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7 Women Who Changed The Auto Industry For Good

Florence Lawrence Image: Wisconsin Center for Film and Theater Research, Florence Lawrence02 1908, marked as public domain, more details on Wikimedia Commons This “first movie star” also invented what we now refer to as “turn signals.” Born in 1886, Florence was an auto enthusiast who had seen her fair share of accidents. Frustrated by not...

5 Mechanic Upsells & How To Avoid Them

If you’ve been to an auto repair shop in the past year, there’s a good chance you paid more than you should’ve for service… That’s because many repair shops operate on an incentivized pay structure. In other words, mechanics get paid more to upsell you on services (which you may… or may not actually need). Here...

Top 5 Budget Road Trip Destinations In The U.S.

Looking for a fun, affordable vacation that won’t break the bank? It’s road trip time! Not sure where to start planning? Check out our top 5 recommended budget road trip destinations - especially the ones located near your neck of the woods! Southeast: Blue Ridge Parkway, VirginiaThis is one of the most scenic drives in...

11 Fun Car Facts You Never Knew

1. The Love BugThe Love Bug has been bringing smiles to people’s faces since 1969. Like all great racing movies, Herbie, the Volkswagen Beetle that stars in the Disney film, has become an iconic character in movie history. But do you know where the number “53” came from? Apparently, producer Bill Walsh was a big...

1.5 Million FIXD Sensors Sold!

We want to thank you all for helping us get to this amazing milestone. We are grateful to everyone who has helped us over the past 6 years and continues to help us bring our dream to life: family, friends, mentors, coworkers, and YOU! Who are we? Our story is a true tale of American...

ABS Light

What does the ABS warning light do and why is it on? The ABS warning light tells you there's an issue within the vehicle’s anti-lock braking system. This system helps the tires not to lock up in the event of an emergency stop and when braking in slippery or wet conditions. When this light is...

Tire Pressure Light

What does the tire pressure warning light do and why is it on? The tire pressure warning light warns you when your tire pressure drops below a preset point. If it’s blinking or blinks when you first start the car and then goes solid, then there is an error within the tire pressure system and...

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