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Today, manual transmissions are becoming less popular as more drivers choose the ease of automatic transmissions. In fact, just 3.9 percent of new cars sold in 2013 had manual transmissions. However, there are still some myths about both transmissions that persist. Here are five major myths surrounding manual and automatic transmissions. Automatic Transmission Costs More […]

Breaking down is scary and stressful. Breaking down with a dead phone battery only makes matters worse. Knowing how to fix the problem yourself or how to get help without your phone is key in making your unexpected mishap as painless as possible. Alert Oncoming Vehicles Many motorists assume drivers with a disabled vehicles will […]

Founded in 1805 and the gateway to Amish country, Canton is rich in history. The city is home to a wide array of wonderful historical structures and the previous home of the late President William McKinley. From touring historic homes to visiting the Football Hall of Fame, there are plenty of ways to discover and […]

Not long ago, a car registering 100,000 miles on the odometer would have been considered well past its prime—and well deserving of a trade in. These days, however, it is not uncommon to see cars pushing on to 150,000 and even 200,000 miles with barely a stutter. This feat is only achievable with proper care and […]

Want to get out of the house and do something new? These cheap or free tours will teach you more about the history surrounding North Canton, OH, while also giving you free chocolate or a cruise in a canal boat. 1. Fannie May/Harry London Chocolate Tour Image via Flickr by EverJean

Cleaning the outside of your car is easy. Whether you take it through a car wash, or scrub it down by hand, you can get the exterior of your vehicle sparkling in no time. However, if you’re trying to clean up the inside, it’s going to take some effort. There are several things you’ll want […]

Picture this: your car starts running ragged or you hear an unexpected sound, pop the trunk, and have no idea what you’re looking at. You don’t have to become a master NASCAR mechanic, but you ought to know your transmission from your engine and how to change your spark plugs. The Basic Engine

Cars don’t seem to have a lot in common with dinosaurs and dodos, but it’s easy to see the connection between ancient animals and these classic automobiles. Every one of them is extinct! Hillman Imp Just like the Loch Ness Monster, the Hillman Imp is the stuff of Scottish legend. When it was put into […]

Admit it, you know you’re making a statement when you buy a new car. What you don’t know is if your car choice is making the statement you want it to. Based on (non scientific) research, here’s what your ride says about you. Chevy Suburban Image via Flickr by woodleywonderworks What does the Suburban say […]

Convertible cars are the ultimate status symbol, the epitome of looking cool on the open road. You could drive a convertible Mustang or a Chrysler Sebring, and if the top goes down, it doesn’t matter; to your fellow drivers, you’re the coolest road warrior on the highway. If you’ve always dreamed of tooling down the […]