The makers of the Jumpi 3-in-1 Jumpstarter claim it will do more than bring a dead car battery back to life. You can also recharge your portable devices and the battery pack comes with a vacuum attachment that can clean larger surfaces or get into crevices with the supplied nozzle. The battery charger/booster is rated […]

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Swiss timepiece maker Breitling has released a special chronograph series that celebrates three North American automotive marques from the 1960s: the Chevrolet Corvette; the Ford Mustang; and the Shelby Cobra. The three watches display each car’s logo and, as a stopwatch/chronograph, there’s a 15-minute counter, six-hour counter and a dial for seconds elapsed. The Corvette- […]

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If interior space is an issue, a roof-mounted container is often the way to go. The SkyBox 16 Carbonite from Yakima is so named for its 16 cubic feet of stowage space, which is greater volume than many sedan trunks. The company claims that the product’s aerodynamic shape creates minimal drag (which helps reduce fuel […]

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Prepping for driving following a dusting of snow and/or ice is no fun without the right tool. At such times the Hopkins SubZero 80037 pivoting snow broom might come in handy. At one end, the product’s ice scraper/chopper is designed to remove frozen sleet from windshields and windows. At the opposite end, the extra-wide brush/squeegee […]

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Owners of full-size pickups, utility vehicles and tall trailers know how difficult it is to reach across or on top their vehicles when washing them. The Anngrowy Microfiber Car Wash Kit comes with an adjustable aluminum handle that can be locked at 18, 33, 46 or 62 inches. Also included is a removable chenille mop […]

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On hot or cold days, your vehicle’s climate system is made to keep the driver and the front-seat passenger comfortable. That not might not be true for those seated behind you, however. The Noggle was designed to help by directing cool air in summer — and warm air in winter — to second- or third-row […]

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There are times when working on your vehicle — from cleaning it to changing the tires — that you need an adjustable-height stool that also doesn’t take up valuable garage space when not in use. The Portable Telescoping Stool from Steel Vision Tools is one option. The base can be locked in 11 different positions […]

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The Jotto Desk from Diversified Products is designed to beef up your office on wheels in a number of different ways. The company’s car-desk series provides plenty of space for most laptop and tablet-style computers while the generously sized surface area also makes it ideal for writing/editing documents. The unit’s base installs without the need […]

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This isn’t an automotive-related item, but who wouldn’t want an office chair as unique as this. It’s an actual ejection seat from a Boeing B52 Stratofortress bomber that was first flown by U.S. Air Force pilots in the mid 1950s and is expected to remain in service for another 25 years. MotoArt, the company responsible […]

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You might be familiar with the one-quarter-scale Visible V-8 plastic model (based on General, Motors’ 1950s-era overhead-valve engine) that is made by Revell and sells for about $90 on amazon.com. There’s a less-expensive dual overhead cam V-8 kit ($30) that’s smaller than the Revell (6.7 by 8.0 by 7.1 inches), but its 500-plus parts are […]

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