Just about a month ago, BestRide was on the Bradley Jay Experience on WBZ-AM1030 when a caller asked about his windows that randomly rolled down by themselves, leaving his interior soaked in the pouring rain. We couldn’t figure out why, but now we know the answer.
The North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit, Michigan begins January 8th and will run through the 22nd. We will have more news from the show once it is underway, but here are some notable vehicle launches to watch for.
Thanks to advanced safety technology, the simple task of running your car through the car wash can be a multi-step procedure, sometimes requiring deep research in the manual to avoid the embarrassment of being stuck at the beginning of the tunnel.
On Tuesday, Vladimir Putin’s BMW 7 Series was involved in a horrific crash that killed Putin’s 40-year-veteran chauffeur. Large luxury cars like the BMW 7 Series need to comply with mandatory safety standards, but they’re almost never crash tested by major safety agencies, and we wondered why.
I hate electricity. Yes, I understand it’s as important to the running of an automobile as the gasoline running through the fuel lines, but nothing this side of an automatic transmission rebuild fills me with more existential dread that working on wiring. Case in point: I fought with a faulty brake light on a 1965 […]
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Ride-sharing services like Uber and Lyft are no longer seen as novel. They’re everywhere, and automakers are lining up to create alliances that ensure their vehicles will be the ones you call when you need a ride.
Yes, $120,000-plus for an automobile might seem extravagant for many of us. But consider this: An F-150 can cost upwards of $60,000. In 2001, the top BMW 7-Series trim was $92,000 and a four-wheel drive F-150 XLT Lariat was $37,000. The price of the 7 Series has increased 24% since 2001. The F-150 has gone […]
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) announced recently that 99-percent of U.S. automakers have voluntarily committed to making automatic emergency braking (AEB) standard equipment on virtually all models by the fall of 2022. This voluntary commitment means that life-saving safety technology will be […]