Articles by Aaron Widmar

Why Aren’t Station Wagons Around Anymore? What Replaced Them?

Why Aren’t Station Wagons Around Anymore? What Replaced Them?

I grew up riding in the backseat of a Ford Taurus station…

Ways to Prepare Your Child to Drive Before They Have a Learner’s Permit

Ways to Prepare Your Child to Drive Before They Have a Learner’s Permit

Learning to drive can be an exciting yet scary occasion for teenagers…

Should I Buy a Used Sedan or Used Crossover SUV?

Should I Buy a Used Sedan or Used Crossover SUV?

Sedans used to be the vehicle of choice for families over the…

Tips for Repairing Your Car’s Peeling Clear Coat Film

Tips for Repairing Your Car’s Peeling Clear Coat Film

Your car’s exterior surface has a clear coat of translucent film that…

What Does My Car’s Eco Mode Actually Do? When Should I Use It?

What Does My Car’s Eco Mode Actually Do? When Should I Use It?

Chances are that if your car has an Eco button, you activate…

Popular Discontinued Cars That You Can Still Buy Used in 2024

Popular Discontinued Cars That You Can Still Buy Used in 2024

Searching for a used vehicle that is no longer in production? Many…

My Car Won’t Detect the Key Fob. What Should I Do?

My Car Won’t Detect the Key Fob. What Should I Do?

Some day, you’re going to be in a situation where your car…

What Is That Tiny Button on the Car Door Handle?

What Is That Tiny Button on the Car Door Handle?

Today’s cars have so much technology packed into every inch of them…

The Origin and Meaning of Padiddle, the One-Headlight Car Game

The Origin and Meaning of Padiddle, the One-Headlight Car Game

Before smartphones kept passengers occupied during car rides, families had other ways…

Your Car’s Air Conditioning Button Symbols Explained

Your Car’s Air Conditioning Button Symbols Explained

Do you understand your car’s climate control system, or do you just…

All Your Car’s Headlight Symbols Are Finally Explained

All Your Car’s Headlight Symbols Are Finally Explained

In the old days, car headlights had two settings: on or off.…

Videocassette Vehicles: Remember VHS Tape Rewinder Cars?

Videocassette Vehicles: Remember VHS Tape Rewinder Cars?

As the debate rages regarding the future of physical media, my mind…

Turbo Tips: Extending the Life of Your Car’s Turbocharger

Turbo Tips: Extending the Life of Your Car’s Turbocharger

Turbochargers have become exponentially more common among today’s vehicles. Even some pickup…

Is Buying a Used Electric Car a Good Idea?

Is Buying a Used Electric Car a Good Idea?

Buying a used car is a great way to save money on…

What to Do If Your Car’s Digital Screen Isn’t Working

What to Do If Your Car’s Digital Screen Isn’t Working

Here’s a problem more and more drivers will encounter as their vehicles…

Carbon Cleaning: What Is It? Does My Car Need One?

Carbon Cleaning: What Is It? Does My Car Need One?

Do you drive a car with a GDI? Are you aware of…

Why Are Used Cars So Expensive?

Why Are Used Cars So Expensive?

Good luck following your dad’s advice to always buy low-mileage, good-condition used…

Should I Buy a Salvaged Car?

Should I Buy a Salvaged Car?

A salvaged car is defined as a vehicle that has been deemed…

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