A voluntary tire recall by Michelin North America, Inc. could affect hundreds of thousands of vehicle owners in the U.S., Canada and Mexico. Tire recall over tread separation The tire giant, headquartered in Greenville, S.C., made the announcement on Thursday, July 26. The recall is because of a tread-belt separation seen in a small sampling Read on! →


General Motors is currently re-evaluating its sponsorship relationship with Penn State University, reports Automotive News. The recent Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal that has torn the university apart has not only drawn the censure of the the victims, the law and the NCAA, but it may cause sponsors to jump ship en masse. Silencing Read on! →


Ford apparently cannot escape flaws in the Escape, the popular crossover SUV. A Ford Escape sticky throttle recall has been announced for the first-generation model, which seemed all but inevitable after an NHTSA probe was recently announced. Ford Escape sticky throttle recall seemed inevitable Recently, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration announced an investigation into Read on! →


With record summer heat across most of the nation, it is wise to consider the kinds of damage extreme temperatures can do to your vehicle. We have already suggested some maintenance tips to keep your battery working properly through the summer. We will now look at some other parts of your vehicle that may be Read on! →


A group of scientists at the Eindhoven University of Technology, in the Netherlands, have concocted a special paint using nanocapsules, small molecules engineered to behave in a certain way. The nanocapsule paint they’ve concocted is self-sealing, which means a possible end to paint nicks. Emerging field of nanocapsule paint has promise There is a coating Read on! →


The first half of this year has been the warmest on record for more than 100 U.S. cities, according to the National Climatic Data Center. The extreme summer heat is not only harmful to people and animals; it can also take a big toll on your car. Here are some tips on how you can Read on! →


You’re well on your way toward learning how to drift. Never mistake reading a blog post for real practice, however. These tricks can help you get started, but don’t try to read them while you’re drifting, please. CLICK HERE if you missed the beginning of this article on how to drift. How to drift trick Read on! →


Everyone needs to get car insurance but no one ever wants to have to use it. However, if one does get in an accident, watch for accident damage overcharging, which can add hundreds of dollars to the bill and bump up the premiums even further. Keep an eye on estimates to prevent accident damage overcharging Read on! →


The automotive press has been drooling in anticipation for the next generation Mazda6, which is set to go on sale for the 2014 model year. The 2014 Mazda6, which promises to be efficient, fun and achingly gorgeous, is going to debut publicly at the upcoming 2012 Moscow auto show. Jaw-dropping concept forms basis of 2014 Read on! →