Lost & Hound – Airline Beagle Finds Your Phone And Steals Your Heart

Many of us have had that awful, helpless feeling upon realizing we left something on a plane. Dutch airline KLM has the most adorable helper in a Beagle named Sherlock, who is trained to sprint through the airport and return your lost items. (UPDATE: It's a hoax.) » 9/24/14 12:36pm 9/24/14 12:36pm

Here's Why You Shouldn't Gamble With Your Oil Change

To many car lovers, the idea of paying a stranger to change your oil is just wrong. Some people don't have the time or the inclination to pull off the self-serve oil change and they often go to those quickie oil change places. This can lead to horrific results. » 7/25/14 2:03pm 7/25/14 2:03pm

How to Get Your Luggage Back When the Airline Loses It

You've just arrived in Orlando for a holiday with the in-laws, and your bags are on vacation as well—in South Dakota. Here's how to get your worldly possessions back and get on with your relaxing. » 6/15/13 1:42pm 6/15/13 1:42pm

At About Half A Million Miles Make Sure To Inspect Various Components

I've had my daily driver 1973 Volkswagen Beetle a very long time. I got it right before I left North Carolina, where I grew up, to go to college. Before I left the Pine State, I had the car serviced on a few occasions by a local repair shop, Webster Import Service. My mom still takes her Passat there. » 9/20/12 1:30pm 9/20/12 1:30pm

The Future Of BMW Maintenance Is Virtual Reality Augmented Reality!

BMW's working to create augmented reality maintenance tutorials for service technicians seen through a pair of AR goggles - with narration. The future is now. Just like that whole "virtual reality" thing. And the flying cars. Don't forget those. [Mediaite] » 9/02/09 6:15pm 9/02/09 6:15pm

What Do You Get For An $8,000 Porsche Carrera GT Service Appointment?

The bill for the four-year service on a Porsche Carrera GT comes in at about $8,000. What do you get for the money? » 8/27/09 7:50pm 8/27/09 7:50pm

Routine 18,000 Mile Nissan GT-R Service Price Tag: $2,000!

Edmunds Inside Line recently took their long-term Nissan GT-R in for routine 18,000-mile maintenance. Total price tag? An astonishing $2,009.67! Talk about yer high cost of ownership, eh? » 3/30/09 8:00pm 3/30/09 8:00pm

The Lotus Elise Should Probably Be Serviced Anywhere But Orlando

This story hit the EliseTalk forums yesterday — it all starts with an Lotus owner in Orlando, FL who took his Elise into Goodyear to drop a new set of tires on his canary yellow grip-tight speedster. And the result was — well, let's just say we'd be laughing if we weren't crying so hard. Here's the story, straight… » 11/07/06 10:47am 11/07/06 10:47am

Toyota Drops A Big And Heavy 2007 Tundra Full-Size On Dealers And…

Toyota today unveiled the all-new 2007 Tundra full-size (as opposed to kiddie size?) pickup truck at a press conference at the new Toyota Technical Center in Ann Arbor, MI. With an overall length of 209.8 inches for the standard bed and 228.7 inches for the long bed, this is one big-ass truck — bigger than last… » 9/18/06 4:03pm 9/18/06 4:03pm