2014 Buick Regal GS is a sporty wolf in sheep’s clothing

2014 Buick Regal GS
The 2014 Buick Regal GS is bristling with high-tech and performance features, aimed squarely at European luxury sport sedans such as the Audi A4. It promises the speed, handling and comfort of those coveted Audis, Mercedes and BMWs for a lower price.

The company brought a 2014 Buick Regal GS with almost every available option to the Midwest Test Facility, giving me a week to put it through its paces. How does it measure up to those fancy European sedans? Continue reading

Follow these instructions for perfect parallel parking every time

parallel parking

Until self-driving cars arrive, we’ll be performing the death-defying act of piloting our own vehicles for the next few years, and one of the most difficult routines is parallel parking. Even if you’re an expert at that challenging feat, you’ll want to know about this remarkable way to perfectly parallel park every single time.

It involves a set of instructions offered by Quora user Yishan Wong, who’s seen plenty of solutions to the parallel parking conundrum, all of which he calls “too complex and intimidating.” He claims to have discovered the secret to parallel parking — and I believe him, because I’ve tested his technique and it works perfectly. Continue reading