The 2008 Chevrolet Tahoe Two-Mode Hybrid
The Chevrolet Tahoe has carved it's place in the full size SUV market and General Motors have taken it a stage further with the world's first two-mode hybrid engine delivering a 25% fuel cost reduction. GM are rolling the hybrid unit out in both the Tahoe and the Yukon and
Jul 25, 2007 - 12:48:00 AM
The Honda VTEC System
Many people actually herald the Honda VTEC System as a great thing for the automobile industry that allows for increased performance of the engine to make use of the camshaft device even more efficiently. In fact, the Honda VTEC System stands for Variable Valve Timing and Lift Electronic Control. Honda
Jul 23, 2007 - 11:26:00 AM
2008 KTM X-Bow - A Car with an Attitude
KTM to car enthusiasts, this company may be unheard of save for a handful. KTM is known for its motorcycles and dirt bikes that have won countless races. So, what is KTM doing in the auto world?
Jul 22, 2007 - 10:26:00 PM
The Hyundai Genesis
Did you ever expect a new luxury sedan to come from Hyundai auto maker? In fact, 2009 holds great things for the company when they are slated to introduce their new Hyundai Genesis to the automobile market. The Hyundai Genesis has a lot of features that make it totally unique,
Jul 19, 2007 - 11:56:00 PM
2008 Dodge Magnum
Damiler Chrysler launched the redesigned Dodge Magnum earlier this year and from the external appearance alone you readily see some improvements to the older model. There is a new grille and fascia, the hood looks more serious and aggressive and the aluminum wheels set off the whole effect very well.
Jul 18, 2007 - 10:58:00 PM
2008 BMW X3 Hybrid
The BMW X3 compact SUV is now in it's fourth year of production and BMW have chosen the X3 to pilot the hybrid engine jointly developed with General Motors and Daimler Chrysler. With more competition emerging to snatch market share in the SUV market, fuel economy together with safety appear
Jul 18, 2007 - 10:40:00 PM
2008 Audi Roadjet
Audi launched the Roadjet concept at the North American International Automobile Show in 2007 with a car that combines Audi's new design philosophy with a feeling of space with the large window area.
Jul 18, 2007 - 10:18:00 PM
2008 Honda S2000 CR
Honda unveiled a revamped and re-engineered S2000 at the New York International Auto Show in April 2007. If there were any doubts of the race track intentions with new S2000, they've been completely blown away.
Jul 18, 2007 - 10:06:00 PM
2008 Callaway C16 Convertible
Callaway Cars launched the C16 on the expectant world at the New York International Auto Show in March this year and added to its range of hand-built, beautifully crafted and very exclusive automobiles.
Jul 17, 2007 - 11:32:00 PM
BMW M3 When Only the Best Will Do
Since 1986 when the BMW M3 was launched, this car has set the standard by which other cars are measured. Although styles and editions have changed and been introduced, no matter what version of M3 you have, there is nothing like a BMW.
Jul 17, 2007 - 11:14:00 PM
2008 Jeep Gladiator Concept
Jeep pickups in the 60's carried the Gladiator name, however the roots of the vehicle go back to the 50's and the military Jeep Truck. The Gladiator Concept brings a Wrangler front end married to a small cab with an extended 7 foot cargo deck and the visual effect makes
Jul 16, 2007 - 10:34:00 PM
The Two Sides of Automotive Safety
Safety has two sides - passive and active. Passive safety provides protection at the time of an accident, while active safety helps you prevent or avoid a dangerous situation.
Jul 16, 2007 - 9:48:00 PM
Thinking Outside Of The Glove Box
While the glove box is a standard feature in nearly all makes and models, today's glove boxes no longer go hand in glove. A survey found that 84 percent of Americans no longer use the glove box to store gloves, which is what the space was originally designed for when
Jul 16, 2007 - 9:18:00 PM
The Fastest Cars in the World
Speed is one of the most fascinating things in the world. There’s just something about going hundreds of miles per hour that catches everyone’s attention.
