Car Stuff

5 Cars You Can Start With Alexa

Technophiles, rejoice! In addition to the bevy of other conveniences Alexa offers, everyone's favorite personal assistant can now connect to smart home devices and start certain cars remotely—among some other cool things. Here are some of the top car models employing this truly life-altering technology for those of us who can’t be bothered to fumble around with antiquated car-baubles like keys.

Car Features You’re Not Using (But Should Be)

9 Things You Didn’t Know About Your Vehicle’s Bells and Whistles

The latest car tech has bamboozled even the savviest driver among us, having been upgraded to the point that it feels like you need a pilot’s license just to understand or operate a motor vehicle. We demystify your car's inceasingly complex dashboard, knobs and whirlygigs with an examination of some of your ride's most impressive (and underused) capabilities.

Mid-Life Crisis? Try These Fair Cars.

Sometimes Getting Through Life Means Changing Up Your Ride

Back in the day, a brand-new Corvette in the driveway of the timid, middle-aged dentist next door was enough to provoke neighborhood whispers of that most American of nervous breakdowns: the mid-life crisis. Don't judge. Fact is, everyone wants to turn their back on practicality and roll in a super-hot car now and again. Here are some of the raciest rides in the Fair stable for your personal bout of four-wheeled self-help.

How We Used To Buy Cars

16 Photos That Show How Auto Retail Has Changed. And How It Hasn't.

Cars have changed a lot over the years. How we’ve gotten them? Not so much. Check out these photos for a peek into the past of the auto sales biz. Which in some cases doesn't look much different than the present of auto sales… minus the inflatable flailing tube man, of course.

Where Our Cars Come From

The US Is Just Part Of The Global Automotive Picture. We Go On A World Tour.

We tend to think of the United States as the global leader in automobile culture. After all, it’s the land where the Model T, Ford Mustang and pickup trucks have all had a role in making us the motorhead role models of the world. But for all of America's innovation, it's far from the only game in town. We go region-by-region to check out the various countries in pursuit of the car-making crown.

Should The 'Stick Shift' Die?

Manual Transmissions Are Tricky, Labor-Intensive And Outdated. They're Also Glorious.

Back in the day, learning the delicate dance between clutch, gas and brake was one of the many complicated and exhausting steps required for teenagers to earn entry into adulthood. But once you got the hang of it, “driving stick” was something else altogether: actual fun. It's just one of the reasons we should resist the totally logical demise of the manual transmission.

Normal Car, Hybrid Results. Here's How.

Whether you’re into saving the environment or just your own hard-earned gas money, there’s good news: Your existing gas-powered automobile can be effectively optimized for better mileage. All you need is a little coaching and some oh-so-temperate driving techniques.

What's The Best Nav System?

Why The Mounted GPS Unit May Not Be Dead

Face it, none of us can get around on our own anymore without digital assistance from our navigation system of choice. But which one should you really be using? Your car's built-in nav, that app on your smartphone, or a stand-alone GPS unit? We break it down in this guide so you can choose the nav system that best suits your needs.

These Are The Top 5 Cars on Fair

When you browse through the Fair app, you’ll see thousands of cars of all shapes, sizes, colors and prices. So what are the most popular cars that other Fair customers are driving? We've compiled some Insta-worthy bios to help you decide which one is best suited as the newest member of your crew.

How To Wash Your Car

Everything You Need To Know About Giving Your Ride a Proper Scrub

So you're a fiscally responsible adult who's landed a dream car. But you dread paying the big bucks for that fancy car wash, don't have time to DIY it, and don't trust that sketch automated car wash attached to the gas station. What are you supposed to do? Grab a sponge and soak up some car-washing knowledge.

7 Fair Cars For Thanksgiving

Do Turkey Day In Style With Holiday Promo On These Sweet Options

Whether you’re visiting the fam long-distance, taking a mini-vacation or having the relatives trek to you, Fair has cars to fit whatever version of Thanksgiving you celebrate. Here are seven reasonably priced vehicle options, all of which you can get right on your phone and in time for turkey day—with no long-term commitment and with an oh-so-sweet holiday promo code.

Stars & Their Cars

17 Classic Photos That Prove The Rich & Famous Roll In Style

Cars and celebrities have always made a powerful combination, giving the coolest, fastest and most expensive rides a prominent place in pop culture. Much more than just modes of transportation, the cars of the rich and famous have become status symbols of the American Dream. Here, we take a look back at some of the most notable celebrity cars throughout time.

Why Jeeps Rule

7 Reasons To Love America's Original 4x4

It’s hard to find a vehicle more American than the Jeep. Fact is, there are a lot of reasons that the Jeep—and specifically, the Wrangler—is regarded as one of the most distinctive and timeless automobiles ever.

6 Fair Cars For Less Than Your Monthly Groceries

When you think of your monthly expenses, what does a few hundred dollars typically get you? Pilates/Crossfit/yoga classes? Well, what if two Benjamins (and a few Jacksons) could get you a car? In fact, this exact scenario is entirely possible if you’re into these six Fair models—each one running you less than $300 per month.

Little-Known Facts About These 17 Vintage Cars

From kit cars to mid-century sedans to rare supercars, these 17 timeless automobiles will make even the most tech-obsessed modern driver yearn for the good old days.