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Keep your dashboard and other plastic surfaces from getting damaged over time.

Much of your car's interior is comprised of plastic trim that can become dirty and brittle. Here's how to properly clean it.

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Leather seats are a sign of luxury and are typically more resistant to stains and allergens than cloth seats. But how do you maintain them properly? Find out on this episode of Autoblog Details.

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Seat belts are essential to car safety, but if used properly they're subjected to daily wear. Find out how to clean them on this episode of Autoblog Details.

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Suede, and its more durable synthetic cousin Alcantara, are two smooth, sporty types of interior fabric, but they get dirty much easier than traditional leather. Here's how to safely clean your car's suede or Alcantara.

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Not surprisingly, FCA has a different view on the stunt.

An Australian couple held an event where they crushed their unreliable and frustrating Dodge Journey with a retired army tank.

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Engines are full of grease, grime, and dirt, but they're extremely sensitive at the same time, so how do we clean them safely? Find out how to get your engine car show ready on this episode of Autoblog Details.

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Oil change service stations are, not surprisingly, opposed to the bill.

A California state bill would consider oil changes as repairs and put oil change shops under the same standards as dealers. The bill would force these shops to recommend that service intervals follow factory guidelines instead of a universal standard.

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You use your steering wheel every time you drive your car, so it can get pretty dirty. Here's how to give it some attention.

Because not all vehicle faults should be measured equally.

J.D. Power had rereleased the results of its 2016 Vehicle Dependability Study, complete with a fancy infographic. Sadly, the study is still misleading.

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Replace your clunky toolbox with the Cycop 10-Bit Bitool.

When you're picking one on-the-go essential, grab this pocket-sized DIY driver that can tackle jobs big and small.

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And a bunch of Tweets mean a bunch more questions.

Tesla's response to an article by Ed Niedermeyer is to call into question his motives.

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Compounding is a very delicate art, much the same as polishing your car's paint. Clear coat is very thin, so there is little room for error. Here's how to properly compound your paint with a dual action machine.

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Tesla Motors says that its Goodwill Agreement does not prevent anyone from going to the government.

After the existence of a Goodwill Agreement that Tesla uses before doing some repairs was disclosed, the automaker tries to clarify how it works.

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You could try to fix it yourself by disconnecting the battery cables for 10 minutes, but Lexus would rather have you bring the car to a dealership.

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Over time, your car's soft, supple leather interior can become brittle and even crack prematurely. So how do we properly moisturize leather seats? Find out on this episode of Autoblog Details.

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Did you know the most common method for drying your car causes even more scratching than the wash? Here are some techniques for safely drying your paint.

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Ballard provides fuel cell for Orange County bus.

A Tesla Model S owner was quoted $8,500 to fix his brakes. BMW will use GKN's eAxle AWD system. The Orange County Transportation Authority uses a fuel cell bus powered by Ballard.

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This piece dives into the different types of "brake jobs" and the various options available for brake pads and rotors.

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Rock chips are almost impossible to avoid, but thankfully they can be fixed Here's the step-by-step process for quickly repairing those chips, on this episode of Autoblog Details.

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Driving in New York can be pretty stressful, and New Yorkers often have a reputation as aggressive and opinionated, but that's no reason to have a punch-up in the middle of the freeway.

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Automotive clear bras are designed to wrap around your vehicle's body to protect it from rocks, but there are a few special techniques for washing and maintaining them properly.

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