Jul 16, 2007 - 5:18:00 PM
2008 Ford F-150 Foose Edition
On May 11, 2006 the very first of a one-off Chip Foose built Ford was unveiled, a 32 inch pedal car built to be auctioned off by the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation in Washington DC, the presenter being Edsel Ford, great-grandson of Henry. Chip Foose, one of the top custom
Jun 28, 2007 - 10:08:00 PM
High-Tech Acoustic Auto Glass Offers A Quieter Ride
Considering the average driver spends more than five hours per week behind the wheel, the driving experience should be as pleasant as possible. Few things, however, can ruin a drive faster than excessive traffic and road noise.
Jun 28, 2007 - 6:54:00 PM
Va Va Vrooom With Venturi The Eclectic, The Fetish and The Astrolab
Over twenty years ago, in 1984, people couldn’t help stopping and gazing at a beautiful coupe that was tucked away in one corner of the Paris Motor Show. The name of the car was ‘Ventury’ and it had been designed by two incredible designers, Claude Poiraud and Gérard Godfroy. Today,
Jun 27, 2007 - 11:52:00 PM
A Sports Car In Disguise 2008 Nissan Rogue
Designed for a person seeking dynamic performance and style, this small crossover SUV satisfies drivers' functional needs and personal passion for driving.
Jun 27, 2007 - 12:20:00 AM
The 2008 Corvette
Since 1953, the Corvette has evolved with the times. It is a true work in progress, building on its strengths and improving with every new model. This year, GM unveiled the iconic line's newest offspring : the 2008 Corvette.
Jun 26, 2007 - 12:12:00 PM
The E92 335ci: Superb BMW Engineering in a Coupe
With the E92 335ci, BMW offers coupe buyers power second only to the M class. Advanced materials and engineering also ensure leading-edge control in all driving conditions, a silky smooth suspension and critical safety features. Read more to see why.
Jun 26, 2007 - 12:02:00 PM
The Hybrid Hydrogen Oxygen System
The Hybrid Hydrogen Oxygen System (HHOS) is a fuel-saving device which produces a water-generated gas that is processed by the engine as a fuel additive. It can theoretically work with any standard gasoline or diesel powered box, retrofitted when necessary. The water-generated petroleum additive is called Aquygen, a combustible gas
Jun 26, 2007 - 12:24:00 AM
Car Racing Schools
Racing like a pro is no longer a pipe dream. Some of racing’s best legends have started schools where the common person can get behind the wheel and become a racing legend them self. From safety schools to high performance racing; it’s all here for the adrenalin junky looking for
Jun 25, 2007 - 11:50:00 PM
Junking Your Car? Donate It!
Streets of today are becoming more and more congested with all types of vehicles, and car manufacturers produce cars at a fast pace, and it seems some motorists replace vehicles models just as quickly. In this scenario, it is safe to assume that there are plenty and still useful cars
Jun 24, 2007 - 11:18:00 PM
The Dodge Demon The Poor Man's Viper
Car aficionados worldwide know what Dodge gave to the world of sports cars, the ever impressing Dodge Viper. Although on the list of most men’s top ten things to get, actually taking it home is another thing because of its high price tag and availability. Now, Dodge has presented us
Jun 24, 2007 - 11:08:00 PM
The Aston Martin V8 Vantage Roadster
The Aston Martin V8 Vantage Roadster is a 2-door, 2-seater convertible first unveiled at the Los Angeles Auto Show in November of 2006. It is based on the Vantage model, Aston Martin's smallest production car. The compact and sporty Vantage is the biggest selling Aston Martin model to date, with
Jun 23, 2007 - 12:10:00 PM
The Ascari A10 Supercar
With the competition intensifying every year between major sports car makers, it's no wonder that more powerful and attractive sports car models are being unveiled to the market. The 2006 Ascari A10 is one of them.
