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The safest cars you can buy

Safety is a top priority for many people who are in the market for a new car. But which are the safest? We put together a list of the safest vehicles currently available.
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How to rent a car

By being armed with a few key pieces of information, you can avoid headaches and turn your car renting experience into a stress-free and affordable process.
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How to rotate your tires, and why it’s important

Rotating your tires is an important and often overlooked part of car maintenance. Instead of paying a shop, read our guide and swap your wheels around at home.
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How to rent out your car with car-sharing apps

Is your car usually parked most of the day? Need some extra income? Make it by renting your car out on peer-to-peer car sharing apps to people in your area.
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How to rent an exotic car

Renting an exotic car can be expensive and difficult, but with some research ahead of time, your rental experience can be nearly stress-free.
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Don’t want to visit a dealership? Buy a car online and have it delivered

Most companies offer an online buying program, though it's sometimes built at the dealer level. Many can deliver a vehicle right to your home or office.
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The best car movies of all time

Excellent car movies are difficult to find, but there are a handful of titles (like 2019's Ford v Ferrari) that every enthusiast should watch at least once.
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Everything you need to know about backup cameras

Backup and parking tech for cars is everywhere, but what do these devices and systems do, and who has the best parking tech? Our guides breaks down the options.
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How does Turo work?

Turo is an app-based peer-to-peer platform that lets motorists rent a car from a private party. Here's what you need to know before you rent or list a car.
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The 2021 Escalade has a 38-inch OLED screen and my god, it’s gorgerous

The 2021 Cadillac Escalade is an old school SUV that's learning some new tech tricks. Truck DNA and a big V8 combine with a 38-inch OLED screen and a Super Cruise system that can make automatic lane changes. The 2021 Cadillac Escalade goes on sale this summer, with pricing to be announced at a later date.
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How does Getaround work?

Getaround can be a good alternative to renting, and a great way to monetize your car while it's not needed. Founded in 2009, it's an app-based platform that connects renters with owners. You can rent a car by the hour, which is useful for smaller trips, and the service is available in a growing number of cities.
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What is Maven carsharing?

General Motors has its own car sharing service, called Maven, that gives you access to cars on demand without the hassle and expense of ownership. Here's everything you need to know about Maven car sharing, including availability, rates, and what to expect when you sign up.
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The best concept cars of CES 2020: Audi, Sony, Mercedes, and more

Wild concept cars are one of our favorite parts of CES, and carmakers did not disappoint in 2020. From an Avatar-inspired cars, to the first-ever car from Sony to FCA's cavernous Airflow, and more, these were the concepts that caught our eye and captured our imaginations.
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The best car chase movies

We're not saying a good car chase makes a good movie, but it certainly helps. From Bullitt to Ronin, we've singled out some of the best car chases ever.
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How to use Chevrolet’s remote-start function

The remote-start function lets you warm up your engine in the winter (or cool down your cabin in the summer) from the comfort of your couch. It's available in many models made by Chevrolet, GMC, Cadillac, and Buick. Here's how to use it, how to extend the engine's run time, and a few points to keep in mind.
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The cutest cars from all around the world

The cutest car released during the 2010s doesn't come from an established automaker, and it's not part of the Cars franchise. Can you guess which one we're talking about? We've picked five of the cutest cars sold currently or recently around the world.
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What to look for when buying a used car

The average price of a new car in the United States continues to rise, but you can buck this trend (and save a lot of money) by shopping used. From figuring out what you want to telling who you're buying it from, Digital Trends has compiled advice to help you buy a used car without getting ripped off.

