Sorry, Michael J. Fox, but the true star of the “Back to the Future” movies, the DeLorean DMC, returned to the red carpet Thursday in New York. Her career has been soiled by scandal and narcotics, but still she has kept her dignity. In her absence from the media spotlight, she has cleaned up her Read on! →


Every year, a number of people, mostly unwittingly, leave their children inside their cars to perish as the summer sun raises the temperature in the vehicle. Unfortunately, one of the side effects of a hot summer has been a number of infants left in hot cars, many of which unfortunately perished. Heat raises danger of Read on! →


Newly released research from the Insurance Institute of Highway Safety indicates that hybrid cars are safer in crashes than their conventional counterparts. The study suggests that the lower incidence of injury is due to hybrid cars being heavier. Greater heft credited for greater safety A recently released study by the Insurance Institute of Highway Safety Read on! →


In a move that will bring 2,000 jobs to the beleaguered state, construction will resume on the Mississippi Toyota plant in Blue Springs. The Associated Press reports that Toyota’s estimate is that the plant should be fully operational by the fall of 2011. It had originally been slated for completion in 2010, but the recession Read on! →


If it isn’t already, your car’s paint job will eventually be scratched – it’s almost inevitable. Having your car resprayed when just a touch-up is required is a huge waste of money, so car owners should learn how to fix car paint scratches themselves. Assess the damage If the scratch appears thin and white, it Read on! →


Ford is on its way back up to the top of the mountain. The Detroit Free Press reports that Ford will offer pay raises and bonuses this spring. It will be the first time the iconic U.S. automaker has given raises since 2008, a reflection of Ford’s renewed financial strength. More than 20,000 workers to Read on! →


An officer of the New York Police Department has been fired for writing tickets and summons to dead people, which he claims was due to a ticket quota that had been enacted. The idea of a “ticket quota” is not one many find comforting and it isn’t the first time it’s been alleged at a Read on! →


Spokane used cars are the most at risk for theft compared to new cars. What is true for Spokane cars is true for owners everywhere. Car thieves are not usually after the newest and most expensive. Some do prey on high end pickups and SUV models, such as the Cadillac Escalade. However, the most popular Read on! →


Michigan and Ohio are both battleground states in the current presidential campaign. And the success of the post-bailout auto industry remains a hot topic on the campaign trail. However, both GM and Chrysler have forbidden any candidates from entering their facilities until after November 6. City election and presidential campaign The ban includes all campaigning Read on! →


The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has announced a Honda Accord recall that will affect nearly 600,000 midsize cars in the U.S. and Canada. The recall is over a deteriorated power steering hose that has the potential of causing an engine fire. One engine fire prompts Honda Accord recall The recall affects Accords from the Read on! →