Multiple Controversies Shroud Fisker Karma Debut

Did you catch the Fisker Karma debut earlier this week? If not, you weren’t alone. This hybrid electric vehicle has gone on sale, but the truth is out: the supposedly Eco-friendly Fisker Karma gets worse gas mileage than an SUV. At least that is the contention of Forbes magazine and … Read more

3 Steps to Replacing a Car Battery

When you least expect it, your car battery fails to turn over, leaving you stranded. If you’re fortunate enough, you’re near a shop, a phone or other public place where help can be quickly summoned and a replacement battery installed. If you’re far from home, on the road or otherwise … Read more

Decoding Motor Oil Weights

If you’re getting ready to change your car’s engine oil yourself, you need to choose the right motor oil weight based on its viscosity. Viscosity represents the internal friction of a fluid or a gas — thick fluids have a higher viscosity and thin fluids have a lower viscosity. API … Read more

Hankook Tire: No Longer Anonymous

A Korean tire manufacturer wants you to know the ‘Hankook Tire’ name. You’ve heard of Firestone, Goodyear and Michelin, but what about Hankook Tire? Maybe you have and simply just didn’t make the connection. This company, based in South Korea, is the seventh-largest tire manufacturer in the world, deriving 20 … Read more