A New York man said good-bye to his beloved 30-year-old Honda Civic, Bluey, with a New-Orleans-style funeral procession that the whole neighborhood turned out for. A beloved Honda Civic Harry Ettling bought Bluey new, long before there were such things as hybrid cars and internet auto loans. He has driven and lovingly maintained Bluey for Read on! →


Conventional thought is that “green vehicles,” such as hybrids and electric cars, are better to buy because they pollute less than traditional cars. However, where the electricity comes from matters a lot. Facing the charges A growing number of people are buying “green vehicles,” for a variety of reasons. Electric vehicles don’t use gasoline and Read on! →


Among U.S. automakers, no company has as large a market share in China as General Motors. Automotive News reports that GM’s market position in China is very solid, buoyed by a 9.4 percent share of all passenger vehicles sold there over the first 11 months of 2010. That figure reflects a 9 percent increase over Read on! →


Track vehicles, like track-equipped ATVs and tanks, have an advantage over traditional cars on soft surfaces, as tracks exert less pressure and have more tread for grip. Traditional track conversions are expensive and require modifications, but a prototype system, the Track N Go, could change all that. Keeping track Ever get stuck in mud or Read on! →


Gasoline fires are no laughing matter, even if people do find the strangest ways to endanger themselves with the increasingly expensive petroleum product. Take one Daytona Beach, Fla., man who rigged up a plastic gas can to be his car’s fuel tank – all he did was set up the gas can under the hood, Read on! →


Today, Nov. 3, Chevrolet is celebrating its 100th birthday. A division of GM, Chevrolet is the top-selling auto brand of all time. It has sold more than 204 million cars and trucks in the last century. Founding fathers The Chevrolet Motor Car Company was founded Nov. 3, 1911, by William C. Durant, who partnered with Read on! →


When you take your car in for maintenance, choosing where you go is often a difficult question – should you go to the dealer for your maintenance, or go to an independent maintenance shop? There are benefits and drawbacks to both, and the ultimate answer is that it depends on what type of vehicle repairs Read on! →


Margaret Dunning, a 102-year-old retiree and philanthropist from Michigan, is an extraordinary woman. Not only does she do her own car repair, she’s managed to keep a 1930 Packard Roadster running since 1949. Margaret Dunning puts a lot of people to shame How many people don’t do their own car repair or maintenance? Most of Read on! →


According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, Irvine, Calif.-based Kawasaki Motors Corp., U.S.A., has voluntarily agreed to conduct a recall of some of its Teryx Recreational Off-Highway Vehicles. Because of an incorrect label, the vehicles could become overloaded, increasing the risk of injury or death. Eerily similar to Nissan recall The recall sounds eerily Read on! →


Enjoy the stories of more famous death cars. Don’t be embarrassed to admit that you revel in stories of speed and death like the rest of us rubber-neckers. CLICK HERE if you missed the beginning of this article. Famous death cars No. 4 – James Dean’s 1955 Porsche 550 Spyder James Dean made it clear Read on! →