A visit to the auto repair shop can often be an intimidating experience for most of us. Why? Because usually you are in a position where you know that the mechanics know [a lot] more than you do. You feel it can be easy for them to dupe you so they can add a few extra items and drive up the bill.Continue reading “7 questions you need to ask when visiting an auto repair shop”
Winter is no longer coming. We’re right in the middle of it, so it’s a perfect time to refresh one’s memory about safer driving in winter.Continue reading “8 tips for safer driving in winter conditions”
All things wear out. It’s a natural procedure after all. Your tires couldn’t be the exception. Holding your vehicle’s cargo and constantly being in contact with the surface of the road — smooth or graveled — tires wear out in time. So, whether you see signs of wear and tear (you might not able to diagnose this one on your own) or not, sooner or later you’ll need to replace your vehicle’s tires.Continue reading “Things to consider before you replace your vehicle’s tires”
Ah the open road. There’s nothing like it. The wind in your hair, radio tuned to your favorite station and that feeling of freedom. That is until you check how fast the fuel gauge is going down and then you start to stress about fuel costs.Continue reading “How to cut down on fuel costs: on road tips – Part 2”
Fuel costs. They only ever seem to go up, right? Unfortunately neither you or I can control that. It’s up to the oil oligarchs of far off lands.
But all is not lost. What we can do is control how we use our fuel to get the best use possible out of it. And yes, actually cut our own fuel costs.Continue reading “How to cut down on fuel costs: off road tips – Part 1”
What does the future hold for connected cars? Will we ever see the flying vehicles of the future that we’ve all dreamed of in our lifetime?Continue reading “Connected cars and beyond – a glimpse into the future”
Cars and tech. Tech and cars. Will it ever work? On the face of it, its a platform for a match made in heaven. But is it a marriage that will ever function as well as let’s say the consumer-smartphone relationship.Continue reading “In-car software and the app store ecosystem 2.0”