Automotive Gadgets

Automotive gadgets are perfect for people who spend a lot of time in their automotible. Automotive gadgets range from bluetooth devices to solar-powered battery chargers. Check out these great automotive gadgets at HowStuffWorks.

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How Exhaust Air Jacks Work

: Exhaust air jacks make lifting a car off the ground much easier by letting the car's exhaust do the work for you. You can use these jacks for a variety of tasks, including changing tires, installing snow chains and more.


A Breathalyzer for Drugs? We're Not There Yet

It's a lot harder to develop a breath test for marijuana and opioids than it is for alcohol. But that hasn't stopped a lot of people from trying.

Wearable Alcohol Sensor Could Text You if You're Too Drunk

Soon we might rely on flexible wearable monitors to replace breathalyzers and analyze sweat, notifying us if we've had one too many — or are near the limit.

What's the best way to play my iPod in the car?

The iPod and other MP3 players are great for taking your music with you, but using headphones in the car is illegal. What's the best solution?

You can easily install many of these gadgets, no matter what your skill level, which enable you to monitor your vehicle's (and your own) performance and ensure you're getting the maximum efficiency out of every mile. Learn more about the top 5 green automotive gadgets to help you save gas and money.

How the iBreath Alcohol Breathalyzer Works

If you're over the legal blood alcohol content, it's illegal to drive your car, not to mention unsafe. Is there an easy way to find out your blood alcohol level?

How the Ego Flash Works

Cell phone calls while you're driving can be dangerous. But what happens when you absolutely must make or accept a call when you're behind the wheel?

Car Gadget Pictures

Take a look at these car gadget pictures and see some of the cutting edge technology available for your car. Check out our car gadget pictures.

How the Iqua VizorSUN Works

Eco-friendly people are looking to solar energy to power devices like the Iqua VizorSUN, which combines solar power and Bluetooth technology.

Top 5 Car GPS Devices

It wasn't long ago when global positioning system (GPS) devices were found only in the hands of the wealthy. Now it seems like everyone has one. But which car GPS device is right for you?

Can other people unlock my car door with their remote?

Keyless entry systems have become standard equipment on most new cars and trucks. But if these systems are so common, is it possible for someone other than you to remotely open your car door?