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  • A+ college moving tips

    A+ college moving tips

    Across the country thousands of students are packing up their childhood rooms and heading off to a new adventure at college. The transition is equal parts exciting and nerve-wracking. The move itself, however, shouldn't cause unneeded stress. While college students usually don't have a lot of belongings...

  • Convenience vs. commitment: To bring or not to bring a car to college? (Infographic)

    Congrats, graduate! You have your college acceptance letter and you're one foot out the door. Now, you're faced with a new question: "Do I bring a car to campus?" The answer will vary depending on the student and the college. To help determine the right choice when it comes to cars on campus, consider...

  • 7 essentials for the great American road trip

    America has given the world some incredible gifts: Apple pie, jazz, baseball and rock and roll to name a few. And every summer, families and friends gear up for that most American of adventures: the road trip. There’s something about the freedom of the open road that inspires millions to load up...

  • Blue Link celebrates its fifth birthday (Infographic)

    -Hyundai Blue Link has handled more than 90,000,000 requests from customers since it launched just five years ago, with interactions increasing every year. In addition, subscribers remote started their Hyundai’s more than 22 million times and remotely locked the doors more than 2.5 million times....

  • 7 simple steps to changing a tire without losing your groove (Infographic)

    According to the Hankook Gauge Index, 80 percent of drivers are not comfortable changing a flat tire. As drivers prepare to hit the road this spring and summer, knowing how to change a flat can help you get back on the road again faster. For more information about selecting the right tires for...

  • The hottest accessory-friendly vehicles on the road

    The hottest accessory-friendly vehicles on the road

    Need help finding the perfect vehicle? If you're in the market for a new car or truck, consider purchasing one you can make your own. While just about any vehicle can be transformed with a few simple products, there are certain makes and models that are more accessory-friendly than others. To find...

  • Simple solution to maximize your car's performance

    Simple solution to maximize your car's performance

    Are you the type of driver who pushes the accelerator a little harder on the curves of a back-country road? Are you a person who smiles as they approach a new terrain or road condition you’ve never conquered before? If so, you’re a performance seeker. A person who is constantly pushing themselves...

  • Transform your drive! 5 easy ways to spruce up your vehicle

    Months of rough winter conditions take a toll on your vehicle. With the spring driving season upon us and summer road trips just around the corner, now is the perfect time to "refresh" your car for the months ahead. Luckily, transforming your drive doesn't have to be a big, expensive undertaking....

  • 5 winter driving tips to keep you safe, not sliding

    5 winter driving tips to keep you safe, not sliding

    What do you love most about winter? Is it the skiing and the sledding, the trips to the winter carnivals or seasonal get-togethers? There’s plenty to love about winter — and often that means driving out to enjoy those things. With sleet, snow and ice, winter weather can make your driving experience...

  • Weather the winter roads with these 12 tips

    For some, winter is a time to get cozy next to a fire, sip a mug of hot chocolate and watch the snow fall. But for those who spend their winter sitting in the driver’s seat of a rig, hauling goods all over the colder parts of the country, the snow that makes winter so beautiful can also make it...

  • 5 best friends for your car

    Maintaining an automobile can be a messy and often confusing task. There are crumpled maps, a little pad of paper where you track mileage, the sticky note telling you when to get an oil change and the string around your finger reminding you to check the tire pressure. And that’s not even half of...

  • Road readiness: Glove box guide (Infographic)

    When it comes to road safety, you can’t control other drivers or road conditions, but one thing you can control is proper maintenance of your vehicle and tires. To help remember what to check and when, Michelin and the FIA have put together five simple tips to help you stay safe on the road. Keep...

  • Over the river, through the woods, on off-roading tires we go (Infographic)

    Sleet. Snow. Heavy rain. Just a few winter conditions that can derail even the most promising adventures. But while you can't control the elements, the elements shouldn't control you. Check out the below list of off-road tips and trails worth hitting this season and make sure you have the proper...

  • Today's cars are lighter and more fuel efficient thanks to this material

    Today's cars are lighter and more fuel efficient thanks to this material

    Automakers are in a race against the clock and they know it. Current regulations require that by 2025, vehicles will need to achieve the Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) standard of 54.4 miles per gallon, a dramatic climb from the 2016 standard of 35.5 mpg. This deadline now falls within one...

  • Sharing the road: Advice on safe driving [Infographic]

    Car accidents are the No. 1 killer of teens in America. Encouraging safe driving behaviors and sharing advice with all drivers — not just teens — can help address the problem. Do you share your lessons learned from the road?

