of the road …

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Summer Travel Just Got Easier

In Technology by Jesseb Shiloh

Google Maps is one of the most trusted navigation apps used in the world and for the most part we trust it implicitly to give us accurate directions to anywhere we need to go. Google has made this feature of their programming about as useful as it can be since you can find restaurants and locations of interest along your …

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Add This to the Recall List

In Ford, Safety by CQ Livingston

The list of vehicles being recalled for a variety of safety issues continues to grow as Ford announces a new recall that will affect more than 8,500 vehicles. While this does sound like a small number considering the massive number of vehicles that have been recalled due to the air bag issue, these recalls are safety related and need to …

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A Technological Farming Solution

In Technology by Lauren Gailli

Over the past few years we have all become familiar with Uber and other ride sharing sites that allow us to hail a car with our smartphones as simply as you would a cab. These sites offer us a car and driver that will take us where we need to go for a specific price, making the need of car …