John Curran, Contributing Writer


Are You Watching NASCAR at Auto Club Speedway? Why Not?

Are You Watching NASCAR at Auto Club Speedway? Why Not?

OK, if you're here at CollegeCarGuide, it's probably because you like cars and trucks to some extent. And in a lot of cases, you like seeing them do impressive things, like Ken Block's Gymkhana drifiting webseries. But what about the racing, where your car-loving parents used to fall in love with...

March 28, 2011
Audiovox Rearview Camera

Safety Features That Help, and Safety Features That Don't: Car Concerns

It's true that a lot of technology has been added to cars to make them safer. That includes larger crumple zones, anti-lock brakes, airbags and now the automatic braking... read more March 24, 2011

2010 Stealth Ford Taurus Police Interceptor Concept

Why Speed Trap Apps Make Sense for Slow Drivers

Speeders can save themselves points and cash by using mobile apps that pick out speed traps from the road ahead--but what about the rest of us? I admit it. I use a mobile app... read more March 23, 2011

2008 Scion xB

Three Late Model Used Cars Deserving College Student Consideration

I've never been a fan of the J.D. Power and Associates' Initial Quality Survey, because it never seems to offer enough time for drivers to get used to a car and figure out... read more March 18, 2011

OnStar engineer demonstrates OnStar MyLink for mobile phone applications.

Three Reasons a Single Smart Phone Standard Will Make Your Car Better

If you've been keeping up with the number of different smart phone integration options, you know that Ford has set its sights on Microsoft and the company's Sync program, and... read more March 17, 2011

DUI kNow! app

Three Ways For College Students To Cut Down On DUIs

One of the biggest problems with college is that most people turn 21 sometime between the end of their junior year and their senior year of college or university. Getting... read more March 17, 2011

Nissan LEAFs arrive in the U.K.

If Car Sales Are Strong, What Does That Mean For New College Grads?

Bloomberg notes that the sales of new cars is really high, as close to the summer in 2009 when people took advantage of the massive Cash for Clunkers discounts put forth by... read more March 16, 2011


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