Category: Vehicle Technology

Vehicle technology includes engines, transmissions, suspension, brakes, safety features, and infotainment systems, with emerging technologies like self-driving, electric, and connected cars transforming travel.

Lighting the Way with Daniel Stern (Part 2)

Last week we ran Part 1 of my interview with Daniel Stern, a vehicle lighting expert. This week, Daniel discusses when not to use your front fog lamps, what rear fog lamps are, whether you need to dip your high beams at night, and what can be done about those “phantom vehicles” traveling at night with only […]

Part 1: Lighting the Way with Guest Daniel Stern

Daniel Stern is an expert vehicle lighting consultant based in Vancouver, British Columbia, and Seattle.

Distracted Driving & Technology: It’s Not What You Think It Is—It’s Much Worse

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ve heard that distracted driving & technology are a dangerous combination.

Driving Miss Nelly

Most of you know that I’m the proud owner of a 2009 E90 335i. But you probably don’t know that I just published a major cookbook. And I’m going on book tour to promote it—for about 22 weeks, all around the country, covering around 50,000 miles—every year for the next three years. Considering that my […]

Car Care: Not Just for Guys Anymore

Do you ever wish you knew when you need new tires? Do you know how to check which fluids go in which reservoirs under the hood? Could you change your own tire in an emergency? We women annually drive more miles in passenger vehicles than men, not only because we’re working but we tend to […]

Save Gas and Prevent Traffic Jams: Don’t Brake

I estimate that on average I save gas by gaining an extra 50 to 70 miles per tank of fuel by using these techniques, as well as saving extra wear and tear on brake pads and shoes.

Lane Hygiene, Part 2: In the City

Few types of motoring test one’s patience and nerves as driving in a city. If it just weren’t for those damn pedestrians and other cars, city driving would be a whole lot more fun. Cities can be downright petrifying, because there is just so much more of everything to watch out for. A city has […]

Lighting the Way with Daniel Stern (Part 2)

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