Jun 20, 2007 - 11:22:00 PM
Lemon Laws: What Are They?
Most people either don't know their rights when it comes to buying a vehicle or they're not sure if the problems they are experiencing with their newly purchased vehicle is an actual problem or not. However, many State's lemon laws have strict guidelines that will allow consumers to be able
Jun 17, 2007 - 6:12:00 PM
Revving Up For Warm-Weather Driving: Ten Tips
If you aren't diligent about preparing your vehicle for the warm-weather driving season, you might be saying goodbye to cruising down the open road...and saying hello to waiting for a tow truck in 95-degree heat.
Jun 14, 2007 - 6:06:00 PM
Rotating parts on your vehicle are where the majority of drivetrain losses occur.
Jun 14, 2007 - 12:18:00 AM
Challenge Bibendum Shanghai 2007
In November of 2007, people all over the world will be looking to Shanghai for answers. They'll be looking for automobile answers, that is. Michelin, a very influential and powerful tire company, has become known as the host and creator of the Challenge Bibendum that has taken place for the
Jun 14, 2007 - 12:12:00 AM
The 2009 Camaro
There are many people and car enthusiasts wondering what will come next for the Camaro in 2009. With so many modifications and improvements made to the vehicle within the past few years, who knows where it could go from here? Indeed, the Camaro has been a sports coupe favorite ever
Jun 12, 2007 - 11:42:00 PM
The DARPA Urban Challenge
Everyone knows that the computers inside automobiles are getting smarter by the year, but an automobile that is completely driverless? That is what designers and manufacturers are trying to compete for and they are getting ready to be challenged by DARPA, which is the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency.
Jun 12, 2007 - 11:40:00 PM
The 2009 Chevrolet Camaro
At present, the 2009 Chevrolet Camaro is only a concept car. However the excitement which it has already generated is probably enough to carry it into production sometime in late 2008. The new look for the 2009 new Camaro is actually a 1969 revisit, only with pure '09 styling and
Jun 11, 2007 - 12:27:00 AM
What Happens When You Get Stopped For Drinking While Driving?
If you are stopped by a police officer for driving while drinking (commonly known as driving while intoxicated - "DWI" or driving under the influence - "DUI". you will find that it is a serious offense in every one of the fifty states. Getting stopped for DUI will have consequences
Jun 6, 2007 - 11:10:00 PM
U.S. Auto Industry's Health Hinges On More Than Products
People concerned with the long-term viability of the domestic automobile industry, arguably the backbone of the nation's economy, must look beyond the products in dealer showrooms. It is true that a record number of new or updated cars and trucks from U.S. automakers will hit the streets this year, with
Jun 6, 2007 - 7:38:00 PM
Ariel Atom – The Supercar
It shot into fame through the TV screen when BBC’s Jeremy Clarkson tested it in the program Top Gear for the Discovery Channel. There it was, eating up the miles and holding its own against other sports cars. The most memorable shot perhaps was the way the speed affected Clarkson’s
Jun 6, 2007 - 2:02:00 AM
The 2008 Dodge Viper
The 2008 Dodge Viper SRT10 is the latest addition to a powerful line of cars famous for performance. The new V-10 powered motor is sure to create a stir with sheer strength- it can do from 0 to 60 mph in a little under four seconds. The power is obviously
Jun 3, 2007 - 1:46:00 PM
Tips On Selling Your Used Car Yourself
There's no shortage of advice from experts on how to get a good deal buying a car. But when it comes to selling their cars, people often settle for hundreds or even thousands of dollars less than they should. Chances are, if your car is over four years old, a
May 30, 2007 - 5:32:00 PM
Magna Steyr Revolutionizes Convertible Tops
Magna Steyr has revealed a breakthrough in retractable hard top systems with the Mila Future concept. Car makers that license the fully-functional technology stand to gain distinctive styling, more free trunk space, four different looks car buyers can try on the road, and tangible safety for the two passengers without
May 24, 2007 - 10:48:00 PM
Trucks Today Go A Long Way Toward Customization
Many truck buyers don't just think about what they can do with their vehicles, they think about what they can do to them as well. That's the word from automotive experts who say that accessorizing vehicles has become a top priority for many truck owners-whether that means adding alloy wheels,
May 23, 2007 - 11:58:00 PM
Convertible Corner: Tips For A Smooth Ride
Whether you are a first-time convertible driver, planning to buy a new convertible or thinking about renting one, following are a few tips that can steer you toward a better ride.
