There’s a turbo kit out there for everyone

Frank looks into what turbo kits are readily available for the base 2.5 Nissan Altima S. Believe it or not, there is one available.

Time for new brakes — which EBC combo will it be?

Our Frank Cruz weighs his options for replacing rear brakes on his Saab 9-3 Aero: EBC Red Stuff, or Yellow Stuff, or Bosch OEM stuff?

Of the Google car and seating position

Without a steering wheel, passengers in the Google autonomous car could — and probably should — ride backwards.

Car seat alert sensors showcased at CES

Intel and Voxx Electronics are trying to remedy the problem that killed 37 children last year who were accidentally left in car seats in sweltering vehicles.

Fiat 500X Infotainment probably gives taste of Renegade’s

Fiat Chrysler of America has dropped the word on the infotainment in the Fiat 500X, which should be quite similar to the Jeep Renegade we’re all hot about.


Wheels: Aftermarket vs. OEM

I was once told to be weary of cheaper aftermarket wheels that are more prone to cracking, bending, and breaking, so I’m cautiously approaching these:

What an Advent: Get your 2018 rear view mirror today

A camera-capable rear-view mirror from Advent aims to give drivers an affordable route into rear-view cameras ahead of NHTSA requirements.


Install: KY Stage 3 clutch upgrade for Saab 9-3 2.0T

After experiencing clutch slippage, Chris knew a replacement was due for the Saab 9-3. He went with a KY Stage 3 clutch kit and an OEM dual-mass flywheel.

Q-Ship: On the Infiniti Q50S dash screens — a map all the time

I love the fact that Infiniti took two discrete touchscreens and mounted them on top of one another for their Infiniti InTouch system

SYNCronicity: Getting the Sting out of SYNC

Indeed, driver distraction may get you the attention of the Police, but as Ford introduces SYNC 3, I wonder how it counters MyFord Touch.

Nissan, NASA partner on autonomous cars

Some are editorializing that autonomous cars will never happen in our lifetime. NASA and Nissan, meanwhile, are aiming to deploy them by year’s end.

Dr. Z kills it at CES with F015 concept autonomous vehicle

Dr. Z brought out the Mercedes autonomous driving concept F015 to CES with all of the flair and fanfare as if it were being released in Detroit next week.