Conventional thought is that “green vehicles,” such as hybrids and electric cars, are better to buy because they pollute less than traditional cars. However, where the electricity comes from matters a lot. Facing the charges A growing number of people are buying “green vehicles,” for a variety of reasons. Electric vehicles don’t use gasoline and Read on! →


Hyundai’s CEO in the U.S. said last week that, in its push to keep sales brisk stateside, the automaker would back off on entering the pickup segment and concentrate more on six and seven passenger crossover SUVs. Hyundai wants momentum to continue Hyundai North America had a good year in 2011. Besides enjoying high sales, Read on! →


Filling your tires with air now includes a multitude of decisions, including a decision about what type of air to use. Some enthusiasts say that filling tires with nitrogen will improve performance, but the cost may not be worth it. History of nitrogen in tires Originally, the idea of filling tires with nitrogen started in Read on! →


A National Highway Traffic Safety Administration press release Monday reported that Chrysler will be recalling nearly 10,000 Dodge Chargers fitted to be used as police patrol cruisers. The cars may have a light bulb harness connector that overheats, leading to failure of the low-beam headlights. The issue can also possibly lead to problems with the Read on! →


Ian Fleming, author of the James Bond novels, sat the suave spy behind the wheel of an Aston Martin DB Mark III in his book “Goldfinger.” However, when it came time to turn the book into a movie, the filmmakers opted instead for the then-current Aston Martin DB5. The rest is cinematic and automotive history. Read on! →


Car sharing programs such as Zipcar and others are becoming popular, as they pose a viable alternative for car ownership to many. Zipcar itself has expanded to 46 college campuses and more than a dozen cities worldwide. Not everyone needs to buy The usual car, according to Time Magazine, sits idle for 92 percent of Read on! →


All cars these days typically come with a jack and a spare, but the jack is usually one of the screw-wound, plate metal things. It’s better to buy a hydraulic jack and a full size spare instead of the insipid donut that comes standard. Flat chance A flat tire is stressful, can be embarrassing and Read on! →


The headlight assembly on most vehicles usually includes a lamp, a reflector and a lens. The lens, which faces dirt, grime and bugs on a daily basis, needs to be cleaned in order to stay safe. When headlights go bad Headlights that are especially dim or difficult to focus could be an indicator that the Read on! →


Old or new, vehicles are bound to leak at some point during their lifetime. Being able to identify vehicle leaks can help you save money and time. Identifying liquid drops The drops and drips that show up under your vehicle can indicate what might be wrong with your car. Try to park your vehicle on Read on! →


An effective used car ad is one that sells the vehicle and does so quickly. The best used car ads create the right impression so people who look at the vehicle see what they expect to see. 1 – Avoid generalities General terms like “awesome” or “loaded” are not helpful to people who are looking Read on! →