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This Device Could Save Your Life When Your Car Battery Dies

When your car battery dies, and you can't find someone to help with a jump start, a jump box can really come in handy.

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Could You Use an In-Car Media Server?

You won't find in-car media servers as OEM equipment but you can DIY one yourself if you're willing to do the work.

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Back Up Your Blind Spot

Backup sensors and rearview cameras are two high tech answers to help you see your blind spots. Make it safer to put your vehicle in reverse.

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Bluetooth Car Kits Add Features Without the Cost of an Upgrade

Bluetooth car kits may not be direct replacements for Bluetooth car stereos, but they can add much of the same functionality.

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Are Autonomous Cars Truly Driverless?

Autonomous cars use artificial intelligence and existing automotive technologies to take the human element out of the driving equation.

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How to Use the Garmin Course Creator Tool

Learn how to use the free Garmin Connect Course Creator tool to map cycling and running routes online and then export them to your Garmin sports GPS...

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Is It Safe to Add an Auxiliary Battery?

It's perfectly safe to add an auxiliary battery to your car or truck, but first explore the precautions that you need to take when adding one.

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Who Needs GPS? Probably You

Do you need GPS navigation in your car, or is it an unnecessary creature comfort? In-car navigation has never been more accessible or affordable.

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Can You Use an iPod Car Adapter Without a Head Unit?

While there isn't an iPod car adapter that will work without a head unit, there just may be a simple solution to your problem.

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Does Your Car Stereo Have Bluetooth?

When you pair your phone with a Bluetooth car stereo, a world of possibilities opens up. Learn more about the possibilities, including alternatives.

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Choosing the Best 12 Volt Car Heater

Choosing the right 12 V car heater for your own situation is as simple as answering these three easy questions.

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Is Your Car Really Secure With a Key Fob?

When you buy a car with a key fob, it may be tied into a security system. On the other hand, sometimes a key fob is just a key fob.

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How Do Dash Cams Work?

Dash cameras work differently from other cameras in a couple of very important ways. Find out how in a short guide.

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The Science and Technology Behind Fog Lights and Lamps

Fog lights have their uses, but does that mean you actually need them, or can they actually be dangerous in the wrong circumstances?

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What Can You Do With a Car Radio USB Port?

The main reason that car radios include USB ports is to play music, but that isn't where it ends.

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5 Fixes for a Broken Car Heater

There's a right way to fix a broken car heater, and a quick and dirty way to put off repairs, so here are a handful of other solutions to get you by.

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How to Wire Multiple Amps in Your Car

Wiring in two or more amps is more complicated than wiring a single amp, but there are situations that warrant the extra work and expense.

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An Overview of Car Security Systems

Car security systems are made up of deterrents, immobilizers, and trackers. Read this overview to see how everything breaks down and avoid a break in.

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What is Electronic Brake Force Distribution?

Learn how electronic brake force distribution systems (or EBD brakes) are designed to prevent dangerous skids and help the driver maintain control.

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Why You Shouldn't Let Your Car Battery Die

Batteries might be made to die, but there's a difference between a dead battery and a battery that actually has to be replaced.

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How Car Power Inverters Work and Why You Might Want One

On long road trips, car power inverters can be indispensable. With a car inverter, you can power a range of appliances and devices.

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Do You Need a 2 DIN Car Stereo?

Check out the differences between a 2 DIN, or double DIN radio, and a single DIN head unit and why a double DIN gives you options for upgrading.

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Block Heater Technology: Unsung Hero of the Frozen North

Car engine block heaters can reduce engine wear and help make your commute a little more comfortable. Don't know what they are? Find out here.

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More Battery Power for High Performance Audio

High-performance audio puts a major drain on your battery, and adding a second battery is just one of the ways to address the issue for audiophiles.

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Four Ways a Car Amplifier Fuse Can Blow

Although car audio amplifier fuses can blow for a variety of different reasons, checking these simple things first can save you a lot of money.

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Five Headlight Upgrades for Any Car

These five headlight upgrades are your best bet to improve your night vision without blinding anyone else on the road.

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Is it Just a Cigarette Lighter or a Power Socket?

The car cigarette lighter may not see much use as a lighter anymore, but it still has a place in our dashboards as a de facto 12V power outlet.

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Alternator Output Ratings: What Do Those Numbers Really Mean?

Understanding alternator output ratings is simple if you know how to frame the numbers and other basic concepts.

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