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Chris Teague

Chris Teague

I cover automobiles and tech to find the stories and information that really matter. My background in technology consulting and data analysis gives me a unique perspective and an ability to simplify complex issues. I work every day to combine that experience with a lifelong love of everything on four wheels and create meaningful content.

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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.
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The best Android Auto head units

There are more aftermarket Android Auto head units on the market than ever before, and we've picked the three that can match the needs of almost any buyer.
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The best vehicle anti-theft devices

These anti-theft devices ensure you'll find your car where you left it, with windows intact and your stuff still inside.
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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. It's straightforward to set up and easy to use.
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How to update Android Auto

Android Auto needs to be periodically updated to work seamlessly. Updating it is usually a straightforward process -- but remember, it runs on your phone.
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The coolest car gadgets

Whether you're headed to the store or taking a cross-country trip, these car essentials that are designed to keep you safe (and entertained) while on the road.
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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.
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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.

What is torque in cars?

Torque numbers can tell you how much of a load your vehicle can pull, but those numbers don't tell the whole story. Here's what you need to know about torque.

How to clean your car’s interior

Here's how to deep clean your vehicle's interior to remove dirt and grime, sanitize against viruses and bacteria, and preserve its appearance for years to come.
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What does ABS mean on a car?

Anti-lock brakes are one of the most important safety features of any new vehicle. What does ABS do for you and your car, though? This guide helps explain ABS.
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The best subwoofers for your car

There are so many sizes and types of subwoofers to choose from on the market today that picking one can be difficult. Here are four of our picks for the best.
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How to choose tires for your car

Tire shopping can become much easier by understanding the differences between the different types of tires and how they affect your vehicle's ride and safety.
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How to rent a camper

Renting a camper or RV is more complicated and expensive than renting a car, but it doesn't have to be stressful. Here's how to find one that suits your needs.
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The best car batteries

There are more choices in car batteries than ever before, but some quick research up front will go a long way. We'll talk you through what you need to know.
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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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The best jumper cables

There are several things to keep in mind when buying jumper cables, like each cable's length and gauge. Here are the best jumper cables you can buy.
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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.

This is what professional drivers are using to race remotely during lockdown

iRacing has become big business in the wake of the coronavirus, and some big-name racers have jumped on board. We take a peek at a pro-level virtual racing rig.
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Technologies that can still save the internal combustion engine

The good old internal combustion engine has been powering the world for over a century now, and despite the much-needed technological advancements in electric vehicles, gasoline power is not going away anytime soon. These new technologies will keep our gas-powered engines going into the future.
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How tech is making trucks comfier, smoother, and better for everyday drivers

Trucks are more expensive than they’ve ever been, but they are also more advanced, safer, and more comfortable than they’ve ever been, thanks in large part to widespread use of new technologies and better construction materials.
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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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The Honda Passport: A more hardcore off-roader than you think

The new Honda Passport bills itself as an adventure-ready crossover with some real off-road credibility. It certainly looks the business, but is it any good when the pavement ends? The answer is yes, mostly, but the reasons why may not be what you think.
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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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These age brackets admit to the most distracted driving

Mobile phone use is rampant, and more people than ever admit to using them while driving. In-car tech can help us put the phone down, but are the new features really saving us from distracted driving? A new survey from Liberty Mutual has all the scary answers.
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Mitsubishi’s got 99 problems … but they’re all fixable

Mitsubishi has great potential to become the next big thing in the automotive world, but it will face more than its fair share of speedbumps along the way. We've got a few thoughts on how the company can shed its budget-brand image with stronger leadership, better products, and a focus on quality.
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How selectable driving modes are able to turn your car from Dr Jekyll to Mr Hyde

If you don’t have unlimited cash to spend on buying a whole stable of cars to fit every occasion, you’re going to need your current car to fill multiple roles. This is where selectable driving modes come into play. They’re not going to turn your minivan into a Ferrari, but drive modes can dramatically change the way a vehicle feels.