Fuel for Thought

Posts involving thoughtful themes and studies, everything from customer behavior studies to interesting human interest stories

What Constitutes Distracted Driving?

What Constitutes Distracted Driving?

When you think of distracted driving, you probably picture someone texting or…

Can I Get a Car Loan With Bad Credit?

Can I Get a Car Loan With Bad Credit?

Need a new vehicle, but have bad credit? Getting a car loan…

Why Are Only Some Old Cars Considered Classic Cars?

Why Are Only Some Old Cars Considered Classic Cars?

Some folks have the luck of buying a car that increases in…

Should You Get Low Profile Tires?

Should You Get Low Profile Tires?

Automakers design their cars’ suspension systems with specific sidewall profiles in mind…

Why Aren’t Fog Lights Standard on New Cars?

Why Aren’t Fog Lights Standard on New Cars?

If you’re shopping for a new vehicle with the latest lighting technology,…

Top 10 Rainy Day Activities for Car Geeks

Top 10 Rainy Day Activities for Car Geeks

If you’re a true gearhead, you view the weekend as a prime…

3 Ways To Make It Work as a One-Car Family

3 Ways To Make It Work as a One-Car Family

If your family has the option to own just one vehicle instead…

7 Questions to Ask Your Mechanic Before Your Next Repair

7 Questions to Ask Your Mechanic Before Your Next Repair

You know the feeling of dread you get when your car takes…

Car Seat Stages As Your Child Grows

Car Seat Stages As Your Child Grows

If you’re about to be a parent or plan on being one…

What is a Homologation Special?

What is a Homologation Special?

Though manufacturers are technically supposed to make a road car and then adapt it to the track, it often goes the way around…

5 Tools To Turn Your Car Into a Mobile Office

5 Tools To Turn Your Car Into a Mobile Office

This article contains affiliate links. As an Amazon Associate, The News Wheel…

Bad Roads Costing Canadian Drivers

Bad Roads Costing Canadian Drivers

Potholes, broken roads, and messed-up asphalt not only diminish the quality of…

5 Ways To Keep Your Hair Neat In a Convertible

5 Ways To Keep Your Hair Neat In a Convertible

Whether you’re behind the steering wheel or lounging in the passenger seat,…

How to Ensure That Used Classic Car You’re Buying Isn’t a Rip-Off

How to Ensure That Used Classic Car You’re Buying Isn’t a Rip-Off

You’ve saved up money and done your research. You’re finally ready to…

Remembering Gerry Anderson’s ‘Supercar’

Remembering Gerry Anderson’s ‘Supercar’

During the 1960s, there were few creative personalities as prolific and beloved…

A Brief History of the Gull-Wing Door

A Brief History of the Gull-Wing Door

There is perhaps no vehicle component more simple and recognizable than the…

Before Hot Wheels, There Was Matchbox

Before Hot Wheels, There Was Matchbox

Today, Hot Wheels are practically synonymous with the idea of small toys…

Underrated Car Chases: ‘Godzilla Raids Again’ (1955)

Underrated Car Chases: ‘Godzilla Raids Again’ (1955)

There are few fictional characters with as varied and wide-ranging a history…

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