Most senior drivers think they are better behind the wheel than they actually rate, says a new study from the University of Alabama at Birmingham. None rate themselves ‘poor’ The University asked each of the 350 senior motorists polled in the study– aged 65 to 91 — to evaluate their own driving skills over the Read on! →


The American highway system was one of the largest construction projects undertaken by modern man and stands as an engineering wonder to this day, in many respects. However, many states are having difficulties keeping them maintained and asking Congress for dispensation to add toll roads. No free lunches or highways Most motorists use part of Read on! →


Fuel economy is at an all-time premium, but paying a premium for greater fuel efficiency does not always lead to a savings over the long term. Consumer Reports, as others have, recently found in an eco-model round-up that the fuel savings don’t cover the efficiency premium. Short term versus long term Fuel prices have been Read on! →


Tesla, the luxury electric automaker based in Palo Alto, Calif., says it is poised to roll out its first mass-produced model — the Model S sedan — a month ahead of its scheduled delivery. To deliver after testing Tesla announced on its blog that the Model S will start delivering on June 22, after it Read on! →


Origination of U.S. auto loans in the first quarter was particularly lively, according to a new report by Experian Automotive. Easier auto lending terms – some of the easiest since the dawn of the recent recession – have opened the door for auto lenders to make more auto loans to customers now considered safe credit Read on! →


A Harley-Davidson motorcycle that was lost in a Japanese tsunami last year and washed ashore in Canada will be exhibited in a U.S. motorcycle museum to honor all those who were killed or devastated by the disaster. At sea more than a year The 2004 FXSTB Softail Night Train bike, still in a Styrofoam-lined storage Read on! →


Hanging items from the rear-view mirror is, for many, an act of personal expression, like getting a tattoo or dressing in a certain style. But strictly speaking, is it legal to do so? The law is fuzzy, and changes from area to area. But you can get pulled over for it on rare occasions. Self-expression Read on! →


Consumers are eating up new automotive deals, reports The Detroit News. Experts predict that May automotive sales may spike by as much as 30 percent. Lower gas prices are expected to bring even more truck buyers into auto showrooms, analysts indicate. Up 32 percent from 2011 TrueCar.com analysts predict that auto sales in May 2012 Read on! →


If your car still has the same old stock stereo system and you’d like something better, it is possible to do it yourself. Before undertaking any upgrade project, however, it is important to be prepared. Here are some things to keep in mind when upgrading your car stereo, with an eye toward minimizing cost while Read on! →


Warmer temperatures got you hankering for a top-down drive; here are some fast, fun convertibles to consider. If you’re in the market, these hottest convertibles of summer can get you to the beach in style. Chevrolet Camaro SS (MSRP: $38,330; Invoice: $36,797; 16/24 mpg) The 2012 Camaro SS convertible has the kind of power that Read on! →