While modern society is generally more enlightened than ever before regarding gender equity, the truth is that when it comes to female mechanics, stereotypes still exist. An online search of stock photography and other popular media sources using the term “female mechanic” turns up countless images that are more appropriate to a men’s magazine or Read on! →


As many are aware, Cadillac has been working on the ATS sedan, with the stated intent of giving the BMW 3 series a black eye. The ATS price has just been announced at $33,990, and the car hits dealerships this summer. Caddy readies new compact The standard among entry-level luxury cars has been the BMW Read on! →


Automotive industry giants continue to jockey for position. According to Automotive News, a familiar name continues to sit atop the automotive sales throne. Toyota’s April auto sales were up 12 percent, well about the 2 percent gain experienced by the rest of the industry. It was enough to keep Toyota ahead of fast-charging rival Chrysler Read on! →


The rules of the road differ depending upon the country in which you live. Sometimes such laws are a matter of common sense and politeness; other times, they’re simply strange when compared with traffic laws in the U.S. Here are some strange traffic laws from other nations. Mechanical and horse safety first in Denmark In Read on! →


It is the 21st century and we still are without the flying cars foretold by “The Jetsons.” But Volkswagen may be working on the next best thing: a car that hovers and travels on an invisible magnetic cushion. The People’s Car Project China’s recent Beijing auto show unveiled some of the concepts created for the Read on! →


BMW has announced a recall for late models of its diesel-powered vehicles due to an issue with  exhaust emissions system components. The recall affects 2009 to 2011 model year X5, X6 and 3 series vehicles with diesel engines. Luxury diesels fraught with issues BMW, according to AutoGuide, is recalling late model X5 and X6 crossovers Read on! →


While it may seem sexist, many experts assert that a survey of automotive enthusiasts would show that most of them are male. Considering the importance of automobiles in U.S. culture, however, it remains important that both men and women focus on developing an appreciation for cars. To accomplish this, families must start when girls are Read on! →


In 2008, the Renault-Nissan Alliance paid $1 billion for a 25 percent share in former General Motors partner AvtoVAZ, Russia’s largest automaker. By 2014, the European-Japanese alliance expects to own a majority share of the Togliatti-based automaker, reports Automotive News. The companies have agreed to pay AvtoVAZ’s Russian stakeholders approximately $750 million over the next Read on! →


Earlier this year, BMW announced that the X1 compact crossover would finally come to the U.S., and the company displayed it at the New York Auto Show. The specs, such as mileage and available engines, have been announced along with the price. A practical BMW at a decent price In order to get a new Read on! →


A lot of people would like to get a sports car of some sort; a vehicle that can zip down the road for the fun of it has appeal. However, most people can’t afford the sticker price on many of them, but luckily there are a number of sports cars for less than $30,000. The Read on! →