When General Motors first introduced the Chevrolet Volt, it was estimated the vehicle got 230 miles per gallon. The government formula that was used to calculate this number, though, was never officially approved. This means that the estimation of miles per gallon for most hybrids will have to be recalculated — not just the Chevy Read on! →


The older a car gets, the more expensive it becomes to keep her on the road. On the other hand, if you keep Old Reliable running, you save money on hefty monthly car payments. Finding the point at which that balance tips in the favor of repair costs is the crux of determining when to Read on! →


Big and tall drivers need interior space in order to enter, properly operate and exit a vehicle. Forget about chop shop stories like that of former NBA center Manute Bol, who at 7-foot-7 was forced to remove the front seat of his first car so that he could drive from the back. Unmodified, the following Read on! →


As you’ve noticed, each of the top video game cars of all time have a series of desirable elements. Speed, handling and style are just a few of these. Fragging one’s enemies is also nice. CLICK HERE if you missed the beginning of this article. Top video game cars No. 6 – Convertible Taxi from Read on! →


Many of us agonize over the gas mileage of our vehicles and what the greenest car purchase may be. The kind of repair shop we take our vehicles to, however, could have a huge environmental impact. Green repair Green auto repair shops can be difficult to find and even more difficult to define. Auto repair Read on! →


A new study out of the United Kingdom says that most women drivers, at least part of the time, drive in high-heel shoes. The practice, according to the report, is unsafe under any conditions. Unsafe footwear behind the wheel Nearly 80 percent of women responding to a survey by the United Kingdom price comparison website Read on! →


Now that your tires are all ready for winter, let’s stand up and continue our survey of things to do to winterize your vehicle. Winterize your battery The increased use of wipers, heaters, defrosters and lights in winter will tax a battery to a greater degree than at other times of the year. Batteries can Read on! →


Whether it’s Peterbilt, Freightliner, Kenworth, Volvo, Mack or Western Star, a semi truck is an 18-wheel, 80-foot, 40-ton, double-clutch machine of U.S. interstate highway commerce. For a quarter-million dollars, you can get your hands on a new bobtail truck and trailer. Here are 10 things that you didn’t know about semis, for those who don’t Read on! →


The low and uninitiated may see the terms “pushrod” and “overhead cam” advertised and wonder what it is and if it makes any difference at all. Perhaps not to the lay person and in their day-to-day drudgery, but it does make a difference mechanically, and also to a great many gearheads. And in this corner, Read on! →


The best way, of course, to get to somebody on April Fool’s Day is to get them where they live. So what is it that Americans cherish the most? What is so precious to us that even a satirical skewering will cut us to the bone? Why, our rides, of course. Here is a rundown Read on! →