Have crash tests ever used live (or dead) human occupants?

Human Crash Test Dummies They're highly advanced, but these dummies can't react to an approaching collision. A human crash test dummy can often provide...

How Belly Tank Racers Work

Belly Tank Racer Milestones John Lynch of Victoria celebrates after recording a speed of 301.729 miles per hour while driving his Belly Tank Lakester...

How Tie-down Hangers Work

There's no doubt that the driver of this trailer could benefit from tie down hangers -- that's a lot of tie down straps. Joshua...

How NASCAR Wedge Adjustments Work

How Cross-Weight Affects Handling in NASCAR Races This illustration shows how high speeds combined with improper weight distribution can lead to oversteer. Dorling Kindersley/Getty Images ­Think about...

How Brake Relining Works

Brake Relining Preparation ­So you've determined that noise is indeed coming from the front brakes, where most late-model cars have their disc brakes. Before you take...

How Camper Towing Works

A family enjoys dinner outside their camper at the Antelope Valley RV Park. Steve Liss/Time Life Pictures/Getty Images Does your idea of roughing it involve...

How to Tune Your Own Car for Better Gas Mileage

Change Your Oil This is one that you may or may not be your cup of beans, but if you do, just make sure that...

How Automotive Fine-Tuning Works

Automotive Fine-Tuning Explained For companies like Aston Martin and Bentley, fine-tuning expensive, high-performance automobiles is a no-brainer. But why would a mass-market manufacturer, such as...

Johnny Benson

Johnny Benson at NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series E-Z-GO 200 at Atlanta Motor Speedway in Hampton, GA, October 2008. Rusty Jarrett/Getty Images for NASCAR ­ Jonathan Benson,...

NASCAR Race Car Tracks

Homestead-Miami Speedway Homestead-Miami Speedway was first created as a rectangular oval but was cut down to a traditional oval to make passing easier and...

How Traction Control Works

Where the Rubber Meets the Road … and the Electronic Sensors The Toyota Mark X is driven to demonstrate its VGRS safety system. VGRS,...

OnePlus 5 Spotted Running Android 8.0 Oreo on Geekbench, Update Appears...

Earlier this month, some OnePlus 3 users in closed-beta received the Android 8.0 Oreo update and while the builds for OnePlus 3T and OnePlus...

What is the actual cost of auto insurance?

Image Gallery: Car Safety Most states, but not all, have a compulsory auto insurance law. See more car safety pictures. iStockphoto/Thinkstock Someone once said that...

1948 NASCAR Modified Results

The 1948 NASCAR season was the first offical year for NASCAR, but it contained all of the excitement and drama that has made it...

1972 NASCAR Winston Cup Recap

1972 NASCAR Winston Cup Standings Richard Petty drove his Plymouths and Dodges to a record-setting fourth NASCAR Winston Cup Grand National...

Deloitte Cyber-Attack Affected Up to 350 Clients: Report

A hack at global accounting firm Deloitte disclosed in September compromised a server with emails of some 350 clients, including US government agencies and...

The distinctive ability of the Jaguar XF E-Performance R-Sport

The base price of the Jaguar XF is slightly higher than that of its direct competitors such as the BMW 5-series and Mercedes-Benz E-Class....