May 22, 2007 - 8:05:00 PM
Top Towing Tips for Trouble-free Travel
Every year millions of Americans take to the roads with their trailers in tow. Whether you’re towing a boat, a horse or a houseful of furniture, driving with a trailer presents challenges to both the driver and the tow vehicle. Here are the top tips from hauling experts on how
May 18, 2007 - 11:02:00 PM
Forging the Path to Lighter, Safer, Fuel-Efficient Cars
For many automotive consumers, winning the race to a safer and more fuel-efficient car is getting easier, pound-for-pound. Car enthusiasts are beginning to understand what race car drivers have known for years: Forged wheels deliver significantly better performance, safety and gas mileage than standard cast wheels.
May 15, 2007 - 11:14:00 PM
Car Stars Do You Remember These?
Do you ever wonder what became of the cars from movies or an old television series? There are a few cars who are almost as famous as the actors who drove them. We even remember their names, when they actually had one.
May 15, 2007 - 12:06:00 AM
Is The Child Safety Seat in the Vehicle the Right Way?
Each child safety seat needs a safety belt or LATCH to hold it in place. LATCH (Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children) is a system designed to make safety seat installation easier.
May 13, 2007 - 9:48:00 PM
Traveling Safely With Children: The Basics
Everybody needs a child safety seat, booster seat, or safety belt! There must be one safety belt for each person. Buckling two people, even children, into one belt could injure both.
May 13, 2007 - 9:35:00 PM
Steering Clear Of Air Bag Fraud
If you're in the market for a used car, it could pay to watch out for air bag fraud. Air bag fraud involves replacing a damaged air bag system with a ufunctioning "dummy" air bag. These dummy systems are often stolen or salvaged units and may not match the particular
May 11, 2007 - 8:10:00 PM
IS GM HUMMER H3 FRIENDLY TO THE ENVIRONMENT?
Indeed, everything is relative. While the new Hummer H3 is smaller, lighter and more fuel-efficient than its larger predecessors, it is far from an environmentally friendly vehicle. Hardly fuel efficient, the H3 gets just 16 miles per gallon (MPG) in city driving and 20 on the highway.
May 8, 2007 - 11:10:00 PM
Keep Your Cool While On The Road
With so many people on the road during peak vacation months, it may be a good time to brush up on what you should do in the event you're involved in a crash. Here are some tips from The Progressive Group of Insurance Companies.
May 8, 2007 - 7:30:00 PM
Salt-free diet for Canadian roads Researcher puts the brakes on black ice- and spares the environment
If engineer Susan Tighe has her way in coming winters, you'll see a lot less sand and salt on Canadian highways. But that's not a bad thing. Black ice, that bane of winter driving, may be the last thing on Canadian minds in the dog days of summer.
