A car can get you there faster, but it can also kill in an instant. Drunk driving and distracted driving can lead to death on the highway, as can drivers who are otherwise unable to operate a vehicle safely. Whether intentional or not, the unlawful killing of another with a vehicle is called vehicular homicide, Read on! →

Flashing — or erasing and reprogramming — your engine’s computer is a legitimate way to keep a car’s engine control modules (ECMs) up to date. This is done on nearly all vehicles 1996 and newer to ensure that the microprocessors in such areas as the power train and fuel injectors are regulating their systems properly. Read on! →

Sorry, Michael J. Fox, but the true star of the “Back to the Future” movies, the DeLorean DMC, returned to the red carpet Thursday in New York. Her career has been soiled by scandal and narcotics, but still she has kept her dignity. In her absence from the media spotlight, she has cleaned up her Read on! →

The end consumer of just about anything rarely has any inkling about how anything gets to the point of purchase, including cars. Part of the process is a surprising number of struggles between manufacturers and dealers, among them being dealer vehicle allocation and other things. Vehicle allocation is the reason the dealer doesn’t have the Read on! →

Aptera, the well-publicized electric vehicle startup, has decided to call it quits. A letter from the company’s president marked the official end of the tear-drop shaped, three-wheeled electric vehicle. According to the letter, the company was not able to raise sufficient capital to keep its doors open. Remorseful announcement The letter from president Paul Wilbur, 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! →

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! →

Not long ago, LED headlights were reserved only for high-end cars as standard equipment, though there are certainly plenty of aftermarket suppliers. However, more cars are going to have LED lights as standard equipment. The diode is cast Light bulbs are basically light bulbs, no matter the application. The same basic technology is at work Read on! →

The new 2013 hybrid Ford Fusion has earned the bragging rights to call itself the most fuel-efficient mid-size sedan in the land. It’s EPA score approaches the Prius liftback for miles per gallon. Hybrid Ford Fusion earns all 47s The hybrid version of the popular Ford Fusion has earned 47 mpg across the board; on Read on! →

Mazda has announced that there will be not be another model year of the RX-8, the rotary-engine sports car that succeeded the RX-7. A number of factors, including falling sales, contributed to the model’s demise, and a successor is not on the horizon. Mazda drops rotary engine sports car The Mazda Motor Corporation has announced Read on! →