Stick Shift Myths

The manual transmission hasn’t disappeared yet but it’s on the endangered list.  As of model year 2014, less than 4 percent of new cars were equipped with manual transmissions.  Despite the low numbers, though, defenders of stick shifts still claim superiority in gas... read more

iPhone, iPad, iCar?

In light of the newly released iPhone 6s, a new rumor has been circulating relating to what Apple might release next. They’ve smashed the the phone and computer industry, so what might be next on their track to domination of all things technology? Car industry,... read more

Is the Wankel Engine Dead?

Dr. Felix Wankel was a German tinkerer who started with drawings and prototypes of rotary engines in the 1920s. His first patent for a rotary engine was granted in 1936. But it was not until the 1950s, when motorcycle manufacturer NSU, used his designs. Early Wankel... read more

Things to Keep in Your Car

You never know when it will happen. Dead batteries, flat tires and other problems can happen to anyone at any time.  The best defense is a good offense so let’s get prepared with a set of tools and some emergency gear so you are ready for whatever happens.  Here’s a... read more