In a Facebook discussion the other day, a friend of a friend made the following comment: “I don’t really want an old car……I can’t imagine the upkeep.” Over the last year, I’ve been using my 1978 Chevrolet Blazer as regular transportation. This morning, for the first time, it had a mechanical issue. Here’s how it […]
The 1970s had it all: cheap muscle cars, great music, British cars, German cars, and the coolest Japanese cars ever built. Getting a license in the 1970s meant unbridled freedom. If you got your license during the Nixon/Ford/Carter years, then here are some experiences you probably remember.
It was a year when GM was on the verge of augering into the ground for decades, but it was still riding high in profits. Ronald Reagan got shot. MTV launched. The Chevrolet Corvette churned out just 190hp. It was the zenith of the “Malaise Era,” but it was a time when a lot of […]
There was a time not that long ago when hybrids were a rare sight. They were new and different and there weren’t a heck of a lot of choices. Today there are loads of choices from small, compact cars to large SUVs. This includes plenty of sedans like the 2017 Chevrolet Malibu hybrid.
Today marks the 40th anniversary of Elvis Presley’s death at Graceland in Memphis, Tennessee. Over the years, Elvis was inextricably linked to a few cars, but his automotive interests stretched far and wide. Here’s a look at the vehicles he was associated with after he became famous:
If you think ants can spoil a picnic, wait until they’re crawling up your legs in traffic. The Car Doctor has some solutions for this Chevy Cruze owner.
A dead battery in a Chevy pickup left for a considerable length of time can require reprogramming before the truck will start.
It’s ironic that June 18 is both the anniversary of the premiere of the 1975 classic film Jaws and National Go Fishing Day.
There have been some hideous cars constructed over the years, but we’re singling out these 10 for top — or bottom — laurels, depending on your perspective.