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! →


Since the Commanche was retired more than two decades ago, enthusiasts have been pining for a new Jeep truck. Such folk may commence rejoicing, as a truck variant is reportedly penciled in for the next generation Wrangler. For those who just won’t get the Jeep truck kit If the fact that there isn’t a Jeep Read on! →


Volkswagen’s U.S. arm announced Tuesday that it will be increasing its production at its Chattanooga, Tenn. plant. The move will add 200 more jobs to the area. Production boosted by 13 percent The new jobs will be added to increase the production of its 2012 Passats from 31 to 35 units every hour. That is Read on! →


The 2012 Toyota Camry SE midsize sedan continues the brand’s tradition of fuel economy par excellence. However, as the Detroit Free Press notes, the aesthetics might just betray a leaning toward economy of construction. See how the latest in the ultra-popular Toyota line stacks up. Seventh generation brings much of the same Platform and powertrain Read on! →


The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety has released its annual survey of cars that are behind the most expensive car insurance claims, including both damage claims and injury claims. The most expensive car to fix is, unsurprisingly, a Ferrari, and the injury leaders are all subcompacts. List of most expensive car insurance claims for damage Read on! →


Mazda has been pulling the plug on models that aren’t selling too well in the U.S.; the brand is not the strongest performer among Japanese carmakers. Among other discontinued models, Mazda is discontinuing the CX-7 crossover, and the CX-5 is taking its place. Disappointing sales Mazda, according to AutoBlog, is discontinuing the CX-7 crossover SUV, Read on! →


A scandal was caused recently by a whistle blower report concerning workers from a Chrysler plant. A number of workers were caught drinking and using illegal drugs during their lunch break. The news was broken by a news station in Detroit that was tipped off. After the men were caught, a scandal began to brew, Read on! →


There has been talk for some time of an “entry level” Porsche sports car, smaller and less costly than the Boxster. However, Porsche has decided to put the everyman’s Porsche project on hold for the time being. Baby Boxster shelved According to AutoCar, an entry-level Porsche roadster, based on the Audi R4 and the Volkswagen 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! →


The body of legendary car designer and auto racer Carroll Shelby remains unburied, more than a month after his death. His remains have become the focal point of a family tug-of-war. On the other hand, Shelby is also being honored by EyesOn Design, so that’s nice. Burial rights Shelby’s body remains at the Dallas County Read on! →