  • The pickup truck - an enduring American tradition [Infographic]

    Strength. Durability. Versatility. Just like a good set of tires, the story of the pickup truck is one of longevity – and adaptation. What started out as a workhorse for farms and factories has now grown into the fastest selling vehicle for consumers across the country. Helping to keep this trend...

  • #FirstCarMoment: Freedom and Responsibility [Infographic]

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  • Forget something? Drivers forget where they park and more

    Forget something? Drivers forget where they park and more

    Although our everyday routines can be simple and second nature, there’s only so much we can remember. And when it comes to cars and car maintenance, many Americans frequently forget routine tasks according to the latest Gauge Index from Hankook Tire. When running errands, we park our cars, walk...

  • Total loss vehicles are valuable treasures to some

    Total loss vehicles are valuable treasures to some

    Each year auto insurers declare millions of vehicles to be total losses. This typically happens when an insurance company decides that it’s more cost effective to pay the insured for the pre-damage value of the vehicle rather than repair it. Ever wonder what happens to that vehicle after the insurance...

  • 6 must-have auto products for the summer

    6 must-have auto products for the summer

    Summer is a great time to get up off the couch and soak up the sun. As you stock up on sunscreen and prepare to protect your skin from the direct sunlight, be sure to pick up products to protect your vehicle as well. Whether you’re taking the car out for a summer road trip, a day at the park or...

  • Computadoras y piezas de repuesto: Ahora es más fácil encontrar lo que necesita

    Computadoras y piezas de repuesto: Ahora es más fácil encontrar lo que necesita

    No hace mucho, la máquina de escribir era la mejor herramienta para compilar datos, y las bibliotecas llevaban el inventario de sus libros con tarjetas indizadas que se guardaban en gavetas de madera. Obviamente, las computadoras han mejorado la productividad, pues nos permiten una manipulación...

  • Imagine insuring only the miles you drive? It's possible

    Imagine insuring only the miles you drive? It's possible

    Today’s consumers want to get the most out of what they pay for. Instead of buying bloated packages full of useless add-ons, they only want to pay for the services and products they will actually use, when they want to use them. Streaming services such as Netflix and Hulu are gaining popularity...

  • 5 unbelievably easy ways to get better gas mileage this summer

    Gas prices historically rise with the temperature and so do the miles we drive. We head to the beach, transport kids to summer camps, take summer vacations and ferry college-bound students to explore university campuses. “With so much warm weather driving ahead, it pays to take steps to maximize...

  • The road to speed and sustainability [Infographic]

    The future of speed and sustainability has arrived as Michelin joins forces with Federation Internationale de l'Automobile (FIA) for the road ahead. FIA’s Formula E Championship, an all-electric vehicle racing series designed to bring the sport closer to the public and showcase the evolution of...

  • 5 winter car care tips that save you money

    (BPT) - Winter is when car trouble can cause big financial problems. So how do you keep your car winter-ready for severe weather and protect your budget? The right preventive care is essential, and the good news is that there are many simple things you can do to get your car ready for extreme weather...

  • Tips for maintaining your diesel vehicle during the winter months

    (BPT) - Gone are the days when the only diesel vehicles on the road were commercial and heavy duty trucks. According to biodiesel.org, 44 new clean diesel car, truck and SUV models were available in the 2014 model year. Experts are predicting consumers will have more than 58 diesel vehicle models...

  • The perfect car tips for any trip

    (BPT) - Across the country people are planning to take longer road trips this year. If you plan to be one of them, here are five maintenance tips to consider for today’s cars. * New tires? “For four-wheel drive cars and trucks, buy new tires as a complete set,” says RockAuto.com Engineer and Vice...

  • Winter driving habits improving in some areas

    (BPT) - Whether it’s figuring out how to balance your checkbook, determining the healthiest snack, or attempting to pick up a new hobby, many people are looking for positive lifestyle changes and to be educated about how to be a better person. How you behave while behind the wheel is no different,...

  • Defeat drowsy driving dangers: Tips for staying awake at the wheel

    (BPT) - One in five fatal accidents in America involves a drowsy driver, according to a recent report from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety. Unfortunately, driving while fatigued is common in today’s business world. Yet the consequences of driving when you’re tired can be tragic. “Drowsiness...

