Every now and again, a feature will crop up in the automotive press about a new model of armored car that’s going on sale or heading to an auto show. Armored cars are fairly interesting, as is what information is available on sales outside of typical customers like governments. Most major carmakers do armored cars Read on! →


There’s a regulatory “doughnut hole” when it comes to cell phone use in the car, and National Highway Traffic Safety Administration chair David Strickland is concerned. We’re not talking calls or texts here, however, but for using hands-free streaming services like Internet radio. Strickland sees all of these as aspects of distracted driving. Vehicle equipment Read on! →


The rising cost of gasoline and the bailout of the auto industry were major topics of contention in Tuesday night’s presidential debates. No surprises there. Presidential debate on auto industry bailout Shortly after the start of the debate, President Obama reiterated Romney’s famous remarks from his 2008 New York Times editorial, “Let Detroit Go Bankrupt.” Read on! →


Car Deal Expert does not endorse speeding, but we recognize that such law-bending is prevalent and commonly accepted. That’s why a certain segment of the driving population has used radar detectors since they were first introduced in the 1970s. But are radar detectors effective? Many experts believe they’ve become obsolete. How radar guns work Measuring Read on! →


Esquire magazine has named its Car of the Year for 2012. This time around, the 2013 Cadillac ATS sedan won the top honor. Esquire called it “perhaps the single most important thing Detroit has built in years.” 2013 Cadillac ATS has visceral appeal The Cadillac ATS is one of ten models that the GM luxury Read on! →


Either Japan’s auto industry has always had big problems and it is only now that people in America are paying close attention, or things like the recent Mazda recall and all of the trouble Toyota has been having are recent developments predicated by the need to find cheaper means of production to meet mounting production Read on! →


Many Americans are nostalgic about muscle cars, and there’s a rumor that the Barracuda may return. Domestic automakers have revived the retro style in certain cars, especially in high-performance models. There has been buzz about the return of classics for some time, and the Barracuda in particular. However, there are some challenges, especially because Plymouth Read on! →


The road to recovery for automakers will not be easy. That’s what General Motors Vice President of Marketing Joel Ewanick recently told Automotive News in an interview. GM has waded through bankruptcy and tremendous turnover, which might seem to make any deals designed simply to move product fast attractive. However, Ewanick insists that GM must 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! →