Wouldn’t it be nice if a gallon of gas was only $1? Some residents of Pasadena, Texas, were recently treated to $1 per gallon gas thanks to a computer glitch. Gas discounts are bigger in Texas The last time gas was $1 per gallon, Bill Clinton was president, Brett Favre was quarterback for the Packers Read on! →


For off-road enthusiasts who really wanted a Humvee but couldn’t afford the six-figure price tag, the celebrations may begin in earnest. AM General, the company that created it, is selling the Humvee as a kit car. Original maker now selling to civvies again with Humvee kit car The original Hummer, the H1 or “Humvee,” was 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! →


The federal government is set to require all automakers to install an event data recorder or EDR, also known as a “black box,” in all cars, though in most cars, black boxes are already there. Despite various objections, the devices will become mandatory standard equipment starting September 1. NHTSA declines delay for cars black boxes Read on! →


Some people might have noticed the term “continuously variable transmission” and other buzzwords being bandied about concerning automotive transmissions. There’s nothing magical about them, but there are some fundamental differences people should be aware of. Fringe transmissions gaining ground Automobile transmissions used to come in two flavors: manual and automatic. However, some may have noticed Read on! →


Green vehicles have proven to be popular with Japanese consumers. The ruling Democratic Party of Japan knows this. Thus, despite having the largest public debt of any nation, Automotive News reports that Japan has decided to extend government tax incentives for green vehicle ownership for another three years. Showing support for Japan’s automakers The calamitous Read on! →


The “check engine” warning light causes either panic or annoyance in most drivers. It can mean anything from a loose gas cap to incredibly expensive major repairs. Many drivers believe the system was intentionally made overly sensitive in order to trigger revenue-generating trips to the dealership. But why does the ubiquitous signal really illuminate? A Read on! →


According to a report released Monday by CarFax, the automotive pricing website, there were nearly 3 million cars for sale in the U.S. last year that were subject to safety recalls. ‘Threatens safety of consumers everywhere’ The Carfax study found that there were about 2.7 million vehicles offered to buyers that had not been fixed, Read on! →


Electronic vehicles are riding the crest of the green transportation wave, and wireless EV charging is among the more exciting associated technologies. The convenience of abandoning wires and plugs is obvious, but some critics have questioned how efficient wireless charging can be. According to the Detroit Free Press, however, a Morrisville, N.C., start-up called Evatran Read on! →


A driver’s license used to be the ultimate symbol of freedom for teenagers. Studies, however, have started to show that teenagers are waiting longer to start driving. New driving statistics According to new research from the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute shows that more and more teens are waiting to get their driver’s licenses. Read on! →