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How does weather affect EV battery life?

Extreme cold and heat will reduce your EV's battery life, but why? Battery chemistry and climate control help explain this fact of EV life.
June 10, 2022
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Why do EVs charge slowly? Lithium battery limits explained

Electric vehicles take so long to charge compared to gas cars. Why? The limitations of lithium-ion batteries help explain this frustration of modern EVs.
June 8, 2022
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How to delete your Uber account

Whether you've decided to drive instead of ride or give the competition a try, deleting your Uber account is straightforward if you follow these basic steps.
June 2, 2022
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How do electric cars work? EV motors and batteries explained

Electric cars may seem impossibly complex, but motors, batteries, and electricity are in many ways simpler to understand than gasoline engines.
May 19, 2022
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EV glossary: All of the electric vehicle jargon you need to know

If you need to know obscure electric vehicle terms, we have a handy reference here with loads of EV definitions.
May 17, 2022
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Is your check engine light on? Here are 10 possible reasons why

The orange check engine light is a car's way of telling you something is wrong, so it should never be ignored.
January 17, 2022
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How to disable Apple CarPlay

Apple CarPlay is a great addition to modern cars, but not everyone will find the option attractive. We show you how to turn off CarPlay.
January 17, 2022
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Every car compatible with Apple CarPlay

Wondering if you can connect your iPhone to your car? We made a list of all the cars that are currently compatible with Apple CarPlay.
January 17, 2022
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Every upcoming electric pickup truck

The electric pickup segment is going to get really crowded, really quickly. Here are the models confirmed to reach production in the not-too-distant future.
January 6, 2022
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14 awesome flying taxis and cars currently in development

None are ready to fly you over Manhattan, but the more optimistic companies say they're getting very close.
March 20, 2021
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The most reliable cars of 2021

These are the cars and trucks that won't leave you stranded a month and a half after the warranty expires.
March 11, 2021
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How to watch Formula 1 online

Formula 1 racing is a high-octane sport that's fun to watch. Luckily, there are plenty of streaming options for F1 fans. Here's how too watch.
March 11, 2021
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How to use Android Auto

Google developed Android Auto for motorists who are frustrated with their car's native infotainment system.
March 11, 2021
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How to update Android Auto

Android Auto puts commonly used apps and features right in your car's dashboard, and it reduces distractions.
March 11, 2021
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How to jump your car

Knowing how to jump-start a car can keep you moving if your battery dies, and save you a big chunk of money.
March 11, 2021
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How to jack up your car

Jacking up a car is a simple, straightforward process if you follow basic safety rules and use common sense.
March 11, 2021
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How to fix squeaky brakes

Our guide walks you through the process of eliminating the high-pitched metallic grind of squeaky brakes.
March 11, 2021
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How to drive stick in a manual transmission car

Knowing how to drive a stick will come in handy if you travel abroad, or if you borrow your buddy's old truck.
March 11, 2021
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How to defog the windows in your car

Using your sleeve to wipe fog off of your windshield isn't the best solution because it leaves streaks. Using the defogger -- which every car has -- is better.
March 11, 2021
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How to add Bluetooth to your car

Make an old ride feel young again thanks to independent kits, vehicle adapters, or aftermarket head units.
March 11, 2021
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How long do car batteries last?

Batteries are wear-and-tear parts, but their life cycle largely depends on what, where, and how you drive.
March 11, 2021
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Every upcoming electric car

Nearly every car company will release at least one electric model during the early 2020s. Here's a comprehensive list of the 50-plus models in the pipeline.
March 11, 2021
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The fastest cars in the world

From the SSC Tuatara to the McLaren F1, the fastest cars in the world are so extreme that there are only a handful of race tracks (or roads) to test them on.
March 11, 2021
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From dongles to diagnostics, here’s all you need to know about OBD/OBD II

You'll be amazed what this dashboard port can do.
March 11, 2021
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The pros and cons of electric vehicles

Whether the pros outweigh the cons depends on a large variety of factors, including what you drive and how.
March 11, 2021
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What is Uconnect? Here’s everything you need to know about the popular system

Uconnect equips a wide selection of cars, ranging from the Fiat 500 to the Dodge Challenger. Here's everything you need to know about this infotainment system.
March 11, 2021
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What is HondaLink?

