Nearly every U.S. president since Jimmy Carter has said something about reducing dependence on foreign oil for fuel. A novel idea was brought up, which was to power cars with ethanol instead of gasoline. Over the last few years, gas suppliers have been mixing gasoline and ethanol, in a solution called E10, or 10 percent Read on! →


A federal discrimination suit against a Northern California Toyota dealership has been settled. The suit alleged that a general manager used racial slurs against several former employees of Afghan descent. Toyota dealership agrees to pay As reported by CBS Atlanta, a Toyota dealership located in Fremont, Calif. last week agreed to pay out $400,000. Threats Read on! →


Only a few electric vehicles are available from major carmakers nationwide, but there are a number of boutique companies out there. One, Coda, is partnering with Great Wall Motors, a Chinese automaker, to mass-produce an electric car on the cheap. California dreaming There are a fair number of small companies building electric vehicles aside from Read on! →


Fully electronic vehicles like the new Ford Focus Electric and the Nissan Leaf are the new horizon of consumer vehicular transportation. They should also prove to be a new horizon for dealerships, in part because the concept of a vehicle maintenance plan changes as standard motor oil changes are replaced by regular charging. As Automotive Read on! →


“I love you; I’m just not in love with you.” That appears to be General Motors’ stance when it comes to Facebook, reports Automotive News. On the eve of Facebook’s initial public offering, GM announced Tuesday that it will no longer buy Facebook ads, an advertising channel through which the automaker spent $10 million last Read on! →


Audi has announced a recall for the 2012 model Q5 SUV for an issue with the sunroof on models that include a sunroof. The Audi Q5 sunroof recall is due to the possibility of the sunroof shattering in very cold temperatures. VW announces Audi Q5 recall Volkswagen, according to Inside Line, has informed the National Read on! →


No one relishes a speeding ticket, especially having one showing up in the mail thanks to patrol aircraft getting a bird’s eye view of one’s lead-footing. However, a number of states and cities are grounding aircraft patrols, due to the prohibitively high cost. State budgets the wind beneath aircraft patrols wings Aircraft patrols, the use Read on! →


Aside from the reality of how much money you’ll be paying on your auto loan over the next five years, buying a new car is very exciting. Purchase price is always important to consider, but don’t stop there. Things such as fuel costs, maintenance and repair costs over that five-year period after purchase must be Read on! →


A surgeon in Baton Rouge, La., unwittingly recreated part of an episode of uber-popular motoring program “Top Gear” by beating traffic in a novel way. En route to a surgery, she was able to bypass stop-and-go traffic using a child’s bicycle. Helmet thrown in as bonus for surgeon Catherine Baucom Fans of the BBC’s uber-popular Read on! →


Police in America are outfitted with tuned-up versions of vehicles from domestic automakers, which are called Police Patrol Vehicles or PPVs. The police car from Chevrolet, the Caprice, is not available to civilians but it’s rumored the Caprice soon will be. Put another cop car on the barbie Ford, Dodge and Chevrolet have sold tuned-up Read on! →