Red light cameras have been suspended in 21 out of 25 municipalities in Jew Jersey, following issues with their calibration. But don’t get cocky, Jersey drivers. Big Brother is still watching and taking names on the red light camera ban. Two-thirds of cameras affected The New Jersey Transportation Department reported that it will be suspending Read on! →

The National Motorists Association is a leading critic of red light cameras, saying the cameras are exorbitant and unnecessary. The group has issued a red light camera challenge, betting any city $10,000 it can accomplish all the goals of the cameras without needing them. National Motorists Association places a bet One of the leading voices Read on! →

Ford recently announced some details concerning the Focus Electric, the all-electric version of the popular compact car. The Focus Electric will list for $40,000 and will be initially offered for sale in three states by the end of the year. Three states to get electric Focus by Christmas Ford Motor Company announced some time ago Read on! →

The West Coast Electric Highway initiative is a plan to set up charging stations for plug-in vehicles along the West Coast, from San Diego, Calif., to Vancouver, British Columbia. The hope is to encourage the sales of EVs by relieving driver’s “range anxiety.” Tuesday, the first AeroVironment EV charging stations opened along I-5 in Southern Read on! →

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has opened investigations into reports of Chevrolet Cruze sedans and Jeep Wrangler SUVs catching fire. There is no common cause; the vehicles are made by different manufacturers but the NHTSA is looking into the matter. Spontaneous combustion The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has opened two probes into reports Read on! →

A new breed of used car dealerships offering in-house financing, often to people with poor credit, are coming under increasing scrutiny. Dealerships called Buy Here Pay Here lots are becoming known for shady practices in the car business. Los Angeles Times investigates An investigative series is currently under way in the Los Angeles Times about Read on! →

The Korea-based automaker Hyundai is having a spate of airbag troubles. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the automaker will recall more than 220,000 Santa Fe and Sonata vehicles over separate problems with the crash protection devices. Santa Fe recall According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, 199,118 Santa Fe SUVs from Read on! →

Contrary to popular belief, Toyota used to make sports cars, some of which are remembered fondly. Toyota is said to be mulling a decision to resurrect one of them, the Supra, to slot between the Scion FR-S and the Lexus LFA. Not those rumors again Some wouldn’t associate Toyota with sports cars, but anyone who Read on! →

For six years, traffic fatalities in the U.S. have been on the decline. Suddenly, researchers are finding they have risen in the first half of 2012. Traffic fatalities increase mysteriously At the start of the year, traffic death statistics were at a 60 year low. The decline is generally thought to be because of seat Read on! →

Gasoline contaminated with water can ruin your fuel injectors. At about $150 each to replace, that can add up fast for a six or eight cylinder engine. While occurrences are rare, it happens, and it can be a very difficult thing to prove. Car wouldn’t start Last week, Trinity, Ala., resident Celestra Gordon stopped to Read on! →