Category Archives: Bold School

Forget Owning a Car, Millennials Like Leasing

ram 1500 leasing photo

There’s been a lot written about how millennials don’t want to drive. It’s not necessarily true, but now comes the news that unlike other generations, more of them don’t want to own cars. Continue Reading »

See Why Lead Wheel Weights Need to Go

Tire Weight

Lead has been gradually eliminated from the products we use every day because of the dangers it poses to the environment and to children. Despite the dangers, one place it is still freely used is on our wheels. Lead wheel weights are used to balance your tires and wheels by placing them on the rims. This keeps our rides smooth, but we need to make the move to alternative materials that are less harmful.

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Understanding a Rebuilt Title and How It’s a Good Thing

Corvette Z06 Crash

Buying a used car can be a nerve-wracking experience. After all, as the saying goes, you are buying somebody else’s problems. However, a used car with a rebuilt title isn’t necessarily one. Continue Reading »

What is a Hybrid Car Anyways? A Crucial Drivetrain Explained

What is a hybrid

The minute gas prices start to rise, people start talking about trading in their current car for a hybrid. You’ll see hybrids everywhere these days, but what is a hybrid car and why do so many people want one parked in their driveway? Here’s what you need to know. Continue Reading »

What Does Certified Pre-Owned Mean? Car Buying Explained

wrangler certified pre-owned picture

You may have seen the label CPO or Certified Pre Owned on a dealer ad. But what does certified pre-owned mean? It’s something people have heard a lot about but may not know what it is. The basic definition is it’s a used car sold by a dealership with an extended warranty, (sometimes) backed by the manufacturer. Continue Reading »

Why $1.1 Billion in GM Profits Is Great News

silverado

General Motors announced this morning net income of $1.1 billion for the second quarter – and that’s great news from a product standpoint. Full coffers at GM embolden green lights just in time for the new Camaro debut, and other upcoming products. Continue Reading »

History of the Plymouth Barracuda: The Twilight Years

Barracuda Fourth Gen

From 1970 to 1971, the Plymouth Barracuda really cemented itself as an American icon. Ditching its economy car persona in place of something more muscular, the ‘Cuda really came into its own. But after the success of the 1970 and 1971 model years, the Barracuda began a downward spiral. Continue Reading »

What’s the Worst State for Speeding Tickets?

ford-police-interceptor

You may hear your elders tell you that driving laws in your town or state are “some of the worst in the country.” They could be telling you that to keep you driving safe, or just our of ignorance. The fact is, some states are definitely worse than others, and thankfully we can prove it with math!

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Hennessey Decided the Challenger Hellcat Needs More Noise and Power

hellcat

The Charger and Challenger Hellcats are among the most insane production cars on the planet, and have some of the most gifted drivers running scared. But there will always be those individuals that think enough is never enough. That’s why companies like Hennessey exist.

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Should You Buy a Car with a Salvage Title?

Salvage Dodges

“What is a salvage title?” is a frequent question I hear as someone who has been writing about used cars for almost eight years. (Automotive writing is not all fast cars and glamorous auto shows.) Depending on your point of view, a salvage title can either be a blessing or a curse. Continue Reading »