You're going to pay more per year for car maintenance if you live in a western state, and the cheapest states for repairs related to a "Check Engine" light are Michigan and Indiana. That's according to fresh data from the annual CarMD Vehicle Health Index, a 2015 analysis of repairs made to 1,000,000 vehicles with problems that led to a Check
How many times have we heard our dads say, "These new cars, you just can't work on 'em." He's right. Instead of blue smoke out the tailpipe and a chatter under the hood, modern cars have vague "check engine" lights and incomprehensible error codes. At CES we saw two devices that translate at least some of those ones and zeros.