In changing times, amid increased regulation and global unrest, automakers are striving to make their vehicles cleaner and more efficient. The same is true with vehicles designed for the physically disabled. In the past, commercial vans had to be adapted to accommodate wheelchairs, often at the cost of efficiency. The Kenguru EV, with its absence Read on! →


The Detroit Auto Show is pretty much the annual debutante ball for new models coming in fall. Audi is showing off some cars, like the Allroad wagon and a new turbo V-6 A8. A8 loses power, gains efficiency Fuel efficiency is the name of the game these days, and more firms are ditching larger motors Read on! →


The maker of the BMW X1 is giving motorist who love the outdoors a chance to assist in protecting and preserving some great outdoor areas that need a helping hand. And it s not asking them to give a cent. BMW X1 Restore the Outdoors BMW of North America, the domestic arm of the Bavarian Read on! →


The Texas Transportation Commission announced Thursday that the state will be upping its speed limit from 70 mph to 75 on more than 1,600 miles of nine interstate highways. Rural areas deemed safe Texas state transportation authorities agreed to faster speed limits on rural roads that are considered safe for the velocity. Before that, 75 Read on! →


If you’re a forward-thinking person with a creative knack for developing plans to improve our overall quality of life, Audi invites you to put your ideas to the test in the Tony Stark Innovation Challenge. The most tech-savvy individual who isn’t afraid to use social media to promote the greatness of their concept (and who Read on! →


TrueCar, the popular new car pricing site, just released its 2011 study of the gender differences among new car buyers. The study found that, as always, men go for faster and flashier cars, whereas women prefer imports, economy and practicality. However, it also found some relaxing of gender biases. Narrowing gaps between sexes While the Read on! →


There are few things in life more frustrating than getting behind a driver who thinks being cautious means going 10 miles under the posted limit. It is especially frustrating in heavy traffic, when you are running late for work and traveling in the so-called “passing lane” on the left. I mean, can’t Mr. Cautious just Read on! →


Once upon a time, teenagers pined for the day they’d receive their drivers’ licenses; it was a right of passage. Today, a study by the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor finds that teen drivers would rather navigate the information superhighway than the interstate highway system. Simply put, U.S. teens of driving age prefer having Read on! →


Scientists at Edinburgh Napier University’s Biofuel Research Center in Edinburgh, Scotland, have successfully used Scotch whiskey by-products to produce butanol biofuel, reports Cnet.com. These by-products – waste grains from the distillery process – can provide 30 percent more energy than traditional biofuels like ethanol when formulated into butanol, writes MIT Technology Review. That means more Read on! →