Drive Smarter With Automatic, $20 Off Today

No matter how long you've been driving, it's never too late to learn better habits. Automatic is a little Bluetooth dongle that plugs into your car's OBD-II port (found on almost any car made since 1996) and communicates with your smartphone to track driving habits, mileage, and engine problems. Best of all, if… » 2/27/15 2:45pm Friday 2:45pm

Your Garage is Begging For this 3-Ton Jack, Plus More Deals

This highly-rated 3-ton aluminum and steel jack from Powerzone is getting a rare discount from its usual $150 price tag today. As a matter of fact, our deal researcher Corey owns it, and says it's the best Jack he's ever used. You don't have to just take his word though; it has a 4.6 star average from over 300… » 2/26/15 2:56pm Thursday 2:56pm

Grab a Fresh Set of Rain-X Wiper Blades for $23

If your wiper blades are starting to streak, Amazon's offering a pair of Rain-X Latitudes for just $23 today. All you have to do is pick the two you want, add them to your cart, and you'll see the discount at checkout. You can even mix and match sizes, so you can almost certainly find a combination that will work for… » 2/19/15 3:15pm 2/19/15 3:15pm

Wireless OBD-II Scanner, Plus More Auto Deals

This little dongle plugs into your car's OBD-II port, and talks to your Android phone (via an app like Torque) over Bluetooth to give you driving stats, check engine light codes, and more. There are a lot of similar devices out there, but this one has particularly good reviews. [BAFX Products BAFX3127 Bluetooth… » 2/16/15 2:15pm 2/16/15 2:15pm

This Power Pack Will Charge Your Phone...Or Start Your Car

We're no strangers to USB battery packs, I haven't seen many that will jump a dead car battery. In addition to a 7500mAh USB charger, this highly-rated Cobra JumPack comes with a set of detachable jumper cable clamps that deliver 400 peak amps to your dead car battery. » 2/06/15 2:25pm 2/06/15 2:25pm

Your Favorite Smartphone Dash Mount is Heavily Discounted Today

Your favorite smartphone dash mount is $7 off today with promo code V5Z3DI65. It's hard to tell how exactly it works in the picture, but the cradle has a button that automatically snaps the sides closed when you put your phone in place, which is a trick that never gets old. » 2/04/15 1:45pm 2/04/15 1:45pm

Here are Some Cheap Smartphone Mounts For Your Next Road Trip

If you use your phone in the car as a media player or GPS, mounting it on your dashboard is much safer than picking it up repeatedly from your center console. Here are two inexpensive options to get you started, including one that comes with a Lightning cable. » 1/28/15 1:45pm 1/28/15 1:45pm

Top 10 Ways to Become a Better Driver

Every time you get behind the wheel, you're operating a very dangerous piece of machinery. Whether you're an experienced driver or you've just finished driver's ed class, there's always room for improvement when it comes to driving. Here are ten things you can do to hone your safe, smart driving skills. » 6/28/14 11:58am 6/28/14 11:58am

The Right Way to Merge Lanes to Avoid Traffic-Induced Road Rage

The world can be divided into two kinds of drivers: Those that get over into a lane to exit or merge early (lineuppers) and those that zoom by until the last moment (sidezoomers), cutting the line in a sense. The war between lineuppers and sidezoomers is part of what makes driving hell sometimes. It turns out, we're… » 1/14/14 9:13pm 1/14/14 9:13pm

Big factory, small film crew, no CGI, no Voice of God narration =

I have been a full time automotive marketer for just over ten years now. In that span of time, I've done some really cool stuff - like my part in helping to launch the Tesla Roadster - and a lot of stuff that frankly isn't all that glamorous or sexy (certainly not to people outside the industry). » 11/25/13 4:56pm 11/25/13 4:56pm

Yes, It's Ethical To Drive A Stick Shift

I really shouldn't have to even be answering this question. This week in Salon David Sirota wrote an article asking "Is it ethical to drive stick?" It's great to see a mainstream, intelligent publication like Salon talking about manual transmissions, except for one thing: the article is inane, and the fundamental… » 5/16/12 12:00pm 5/16/12 12:00pm