One of the effects of the larger online marketplace is that it is easier than ever to buy a car sight unseen. If you are choosing to purchase online,here are a few things to keep in mind. The best move Never, ever purchase a car sight unseen. You should always check out a used car Read on! →


Hotels and recreational vehicles are expensive, not to mention bulky, and tents are not always the most accommodating. To that end, a number of DIY enthusiasts and plenty of companies do camper conversions, making everyday vehicles into a living space. No stakes or sleeping bags needed Camping is one of the most common forms of Read on! →


The release of “The Dark Knight Rises,” the closing chapter in Christopher Nolan’s Batman trilogy, has put all things “Bat” into the forefront again. Not the least of which is the iconic car driven by the caped vigilante himself. Here is a brief history of the various incarnations of the Batmobile, as it appeared on Read on! →


As a part of a larger donation to the Smithsonian museum today, two GM crash test dummies were officially put into the national museum. Costumes for Vince and Larry, the 1980s crash test dummies that starred in ads, were also donated. These donations, among others, are destined for an auto-safety exhibit. Vince and Larry, the Read on! →


Finally, a bailout for something that is actually cool has been extended to an entity that really deserves it. Germany’s famous Nurburgring, the legendary and infamous racetrack, has been bailed out by the government of Rhineland-Palatinate, the state of Germany “the Ring” occupies. Government loan saves the Nurburgring Daytona? Child’s play. Indianapolis? That’s for losers Read on! →


The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has announced a Honda Accord recall that will affect nearly 600,000 midsize cars in the U.S. and Canada. The recall is over a deteriorated power steering hose that has the potential of causing an engine fire. One engine fire prompts Honda Accord recall The recall affects Accords from the Read on! →


If you own a newer vehicle, here’s something you may have noticed but been completely baffled by. Take a look at the gas gauge on the dashboard, and notice a directional mark next to the little gas pump symbol located above or below the arc that spans the distance between “F” and “E.” It’s a Read on! →


Under threat of U.S. imports of hybrids being blocked, Toyota has settled a long-running patent infringement suit. A patent filed in 1994 that covered a “high voltage method to power gas-electric hybrid cars” was at issue. Toyota has agreed to license the technology from the Paice company. The patent at issue The patent that Toyota Read on! →


It is possible to save a great deal of money when you purchase your vehicle at an auto auction. These auctions may be run by the government, law enforcement or auto liquidators. In the case of government and law enforcement auctions, it is not uncommon to run across auction vehicles that were seized from drug Read on! →


Sunday’s General Motors’ Super Bowl ad for the Chevrolet Silverado, set amidst the backdrop of the 2012 Mayan apocalypse, claims that a Ford F-150 owner didn’t make it to safety because of his choice of vehicle. Ford, which isn’t buying into GM’s Mayan calendar jockeying, has demanded that the ad be removed from circulation, reports Read on! →