It’s no secret that women have been wielding their power in the automotive world when it comes to vehicle purchases and maintenance decisions—and car manufacturers are always eager to know what catches their eye. Now most of the time it’s no different than what a male consumer looks for. But, there are distinguishable features that women of all stripes focus on… Read More
It's a rite of spring for the nearly 100,000 automotive enthusiasts who flock to the south central Pennsylvania city of Carlisle each year. They make the pilgrimage in search of the most diverse collection of post-war vehicles, hard-to-find parts, and obscure car-crazy memorabilia available anywhere. It's been a tradition that pans a generation, and we sent… Read More
The idea of a blind person being able to drive a car on public roads sounds far-fetched, but only to those who possess the gift of sight. The challenge to develop a non-visual interface by which the blind can interpret and react to road conditions may sound like science fiction, but our FYI reporter, Yolanda Vazquez, has found a group of enterprising students that… Read More
Despite the fact that women play a pivotal role in the vast majority of vehicle purchases, their automotive expertise is often questioned when they bring their car in for repairs. Well our FYI Reporter Yolanda Vazquez has discovered an automotive boot camp where women are learning how to close this car-know-how gender gap.
Imagine taking your car in for service, and while your precious ride is being worked on, so are you. You'd be amazed at what car dealerships are doing these days to cater to their customers. In an effort to enhance the ownership experience, prestigious car dealers, like Lexus of North Miami, are pulling out the all stops when it comes to ultra-lux amenities.… Read More
Traffic tie-ups, construction zones, lane closures -- it's enough to make any driver's blood boil. But here at the Colorado Traffic Management Center, a concerted effort is underway to keep drivers informed of real-time traffic conditions using the latest technology ROD MEAD: We always say an informed traveler is a happy traveler. With over 9,000 highway miles … Read More
Since the 1920's, backyard mechanics have been souping up Detroit iron to see just how fast they could run. But, it was the 1947 founding of NASCAR that brought stock car racing out of the backwoods and into the super speedway. And like any super sport, it deserves a place to honor its own. That's where FYI reporter Yolanda Vazquez crossed the finish… Read More
When you hear the term motorsports, most likely you think of auto racing like NASCAR and Formula One. But, motorsports also include motorcycles, with a racing history as deep as any four-wheel archive. And the best place to relive those glory days and discover treasures that can't be found anywhere else is down South. Get ready for motorcycle mania! It's the only… Read More