The Toyota recall that focused on problems with sudden acceleration has drawn a great deal of negative attention for the automaker. Automotive News reports that Allstate Insurance Co. is now ready to pile on. Allstate has sued Toyota in an attempt to recover over $3 million paid out in accident claims related to the sudden Read on! →

We’ve all been regaled with stories in the past few years about how close driverless cars are and that’s fine. However, there is another type of transportation that seems much more fertile ground, namely hover bikes, that might be much more attractive. The hover bike is straight out of Star Wars In “Return of the Read on! →

The dangers of road rage are again in focus following of a tragic incident in Houston, Texas Monday. According to local authorities, a woman fatally shot a man following a minor traffic skirmish. Road rage turns deadly Crystal Scott, 23, was on her way to work Monday morning when she was involved in a minor Read on! →

General Motors is one of the largest corporations on earth, but that doesn’t mean that its carbon footprint has to be equally as large. According to the Associated Press, the automaker currently operates 100 facilities worldwide that do not send waste products into the landfill after the recycling process is complete. Through green construction and Read on! →

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has concluded its safety investigation into the Chevy Volt, giving the car a relatively clean bill of health. However, the Volt is still struggling to make it in the marketplace. Many Chevy dealers are refusing to take the plug-in hybrid cars off of GM’s hands. Safety issues investigated GM Read on! →

Austin, Texas, will soon be seeing SmartCars in an entirely new light thanks to German company Car2Go. The car-sharing service will be expanding the year-old pilot program to all city and state officials in Austin. Car2Go is a car-sharing service that charges users by the minute for use of SmartCars, a model that is becoming Read on! →

The name Tundra itself conjures up images of rugged, remote locations, adventure and exploration. Toyota’s little pick-up that could made history Friday by towing the Space Shuttle Endeavour to its “final frontier.” At least for the last 300 yards of the journey it did. Tundra gives space shuttle a nudge Last weekend, the Space Shuttle Read on! →

When purchasing a new vehicle, the profile of the tires is usually pretty low on the list. The choice of low-profile tires or regular tires can affect your vehicle’s performance and repair costs. Low-profile tires are a popular choice, but you should know what you are getting into. Defining low profile tires Low-profile tires are Read on! →

The Detroit Auto Show 2011 is here, and Ford pickups are making major industry noise. That’s been a trend so far in the first quarter of 2011, reports Reuters. A top Ford executive told the news service that the rise is predicted to continue, and Ford’s success should also be a strong indicator for the Read on! →

Cold winter temperatures mixed with precipitation are an icy recipe for your vehicle. Within just a few hours, your car can go from clean to ice-covered. While cleaning an icy car may see like a simple task involving heat or scraping, there are things you don’t want to do when you’re de-icing your car. Learn Read on! →