Green vehicles have proven to be popular with Japanese consumers. The ruling Democratic Party of Japan knows this. Thus, despite having the largest public debt of any nation, Automotive News reports that Japan has decided to extend government tax incentives for green vehicle ownership for another three years. Showing support for Japan’s automakers The calamitous Read on! →


A driver’s license used to be the ultimate symbol of freedom for teenagers. Studies, however, have started to show that teenagers are waiting longer to start driving. New driving statistics According to new research from the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute shows that more and more teens are waiting to get their driver’s licenses. Read on! →


Faulty brakes have prompted Subaru of America to halt sales of three flagship 2012 vehicles, reports Automotive News. Sales of the 2012 Subaru Impreza, Legacy and Outback ceased as of Friday, Nov. 25, after approximately 130 dealership complaints were filed regarding faulty brakes. Increased brake pedal travel leads to Subaru headache Subaru’s parent company, Fuji Read on! →


While it seems just about every type of passenger car has hybrid variants, heavy duty vehicles are getting into it as well, as there are a number of hybrid semi-trucks in development. Heavy duty vehicles are far from the biggest polluters, but they are major gas guzzlers to be sure. Freightliner unveils Super Truck hybrid Read on! →


The pride and joy of Chevrolet is the Corvette, GM’s uber-powerful sports car. The current generation is ceasing production in the near future and is getting a 427 Droptop model as a sendoff. Corvette history The Chevrolet Corvette has a long history. The Corvette is one of the few cars that has been in production Read on! →


Recently, BP, aka British Petroleum, issued a gas recall for gasoline from an Indiana refinery that had been contaminated. Though contaminated fuel can play havoc with a vehicle’s power train and people should be aware of it, it is an incredibly rare instance. BP gas recall a rare instance The oil spill was apparently not Read on! →


If anyone is holding class resentment for people who spend upward of $100,000 on a car, there is some comfort in knowing their posh luxury boxes cost them a lot of money. Not only to buy, but also to keep on the road, as the most expensive cars are also the costliest to own. Janis Read on! →


After 2011, no new Ford Rangers will be made in the U.S. The light pickup made by Ford has remained basically unchanged for years. There was a reason for that, as the Ranger was usually the best selling light pickup on the market. Ford has decided to let the Ranger go, and the truck will Read on! →


The new Chevy Volt lithium-ion battery is what General Motors is counting on for its future. GM announced Wednesday that the Volt’s lithium-ion battery is going to be guaranteed for eight years or 100,000 miles, depending on which comes first. Battery for Chevy Volt is different from other cars The warranties on GM’s conventional car Read on! →


Range limitation is the Achilles’ heel that has kept the electric vehicle from catching on in a bigger way. Electric car maker Tesla Motors is doing something about that. It plans to use the sun to charge the batteries of EVs from coast-to-coast for free with its Supercharger network. Musk unveils Supercharger network Tesla’s founder Read on! →