May 3, 2007 - 11:25:00 PM
You've Got Email - From Your Vehicle
Is it time to take your automobile in for maintenance? If your car could talk, it might just say no. As cars and trucks become more technologically advanced, knowing how to maintain them can be confusing. But knowing how to keep your vehicle's maintenance up-to-date can be as simple as
May 3, 2007 - 11:20:00 PM
Never Stop For Directions or Open Another Road Map Again
The road trip is one of the true rights of passage for many families, but for some the most frustrating part of a road trip is getting lost. One person may want to stop and ask for directions, while the other does not want to embarrass themselves by admitting they're
May 3, 2007 - 11:15:00 PM
Amtrak Vehicle Shipping Tips
Making the choice to not actually drive a vehicle on a long move can be a smart one. The truth is long-distance treks can be ripe with road hazards, hassles and other inconveniences. This is, of course, not to mention the wear and tear on the vehicle in question and
May 2, 2007 - 10:50:00 PM
TO THE POINT: 2007 GENEVA MOTOR SHOW
At the International 77th Geneva Motor Show held from March 8 to 18, Volkswagen is presenting an abundance of innovative new models. Presented as world premieres are the new Golf Variant and the Passat BlueMotion. Another technological highlight is the Phaeton featuring new technical details; the sedan with a new
Apr 28, 2007 - 1:08:00 PM
VOLKSWAGEN RABBIT RECEIVES KELLEY BLUE BOOK’S COOL NEW CAR UNDER $18,000 AWARD Rabbit honored for styling, performance and fun-to-drive attributes
Volkswagen of America, Inc. announced today that the Volkswagen Rabbit was recognized as one of the “Top 10 Coolest New Cars Under $18,000” by Kelley Blue Book (www.kbb.com), a top-rated web site providing vehicle pricing and information. The annual award acknowledges automakers for producing a vehicle with emphasis on performance,
Apr 28, 2007 - 1:00:00 PM
Easing Commuter Stress
There are a number of ways daily commuters can put the brakes on stress. Still, a recent survey found that 51 percent of Americans living in major markets find their commute stressful. Of those people, 62 percent experience feelings of frustration, 37 percent suffer from headaches and 28 percent experience
Apr 27, 2007 - 10:48:00 PM
Keeping Your Car Safe And Secure
Don't let car thieves drive you crazy. Heeding a few tips on security can take you a long way toward keeping your car safe and preventing theft.
Apr 25, 2007 - 11:01:00 PM
Don’t Let The Power Go To Your Head: The 2007 Chrysler 300
If you remember the days when suburban driveways were filled with Chryslers, Buicks and loud echoing Mercurys then the new Chrysler 300 may recreate your childhood playground.
Apr 22, 2007 - 11:59:00 PM
Bush Administration Establishes Program to Reduce Foreign Oil Dependency, Greenhouse Gases
In step with the Bush Administration’s call to increase the supply of alternative and renewable fuels nationwide, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today established the nation’s first comprehensive Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) program.
Apr 16, 2007 - 11:05:00 PM
Limited Edition Beetle Has Drivers Seeing White
Fans of Volkswagen's New Beetle are seeing white, and a whole lot of style to boot. Volkswagen has released a limited edition Triple White New Beetle convertible, a model that's truly exclusive, with only 3,000 units being produced.
Apr 14, 2007 - 12:10:00 PM
Rental Truck Safety Tips
Moving anything can be a big job, especially if it involves renting a truck. While the idea of driving a rental truck may seem daunting, a few tips can help make your move easier and safer.
Apr 11, 2007 - 9:14:00 PM
You Are What You Drive
For many consumers, their choice of vehicle represents a personal statement-saying something about who they are and what they do. In fact, the vehicle that one drives is such a reflection of one's personality that many drivers take their point of pride to the next level with automotive accessories. Fortunately,
Apr 9, 2007 - 10:51:00 PM
Travel Tips: Be Sure You Are Insured When Renting An Automobile
Canadians renting an automobile may experience confusion about the insurance coverage. Before you leave home, says the Financial Services Commission of Ontario (FSCO), it is important to familiarize yourself with some of the alternatives to the insurance offered by the rental company.
Apr 6, 2007 - 12:32:00 AM
Simplify Travel With Directions, Entertainment at Your Fingertips
If you are planning to hit the country's scenic highways and byways this summer, you might discover that your most trusted travel companion is one that fits right into your pocket.
