Under the Hood
The Under the Hood Channel explores the systems that make your car function correctly. Learn about car parts and systems and how to do routine maintenance.
10 Popular Car Modifications
How to Set up Car Speakers
10 Car Accessories That Could Be Dangerous
Modern Cars Are Kind of Boring. Why Is That?
Can car companies let known defects go without a recall?
Do car interiors turn toxic in the summer?
Making a Car Last for 300,000 Miles Is Totally Possible — Here's How
Are cars designed to fail at a certain point?
What's the Fastest Car in the World?
Is Your Junk in the Trunk or the 'Frunk'?
You Can't Take Your Fancy Self-Driving Car Out of the City, Yet
The Long Strange History of License Plates in the U.S.
Do red cars get pulled over more often for speeding?
Do red cars cost more to insure?
How Do I Get Rid of a Dead Animal Smell in My Car?
5 Signs Your Engine Is Losing Power
How Gas Compression-ignition Engines Work
Did cars ever have external combustion engines?
How does engine placement affect handling?
Dieselgate and the Volkswagen Cartel
Diesel Isn't Always a Worse Polluter Than Gasoline
How Coal Rollers Work
10 Cold-weather Motorcycle Accessories
Is all motorcycle apparel made of leather?
What motorcycle accessories will help me stay cool?
How Laser-powered Headlights Work
How Air-Conditioned Seats Work
5 Useful Voice-activated Commands for Your Car
How to Avoid a 'Hurricane Car'
6 Automotive Parts You Can Easily Recycle
Get Money For Your Old Car Batteries
How Does Vertical Acceleration Work?
How Car Suspensions Work
How Car Steering Works
Why the Stick Shift Is Going Extinct
Gas-powered vs. Electric Cars: Which Is Faster?
Are manual transmissions really faster than automatics?
How to Replace Your Car's Serpentine Belt
The Dirty Truth About How Often You Need Your Oil Changed
Is Your Car Road-trip Ready?
Why Do Tires Blow Out More in Summer?
Winter Tires Really Do Make a Difference in the White Stuff
Why Carmakers Are Ditching the Spare Tire
Can your car tell you when the light's about to change?
How the Open Automotive Alliance Works
How Paintless Dent Removal Works
When license plates were first introduced in the U.S. in 1901, you had to make your own. Nowadays, prisoners make them for you. Yes, it's true. Find out more about this and other strange facts about license plates.
By Talon Homer
Think you need to have your oil changed every 3,000 miles? Think again.
You may be surprised to know that self-driving cars never go on country roads because so far companies have only done the necessary precise mapping on city streets. An MIT project is changing all that.
Fighting the funk brought on by an animal decomposing inside your car engine can be hard, but not impossible. Here's how to do it.
By Dave Roos
Winter tires are very different from all-season and snow tires. So who needs them?
Will the programming of truly driverless cars prevent them from violating traffic laws? That might actually make traffic move faster.
Whether diesel- or gasoline-powered cars spit out more toxins depends on the pollutant measured, a new study says.
Autonomous vehicles could prevent a lot of car accidents from occurring. And that's good news — except for one particular population relying on organ donations.
Thanks to some open source software on the internet, other people are trying it too.
By Alia Hoyt
Putting 300,000 miles on a vehicle may seem like an impossible goal, but there are plenty of ways to extend a car's life span.
Racecar driver Sam Schmidt was paralyzed in a car crash in 2000. Nevada just issued him a first-of-its-kind license to take his special car on the road.