Consumer Reports has just released its annual list of the best cars for the current model year. The 2012 list of best cars was topped by Subaru, as the top four best brands were all voted to be Japanese automakers. All wheel, all conquering Every year, Consumer Reports compiles a list of the top cars Read on! →


A woman in Utah, one Barbara Bagley, is suing herself in a wrongful death suit and the case has made a lot of headlines. While it seems the most ludicrous suit yet – and in the United States no less – the suit is much less frivolous than one might seem. Barbara Bagley wins appeal Read on! →


A number of states are outlawing satellite navigation units that mount via suction cups to the windshield. Despite the convenience of having the units at eye level, sat nav units are believed to be a cause of distracted driving and therefore a danger. TomTom can get you a ticket ticket One of the most popular Read on! →


The city of Atlanta, Ga., was recently going to re-name a street in honor of Ferdinand Porsche. The street currently dubbed Henry Ford II Avenue was set to become Ferdinand Porsche Avenue, but it has been canceled as the city has wisely decided not to honor the chief car designer to the Nazis. Atlanta says Read on! →


In an age when automotive bailouts and CEO salaries have given taxpayers something to hate, one CEO has revealed that he drew no salary. The Detroit Free Press reports that Chrysler’s annual financial report, filed Tuesday, reveals that company Chairman and CEO Sergio Marchionne was paid no salary or stock options in 2011. Marchionne, who Read on! →


The auto industry has been the biggest spender on advertising during the Super Bowl for some time, and this year’s game was no different. However, the one that most people watched was “Green Hell,” an ad for the soon-to-be-released Cadillac ATS. Car makers spend a lot on Super Bowl The smallest cost involved in the Read on! →


A recent study among the leading brands of automobiles found that the majority of American consumers see very little difference between most makes and models. All of the major automotive players engineer for efficiency, power and safety, effectively leveling the playing field for most consumers. Toyota, Ford, Honda and Chevy still top brands The Consumer Read on! →


A new report by the National Insurance Crime Bureau states that Chevrolet’s Corvette is one of the most often-stolen cars ever produced, especially the 1984 version. Be especially wary of your Corvette if you live in California. More than 10 percent stolen According to the NICB’s second annual Hot Wheels Classics report, Chevrolet has produced Read on! →


Barack Obama says he is glad he bailed out the auto industry. Image: jurvetson/Flickr/CC BY In what some see as a campaign move, President Obama visited the Washington D.C. auto show on Monday. He fawned over domestic models and mostly ignored those being shown by foreign automakers. Some representatives of non-U.S. automakers took the president’s Read on! →


Ram is putting its best foot forward as it distances itself from Dodge. The 2013 Ram 1500 is, by all accounts, tough as nails. And it squeezes more miles out of a gallon than any other full-size pickup before it. Ram 1500 launches Ram line Chrysler, majority-owned owned by Italian automaker Fiat SpA, is launching Read on! →