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8 Car Concepts That Will Make You Feel Futuristic

When you think of the future, there are plenty of great ideas that go through your head. A lot of that has to do with how you think things will look. Will they be like something from outer space? Some car makers seem to think so. The concept cars that they create get more and more futuristic all...

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What Are the Ten Most Expensive Cars?

Forbes publishes a yearly list of the world's most expensive cars. As you'd expect from a magazine that centers on investment advice, it's not entirely accurate when it comes to discussing automobiles. Missing from this year's list, for example, is the $800,000 Hennessey Venom and the $550,000...

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How to Prepare for a Career in Catering

Have you considered a career in catering?  To become a caterer and succeed in your career there are several important things to keep in mind.  Here are five important tips for getting and succeeding in a job in catering. High school students interested in a catering career can prepare...

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What Are Variable Electronic Throttle Control Systems?

Variable electronic throttle control systems can be found on an increasing number of motorcycles from manufacturers such as Aprilia and Ducati. These systems allow a rider to choose engine response and power to best suit riding conditions. A "Rain" mode, for example, may reduce both horsepower...

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What Vehicles Have the Most Loyal Buyers?

Every year, research company R.L. Polk compiles a list by segment of the car or truck with the most loyal buyers; in other words, when it comes time to replace an existing vehicle, these customers simply buy a newer model of what they already drive. Some results are expected, but others will...

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What Are the Cars Most Researched Online?

Kelly Blue Book is one of the foremost authorities on new and used car pricing. Each year they compile a list of the 20 most researched cars over the previous 12 months, which is also a good indicator of a car's popularity. For 2010, the cars most often researched online are: 1. Honda Accord2....

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What Holidays Have the Highest Car Theft Rates?

In 2009, an average of 2,276 cars were stolen per day, which is about 15% less than the number of thefts per day in 2208. Still, car thieves aren't too lazy to work on holidays, and some have remarkably high theft rates compared to average. Look at it this way: drivers nursing a hangover may...

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Czech Police Discover: Women in Miniskirts Distract Drivers

When police in Czechoslovakia wanted to slow down speeding motorists, they came up with two solutions. The first was to install a series of traffic signals, which would have been expensive and time consuming. The lowest cost and easiest to implement measure was to deploy cardboard cutouts of...

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First Chevy Volt Auctioned Off

Chevrolet recently auctioned off the first commercially available Volt extended range electric vehicle, with the proceeds going to benefit the Detroit Public Schools Foundation. The vehicle, serial number 002 (since serial number 001 went to GM's own collection), was as loaded as you can get a...

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What Brand of Car Has the Most Loyal Customer?

When it comes to buying the same car brand multiple times, you'd think that the high-end luxury makers have the market cornered. Once you've driven a Mercedes, it seems, you only shop for cars from Mercedes-Benz. Likewise with BMW and Audi, whose customers seem to be fanatically loyal. Still,...