Business rental vehicles are a vital part of everyday commerce in the U.S., and General Motors believes that this is more than enough reason to simplify the rental process. The Detroit News reports that 6 million GM OnStar subscribers will soon be able to rent GM vehicles through the San Francisco-based car sharing business RelayRides. Read on! →


As the United State struggles to remain ahead of the rest of the world when it comes to the energy revolution, the Economist notes that there’s one area of the automotive world where the U.S. is far behind: consumer natural gas vehicles. Companies like Iran Khodro has made Iran the number one country in the Read on! →


A recently released study by business analysis company McKinsey and Company suggests electric car  battery prices are going to plummet in coming years. The firm believes that the cost of batteries for an electric car could drop 70 percent in the next 13 years. Plummeting price of electric car battery packs to come According to Read on! →


A veritable onslaught of diesel cars is primed to arrive in the U.S., where gasoline is king. Among other oil burners slated to hit dealerships in the near future is the BMW 320d, a slightly economical entry from the 3 series range in Europe. Old diesel out, BMW 320d is in Not long ago, according Read on! →


Lawmakers and law enforcement personnel have been stepping up efforts to curtail distracted driving in recent years, especially since the rise of personal cellular devices. However, some say such legislative crackdowns are nothing new, and may do more harm than good. Distracted driving studies A recent Canadian study by the The Winnipeg-based Frontier Centre for Read on! →


Thursday, Ford reported the mileage rating for its much-anticipated Focus ST. According the the EPA, the Focus will get 32 mpg on the highway. Ford says that makes it the most fuel efficient model available in its class. Others challenge that, however. Numbers for the Ford Focus ST The Focus ST, a new performance version Read on! →


Welcome back to this selected glance at important women in automotive history. Let’s continue our look at female innovators, inventors and activists. CLICK HERE if you missed the beginning of this article. Florence Lawrence: Silent film star, auto innovator Silent film actress Florence Lawrence came up with the idea for two of the most indispensable Read on! →


America’s love of the automobile has been equal opportunity for both sexes since the dawn of the industry. This was in spite of sexist Victorian ideas that prevailed in the U.S. during the early 20th century, when the automobile got its start. Here are some highlights of women in U.S. automotive history (with a few Read on! →


Tesla Motors appears to have saved its bacon, as it recently started delivering the Model S, the company’s electric full-size sedan. Though the Model X SUV is next on the agenda, it’s been announced that a Tesla compact sedan is in the works, as Tesla wants to take on the 3 series. Tesla electric sedan Read on! →


In a recent ambitious press release, the Sweden-based automaker Volvo announced its goal of  no deaths or serious injuries in its new vehicles after 2020. Further, it anticipates a time when no Volvos are involved in any crashes, period. To that aim, Volvo is working on three new high-tech safety solutions. Volvo take on distracted Read on! →