Right-to-repair highlights snafus in the military, too
Right-to-repair pops up intermittently in the news cycle, yet the issue’s been debated non-stop for decades in numerous industries and with lawmakers. The issue’s resurfaced in the past few months, and is again all over the industrial map. In November, Reuters wrote about automakers trying to prevent third-party outfits from
Hyundai introduces 3-year/36,000-mile free maintenance program for all 2020 vehicles
Hyundai used the Super Bowl spotlight to show off its “Smaht Pahk” feature on the 2020 Hyundai Sonata, but there was one other commercial that ran before the game even started. This one highlighted Hyundai’s new complimentary maintenance program, good for three years or 36,000 miles. Luxury automakers are typically
Ford proposes to pay $30M to settlement transmission lawsuit
Ford has proposed paying at least $30 million to settle a class-action lawsuit filed by owners of Fiesta and Focus cars equipped with defective dual-clutch transmissions, according to media reports. A federal judge is scheduled to consider final approval at a hearing Feb. 28. The lawsuit represents nearly 2 million
This cleaning gel is the bestselling car detailing product on Amazon
Keeping your car interior clean is a constant challenge. Even the most diligent among us cut corners on your average car wash and interior scrub down. Sure, maybe you vacuumed the seats and picked up the receipts off the floor, but did you really do everything you could? One of
Airless tire makers hope for breakout moment with autonomous driving
TOKYO — Makers of airless tires such as Japan’s Bridgestone Corp. hope driverless cars will herald a breakthrough for their niche technology, which is more than a decade old but underperforms standard tires in every way except resistance to puncture. Autonomous driving — and the eventual introduction of self-driving taxis
Rideshare drivers: How to make the most of your vehicle's interior
When it comes to the ratings Uber and Lyft passengers give to drivers, nothing effects their opinions about the quality of a ride more than how clean and well-kept the interior of the car is. Yes, other factors are equally important, such as whether or not the driver took the