The best way, of course, to get to somebody on April Fool’s Day is to get them where they live. So what is it that Americans cherish the most? What is so precious to us that even a satirical skewering will cut us to the bone? Why, our rides, of course. Here is a rundown Read on! →


Monday, Volkswagen introduced the new Beetle at the New York Auto Show. Although a price has yet to be announced, it is known that the 2012 VW Beetle redesign will appear in showrooms in October, reports AOL Autos. This will be only the third version of the German working-class subcompact car in its 90-year history. 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! →


The threat of identity theft among General Motors employees has run amok, reports the Detroit Free Press. The automaker has signaled a fraud alert, warning 883 active and retired employees that they should take steps to shield themselves against identity theft. Sources indicate a GM employee downloaded employee records before retiring from the company in Read on! →


The Detroit Free Press reports that the Mack Avenue Engine II plant in Detroit will go dark come September. Production at the engine production facility, which is a part of the larger Mack Avenue Engine Complex, will end Sept. 9, and over 200 workers may be routed into other jobs at other plants, according to Read on! →


On average, Americans spend an hour and a half of each day in their vehicle. According to a new study, spending that time in a new vehicle could be toxic. What makes up a new car smell The “new car smell” is a smell that most of us are familiar with, and a big part Read on! →


It’s that time – Christmas time is here. There are ways to make the automotive enthusiast on your Christmas list happy, short of buying her a car. Here are some stocking stuffers that the car lover on your list will surely love. Branded merchandise, fit to please Countless consumer products have been released that bear Read on! →


Nearly all motorists face a traffic ticket from time to time. Who among us hasn’t let the needle creep over the legal speed just in the course of staying with the flow of traffic? Or perhaps when you are running just a little bit late for an important meeting? Here are a few things you Read on! →


Ford, in its quest to offer the same cars everywhere, has slated the Econoline van series for extinction. Also called the E Series, the full-size van will be phased out in lieu of Ford’s Transit vans offered globally. Stand by your van Ford Motor Company has been on a quest over the past few years Read on! →


Americans have been slow to adopt electric and hybrid vehicles. However, recent numbers show that the market may finally be on the rise. Most agree that rising gas prices are at least part of the reason for the increase. An ‘environmental imperative’ Earlier this month, U.S. energy secretary Steven Chu said he was “unconcerned” about Read on! →