Going to a professional detailer can be a good way to help your vehicle look its best. If you get your car detailed on a regular basis, though, it can get expensive. While the initial cost of do it yourself detailing may be a bit higher than going to a professional, it can save you Read on! →


Whether one knows it or not, we all depend on a variety of people doing skilled trades to basically exist. Cars can’t run without mechanics, especially since few people do most of their own car repair and a mechanic shortage is soon to become reality. Cars to stop running, planes to fall out of sky Read on! →


German automotive giant Volkswagen AG has reached an agreement with the Chinese government to build a new production plant in the western province of Xinjiang. Reuters reports that some controversy has been attached to the move, as Xinjiang is home to the Uighurs, a Muslim minority in China that is opposed to the government’s unofficial 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! →


A highly fuel-efficient car at the local dealership will get 40 miles per gallon or more, but that is barely scratching the surface of what is possible. The winning car in the Shell Eco-Marathon Europe got 8,002 miles per gallon. Hyper-hypermiling Shell, the gasoline company, sponsors and puts on a race series every year in Read on! →


Exclusive is one thing, but the U.S.-based luxury automaker Mosler is taking the concept to extremes. The company reports that it will be making a very limited run of its 2012 MT900 SP supercars. In fact, make that supercar. That’s right. The automaker will be assembling only one of its new model this year. One Read on! →


After 2011, no new Ford Rangers will be made in the U.S. The light pickup made by Ford has remained basically unchanged for years. There was a reason for that, as the Ranger was usually the best selling light pickup on the market. Ford has decided to let the Ranger go, and the truck will Read on! →


Tesla Motors, the rock star of independent firms making electric vehicles, has its fingers in all sorts of pies at the moment. The company has pre-orders flooding in for its Model S and Model X cars and has just announced a joint project with Mercedes. Model X already getting pre-orders Tesla Motors recently unveiled its Read on! →


The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has opened a probe into the first-generation Ford Escape crossover. The NHTSA Ford Escape probe was opened after a petition was lodged, asking the agency to look into reports of unintended acceleration. Biggest automotive bogeyman behind NHTSA Ford Escape probe There is no worse bogeyman in the automotive industry Read on! →


Most car dealerships, just as with many industries, are perfectly legitimate, but there a certain number of bad apples. However, those bad apples leave a bitter taste, as car dealership complaints took the top spot of common consumer gripes in an annual Consumer Federation of America survey. CFA survey routinely puts car dealership complaints at Read on! →