Hanging items from the rear-view mirror is, for many, an act of personal expression, like getting a tattoo or dressing in a certain style. But strictly speaking, is it legal to do so? The law is fuzzy, and changes from area to area. But you can get pulled over for it on rare occasions. Self-expression Read on! →


BMW has announced a recall for late models of its diesel-powered vehicles due to an issue with  exhaust emissions system components. The recall affects 2009 to 2011 model year X5, X6 and 3 series vehicles with diesel engines. Luxury diesels fraught with issues BMW, according to AutoGuide, is recalling late model X5 and X6 crossovers Read on! →


In Europe, legislation to improve the safety of pedestrians has been gaining strength over the years. Many vehicle manufacturers are starting to respond with safety features designed specifically for pedestrians. The pedestrian statistics Approximately 11 percent of all traffic fatalities in the United States are pedestrians, and about 400 children per year are killed in Read on! →


Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum has an ax to grind regarding the way the Obama administration handled the automotive bailout, Automotive News reports. The former Pennsylvania senator told a Detroit, Mich., audience that he wouldn’t have floated taxpayer money to General Motors Co. and Chrysler Group LLC because he believes “too big to fail” means Read on! →


Despite some of the positive sales signs that have flashed across the radar screen of the United States auto industry and auto loans landscape lately, economists wonder what could happen to the still-teetering auto industry if the current recession proves to be a “double-dip” or “w-shaped recovery” model. Will there be another government bailout if Read on! →


The headlight assembly on most vehicles usually includes a lamp, a reflector and a lens. The lens, which faces dirt, grime and bugs on a daily basis, needs to be cleaned in order to stay safe. When headlights go bad Headlights that are especially dim or difficult to focus could be an indicator that the Read on! →


Vehicle financing can be a nerve-wracking experience, particularly when there are concerns over your data privacy. Gus Johnson Ford of Spokane wants to assure you that when you apply for auto loans online or in person at 8300 E Sprague Ave. in Spokane, Wash., 99212, the only parties who will know about car loans you 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! →


Visibility is of singular importance when operating a motor vehicle. When a car’s fabric headliner sags down into the driver’s eyes while the vehicle is rolling down the highway, particularly at night, the results can be disastrous. Rather than driving blind, here’s how to repair a car headliner the right way. Bad foam? You need Read on! →