Various auto manufacturers become known for a particular motor and no one does the small-block V-8 quite like General Motors. The company has been making them for more than 50 years and number 100 million just rolled off the assembly line. The engine that could Various auto manufacturers come to be identified with a motor Read on! →


The conclusions of a new study on road rage and American commuters may surprise some. According to the data, women  may express their anger while behind the wheel more often than men do. Or perhaps they just admit it more readily. Road rage and the daily commute Road rage, according to Rosemary Haefner, vice president Read on! →


Aerodynamics can make a vehicle more fuel efficient by reducing the drag coefficient, a measure that indicates the degree of wind resistance a car body creates. Automakers like Chrysler Group are spending more design time than ever in the wind tunnel, because the most aerodynamic vehicles not only appear sleek, they save consumers money on Read on! →


A woman in Utah, one Barbara Bagley, is suing herself in a wrongful death suit and the case has made a lot of headlines. While it seems the most ludicrous suit yet – and in the United States no less – the suit is much less frivolous than one might seem. Barbara Bagley wins appeal Read on! →


For years, various parties in the global film industry have been trying to make a John DeLorean movie, as the story of the car impresario is and would be pretty compelling. However much the man was a legend, it hasn’t amounted to as much as a trailer. John DeLorean movie stuck in neutral A John Read on! →


American motorists have been slow to embrace electric vehicles for many reasons. The cost and the lack or range and infrastructure are chief among them. Still others may be deciding to wait a bit until all the bugs have been worked out. Indeed, recalls and accusations of battery fires have plagued more than one major Read on! →


Chevrolet’s Impala, a sturdy boat well past its glory-days, has been in need of a reboot for some time. However, the General Motors division is attempting to change all that with its 2014 model. The new Impala, among other changes, may mark the death of the front bench-style car seat. A stodgy reputation The Impala Read on! →


The insanely dangerous, wicked fast and ultimately short-lived Group B series of the World Rally Championship is the subject of a British short film. The Group B short film – with the clever title of “Group B” – wrapped production recently and will be released sometime in the near future. Group B short film trumps Read on! →


Shelby Super Cars, the boutique supercar maker, has recently settled a lawsuit brought by race legend Carroll Shelby. The company has dropped the name “Shelby” from their title, becoming simply SSC North America. Settlement prompts name change Shelby Super Cars, a boutique car firm from Richland, Wash., made serious headlines a few years ago with Read on! →


A woman who won a judgement against Honda in small claims court has had the case overturned. Not only does the automaker not have to pay a nearly $10,000 judgement, but the woman has been ordered to pay Honda $75. Judgement won in February Heather Peters, a former corporate lawyer and the owner of a Read on! →