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Self-Driving Cars: Should You Buy One? Find Out

When it comes to self-driving cars, Tesla has w togged the limelight since launching its Autopilot technology in 2014. But lately there’s been a slew of contenders clamoring to get their self-driving cars on the road. How do self-driving cars work? In a nutshell, they use cameras, GPS, a slew of laser or radar sensors, and an onboard computer to create a computerized view of its surroundings. There aren’t any production … Continue reading

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2016 Chicago Auto Show Highlights

It’s auto show season! It might still be chilly where you live, but I always know that when the car show comes around, it means we’re making the fourth turn and speeding straight toward summertime. The Chicago Auto Show is the largest auto show in all of North America and has been up and running since 1901. If you love history and cars and Chicago, check out the Chicago Auto … Continue reading

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10 Best Car Movies of All Time

We have to lay down some ground rules for this one. Cars are a huge part of the cinematic experience — whether you’re watching Thelma and Louise embark on a long trip to get away from their dreary lives or seeing Chris Farley head across the nation selling brake pads to save his family’s business. Stories are naturally about movement — getting from one place to the next. There is … Continue reading

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Who Will Make Self-Driving Cars a Reality?

In May of 2014, Uber’s chief executive Travis Kalanick said that he plans to replace human drivers with self-driving cars. Kalanick said, “The reason Uber could be expensive is because you’re not just paying for the car — you’re paying for the other dude in the car.” This philosophy suggests taking the driver away to put into play the many potential benefits of driverless car technology, ultimately making car ownership … Continue reading

5 Car Technologies That Will Amaze You

This time of year is an exciting time for auto enthusiasts to experience the next generation of vehicles. Auto shows across the country display the most innovative designs showcasing today’s cars and what tomorrow’s cars might look like. Who knows if or when we’ll be flying our cars, but here are five car technologies that we won’t have to speculate about for much longer and are likely to make it … Continue reading

Setting the Record Straight on 3 Common Car Service Myths

Pretty recently a friend of mine showed me this article from The Wall Street Journal that I thought would be absolutely perfect to share with you all here. The article takes a look at some of the most common myths related to car servicing and clarifies what’s true and what’s not. So, here goes: 1. Independent repair shops are always less expensive than dealer service departments. According to the article, more … Continue reading

Creative Wedding Vehicles

I just got married a little over two weeks ago. Jon and I aren’t traditional people so we didn’t do a lot of traditional wedding things. We didn’t do a bouquet or garter toss. And I had two girls and two guys as my brides-people. As we were planning, I realized just how much traditional stuff we weren’t going to have to plan. Like how were we going to be … Continue reading

Super Creepy Cars

It’s that time of year again. Your house is decorated. You’ve carved a few pumpkins, or in my case, fed the squirrel living in our front tree. You’ve either picked out your kid’s costume, your costume or your pet’s costume…or all of the above. It’s also the time of year where TV channels and Netflix like to show the most creepy, scary movies. Usually there is a scary clown or … Continue reading

Backup Cameras Become Standard By…

I remember the first time I ever got in a car that had a backup camera. It was my friend’s Lexus and I thought it was the greatest thing ever. I waited a long time to get my driver’s license and before getting it I was always nervous at the thought of being behind the wheel by myself. Most of all I dreaded the day when I would have to … Continue reading

Wash Me! Cleveland Car Wash Review.

You know when you see those cars that have “wash me” written through the dust and dirt caked on the windows and sides of the car? Well, it sure is a lot more fun to see it written on other people’s cars than on your own. Looking at my own car and seeing that it was desperately screaming “wash me”, I decided to check out Cleveland Hot List of car … Continue reading