A little puddle beneath the car or a tire that's worn down can seem like a trivial matter. It's easy to procrastinate or dismiss it as unimportant. Nothing could be further from the truth.
Every week, we read about a one car crash where a vehicle mysteriously left the road and hit a tree, or we see a picture of a car that rear-ended a semi truck in rainy conditions and nearly cut off the roof. Each year, tens of thousands of Americans are killed in traffic accidents.
Changing your oil is one of the most important things you can do to prolong the life of your vehicle. Not only does the engine oil work to lubricate the engine and keep it running smoothly but the oil also works to maintain the temperature of the engine. Without the proper oil a vehicle can break down or even overheat. It is important to change your oil and it is also important to know what type of oil to use. There are typically two different kinds of engine oil that you can use on your vehicle. One is conventional oil…
Looking for a safer way to get your growing family around the Erie, Meadville, Titusville, North East, Conneaut area? Take a look at the new Toyota Prius.
The Prius may be small -- a proud member of the compact car segment -- but this little-hybrid-that-could is designed with safety, and the convenience of parents and guardians with small children in mind.
The IIHS awarded the 2016 Prius with its highest overall..
So, you're walking around town playing Pokémon Go, when something so horrible happens, it drops a pit in your stomach. Low battery.
Whether or not you still play, chances are, you learned a lot about the battery life of your smartphone this summer. You may have even invested in an external battery to extend your game time. But what if you never needed to worry about your phone's battery life? Or the battery life of…
Genotyping by Random Amplicon Sequencing (GRAS) sounds way too complicated to understand for the non-scientist, but it is something Toyota Motor Corporation has been working on. You heard right -- a car company has just developed a brand-new genetic sequencing technique that could revolutionize the agricultural sector.
The Giant Panda is one of the world's most famous endangered species... but it's not endangered anymore! At least according to the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), an organization which assesses the threats faced by species around the globe.
The Toyota Mirai was named the World Green Car of 2016. Proponents say it has the power to change the world as we know it, stopping climate change in its tracks. How?
It runs on hydrogen.
The upside of hydrogen fuel is that it creates no greenhouse emissions when burned for energy, and it can be derived from a wide variety of renewable sources, like water, grass clippings, garbage, or cow manure.
No one appreciates wildlife and the great outdoors like Erie, PA residents. Presque Isle State Park right off our shores offers a host of wildlife viewing opportunities, particularly for the avid birder looking to cross a few species off their life list during migration season, or for those hoping to reel in a perch, bass, or steelhead trout.
However, all across the globe, wildlife is in trouble. One of the
The Space Shuttle Endeavour had flown dozens of missions since 1992, but that was two decades ago. It was time for Endeavour to retire, just like any vehicle must eventually, no matter how well-maintained.
The shuttle flew into Los Angeles, and then had to make its way from the airport, to its final home on display at the California Science Center. Most of the journey was conducted with self-propelled, robotic rigs, but those were far too heavy to travel over the Manchester Boulevard overpass. A lighter-weight pickup truck would have to tow it.