Apr 4, 2007 - 10:58:00 PM
Choosing the Right Summer Travel Car
Driving, across the country or merely a state line or two, is the quintessential summer sport. Our cars transport us to destinations like family reunions, vacations and honeymoons. You won’t find it on the front page of the sports section, but driving, windows down, music blaring and sunshine hot on
Apr 2, 2007 - 10:49:00 PM
RK Auto Group Explains the Advantages of Leasing a Car for Your Company
One of the many important financial decisions of a business owner is whether to lease or purchase motor vehicles for the business. RK Auto Group recommends leasing for several reasons: Leasing strengthens your financial statement and upgrades your company’s image by providing sharper-looking vehicles at a cheaper price.
Apr 1, 2007 - 10:36:00 PM
Why Highways Are So Important
Transportation is fundamental to the prosperity and quality of life of all Canadians. Much of Canada's domestic and international freight is hauled on Canada's 24,400-kilometre National Highway System, the backbone of Canadian trade. In fact, the Canadian transportation system carries more than $1 trillion worth of goods every year.
Mar 28, 2007 - 11:15:00 PM
Device Brings Fuel Flexibility to Consumers
Choice can be a wonderful thing, especially when it comes to fueling your car. With prices rising for traditional fossil fuels, alternative fuels such as E85 - a blend of 85 percent ethanol and 15 percent gasoline - are growing in popularity and prevalence. But because most car models are
Mar 27, 2007 - 7:00:00 PM
Steer Clear of Potholes
Spring - the time of growth, renewal and new life. The ice has finally melted. The winter blizzards have stopped. While freshly hatched chicks and scampering bunnies are familiar sights, something more ominous is also being born in the spring: potholes.
Mar 27, 2007 - 6:56:00 PM
How to Prevent Static on the Radio
Navigation and DVD systems, satellite radio and airbags -- have you ever thought about how many electrical cables are in your car? It used to be just power windows and lights, but with today’s sophisticated vehicles, the electronic systems have multiplied.
Mar 27, 2007 - 12:05:00 AM
How to Protect Yourself From Auto Repair Scams
Owning a car means dealing with auto repair shops. From routine maintenance like oil changes and tire rotation to major repairs such as body work after an accident, you want to feel confident the job is being done competently and at a fair price.
Mar 27, 2007 - 12:00:00 AM
Why You Need a Vehicle Warranty
Whether you're driving around in a brand new car, or one with an odometer reading closing in on 100,000 miles, there's one thing you can count on. Eventually, your vehicle is going to break down and fixing it won't be cheap.
Mar 25, 2007 - 10:49:00 PM
How to Keep Your Old Car Running Like New
Brenda Rivera, 30, of Tulsa, Okla. does a lot of driving. She already has 80,000 miles on her seven year old Ford Taurus.
Mar 22, 2007 - 11:25:00 PM
Cell Phone Etiquette: How Do You Measure Up?
Mobile technology has come a long way in a short time, but has cell phone etiquette kept pace? Cell phone etiquette refers to people's habits and manners while using a mobile phone: How loud are they talking and where are they talking? Check out these tips to be certain your
Mar 19, 2007 - 11:46:00 PM
Sharing The Road Safely With Commercial Vehicles
Since the 1970s, the number of vehicles on Canada's roads has increased by 80 per cent. Despite this dramatic increase in traffic, the number of road fatalities has been cut by more than half.
Mar 19, 2007 - 11:26:00 PM
Tire Retreads Save Money and Resources for Many Industries
Retreaded truck tires represent a savings of more than $2 billion annually for truckers and trucking companies in North America. For most fleets, tires represent the third largest item in their operating budget, right after labor and fuel costs.
Mar 19, 2007 - 12:12:00 PM
Tunes To Go: Music From Your Computer to Your Car
The digital audio revolution is in full swing as music lovers worldwide are using their computers as high-tech jukeboxes. But you're not just limited to listening to songs on your PC while you check your e-mail.
