For decades, the U.S. auto industry moved forward in leaps and bounds when it came to designing cars that could get consumers where they wanted to go faster, but it took a while for automotive safety technology to catch up. It wasn’t until 1959 that Congress required U.S. cars to have seat belts, in response Read on! →


Nissan is taking a concept car to a car show in Paris, the Terra, a hydrogen fuel cell-powered electric crossover. The Nissan Terra EV isn’t set for production, but certainly looks better than the company’s other EV, the Leaf, with looks not even a mother could love. Nissan Terra EV might be first good looking Read on! →


A National Highway Traffic Safety Administration press release Monday reported that Chrysler will be recalling nearly 10,000 Dodge Chargers fitted to be used as police patrol cruisers. The cars may have a light bulb harness connector that overheats, leading to failure of the low-beam headlights. The issue can also possibly lead to problems with the Read on! →


Some say that the hosts of “Top Gear” don’t know much about electric cars and that what they say about them is always wrong. The hugely popular motoring show on the BBC has gotten into another quarrel with an electric car maker by slamming the Nissan Leaf. Television host angers Nissan and the disabled in Read on! →


The National Motorists Association is a leading critic of red light cameras, saying the cameras are exorbitant and unnecessary. The group has issued a red light camera challenge, betting any city $10,000 it can accomplish all the goals of the cameras without needing them. National Motorists Association places a bet One of the leading voices Read on! →


Chrysler Group LLC pulled back the curtain on an exciting concept minivan at Detroit’s North American International Auto Show, reports the Wall Street Journal. The Chrysler 700C sports rounded styling unlike anything previously seen in a consumer minivan. It is unclear whether it will be produced, however. Re-thinking minivans Chrysler and Fiat SpA head Sergio Read on! →


In the United States, California often ends up setting de-facto emissions standards. This means new standards being debated by California, if passed, could have an effect on nationwide fuel efficiency standards. The Advanced Clean Car program California’s new Advanced Clean Car Program would set  regulations for ramping up clean emission standards. The new standards would Read on! →


Concern over fuel efficiency is at an all time high, and Ford and Mazda are claiming they’ve produced vehicles with incredible mileage using direct injection. The new Ford Focus and the Mazda 2 both use direct injection to achieve incredibly low fuel consumption. The 2012 Ford Focus is reportedly capable of 40 miles per gallon. Read on! →


The Chevrolet Volt is a technical marvel, as it has dual power trains and can run on electric and gas-powered propulsion. However, the main drawback is the limited Chevy Volt range on electric power only, which General Motors thinks it might have solved soon. Chevy Volt range aside, plug-in hybrids show promise As far as Read on! →