The Auto Basics Channel offers detailed, accurate articles about cars and educates you on auto terminology. For fun, get to know how car crushers and car washes work or which 33 cars are named after animals.
Who Does — and Doesn't — Get Featured on Blue Highway Exit Signs?
How the Best Public Transportation Benefits Cities and Residents
Shared Electric Scooters: Commuter Solution or Urban Nightmare?
How Fifth Wheel Hitches Work
How Brake Light Wiring Works
Could the Barnacle Windshield Blocker Replace Boot Wheel Clamps?
Who Insures Race Car Drivers and Their Cars?
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
Kit Cars Put You in the Driver's Seat of the Hottest Cars in the World
How Speed Limiters Work
How Seat Belts Work
How Speedometers Work
5 Outdated Myths About Buying and Owning Electric Cars
What's the Most Americans Have Ever Paid for Gas?
Rivian Aims to Change the EV Industry One Pickup at a Time
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
How Automobile Ignition Systems Work
How Do I Know When My Car Needs To Be Realigned?
How Differentials Work
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A car contains dozens of different technologies -- everything from the engine to the tires has its own special universe of design and engineering.
Did you know that the fob that you carry on your keychain or use to open the garage door is actually a small radio transmitter? Find out how the original 1950s fobs evolved from single-code transmitters to the high-tech security devices they are toda