A day after a blizzard stranded motorists for up to nine hours, creating the amazing post-Apocalyptic shots we saw yesterday, Chicago was left with 519 vehicles abandoned along Lake Shore Drive. Today, they're being reunited with owners. Here's how.
Among stunt-driving moves, none is as satisfying (and relatively safe) as a J-turn. Doing a J-turn on pavement takes some skill, but a snowy parking lot? That’s like training wheels for J-turns. Here’s how to do it.
The reward of getting a great deal on a used car's sometimes overshadowed by the reality that you've made a mistake. We polled our experienced readers and created this list of the ten top tips for buying a used car.
There are a few automotive upgrades that are both functional and can be found for under $100. Our readers helped us find these ten best cheap upgrades that can improve your driving experience without ruining your credit.
On Driven Daily, Jesse O'Brien writes about efficiently using your time behind the wheel, including his own BMW with 200,000 miles. Here's his recommendations for the top ten performance and safety upgrades for the serious driver's daily driver.
Taco trucks offer authentic, cheap and delicious food, yet fear of the unknown sends most of us straight to Taco Hell. Follow this simple guide and you'll be running out for more salsa verde instead of running for the border.
If you were curious exactly how much fireworks fun you're legally allowed to have tomorrow—or how far you'll have to travel to buy the good stuff—look no further than this handy map of state-by-state fireworks legality. UPDATED:
InstaVin, a new text-message-based accident-history report search system, launched last week. It offers quick information for prospective buyers at a lower cost than CarFax or other competitors. The system is temporarily free, and Jalopnik tried it out.
Mobile app Trapster just rolled out its 4.0 release and added new features to help users log roadtrips, locate friends, better avoid tickets, and get around rockslides. Even the police are pitching in to aid (and slow) your commute.
Let's say you park your car in an area frequented by urban entrepreneurs who gather intoxicant-obtainment resources by harvesting car audio equipment from vehicles… yet you still want some tunes in your ride.
It's common to see older cars with misaligned windows unable to roll down evenly. Here's how to fix a drooping window with hand tools and a few bucks worth of parts.
With cold weather blanketing much of the country, here's ten easy steps you can take to make sure your car doesn't get you stranded and frozen on the side of the road this winter.
Ford's Nanny Key is pretty effective, but how do you punish drivers for such dangerous acts as turning or accelerating? Bring seven bucks to the junkyard, my friends, and you'll find everything you need to build the Ozzy Osbourne Inertial Penalty Horn!