René Lalique’s elegant act-deco glass hood ornaments are considered the crown jewelry of collectible automotive accessories. Collectors will soon have a rare opportunity to bid on a complete set of 30 Lalique “mascots.” Could fetch a million or more RM Auctions is handling the sale, which will take place on March 10 in Florida as Read on! →


Toyota unveiled its new five-door hatchback FT-bh hybrid concept at the Geneva Motor Show this week. The futuristic concept, a next generation Yaris, eschews high-tech solutions in favor of minimal design and weight reduction to boast an unheard of 112 miles per gallon. Holistic design over technological edge The moniker “FT-Bh” is an acronym for Read on! →


In an age when automotive bailouts and CEO salaries have given taxpayers something to hate, one CEO has revealed that he drew no salary. The Detroit Free Press reports that Chrysler’s annual financial report, filed Tuesday, reveals that company Chairman and CEO Sergio Marchionne was paid no salary or stock options in 2011. Marchionne, who Read on! →


Toyota has announced two separate recalls, one for the Tacoma pickup and one for the Camry sedan and Venza crossover. Tacoma trucks from the 2005 to 2009 model years have an airbag issue and the 2009  to 2011 Camry and Venza have an issue with the gear shifter. Lost in transmission Toyota, according to Reuters, Read on! →


A recall has been announced for more than 200,000 Jeep Liberty SUVs from the 2004 and 2005 model years. The recall is due to road salts used in particular states, which can cause the rear wheel control arms to corrode and break. De-icer linked to corrosion since 2011 In April of 2011, according to MSNBC, Read on! →


For several years, Ford has sold a hot-hatch version of the Fiesta subcompact in Europe, though the normal version just arrived in the U.S., Ford’s home ground. Ford is currently showing the new Fiesta ST in Geneva and there are rumors it may come stateside. How Swiss it is The Geneva Motor Show is currently Read on! →


While critical opinions may differ as to the stylistic merits of its line, the automotive world paid witness to a brand new Bentley SUV as the 2012 Geneva Auto Show. The Bentley EXP 9 F was unveiled Monday in Switzerland, and according to Bentley CEO Wolfgang Dürheimer, the new SUV embodies “British understatement.” Fans of Read on! →


Law enforcement agencies across the nation have been using the latest technology to detect and stop speeders for years. Now the technology is catching up to drivers trying to avoid tickets. The free app Trapster notifies users of impending road hazards and speed traps. Recently, Trapster, in conjunction with CNBC, released its list of the Read on! →


The exhaust that your vehicle puts out can tell you a lot about how the engine is functioning. If the exhaust coming out of your vehicle starts to look or smell differently than normal, that difference can help you diagnose the problem. Blue smoke If blue or bluish smoke is coming out of your vehicle’s Read on! →


The 2013 Fiat 500 Abarth has made a big splash, in no small part because of the racy Super Bowl commercial starring striking Romanian-Italian supermodel Catrinel Menghia. Fiat is banking on the tall, small hatchback sending some pulses soaring with its retro styling and spirited engine. Motor Trend took it for a test drive, are Read on! →