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2023 Toyota Towing Capacity: Overview of Popular Trucks & SUVs
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Celebrities Who Are Also Serious Race Car Drivers
How Has the HANS Device Changed Car Racing?
Searching for the Most Reliable Cars? 3 Things to Consider
Used Cars Cost More Than Ever. Here's How to Avoid Getting a Bad Deal
8 Tips for Buying a Car Online
BMW Introduces Concept Cars That Change Color With the Push of a Button
The Aston Martin: From the DB1 to DB7
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How Speed Limiters Work
How Seat Belts Work
How Speedometers Work
Summer-grade Versus Winter-grade Fuel
Why Is Gas More Expensive in the Summer Than in the Winter?
5 Outdated Myths About Buying and Owning Electric Cars
Cyberquad for Kids: Baby's First Tesla
Behind the Scenes at Supercross
Can Popping a Wheelie Land You in Jail?
Can Your Truck Do the Carolina Squat? Should It?
Carmakers to Revive Classic SUVs
Why the Trucking Industry Actually Supports Higher Fuel Taxes
8 Signs to Identify Bad Fuel Pump Symptoms
All You Need to Know About Bad Alternator vs Bad Battery
How to Diagnose and Fix a Brake Fluid Leak
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Drive in. Soap up. Scrub. Blast. Rinse. Wax. Dry, then touch up. These are the processes of a car wash. But what can't you see from behind the soapy windows?
By Jeff Tyson
When we think about the ways technology will change the way we drive, we often think about the systems in our cars. But there may be ways to improve the highways themselves. How will our roads change in the future?
Several states have created new laws to ban drivers from texting while operating a motor vehicle. But is there really any proof that texting while driving is more dangerous than drunk driving?
Most consider Leonardo da Vinci the ultimate Renaissance man. But did this 13th-century genius have the foresight to sketch the basic principle for today's cars?
By John Fuller
Cars are a relatively recent phenomenon. They've only been around for a little over a century, yet they've made a huge impact on U.S. culture. How did the car become so important in American life?
By John Fuller
Trace the exciting history of sports cars, from their postwar boom to the present day. Along the way, you will also find links to individual sports car profiles that offer history, specs, and photos. Here is your chance to climb behind the wheels of some the fastest and most innovative sports cars ever built.
As illustrated by the hundreds of individual parts for sale at your local Pep Boys Autozone or Napa Auto Parts it takes a lot of machinery to make cars work. Learn about the key parts.