Arguably, the most prestigious motor racing series is Formula One, which certainly has the most technologically advanced and expensive cars among race series. There is a benefit to it, as a lot of F1 technology winds up in cars that are for sale at most dealerships. From racetrack to driveway Technological advances in typical motor Read on! →


Some banks give away free calendars, toasters and pens to new depositors. In an unprecedented move, a Florida bank is offering a free Mercedes-Benz to its customers who deposit $1 million or more. Meanwhile, Mercedes celebrates its best April sales ever. Open a CD, drive a Mercedes The C1 Bank of Florida — formerly known Read on! →


It has been almost a decade since Volkswagen offered a new camper van, a segment of the industry it used to soar in. However, a UK company offers a unique camper van conversion for the European-sold VW Transporter T5. At the push of a button, the VW Transporter California Doubleback van conversion nearly doubles its Read on! →


More than a year after it was stolen Mission Impossible-style, a yellow 2008 Lamborghini Gallardo Spyder owned by TV chef and game show host Guy Fieri has been recovered by law enforcement officers. A bold robbery The car was stolen from a Bentley, Lamborghini, Lotus dealership in San Francisco, Calif. To get to it, the Read on! →


The next frontier in “smart” or “intelligent” or automatically adapting car technology is the most low-tech item on a car today: the tires. Intelligent tires are edging closer to being ready for sale every year. Where the rubber out-thinks the road Many components on cars have been improved over time with sensor technology and automation, Read on! →


Chrysler Group LLC has been a cornerstone of the U.S. automotive industry for decades, but it is only now that the automaker will have an office in downtown Detroit, reports Automotive News. Approximately 70 employees will take up office in the top two floors of Detroit’s historic 23-story Dime Building, which is currently owned by Read on! →


Contrary to popular belief, using a turn signal is not a courteous flourish in most places but rather is legally mandated. However, many people believe the opposite and a Society and Automotive Engineers study suggests turn signal neglect is more dangerous than distracted driving. The second lever There is a lever located on either the Read on! →


Because of EPA disclosure regulations, a new car buyer can leave a dealer’s lot confident that his or her new vehicle will clock in at the miles per gallon rated on its sticker, right? Maybe not always. But is that a cause for alarm, and what should be done about it, if anything? ‘Actual mileage Read on! →


Sales of the Fiat 500 Abarth were sluggish until the Italian automaker took a page from the tried and true “sex in advertising” playbook. The ongoing Fiat Abarth commercial campaign featuring Romanian supermodel Catrinel Menghia, which debuted during the 2011 Super Bowl broadcast, has helped propel the brand to record sales through March 2012. Parent Read on! →


A legend among early sports cars was the Morgan 3 Wheeler, a curious vehicle with a tiny, two-seat cockpit, an open engine compartment and only one wheel in the rear. The quirky but quick vehicle has been resurrected by Morgan and is headed for showrooms in the U.S. The prodigal trike returns The first car Read on! →