Mar 19, 2007 - 12:03:00 PM
What's With Those Noisy Lights?
Not too long ago, you hopped in your car and turned the key. A couple of lights flashed for a second, the motor started and you were ready to go. Not true anymore. A modern car or truck has bells and whistles and flashing lights galore – most of which
Mar 18, 2007 - 11:06:00 PM
Celebrities, Race Car Drivers and Auto Enthusiasts Flocking To Oakhurst For Film Festival !!
Celebrities from the film industry, famous race car drivers and auto enthusiasts from all over the west are planning to converge on Oakhurst for the 2007 Southern Yosemite Automotive Film Festival, scheduled for March 21st through 25th, 2007.
Mar 13, 2007 - 10:47:00 PM
Keeping A Classic, Older Or Rarely Used Vehicle Running Strong Takes Proper Maintenance
Whether it's a 1970s muscle car or a vintage Thunderbird, I've noticed more and more people adding a classic car to their everyday collection. In fact, classic car collecting is now a $17.8 billion-a-year business and is expected to keep growing. And while these cars are fun to drive and
Mar 13, 2007 - 10:10:00 PM
10 Tips for Safer Nighttime Driving
With more vehicles on the roads during the busy summer travel season, it becomes more important to drive smart and safe - especially at night. According to the Motor Vehicle Lighting Council, traffic death rates are three times greater at night, yet many drivers are unaware of the hazards that
Mar 13, 2007 - 9:36:00 PM
Top 10 Things A Dealer Wants You To Know
We interviewed some of the sharpest new car sales associates across the country to give you an insider guide to purchasing a new car or truck. Here’s their insights based on real world experience that could save you money.
Mar 11, 2007 - 9:10:00 PM
Auto Technician Certification Benefits Motorists
It makes good financial sense to protect your automotive investment through maintenance and service performed by qualified professionals. And an increasingly popular way to distinguish between auto technicians is to look for national certification.
Mar 11, 2007 - 8:40:00 PM
Getting Personal About Your Vehicle
When it comes to buying vehicles, it seems consumers now say "my way or the highway." Vehicle personalization (which can range from adding a backseat DVD player to bigger tires and wheels) is a hot segment in the automotive industry, with 70 percent growth in the last six years.
Mar 9, 2007 - 10:29:00 PM
Navigation Device Lets Drivers Know As They Go
If you spent a lot of time stuck in traffic this year, you have lots of company. U.S. drivers spend an average of 47 hours a year stuck in traffic, and in very large urban areas, more than 60 hours a year.
Mar 6, 2007 - 10:28:00 PM
Consumer Financial Loss On Automobiles Decreases With Extended Warranty
According to leading independent testing laboratories, 33 percent of automobile repair shops overcharge customers. Though the cost of a given repair can vary by hundreds of dollars depending on the garage, the average repair exceeds $1,200 on vehicles over three years old, resulting in financial loss for car owners not
Mar 6, 2007 - 9:59:00 PM
Fuel Additive Helps to Reduce Air Pollution
When it comes to improving air quality, there is no single silver bullet. Cleaner fuels, alternative energy sources, energy-efficient appliances and "green" building all will help improve air quality over time. And something as simple as a fuel additive can play a role in reducing pollution, it turns out.
Mar 6, 2007 - 9:20:00 PM
Modified Cars: Performance Still Matters
The skyrocketing popularity of upgrading and customizing automobiles, or "tuning," is clear. What was once considered the domain of a select number of gearheads has grown to become a passion for thousands of automotive enthusiasts nationwide. Tuning is no longer a weekend hobby, it's a lifestyle.
