Michigan police wrote over 8,000 citations for seat belt law violations during a recent seat belt crackdown statewide. That was nearly 1,000 fewer seat belt tickets than all of last year, reports The Detroit News. Across 26 Michigan counties, 8,050 seat belt and child seat violation tickets were written, and 14,761 vehicles were stopped between Read on! →


The air dam, or front spoiler, of your vehicle may seem to be a part of questionable need. Like a rear spoiler, the intention of the air dam is to redirect air and improve the aerodynamics of your vehicle. Is the air dam really a necessary part, or is it just one more piece that Read on! →


In a vehicle, the headliner can be a difficult problem, especially when there is a stain or unpleasant smell. Cleaning a headliner correctly can help extend its life by years, possibly decades. Breaking down a headliner Headliners are generally attached to vehicles using mostly glue and lamination of some kind. The lamination loses holding power Read on! →


People dream of owning luxury or sports cars, despite the fact that they will neverĀ  be able to afford one. However, the upshot is that people who do own high-end luxury and sports cars face a much higher rate of theft. GPS foils car theft ring The downside to owning a desirable car is that Read on! →


Even when you’re the biggest game in town, you can always get bigger. That’s the philosophy behind the expansion of Nissan Motor Co. in China. Already the largest Japanese automaker in China, Nissan has announced plans to build a massive $785 million production plant in the northeast region at Dalian City. Tightening grip on the Read on! →


The pride and joy of Chevrolet is the Corvette, GM’s uber-powerful sports car. The current generation is ceasing production in the near future and is getting a 427 Droptop model as a sendoff. Corvette history The Chevrolet Corvette has a long history. The Corvette is one of the few cars that has been in production Read on! →


Sorry, Michael J. Fox, but the true star of the “Back to the Future” movies, the DeLorean DMC, returned to the red carpet Thursday in New York. Her career has been soiled by scandal and narcotics, but still she has kept her dignity. In her absence from the media spotlight, she has cleaned up her Read on! →


Nearly every U.S. president since Jimmy Carter has said something about reducing dependence on foreign oil for fuel. A novel idea was brought up, which was to power cars with ethanol instead of gasoline. Over the last few years, gas suppliers have been mixing gasoline and ethanol, in a solution called E10, or 10 percent Read on! →


A federal discrimination suit against a Northern California Toyota dealership has been settled. The suit alleged that a general manager used racial slurs against several former employees of Afghan descent. Toyota dealership agrees to pay As reported by CBS Atlanta, a Toyota dealership located in Fremont, Calif. last week agreed to pay out $400,000. Threats Read on! →


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! →