How to Choose the Right Mechanic

RelayRides blogger Amanda L. Grossman shares strategies for how to find the right mechanic to work with. As a person who only purchases used cars, I understand the necessity of having a trustworthy and knowledgeable mechanic in your rolodex. Over the years, I’ve had mufflers and windshields replaced, head gaskets blow, weird grinding noises, a few leaks,...
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DIY Tips to Make Your Car Look Amazing

RealyRides money expert Eric Rosenberg loves do-it-yourself projects to keep his home and car in top shape. Here are tips to help make your car look great without breaking the bank. Car maintenance projects can be expensive, but every car maintenance project doesn’t have to be. There are a handful of projects you can do...
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The Most Inexpensive Cars to Own

RelayRides blogger Eric Rosenberg found the lowest cost new cars to own. Buy one and turn it into into profit by renting it on RelayRides. There is no secret that smaller cars use less fuel than big cars, but knowing the best car to buy if you want a big car is not always an easy...
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Will the App Automatic Change the Way You Drive?

RelayRides blogger Eric Rosenberg reviews the Automatic app and explains why it may be worth purchasing. What Is Automatic? Automatic is an app and hardware tool that plugs into your car to give your more information about your car’s health and your driving style. Nearly every car built since 1996 has an ODB port, or...
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5 Myths About Peer-to-Peer Car Sharing

Still on the fence about making money renting your car? RelayRides blogger Amanda L. Grossman dispels 5 myths about peer-to-peer car sharing. Unless you’ve been living out in the middle of nowhere like that Alaskan Bush family, then you know the sharing economy is blooming with all sorts of earning potential for each of us...
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5 Ways to Get Paid by Your Car

RelayRides blogger Eric Rosenberg shares 5 simple ways that you can turn your idle, depreciating car into a source of revenue. Most people think of their car as a money pit. It is worth less every year, it costs money to insure and maintain, and gas prices seem to keep getting higher and higher. But...
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4 Ways You May Be Dead Wrong About Electric Cars

RelayRides blogger Eric Rosenberg shatters four common myths about electric vehicles, proving that they can be great financial investments. Kelly Blue Book released its list of 2014 cars rated at 40 MPG or more, and it is an impressive list. The combination of electric vehicles and hybrids helps us dream about how much we can...
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Airport Car Rentals Don’t Have to Suck

RelayRides blogger Eric Rosenberg shares why renting a car at an airport is no longer a hassle because of the value and convenience of peer-to-peer car rentals. We’ve all been there. It is 9:45pm. Your flight just landed two hours late. After waiting at the gate, waiting on the plane, and sitting on the runway...
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History of the Hot Hatch

For the Hot Hatch 50th anniversary, Trent Fletcher, RelayRides blogger and automotive expert, shares the history of this globally beloved car. In the 1960s, American car manufacturers started putting powerful engines into their base-model cars and, starting with the Pontiac GTO in 1964, invented the muscle car.  These cars offered high-performance without a high price...
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