Land Rover has few peers among SUV makers; few brands offer the same combination of luxury and off-road capability. The new crossover SUV by the brand, the Range Rover Evoque, has made a strong start in sales. Global orders up for Land Rover and Jaguar Land Rover and Jaguar are owned by Tata Motors, the Read on! →


Recently, Mazda announced that the company is testing an engine that will get 70 miles per gallon. The Ford Motor Company had a similar announcement with plans for a 45 mpg engine in the Focus. Neither engine is attached to a hybrid car, but the engines do provide high efficiency within an internal combustion engine, Read on! →


Hybrid and other green technologies are becoming all the rage. Audi’s electric drive train technology, called e-Tron, is set to start appearing in showrooms and the company is starting to promote it heavily. Going green at Le Mans Audi’s electric version of the R8, dubbed the R8 e-Tron, has been confirmed for production and is Read on! →


Do you know what that 17-digit number you can see in a variety of places on your vehicle means? That’s your car’s Vehicle Identification Number (VIN), and it is packed full of useful data. When you register your vehicle, buy insurance, take the car in for repairs or try to help police find your ride Read on! →


The release of “The Dark Knight Rises,” the closing chapter in Christopher Nolan’s Batman trilogy, has put all things “Bat” into the forefront again. Not the least of which is the iconic car driven by the caped vigilante himself. Here is a brief history of the various incarnations of the Batmobile, as it appeared on Read on! →


The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has been investigating possible issues with automatic transmissions in the Saturn Aura since last year. Saturn is no more, but the agency is looking into similar defects in other GM models. Faulty gear selector can cause accidents A National Highway Traffic Safety Administration investigation has been going on since Read on! →


If towing a trailer is part of your summer driving regimen, the details are important if you want to keep your vehicle and trailer stable, particularly on winding roads and hills. Here’s how to tow a trailer, horse trailer or similar gear conveyance. Start with the right equipment You’re going to need the right hitch. Read on! →


The long-belated Datsun brand, the fuel economy champ of the 70s oil crisis, is getting a new lease on life. Nissan is resurrecting the name to supply affordable, bare-bones transportation to consumers in emerging market countries. Datsun ‘did I read that right?’ price tag Nissan discontinued the Datsun brand in 1983, enveloping it into the Read on! →


Toyota and toy and game maker Hasbro have teamed up for an advertising campaign that’s sure to show the kids a thing or two about hybrid power. Automotive News reports that Toyota wants to drive the attention of millennials to the city version of its hybrid Prius, and the company is gearing up to do Read on! →


More car companies these days have a model or two that harkens back to a classic model that helped establish the brand. Jaguar is getting on board by announcing the F-type, a two-seat roadster like some of brand’s most storied models. Drawing on classics A number of car companies have been updating existing lines or Read on! →