How Do You Know When Your Shocks and Struts Need To Be Checked or Replaced?
Jul25

How Do You Know When Your Shocks and Struts Need To Be Checked or Replaced?

  Shocks and struts are integral parts of your vehicle’s suspension system and help keep the tires in contact with the ground for greater stability. Making sure they’re in great shape is an absolute necessity. Here’s how they work: shock absorbers control the amount of bounce created when your car’s springs rebound, ensuring proper wheel contact with the road, whereas struts reinforce the active components...

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What Does A Control Arm Do?
Jul23

What Does A Control Arm Do?

There’s a lot to what makes a car a car but having wheels is arguably one of its most distinctive features. See, without wheels, it wouldn’t be much of a vehicle used for transportation, would it? While the wheels do most of the work to make a car live up to its function, which is to travel from Point A to Point B, it wouldn’t be fair to attribute the success to just the wheels—or tires, for that matter. Have you...

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All You Need to Know About Your Vehicle’s Alternator
Jul21

All You Need to Know About Your Vehicle’s Alternator

Knowing how your car’s charging system works is the first step in truly understanding your vehicle’s alternator. Although the technology in modern cars has been developing in a real fast pace, the truth is that the charging system has not changed much in several decades. The “holy trinity” remains the same: the battery, the voltage regulator, and of course, the alternator. The battery is the one responsible in...

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Ford to auction custom F-150 Raptor to support young pilots
Jul20

Ford to auction custom F-150 Raptor to support young pilots

Ford is reaching for the sky. The renowned automaker is giving its well-loved truck, the F-150 Raptor, a facelift that’s bound to reach new heights in this year’s EAA AirVenture Oshkosh event. Ford will be unveiling the custom truck to public auction at the annual EAA Gathering of Eagles on July 27 and based on the pictures we’re seeing, it’s going to be one for the books! Designed by Ford design manager Melvin...

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Common Driving Habits that are Slowly Destroying Your Ride
Jun01

Common Driving Habits that are Slowly Destroying Your Ride

There’s nothing more frustrating than not knowing why your ride or a part of it is falling apart. You’ve followed every rule in the book, performed appropriate maintenance procedures, and stuck with the schedule, yet a part of your ride still wound up failing, and prematurely at that. If you’re facing the same issue, then this is the perfect read for you. The reason behind the premature failure may be something that is ingrained...

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Here’s What a Plug-in Hybrid Pickup Looks Like!
May31

Here’s What a Plug-in Hybrid Pickup Looks Like!

  Plug-in hybrids are usually in the form of sedans and hatchbacks as their lightweight and compact construction allows for less strain on the battery and more miles on the road, but Indiana-based automaker Workhorse is set to shock the status quo with an electric pickup truck.     Previously known for developing the drone-carrying hybrid UPS van, Workhorse is now offering the W-15 hybrid pickup, for pre-order on its...

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