Monday, Volkswagen introduced the new Beetle at the New York Auto Show. Although a price has yet to be announced, it is known that the 2012 VW Beetle redesign will appear in showrooms in October, reports AOL Autos. This will be only the third version of the German working-class subcompact car in its 90-year history. Read on! →

Smartphone users are accustomed to having thousands of apps from third-party developers at their fingertips, and they want similar features when it comes to in-car apps. While the new wave of in-car infotainment systems don’t have quite as much selection yet, systems offered by automakers like Toyota, Ford and Austin Motor Company will soon provide Read on! →

Acura introduced its second generation RDX crossover, the 2013 Acura RDX, at the 2012 Chicago Auto Show, and the automotive press salivated over the completely redone engine, transmission and extremely responsive all-wheel-drive system. The luxury SUV will be produced at Acura’s East Liberty, Ohio, plant. Pricing will be released closer to the RDX’s spring on-sale Read on! →

Since Fiat acquired a large stake in Chrysler, more international brands have been debuting through this partnership. New Alfa Romeo and Maserati models are going to be released in the United States soon. Fiat is looking to use its stake in Chrysler to boost global sales. Wherefore art thou Romeo Since Fiat began steadily acquiring Read on! →

During the height of the Toyota recalls earlier this year, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration investigated nearly three-quarters of a billion 2009 and 2010 Toyota Matrix and Corolla cars. A steering issue was the culprit. According to Auto Blog, the Detroit Free Press heard from Toyota that what appeared to be a safety defect Read on! →

Getting a ticket is never fun. For most members of the driving public, though, it’s a part of life. On average, .23 tickets are issued for every 100,000 vehicle miles driven in the United States. Certain vehicles tend to drive that average up — though whether it is because of the drivers or the vehicle 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! →

Conventional thought is that “green vehicles,” such as hybrids and electric cars, are better to buy because they pollute less than traditional cars. However, where the electricity comes from matters a lot. Facing the charges A growing number of people are buying “green vehicles,” for a variety of reasons. Electric vehicles don’t use gasoline and Read on! →

Consumer advocacy groups have been spearheading negotiations to impose regulations on the nation’s auto rental companies, preventing them from renting or selling recalled cars that have not been repaired. Those negotiations have broken down. Some firms renting recalled cars The group Consumers for Auto Reliability and Safety (CARS) and its subsequent internet campaign were organized Read on! →

Spending a bundle doesn’t always ensure that you will have the most reliable car. Automotive endurance is a more complicated formula of engineering, use and care. Some vehicles just seem to have that something extra, however. Here are 10 cars that simply will not die, and many of them can be had at a reasonable Read on! →