Survive the slippery, snowy streets with these winter driving tips

Winter is officially here, which means the roads are more dangerous than ever. Thankfully, we've compiled a selection of driving tips to help you stay safe under slippery conditions, whether you're planning to travel across the state or run a few errands around town.
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How to understand electric car specifications

While electric cars are certainly the hottest thing since sliced bread, many of us are very confused about how to compare them to gas-powered cars. All the numbers for EVs, like Kilowatts, Amps, and KwHs are completely unfathomable to most of the public.
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How to change a car battery

Changing a car battery is easy. It requires absolutely no special tools and it's well within the reach of just about anyone, but there are some important precautions to take to make sure nothing gets damaged along the way. Here, we walk you through the process of changing a car battery from start to finish.
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The Honda infotainment system: Everything you need to know

The Honda Infotainment system has been updated, so we are walking through it menu-by-menu to show you the highs, the lows, and the in-between!
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Winterize your car with these cold weather tips

Driving in the winter is rarely easy. Luckily, we've put together a rundown of a few things you should do to winterize your car. Our tips range from performing basic maintenance tasks (like changing your oil) to the tried-and-true solution of putting sandbags in the back of a rear-wheel drive truck.
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Tesla sends a Model S to the ‘Ring to try beating Porsche (Update!)

Shortly after the Porsche Taycan set a Nürburgring lap record for electric cars, Tesla CEO Elon Musk announced that a Model S would be dispatched to the legendary German racetrack. Are we about to witness a showdown between Tesla and Porsche, or just a disaster for Tesla?
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The best car songs for 2019

Is there a better road trip companion than good music? To aid you on this journey, we've compiled a list of the top 55 best songs about cars.
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Everything You Need to Know About Audi MMI in 2019

Multi-Media Interface (MMI) is Audi’s in-vehicle infotainment software that operates everything from the audio system to selectable driving modes. MMI has evolved over the years to meet the demands of new technologies like navigation, digital gauge clusters, and advanced driver assist systems.
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Nissan and Infiniti ProPilot Assist: Everything you need to know

Nissan is a company but has taken a different approach to including driver safety in its vehicles. Its ProPilot Assist system is capable of partially operating the vehicle under very limited conditions, and can help take some of the stress out of traffic jams. Here's everything it does and how it works.
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The five key things we learned during the 2020 Chevrolet Corvette’s unveiling

Chevrolet has re-invented the Corvette as a mid-engined, V8-powered supercar with Ferrari-like performance and a Porsche 718-esque price tag. Digital Trends attended the model's unveiling in Los Angeles, and these five points stood out to us after seeing the car in person, and chatting with the people who designed it.
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Here’s everything you need to know about the Boring Company

Elon Musk is changing how we build tunnels by developing new technologies to do the job quicker and more efficiently. And it's not just a idea anymore: Musk and company are already working toward several exciting new projects, including one that could connect some East Coast cities.
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How to change your windshield wipers

Changing wiper blades is a quick and easy job for any motorist. It's an important part of routine car maintenance, however, especially as fall sets in and the weather begins to take a turn for the worst. Here, we show you how to get it done, so you can put potential safety hazards to rest.
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How to test a car battery

A dead battery can really ruin your day but, thankfully, it's an avoidable problem. Periodically checking a battery's voltage is an important part of car maintenance. In this article, we cover the basic process of testing a car battery including the tools required and the breakdown of voltage readings.
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Checking the pressure in your car’s tires is vital — here’s how to do it

Checking your tire pressure is just as important as making sure there's gas in the tank. Late-model cars come with a built-in tire pressure monitoring system that warns the driver if a tire needs air. If yours doesn't have it, however, you'll need to check the pressure manually. Here's how.
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Motorcycle buying guide: What to know before buying your first bike

Riding a motorcycle can be one of life's greatest joys. Thankfully, we've put together a motorcycle buying guide for those new to the game.
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How does Uber work?

Uber changed the way we move, and that's not a hyperbole. But have you ever wondered how the popular ridesharing platform works? There's plenty to it, whether you're a driver or a mere passenger. Here's what you need to know, from hailing a car to the recently launched panic button.
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Faraday Future: What you need to know about the ambitious electric car maker

From production delays and snags, to executive departures, to the FF 91 itself, here's everything you need to know about Faraday Future.