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How to drive into the cold of winter

THIS IS the time of year when wise people begin preparing for the chilly months ahead. Whereas we may still realistically anticipate double-digit temperatures for the subsequent month or so, correct winter is just around the corner. Don’t be one of the countless British motorists caught out each year by the primary cold snap – and keep away from

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The Future of Personal Transportation Has Been Here for 70 Years

As concern grows for the environment and our dependence on petroleum, new types of vehicles such as small electric vehicles and The Segway have courted consumers during the last decade with only mixed results.

Hailed as the new leader in personal transportation, The Segway was introduced to the market almost ten years ago and had what seemed

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Video: Lincoln hires a Mad Man for new commercials

170132449 Video: Lincoln hires a Mad Man for new commercials

Lincoln wants everyone in TV land to know about its freshened model lineup. To grab their attention, they’ve gone with a heavy hitter from a pretty popular ad agency to shill the 2011 MKX: Roger Sterling, from Sterling Cooper Draper Price. OK, fine… not Roger Sterling, but John Slattery, the actor who portrays him on AMC’s .

Slattery will

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Xenatec shows limousines the door with Maybach coupe conversion

1615514492 Xenatec shows limousines the door with Maybach coupe conversion

If you want a big luxury coupe – and we do mean big and luxurious – Bentley and Rolls-Royce would be glad to hook you up with a Brooklands or Phantom Coupe. But Maybach would be left shrugging their shoulders. That’s where Xenatec comes in. Back in May the German coachbuilder announced a partnership with Maybach to turn the

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Chevy challenges Ford to HD towing contest, gets turned down

1004210014 Chevy challenges Ford to HD towing contest, gets turned down

Numbers like maximum horsepower, torque and tow ratings are the heart and soul of the full-size heavy duty pickup truck segment. No shocker there. But how much reliance can consumers actually put on figures provided by the manufacturer? And, keeping in mind that the average test drive doesn’t include hooking up a ten-ton trailer, how might we

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NHTSA releases first batch of crash test ratings under new safety standards

437065557 NHTSA releases first batch of crash test ratings under new safety standards
Click above for safety ratings of all 30 vehicles tested under NHTSA’s new crash test rating system

Earlier this year, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration announced that it would be revising its well known five-star crash test rating system for 2011 model year vehicles. These new test procedures make it more difficult for

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Video: swissRoomBox turns any vehicle into a motor home

2013410513 Video: swissRoomBox turns any vehicle into a motor home

The Swiss are masters of precision. The world’s most elegant timepieces hail from Switzerland. The multi-purpose and compact tool known as the Swiss Army Knife is praised throughout the world for its utility and dependability. Swiss-made products carry their label as a badge of honor that commands respect.

Philippe Perakis, a former mountain

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Top 20 metropolitan cities for alcohol-related driving violations

1420422306 Top 20 metropolitan cities for alcohol related driving violations

Insurance.com just put its pencils to paper for some serious number crunching. The topic is alcohol-related driving violations and the data compiled paints a sobering picture, especially if you live in Texas or California. The land of fruits and nuts (and sobriety checkpoints) manages to claim four of the top 10 spots, with San Diego and San

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Honda becomes Rose Bowl Parade’s first-ever title sponsor

1744122434 Honda becomes Rose Bowl Parades first ever title sponsor

The Rose Bowl Parade has been title-sponsor free for 121 straight years, bucking the trend that’s taken hold over the past couple decades. Well, that’s over. Honda has apparently backed up the truck for naming rights. This year, get ready for the 122nd Rose Parade Presented by Honda. While Honda is the event’s first title sponsor, the automaker

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Divorce & No Appearance Rights in Washington State

No Fault Divorce

  • Washington is a no fault divorce state, the courts do not require blame to be placed with either spouse for the failure of the marriage. As long as one partner believes the situation to be beyond repair, the divorce can be obtained.
  • General Timeline

  • From filing

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