Shop Talk: About Engine Coolant

Almost every car engine built in the last twenty years is “water-cooled”, which means they regulate their engine’s temperatures by circulating cool water through the engine, and then the radiator, where that water is cooled back down. That water is always inside the engine, rain or shine- and, in extreme weather, that can be a…

Jumping Ship: Trading a Tesla for a Hybrid Volvo

Tesla has set the standard for futuristic, luxury performance cars with its all-electric Model S when it launched a few years ago. Making the move from a Model S to a seven-passenger Model X when your family outgrows the sedan, however, isn’t the no-brainer that Tesla would like it to be. At least, it wasn’t…