Millions of elderly people are still driving and some of them have some form of dementia, such as Alzheimer’s. What to do about people driving with dementia is still a topic of some debate. Seven states require reporting for drivers with dementia According to the Los Angeles Times, Dr. Arthur Daigneault, a Santa Ana, Calif. Read on! →


Every so often, some contemplate getting personalized license plates, whether to be unique like everyone else or perhaps to be amusing. There’s certainly nothing wrong, but there are a few things one should bear in mind about custom license plates. Yes, personalized license plates are subject to review Car and Driver recently published an article Read on! →


While some organizations release early reports of the most stolen vehicles, the National Insurance Crime Bureau’s list of the most stolen vehicles of 2010 is the official word. For the third straight year, the 1994 Honda Accord takes the crime cake. Weak security and in-demand parts attract many car thieves. Thieves target Accord, Civic and Read on! →


Irving Gordon, a retired school teacher in New York state, has become famous for an automotive feat rivaled by few. Gordon almost has a 3 million mile car, a Volvo P1800 coupe, which he has fastidiously maintained since buying the car in 1966. The 3 million mile car has only 34,000 miles left Irving Gordon Read on! →


Major automakers mostly produce vehicles for consumer use, as a daily driver is what a lot of people are looking for when they buy a new car. However, major auto firms also produce a lot of vehicles for fleet applications. Rental cars must be made, as well as vans and trucks for transportation purposes. Among Read on! →


Mercedes has had enough of its underperforming uber-luxury brand Maybach. Maybach has been making big, expensive cars that haven’t been selling at all, leading to the decision to pull the plug. Mercedes to focus on upcoming S series Car magazine AutoWeek confirmed with an executive at Mercedes-Benz that Maybach is going to cease production and Read on! →


New York-based lithium-ion automotive battery maker Ener1 Inc. has filed for bankruptcy protection, reports Bloomberg Businessweek. The company, which was granted a $118 million U.S. Energy Department grant to make batteries for electric vehicles, defaulted on its bond debt. Competition from Asian battery makers is also believed to have contributed to Ener1’s financial woes. China, Read on! →


The Japan earthquake has wiped out production of more than half a million vehicles in the country’s auto industry in the last month. Toyota was hit hardest and warned that the U.S. auto market could see shortages of certain vehicles in the third quarter of 2011. Japan’s auto production disruptions have also affected Ford, which Read on! →


How would you feel about driving down a southern highway and seeing a sign saying that section of asphalt has been adopted by a chapter of the Ku Klux Klan? Is it a case of free speech, or of promoting hated? Such speculation may be put to the test, if one group has its way. Read on! →


What is an extended vehicle warranty? In essence, an extended warranty is an insurance policy for vehicle repairs, a safeguard against unexpected future expenses. An extended warranty lengthens the term of your original factory warranty and sometimes supplements it. New vehicles come with factory warranties covering defects for a few years, typically a minimum of Read on! →