Mar 5, 2007 - 9:50:00 PM
Silver Still Shines As Top Car Color
Motorists have no need to brush up on their color choices. For the sixth year in a row, silver shone at the top of the list of colors chosen by buyers of new cars and light trucks sold in North America. The 2005 DuPont Automotive Color Popularity Report cited the
Mar 5, 2007 - 8:30:00 PM
If You Want To Race-Take It To The Track Ten Things Communities Can Do To Combat Street Racing
Street racing is recognized by communities around the nation as a problem that needs to be solved. For decades, the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) has been active in anti-street racing campaigns. Most recently, SEMA launched a coalition of manufacturers, aftermarket parts companies, professional drag racers, sanctioning bodies, racetracks and
Mar 4, 2007 - 8:55:00 PM
Bill Will Help Motorists Avoid Wrenching Experience
A new bill will help many car owners avoid a wrenching experience when they bring their cars into their favorite repair shop. Here's how it stands now: A recent survey of more than 1,000 independent repair shop owners, service managers and service technicians reveals that $5.8 billion in service and
Mar 4, 2007 - 8:49:00 PM
Fuel For Thought High-Tech Look At The Future Of Fuel
Thinking green may soon mean thinking yellow. That's the word from experts as an increasing number of cars are being designed to run on ethanol fuel made from yellow corn.
Feb 26, 2007 - 11:28:00 PM
How to Add Both Looks and Function to Your Vehicle
Remember what it was like to go cruising with the windows down and the wind blowing through your hair? Now that we’ve made it through the long, harsh winter, it won’t be long before you can do it again; but along with the warmer temperatures and that carefree attitude comes
Feb 26, 2007 - 11:04:00 PM
Camera Mount Helps Amateur Racers Stay in the Fast Lane
Your car zooms down the lane of the indoor track, perhaps just inches away from your opponent, and then you move through a turn at breakneck speed. These days, you don't have to be a professional race car driver to experience this kind of thrill. Just ask the millions of
Feb 20, 2007 - 6:08:00 PM
The 2008 Infinite G37
For Infinite lovers, the new Infinite G37 will come with a lot of components that all Infinite lovers will be proud of. Not only is the Infinite G37 an improvement from the G35 vehicle, but there's one vehicle that should be scared: the BMW 335i.
Feb 10, 2007 - 6:42:00 PM
Top 10 Efficient Non-Hybrids: The New Renaissance
A car that sips gas rather than gulps, looks good in dim light, and is lively to drive is the new renaissance in motoring. The coolest cars today are the green Hybrids, and fuel- efficient non-Hybrids, that share an unconventional styling. Here are 10 non-Hybrids that save on fuel while
Feb 9, 2007 - 4:54:00 PM
Hot Hatchback: Volkswagen's GTI Garners Annual Accolade
In German, Volkswagen's name translates to the people's car, and here in the United States, in the wake of the recent release of Volkswagen's 2007 GTI, the people and press are making their opinions clear: The GTI is one hot ticket.
Jan 25, 2007 - 11:57:00 PM
Porsche's New Cayenne Is Hot for Horsepower
With the ability to sprint from a standstill to 60 miles per hour in under five seconds, the new Porsche Cayenne Turbo is hotter than a pepper to the taste buds of auto aficionados.
Jan 23, 2007 - 11:20:00 PM
Second Coming: The 2007 Porsche Boxster
If you look behind the surface of any sun worshipper, you'll find a hardtop owner of the previous generation Porsche Boxster. Reinvented from the ground up in 2005, the Boxster offers the sun worshipper unprecedented handling, performance, good looks, and improved build quality than the previous iteration that ran from
Jan 23, 2007 - 11:10:00 PM
Stirring Emotion: The 2007 Nissan Altima
Determined good looks, practical style, and sound engineering principles are encapsulated in a bold new shape for the 2007 Nisan Altima. The car features movie projector headlights on the exterior and comfortable refinements inside the cabin. With a MSRP of $17,750 – $29,650 and fuel efficiency of 24/31 mpg this
Jan 16, 2007 - 11:00:00 PM