Tips and tricks to get you through every step of buying a new car, whatever “new” means to you.
June 16, 2022. Andrew Sheldon
Car wash history began with workers pushing cars from station to station. Now cars are pristinely cleaned by machines in mere minutes.
June 02, 2022. Andrew Sheldon
In less than a century, automotive air conditioning went from a rudimentary luxury item to a universal feature.
May 16, 2022. Andrew Sheldon
From Motorola and in-car record players to cassettes, CDs and Bluetooth, replay the tracks of car radio history.
April 13, 2022. Andrew Sheldon
Like many great inventions before and since, tow trucks were born out of necessity. A century later, they are the backbone of roadside assistance.
March 31, 2022. Andrew Sheldon
For every Mustang or Gladiator, there’s a car name that leaves us uninspired, unimpressed or downright confused.
March 08, 2022. Andrew Sheldon
When pigs, cadavers and driverless cars couldn’t get the job done, crash test dummies were called upon to make cars safer.
February 18, 2022. Andrew Sheldon
Retracing the enduring history of car batteries, from 19th-century France to underneath the hood of your car.
January 11, 2022. Andrew Sheldon
Heavy snowfall once meant travelers could only move on foot. Now governments have fleets of snowplows ready to clear the road.
November 16, 2021. Andrew Sheldon
Was Jeep named after a character in Popeye? What does the “Alfa” in Alfa Romeo stand for? Learn the origins of famous brands.
September 13, 2021. Andrew Sheldon
Automakers have found inspiration for their car model names everywhere, from Mother Nature to military vehicles.