Tuesday Fisker unveiled its new Surf hybrid wagon, the latest addition to the Karma line, at the Frankfurt auto show. The car appeals to environmentally conscious drivers with families. It offers a stylish yet family-friendly design. The company’s new flying brake The Surf is the new “flying brake” incarnation of Fisker’s 2010 range-extended electric vehicle, Read on! →


A woman who won a judgement against Honda in small claims court has had the case overturned. Not only does the automaker not have to pay a nearly $10,000 judgement, but the woman has been ordered to pay Honda $75. Judgement won in February Heather Peters, a former corporate lawyer and the owner of a Read on! →


A so-insane-its-cool concept car from more than fifty years ago is returning home after surviving times of tumultuous unrest in the Middle East. The 1960 Plymouth XNR concept drives up to the auction block in August. Plymouth XNR concept The one-of-a-kind stylish roadster will be auctioned off on August 18 at the RN auction in Read on! →


There have been rumors of an Alfa Romeo-based Dodge for some time, due to Chrysler and Alfa being owned by Fiat. The car has been confirmed as being the 2013 Dodge Dart. Illinois is wherefore Romeo art Fiat cars are available in the U.S. again. The question that has been on some people’s minds is Read on! →


Ford recently sent one of its Formula Ford cars around Germany’s Nurburgring faster than a Ferrari Enzo, despite the puny thing having only 202 horsepower and a three-cylinder engine. It also gets almost 60 miles per gallon, easily proving weight is among the biggest obstacles to fuel efficiency. Formula Ford makes molehills of mountains with Read on! →


It is now official. God wants the world to “go green” and cut down on polluting greenhouse gases. As evidence, the Pope now has not one, but two, zero-emissions electric Popemobiles, given by the French automaker Renault. Two electric Popemobiles for the price of none His Holiness Benedict XVI, who recently has become known as Read on! →


Detroit’s Big Three have not yet dropped their affinity for the glory days, as muscle car names keep getting resurrected. One of the next classics to live on is the projected SRT Barracuda, a new muscle coupe from Chrysler’s sport division. Challenger SRT getting replaced by SRT Barracuda American automakers have a bit of a Read on! →


Over the weekend RM auctions conducted its inaugural sale at the Villa d’Este concourse in Cernobbio, Italy. The event boasted¬† a catalog to make classic car lovers drool.¬† On sale were a veritable fleet of rare and historically significant automobiles. Many of the vehicles went for several millions of dollars. A highly anticipated event Anticipation Read on! →


Many auto enthusiasts claim to be able to identify a car simply by its exhaust note or its distinctive sound. But suppose you heard the powerful rumble and sputter of a turbocharged V8 coming from an accelerating Prius? A new app, designed for “green” drivers who miss the thunder under the hood, now makes that Read on! →


Car makers have been trying to find ways to lighten up their cars, as part of the quest to get more fuel-efficient. Never the company to show restraint, Land Rover has lightened the 2013 Range Rover quite a bit, shaving nearly 1,000 pounds off the curb weight. Just do not expect 2013 Range Rover to Read on! →