Twenty years after its “breakthrough” ad campaign with Led Zeppelin’s classic “Rock and Roll” as its soundtrack, Cadillac is still working hard to produce performance cars that upend people’s perception of the brand.
The most difficult problems to diagnose are the intermittent ones. Last fall, we had a customer bring in his 2009 Acura TSX 2.4-liter.
From renewing your license online to getting ahead of the May 2025 REAL ID enforcement date, the DMV reminds people it has several ways to make summer travel plans run smoothly.
When you’re going into a brave new era of vehicles, asking your die-hard buyers what you should build is probably not the right move.
Cadence is everything. While some carmakers let their products go six years between generations, with a refresh at the three-year point, Honda has the Accord on a five-year cycle. The last refresh of the previous-generation Accord was just two years ago.
A customer recently brought in his 2002 BMW 530i for service and a check-engine light.
There are three basic ways to handle different size classes of cars if you’re a manufacturer. You can make them all look completely different. You can give them certain styling cues that result in a “family resemblance.” Or you can make them look exactly alike except for the size.
The California Department of Motor Vehicles reminds drivers that state law now requires placard holders who have had their placard for six years or longer to return a signed renewal notice to the DMV to remain eligible for a permanent disabled person parking placard.
I have written plenty of articles on making sure you have the correct amount of fluid in your engine, transmission and cooling system. Yet I don’t think I have ever written one about having too much fluid. Until now.
BMW, the last of the big luxury marques to join the full-size SUV party, is not wasting time. After only four years on the market, the German-based company has produced a heavily refreshed X7 for 2023.
Q: How is a REAL ID different from my driver’s license?
There are 13 ways to order a Toyota Camry – variations on the same four-door sedan that can cost you considerably less than $30,000 or just under $40,000 before options.
Say hello to one of the most perfectly balanced cars – in every respect – I’ve had the pleasure to drive in 25-plus years of writing about cars.
A customer recently brought in her 2008 Audi A3 2.0 because she said the car was intermittently losing power and the check-engine light was on.
Kia has made enormous progress with its Niro PHEV (plug-in hybrid electric vehicle). Just three years after the last all-new Niro, it’s been completely redone for 2023.
Near the end of the last big storm of January, a customer called us because he could not start his 2011 BMW 328i convertible. He said the battery was relatively new and he thought it was OK.