“The Avengers” is an upcoming Marvel superhero team-up movie that unites Iron Man, Green Arrow, the Hulk, Captain America, Thor, Hawkeye and Black Widow. Iron Man, billionaire philanthropist Tony Stark (Robert Downey, Jr.), lost his Audi R8 in his previous cinematic incarnation. But never fear, he now drives a fabulous one-of-a-kind Honda Acura NSX Roadster. Read on! →


Just because everyone else is doing it doesn’t mean Chrysler Group needs to follow, said CEO Sergio Marchionne. Marchionne told the automotive press that he feels there is “no need” for Chrysler to follow in the footsteps of competitors General Motors Co. and Ford Motor Co. by offering its white-collar workers pension buyouts. Lowering outsized Read on! →


Tesla Stores are opening in shopping malls across the nation. In the process, they are changing the way that cars are sold. That has some traditional auto dealers accusing the company of violating state laws. Tesla Stores challenged by dealers Automotive dealership associations have lobbied for laws that disallow automakers from selling their product directly Read on! →


Illegal sovereign license plates prompted a traffic stop in Eastern Washington that led to a three-hour standoff with police. The most recent incident of its nature, it highlights a defiant extremist movement that, according to the FBI, has been linked to domestic terrorism. Latest sovereign license plates encounter Earlier this month two men in a Read on! →


In January of 2009, the Chinese government halved its tax on cars with small engines (1.6 liters or less). The Chinese State Information Center is announcing that the small vehicle tax, currently at 7.5 percent, will most likely be returned to 10 percent. Will the move hurt new auto sales in China? Momentum in the Read on! →


A small stretch of highway in Texas is making national news and stirring some debate over speed limits. The 41-mile road, which runs between Austin and San Seguin, has an 85 mph speed limit, the fastest in the nation, which some say is unsafe and others insist is awesome. The 85 mph speed limit proves Read on! →


Acura, the luxury division of the Japan-based Honda Motor Co. Ltd, has voluntarily issued a safety recall for all of its 2007 and 2008 TL mid-size sedans. The recall comes as a result of a potential issue that could cause the power steering hoses to leak fluid. Hoses could deteriorate early Acura says that the Read on! →


There is a significant market for after-market automotive fuel additives, but there are varying opinions as to whether such products are necessary. When one considers that most modern gasoline possesses detergents and other additives to help clean away engine deposits, spending extra money on additional fuel additives may seem less than essential. The online knowledge Read on! →


Margaret Dunning, a 102-year-old retiree and philanthropist from Michigan, is an extraordinary woman. Not only does she do her own car repair, she’s managed to keep a 1930 Packard Roadster running since 1949. Margaret Dunning puts a lot of people to shame How many people don’t do their own car repair or maintenance? Most of Read on! →


Not everyone likes to, or can, do their own car repairs and maintenance. Modern lifestyle does dictate that some people just do not have the time to get under the hood, and some people simply do not know a thing about cars except to put it in “D” and step down. However, there are a Read on! →