  • Stay on the road this season with these winter car care tips

    (BPT) - Preparing your car for harsh winter temperatures before they strike is a great way to ensure your vehicle will be able to handle the year’s coldest months. Both new and old cars need maintenance during this season. Following the car care tips below will help to keep your vehicle running...

  • Tips to make the daily drive easier for commuters

    (BPT) - It’s a tough job driving to work – just ask the millions of Americans who commute every day. The average commute takes 25.5 minutes one way, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. However, 10.8 million people drive an hour or more to work each way. Some have it worse: approximately 1.7 million...

  • Are your car seat fears founded?

    (BPT) - Driving your newborn home from the hospital is when you know your life has changed. Car safety before kids is relatively simple, but after your first child is born, it becomes more complicated, especially when it comes to proper car seat installation. More than 50 percent of new fathers...

  • Drive safely with your newborn by following these tips

    (BPT) - Babies change everything. Their arrival means that new parents need to become educated - quickly - on cribs, strollers and most importantly, child-safety seats and all their rules. And as federal recommendations on car seats continue to evolve, parents have one more thing to stay on top...

  • School zone safety in the age of distractions

    (BPT) - Every school year, busy parents tack on more daily chores to their to-do lists. In addition to packing lunches and getting kids dressed, they also have to make sure last night’s homework was completed. For many families, the morning routine also means getting everyone in the car and on...

  • New research finds 40 percent of teens say they've been hit or nearly hit while walking

    (BPT) - Cell phones are a great way to keep in touch with teens on the go. However, new research examines how cell phones and other handheld gadgets are causing teens to be more easily distracted, leading to greater risk on the roads, particularly when walking. “Teens on the Move,” a report from...

  • 8 ways to protect the value of your car this winter

    (BPT) - Your car is one of your most prized possessions. It’s your road-trip partner, your chauffer each morning and your home away from home when you’re on the go. Because you depend on your car for so much, you want to protect and keep it running as long as possible. As the seasons change and...

  • Heading off road? Expert tips help you drive like a pro [Infographic]

    (BPT) - Whether heading off road for work or play, it’s important to adjust your driving style for the conditions. BFGoodrich Tires asked its BFGoodrich Performance Team Members and Baja 1000 off-road racing champions to provide tips almost anyone can use to drive like a pro when they go off road....

  • Car lovers: Take care of your four-wheeled family member

    (BPT) - Do you view your car or truck as a member of your family? Have you named your vehicle? If so, then consider how caring for your car is similar to caring for your kin. For the most part, caring for your family is pretty straightforward. Watch their diets, keep them clean, fix their bumps...

  • Car care tips from a lady who professionally takes hers through the dirt and mud

    (BPT) - Spring is here, and it’s time to make sure your vehicles are maintained.   As a professional off-road driver in the Lucas Oil Off-Road Racing Series, Corry Weller knows the type of care that needs to go into helping a winter-worn car roll into the spring, ready to go. Helping your vehicle...

  • Eight car safety features that could save your life

    (BPT) - It’s a scary thought. You glance down to grab your travel mug or change the radio station just as the van traveling in front of you slams on the brakes. Now it’s up to you to respond. But what if your car could brake automatically to help avoid the crash? Fortunately, this technology, along...

  • No more road rage: How smart cities and driverless cars make life better for everyone

    (BPT) - Driverless cars, delivery drones and smart buildings: they all seem like things you’d see in a sci-fi movie. But all those futuristic developments could soon roll onto American roadways, and many Americans overwhelmingly support the changes. According to the “Intel Freeway to the Future”...

  • Four out of 10 drivers don't know this dashboard warning could save their lives

    (BPT) - When it comes to tire pressure safety, many drivers fall flat in connecting this all-important safety concern with the dashboard icon that could alert them to a problem, a new national survey shows. With an estimated 245 million cars and light trucks on U.S. roadways, driver safety concerns...

  • Running on empty: How far can you really go?

    (BPT) - Whether intentional or purely circumstantial, it’s likely that most experienced drivers have seen the low-fuel light illuminate their vehicle’s dashboard at least once. For some drivers, the fuel light is a source of anxiety as they search for the closest gas station. For others, it can...

  • Think spring: Insider tips for shopping a local boat show

    (BPT) - Spring has officially sprung! Looking for the best place to gear up for warm weather fun on the horizon? Try your local spring boat show. The winter chill is starting to fade across the country, which makes it a great time to turn thoughts to getting outside and on the water. Boat shows...

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