Category: Garage

Winter Driving is Dangerous: Check Your Tire Tread

Have you had enough of winter yet? While we’re having another mild winter. In fact, the weather has been so fair that I haven’t even bothered to have our studded tires mounted. But I know many of you are dealing with snow and ice, and I hope that you’re doing the one thing that matters most in winter driving, and that’s running on good quality tires.

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Ford: Will An Autonomous Vehicle Be Available in 2020? Solving the Climate Issues

The Ford Motor Company shared some exciting news about the future of their autonomous vehicle project at the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS). In a fireside chat with Raj Nair, Ford Executive Vice President of Product Development shared details about recent winter driving tests plus more about the technology behind these driverless vehicles.

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AT&T: The Connected Car is Smarter and Safer

Did you know that by 2017 more than 30% of the new cars sold in the US will have wireless connectivity? Of those, AT&T expects to connect more than 10 million them. They recently showcased their connected car technology at the Seattle International Auto show where they partnered with Volvo to provide insight into our future driving experience.

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2016 Ford Explorer Platinum: Cutting-Edge Tech in a Sleek Package #ExploreMore

Someone hands you the keys to a 2016 Ford Explorer Platinum and tells you to go out and explore….it seems like a dream, right? But that’s exactly what happened to me recently when I participated in a unique event to get to know the newest Ford Explorer first hand. The 2016 Ford Explorer Platinum Adventure Tour was an opportunity for me to experience this new vehicle among some our country’s most beautiful scenery.

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2015 Toyota Highlander Hybrid Limited Test Drive: A Luxury Ride

When you drive a 1995 van it’s easy to be impressed by the style and features of a new car. But with the 2015 Toyota Highlander Hybrid it’s a chance to experience pure luxury on the road. We were loaned this beautiful vehicle to make the trip from our home near Seattle, Washington, across the Snoqualmie and Blewitt passes to Wenatchee, Washington.

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Road Trip? Tips for Safe Summer Vacation Travel

I can’t remember that last time we took a summer driving trip. I know it can’t have been that long ago. It seemed like, for our first 20 years of marriage, that was the only type of trip we could afford. We traveled from Washington to California, Oregon, and British Columbia often. While we may have scrimped on vacations back then, one thing we never pinched pennies on was our car tires.

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