Road Trip

The weekend is just around the corner and what better way to celebrate than with a road trip! Check out these bucket-list road trip for ideas. Columbia River Scenic Highway, Ore. Unlike most highways, this nearly century-old route was built purely for scenery, and it truly delivers big time. “It’s just a fantastic drive and… Continue reading Road Trip

Vehicle Maintenance – Brake Repair

There are certain vehicle repairs that you cannot afford to postpone and brake repair is one such issue that you cannot afford to overlook. Regardless of whether you are driving an SUV, truck or a car, you need to ensure that your vehicle’s brake is intact. If you notice any problems with your vehicle’s brake,… Continue reading Vehicle Maintenance – Brake Repair

Factors That Affect Your Vehicle’s Automatic Transmission System

Automatic transmission certainly makes driving effortless. If you would like to continue enjoying this pleasure, you will need to make sure that your vehicle is well maintained. In particular, your vehicle’s transmission system should be serviced regularly. Keeping the transmission system in good condition will help you enjoy better mileage and it will also make… Continue reading Factors That Affect Your Vehicle’s Automatic Transmission System

10 Ways to Prolong the Life of Your Transmission

1. Check transmission fluid regularly and properly. (See Owner’s Manual for Details) 2. Check transmission fluid after running hot. Stop and go traffic, hilly terrain, hot weather, or towing can build up excess transmission heat causing fluid to be lost, damaged, or both. Check it no later than your next stop for gasoline. 3. Install… Continue reading 10 Ways to Prolong the Life of Your Transmission

New at manual transmission – Tips to get best fuel efficiency

The Basics You would have already learned how to listen to the engine when it needs to down shift or up shift when needed. Or, you may have also been taught at what RPM (Revolutions Per Minute) in your Tachometer says you need to shift to another gear. With the RPM, it is not necessary… Continue reading New at manual transmission – Tips to get best fuel efficiency

Winter Driving Tips

Winter driving often poses hazardous conditions for drivers, unfamiliar with navigating slick, icy roads. Here are five basic winter driving tips to observe. Regardless of what time of year it is, it’s always a good idea to check weather reports and construction updates to plan travel accordingly, deferring travel until there’s a reprieve in any winter weather… Continue reading Winter Driving Tips

Smart Fuel Economy Driving Habits

Fuel economy is not limited to the car you drive, but how you drive. Models manufactured after 2011 typically provide at least 23 miles to the gallon on the highway. Yet beyond driving a fuel efficient vehicle, drivers economize on fuel by instituting some basic driving habits. Stop idling. Turn off the engine when your car… Continue reading Smart Fuel Economy Driving Habits