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Guide to a Healthy Ford

Even with all the modern amenities and technology packed into every Ford vehicle, routine maintenance is still necessary to keep it operating at its optimum running capabilities. Plus, doing routine maintenance will help your Ford run longer and more efficiently meaning you'll save money in the long-term. Plus, it will help retain the value of your car.

 

Your monthly maintenance checklist doesn't have to be an extensive one. There are four things you...

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Volvo's Solution to Autonomous Vehicles

Volvo Cars has engineered a unique solution to integrate self-driving cars into real world traffic with people in the driver's seat. The 'Drive Me' project, entering its second year, aims to put 100 self-driving cars in the hands of customers around Gothenburg, Sweden, by 2017. This public pilot is part of Volvo's long-term plan to achieve sustainable mobility and ensure a crash-free future.

 

One of the main challenges Volvo faced was designing an..

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2015 Volkswagen Passat TDI: What's Range Anxiety?

The biggest update to the 2015 Volkswagen Passat TDI is its new 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine TDI Clean Diesel that produces 150 horsepower. The Passat's new diesel engine brings more horsepower as well as better fuel economy.

 

Match this new motor to VW's...

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Why You Need to Warm Your Car

Mother nature isn't being kind to us right now. It's cold and we don't like it. You know what else doesn't like the cold? Our cars. 

 

Single-digit temperatures strain our vehicles the worst during the first start of the day. The reason being is that the oil in our cars has settled to the bottom of the oil pan and its viscosity, ability to flow, is seriously less than it needs...
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Tom Wood Automotive is Proud to Support Tatum's Bags of Fun

We here at Tom Wood Automotive have always been big supporters of Tatum's Bags of Fun, a local organization that was founded by Tatum Parker, an Indianapolis middle school student who is also a two-time cancer survivor. Tatum started Tatum's Bags of Fun in August 2008 with the goal of giving backpacks filled with age-appropriate games, toys and activities to every child diagnosed with a form of cancer in Indiana- an estimated 300 children annually.



These bags make a world of difference to children and families facing a difficult battle. In order to keep the toys and smiles…
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2015 Subaru WRX: A Jack-of-All-Trades

If it weren't for the massive hood scoop, throaty exhaust, and tastefully bulging fenders, the Subaru WRX would look like any typical affordable, econo-commuter traveling down the roads today.

 

Which is perfect because that is what Subaru designed the car for - to have the look, feel, and use of an ordinary daily-driver but also have the credentials to keep up with the best of the best at your local track day.

WRX's have...

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This Isn't Your Average Beetle

Global Rallycross (GRC) is the new kid on the block when it comes to racing series. To describe it in short it's: take a dozen regular cars, inject them with 4-wheel drive and 600 horsepower, place them on a tight, technical 1-mile track that's a mixture of dirt and tarmac, add a rather large jump somewhere along a straightaway, and let the action unfold through a series of 6-lap heats and a 10-lap...

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The Spectre Lineup is Official and it Looks Amazing

It's official, the vehicle lineup for the twenty-fourth installment of the James Bond series has been announced and my-oh-my do the bad-guys have it so good.

 

Sharing the spotlight with Bond’s new Aston Martin DB10, will be a lineup from Jaguar and Land Rover that is so awesome it'll make enthusiasts everywhere drool. Jaguar officially announced that a sunburnt-orange C-X75 will take the main role as the baddie’s car and go...

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A Design Icon: The Audi TT

It's very rare for a production car to look anything like the concept car it was drafted from. Safety standards, production costs, and profit margins all come to interfere with the original design and dilute it to its production spec. Audi took a different approach. Whether by choice or mere luck, Audi managed to break the mold and produce a production-viable sports car that looked nearly identical to the concept it was derived from...

 

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2015 Land Rover Discovery Sport: The Discovery's Reboot

Not too long ago Land Rover sent a hoard of auto journalists to Iceland to put the new Land Rover Discovery Sport through its paces. The new Discovery Sport, whose looks are rendered from the gorgeous Range Rover Evoque, is set to replace the quadratic Discovery/LR2 and will be the first of an upcoming reboot of the Discovery line.

 

Land Rover has matured the looks of the new Disco Sport so it's less...

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