The convenient HondaLink system links your smartphone to your car. Here's everything the app is capable of.
March 11, 2021
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What is Apple CarPlay?

CarPlay is one of two major infotainment systems currently vying for your car's dash. Here's everything you need to know about the system, including its feature set and host of third-party apps.
March 11, 2021
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What is Android Auto?

Many motorists prefer Android Auto's smartphone-like interface over their car's native infotainment system.
March 11, 2021
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What is a hybrid car, and how does it work? We’ve got the answers

What exactly is a hybrid car, and how does it work? Read our guide to learn more about these gas-savers.
March 11, 2021
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The coolest car gadgets

From a night vision camera to a Bluetooth-enbled tire gauge, here are some of our favorite car accessories.
March 9, 2021
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Want to join the Android Army? Here are all the cars with Android Auto

If you're frustrated with your car's native infotainment system, Android Auto can be an excellent alternative.
March 9, 2021
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What to pack in a car emergency kit

Packing an emergency kit for your next road trip ensures small problems don't become an absolute disaster.
March 9, 2021

Who made my car? A comprehensive guide to today’s car conglomerates

Have you ever wondered who owns the world's biggest car brands? Our guide helps you navigate the latticework.
March 9, 2021

How to set up Android Auto; driving with Google as your copilot

Android Auto allows you to safely access music, maps, messages, calls, and more while driving; here's how to check compatibility and set it up in your vehicle.
February 14, 2021
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What is Cadillac Super Cruise?

Updated for 2020, Cadillac's Super Cruise technology is one of the best hands-off systems now on the market.
February 9, 2021
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What is adaptive cruise control?

It's not a stretch to call cruise control an early driving aid. Adaptive tech gives it a high-tech makeover.
January 23, 2021
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What is Tesla Autopilot and how does it work?

Don’t let the name Autopilot fool you: None of the cars in Tesla’s current range are capable of driving themselves. Instead, Autopilot is a partially automated system that is regularly improved via over-the-air software updates. It relies on eight surround-view cameras that give the car 360-degree visibility for up to 820 feet, […]
January 22, 2021
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How to install Alexa in your car

These devices let you install Amazon Alexa compatibility in any car, whether it's a year or four decades old.
November 27, 2020
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How to update Uconnect Infotainment Systems

Uconnect is one of the most user-friendly infotainment systems on the market, but it needs occasional updates.
November 25, 2020
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The most expensive cars in the world

The world's most expensive car allegedly cost $19 million, but it's not alone in the $10-million-plus club.
November 18, 2020
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How to buy a Tesla online

Tesla has sold its cars online since its inception, meaning you can buy a new Model Y from the comfort of your living room. Here's what the process is like.
October 30, 2020
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Every electric car currently available

Almost every carmaker present in the United States is working on an electric model, and this once-insignificant segment is growing on a nearly monthly basis.
October 30, 2020
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How to use Alexa in your car

It’s now possible to access your virtual butler while on the road since Alexa is being offered in vehicles.
October 12, 2020
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How to update a Garmin GPS

Having a Garmin GPS unit in your car is very useful, but the device needs to be up to date in order to be effective. Find out how to update your Garmin here.
October 2, 2020
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How to use Apple CarPlay

Apple CarPlay is extremely easy to set up and use, injecting features like navigation, hands-free texting, music playback, and more. Here's how to use it.
September 17, 2020
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Electric car buying guide: What you need to know before you buy

If you're looking at buying an electric car, here's everything you need to know about the technology and the diverse selection of cars that offer it.
September 14, 2020
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The best car movies on Netflix right now

Netflix has several excellent car-themed movies in its vast collection. Here are the best ones. No spoilers!
August 27, 2020

What is OnStar?

Launched in 1996, this electronic co-pilot from General Motors is ready to get you out of a sticky situation.
August 10, 2020
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How to fix a flat tire on your car

Our step-by-step guide walks you through the two basic ways to deal with a flat tire: Fix it or replace it.
July 17, 2020
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