( culture / humor / auto ) A mostly one-way text conversation I had with my wife, Tara, yesterday while she worked and I tried to get her car emissions tested. I was laughing at my own situation after a while, wondering what could possibly go wrong next. I never did get it tested because I really did have to leave and get ... read more
( life / travel / transportation / auto ) From: Anonymous
At a neighbourhood BBQ I was talking to a neighbour, a BC Hydro executive. I asked him how that renewable thing was doing. He laughed, then got serious. If you really intend to adopt electric vehicles, he pointed out, you had to face certain realities. For exam... read more
( life / help / auto ) You probably can't fix it yourself, and your mechanic might not be able to, either. Almost a metaphor for our times. See Scotty Kilmer explains new car repair.
By the way, this guy's great. In various places he says: Honda makes the best engines but Toyota makes the best cars. The Ford 150 is the b... read more
( life / help / auto ) Three and a half hours in the Pep Boys waiting room is always time well-spent, wouldn't you agree? :) I'm home now, appreciating the comfort of my office chair, but Pep Boys seriously needs to consider putting more comfortable seats in their waiting area. I did get some things done while wai ... read more
( education / research / auto ) via Lit Motors Builds a Car that Breaks the Rules.
Right now, electric cars are not sustainable, he says. The average electric car battery pack is four times larger than ours, with one-third the range. If every car in the U.S. had that battery pack, we would need to produce four times more energy... read more
( life / help / auto ) We hear this is a good website to estimate how much a car repair should cost.via Auto Repair and Maintenance Estimates Auto Shop and Mechanic Ratings : RepairPal.
RepairPal independently certifies auto repair shops nationwide for superior training, quality tools, fair ...... read more
( life / help / auto ) How to Replace a Headlight Bulb in a Honda AccordI just followed their instructions to fix my wife's headlight (after she got pulled over and warned about it).So, I thought I'd give credit where credit's due.Thanks, eHow! ... read more