Car Ownership

News and tips related to being an automobile driver and owner

Five tips to staying on the road despite season’s hazards
December 9, 2019

Five tips to staying on the road despite season’s hazards

It’s coming. That time of year when coats and long-sleeved shirts move into the clothing rotation; culinary tastes lean toward soups and stews; and folks fire up the hearth. While many consider it the most wonderful, the months ahead can…

1935 Chevrolet Suburban
December 4, 2019

Chevrolet Suburban, at 85 years old, not ready to retire

At 85 years old, most of us will be well into retirement. But not the Chevrolet Suburban. “The world was a vastly changing place still reeling from the effects of the Great Depression,” said a press release from Chevrolet about…

Thanksgiving forecast: Roads will be jammed with travelers
November 22, 2019

Thanksgiving forecast: Roads will be jammed with travelers

James M.’s family of four is planning a road trip from just outside Dallas, TX, to Springfield, MO, for the Thanksgiving holiday. Their route this year will be about 500 miles and take almost eight hours under normal conditions. But…

Ford Mustang Mach-E
November 21, 2019

Ford Mustang Mach-E an electric SUV whose time has come?

The Ford Mustang name is about as iconic as it gets. Since the Mustang debuted in 1964, it has come to represent “the best of the American spirit” and has become one of the best-selling sports coupes in the world…

What holiday road trip stress means to millions of travelers
November 20, 2019

What holiday road trip stress means to millions of travelers

Holiday road trip. Those three words can cause both joy and stress. Joy for the things we celebrate during the season, and holiday road trip stress for millions of Americans who will be getting into their vehicles for traditional travel…

Orange Ford Shelby Mustang
October 23, 2019

Halloween 2019: Orange cars hottest trend since habaneros

Orange is not the new black. At least when it comes to vehicle paint schemes. While both may seem appropriate for Halloween 2019, black is by far more popular, with about 22 percent of car shoppers choosing it, according to…