The government has just given its approval for a greater amount of ethanol fuel to be added to gasoline. Previously, approved mixture was 10 percent ethanol to 90 percent gasoline, called E10. The Environmental Protection Agency has approved the use of a 15 percent ethanol blend, E15, for vehicles from the 2007 model year and Read on! →


Chevrolet’s Impala, a sturdy boat well past its glory-days, has been in need of a reboot for some time. However, the General Motors division is attempting to change all that with its 2014 model. The new Impala, among other changes, may mark the death of the front bench-style car seat. A stodgy reputation The Impala Read on! →


Not long ago, LED headlights were reserved only for high-end cars as standard equipment, though there are certainly plenty of aftermarket suppliers. However, more cars are going to have LED lights as standard equipment. The diode is cast Light bulbs are basically light bulbs, no matter the application. The same basic technology is at work Read on! →


A recent tragic incident involving a a 100-year-old driver has revisited the question, when is somebody too old to drive? However, the real problem may be more about medications and their reactions with one another than it is about chronological years. What is too old to drive? Late last month, Preston Carter, a 100-year-old driver, Read on! →


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! →