Only a few electric vehicles are available from major carmakers nationwide, but there are a number of boutique companies out there. One, Coda, is partnering with Great Wall Motors, a Chinese automaker, to mass-produce an electric car on the cheap. California dreaming There are a fair number of small companies building electric vehicles aside from Read on! →


Fully electronic vehicles like the new Ford Focus Electric and the Nissan Leaf are the new horizon of consumer vehicular transportation. They should also prove to be a new horizon for dealerships, in part because the concept of a vehicle maintenance plan changes as standard motor oil changes are replaced by regular charging. As Automotive Read on! →


“I love you; I’m just not in love with you.” That appears to be General Motors’ stance when it comes to Facebook, reports Automotive News. On the eve of Facebook’s initial public offering, GM announced Tuesday that it will no longer buy Facebook ads, an advertising channel through which the automaker spent $10 million last Read on! →


Audi has announced a recall for the 2012 model Q5 SUV for an issue with the sunroof on models that include a sunroof. The Audi Q5 sunroof recall is due to the possibility of the sunroof shattering in very cold temperatures. VW announces Audi Q5 recall Volkswagen, according to Inside Line, has informed the National Read on! →


No one relishes a speeding ticket, especially having one showing up in the mail thanks to patrol aircraft getting a bird’s eye view of one’s lead-footing. However, a number of states and cities are grounding aircraft patrols, due to the prohibitively high cost. State budgets the wind beneath aircraft patrols wings Aircraft patrols, the use Read on! →


Aside from the reality of how much money you’ll be paying on your auto loan over the next five years, buying a new car is very exciting. Purchase price is always important to consider, but don’t stop there. Things such as fuel costs, maintenance and repair costs over that five-year period after purchase must be Read on! →


A surgeon in Baton Rouge, La., unwittingly recreated part of an episode of uber-popular motoring program “Top Gear” by beating traffic in a novel way. En route to a surgery, she was able to bypass stop-and-go traffic using a child’s bicycle. Helmet thrown in as bonus for surgeon Catherine Baucom Fans of the BBC’s uber-popular Read on! →


Police in America are outfitted with tuned-up versions of vehicles from domestic automakers, which are called Police Patrol Vehicles or PPVs. The police car from Chevrolet, the Caprice, is not available to civilians but it’s rumored the Caprice soon will be. Put another cop car on the barbie Ford, Dodge and Chevrolet have sold tuned-up Read on! →


As the auto industry undergoes a profound transformation, new cars may be a better investment than pre-owned vehicles. Low interest and no interest financing for new cars is creating an unusual auto loan environment. Classic assumptions about new versus used cars aren’t always correct. Depending on the make and model, there are some vehicles that Read on! →


The name Tundra itself conjures up images of rugged, remote locations, adventure and exploration. Toyota’s little pick-up that could made history Friday by towing the Space Shuttle Endeavour to its “final frontier.” At least for the last 300 yards of the journey it did. Tundra gives space shuttle a nudge Last weekend, the Space Shuttle Read on! →