Before Sharing, Check Your Insurance

You’ve got a pretty nice car and some extra time. You consider yourself an excellent driver, and you’re quite polite and personable. You could make some pretty good cash if you got into the ride-sharing and ride-hailing game, you think. Maybe you could, but before you do read the fine print on your auto insurance…

Electric-assisted UPS bike in Portland, Oregon

Using Alternative Fuels the UPS Way

For nearly a hundred years, you had two choices: gasoline like a normal person or stinky diesel like Europeans and truck drivers. Then came the twenty-first century, and our choices exploded (not usually literally, luckily). We’ve got electric cars, hybrids, clean diesel, natural gas, hydrogen, and good ol’ gasoline. Which one is best? Should you…

Uber in New York

How to Use Uber (or Any Ride Hailing App)

Certainly by now everyone has heard of Uber, and most people have heard of Lyft. These are ride-hailing apps, and there are other like them, like the all-woman See Jane Go and the kid-friendly HopSkipDrive. Basically, anyone with a new-ish car in decent shape and a smart phone can start making money driving people around…

HUD in a 2016 Mercedes-Benz

Should I Want a Heads-Up Display?

Short answer: Yes. Long answer: Heads-up display technology is new, but not cutting-edge and not even particularly high-tech. As of late 2016, though, it’s not in that many cars. Sometimes, when people hear that the car projects information onto the windshield, they wonder if it’ll block your view and make driving more dangerous or distracted.…

Ford MyKey

MyParents Ruin All MyFun with Ford’s MyKey

  by Sara Lacey No one wants to admit they are a helicopter parent, but if there’s one place extra caution is forgiven it’s when kids start driving. Ford’s MyKey isn’t new technology; it debuted in 2010 and is now standard equipment in most Ford and Lincoln vehicles. But it’s still one of the handiest…