Women have been the butt of bad driving jokes since the beginning of driving. But which came first, the criticism or the behavior? A joint study between universities on both sides of the Atlantic concluded this week that women drive worse when their ability to drive is questioned. It may seem a no-brainer, but confidence Read on! →


Ford is releasing two eco-friendly models soon, the Focus Electric and the C-Max hybrid. Both are aimed at knocking competitors, like the Toyota Prius and the Nissan Leaf, off their pedestals. Ford asserts Focus Electric is more efficient than Leaf Ford recently fired a warning shot at Nissan, according to AutoWeek, by asserting that the Read on! →


Exciting revelations from Mercedes-Benz are expected at the 2012 Detroit Auto Show, reports Automobile Magazine. The latest generation of an iconic roadster, the 2013 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class, will make its debut. Reports indicate that the German automaker has raised the bar for its legendary flagship vehicle. The next step in Mercedes-Benz style evolution The 2013 Mercedes-Benz Read on! →


After 35 years of service in various engineering and management positions for Ford and Chrysler, Susan Cischke will retire by Feb. 1. The Detroit Free Press reports that Cischke, 57, who has been the automaker’s environmental and safety executive since 2001, was Ford’s top-ranking female executive. Sue Cischke reflects on her career Susan Cischke was Read on! →


Automotive News reports that Chrysler Group will be reopening some doors in the Motor City. The automaker’s Conner Avenue Assembly Plant in Detroit, Mich., will start production again in order to accommodate the next-generation SRT Viper supercar. Conner plant will provide nearly 150 jobs Nearly 150 hourly and salaried jobs will be created in Detroit Read on! →


The National Traffic Safety Board has released its findings Tuesday on a fatal 2010 pile-up collision. According to the report, the accident was the result of a teen driver texting behind the wheel. The findings come right on the heels of a National Highway Traffic Safety Administration survey showing that driver texting is on the Read on! →


A parts shortage has caused Chevrolet to temporarily suspend production of the wildly popular Cruze compact. The car has quickly become a massive success in the compact segment. Popular compact from Chevy According to the Wall Street Journal, Chevy managed to sell 215,057 Cruzes from Jan. 1 to Nov. 30, an impressive feat in the Read on! →


Many dream of the day they can finally afford to buy a car brand-new, and there are plenty of reasons to do so. However, those who want to shave a little off the price tag may want to consider slightly used cars. Most of the benefits at lower cost Part of the appeal of buying Read on! →


A recent study by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration showed that two out of 10 drivers are texting behind the wheel. Half of all those who responded between the ages of 21 and 24 admitted to the act. This in spite of increasing state-wide bans. However, other figures indicate that the problem is even Read on! →


Green vehicles have proven to be popular with Japanese consumers. The ruling Democratic Party of Japan knows this. Thus, despite having the largest public debt of any nation, Automotive News reports that Japan has decided to extend government tax incentives for green vehicle ownership for another three years. Showing support for Japan’s automakers The calamitous Read on! →