Fiscal 2011 has come to a close across the global automotive industry, and that means financial reports are being released. Italian automaker Fiat released its regulatory filing Thursday, and the Detroit Free Press notes that CEO Sergio Marchionne was paid $18.9 million in salary and incentives for the year. The sum stands in stark contrast Read on! →


The Ford Mustang is one of the longest-serving muscle cars, and just like the Chevy Corvette, it has a huge following. Fans have been drooling over the 2013 Shelby Mustang GT500 for some time but waiting for the price, which has just been announced at $54,995. Awful lot of power The new Shelby GT500 Mustang Read on! →


The “check engine” warning light causes either panic or annoyance in most drivers. It can mean anything from a loose gas cap to incredibly expensive major repairs. Many drivers believe the system was intentionally made overly sensitive in order to trigger revenue-generating trips to the dealership. But why does the ubiquitous signal really illuminate? A Read on! →


Subaru has announced a recall for more than 275,000 units of the Forester crossover wagon for an issue with the center rear seat belts. The seat belt retractor in 2009 to 2012 model year Foresters may not work properly with child seats, which can result in occupants not being fully secured. Belt retractor clashing with Read on! →


According to the National Safety Council, at least 28 percent of all traffic accidents in the U.S. in 2010 involved drivers using cellular devices. Cell phone use behind the wheel has become a hot topic of contention for lawmakers, law enforcement and the public. While many call for more regulation, Ford may be working on Read on! →


Toyota and toy and game maker Hasbro have teamed up for an advertising campaign that’s sure to show the kids a thing or two about hybrid power. Automotive News reports that Toyota wants to drive the attention of millennials to the city version of its hybrid Prius, and the company is gearing up to do Read on! →


Most people think that in order to get 40 miles per gallon or better, one has to buy a hybrid. However, with the fuel efficiency arms race among car makers, there are a bevy cars that get 40 mpg without hybrid technology. CAFE racing The fuel efficiency arms race is partially thanks to rising CAFE Read on! →


The Washington Post reports that the U.S. Senate passed a two-year, $109 billion bipartisan transportation bill today by a vote of 74-22. Sources indicate that the Senate transportation and highway bill will create jobs and improve the infrastructure through which commerce flows, including the U.S. interstate highway system. Job creation in an election year Senate Read on! →


As fuel prices continue to increase at the nation’s gas pumps, it has become increasingly necessary for drivers to find ways to economize on the road. So far, we looked at turning to more fuel-efficient vehicles. Now we will explore some ways to wring the most value out of whatever you are driving now. [The Read on! →


Gas prices traditionally go up in the spring time, but it is only March and the nation’s pump numbers are at near-record highs. It sure makes it hard for a driving enthusiast to enjoy feeling the asphalt rushing underneath the tires. Still, it is clear that adjustments need to be made in favor of fuel Read on! →