Until the 1980s, vehicles were built with carburetors. During this time, the best practices of driving included a long, high-speed drive now and again to “blow out the carburetor.” Many people still believe it is a good idea to drive fast now and again in order to “blow out” the engine. The story of blowing Read on! →


According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Italian super-car maker Lamborghini will recall just under 1,500 of its Gallardo and Spyder models for an issue that could cause a power steering fluid leak and lead to an engine fire in extreme cases. Meanwhile, Honda is calling back some Elements for wiring issues. Recall follows Read on! →


Newer Lexus and Toyota vehicles have dangerous floor mats For those of you who may not know, Toyota is the world’s largest automaker. That means that many millions of people depend upon their Toyota and Lexus vehicles to transport their families, commute to work or school, run errands or enjoy leisure time. When an industry Read on! →


Though very few cars utilize the layout, a number of people use the term “rear engine” as a catch-all for any car that doesn’t have a motor in the front. The truth is that very few cars actually ARE rear-engined, which has to do with some rather esoteric, though logical, reasons. Very few actual rear Read on! →


Most drivers only know whether their headlights are working or not. But there’s interesting technology behind the glass, argues Popular Mechanics. If you know how your headlights work, you’ll be able to maintain them more effectively and perhaps avoid that moose or angry drifter in the road. From open flame to blinding flash More than Read on! →


ZDX, we hardly knew you and ultimately, didn’t really want to. The Acura ZDX has been confirmed for a $4,800 price hike for the 2013 model year as well as the boot from the lineup, as no one is buying the thing. Even Iron Man can’t shift Acura ZDX The big buzz about Acura these Read on! →


The Computer Age is upon us in full force, and the automotive industry will never be the same again. “Connected cars” will someday dominate the roads, experts agree. Connected cars create industry As consumers become more internet savvy and more “connected” to “connectivity,” they are demanding more and more electronic gadgets in their rides. That Read on! →


The television series “Dukes of Hazzard” featured an orange 1969 Dodge Charger, which was called the “General Lee” by the main characters. The car has become iconic, and the original car from the series was recently sold at auction. Purchased by a guy named Bubba The “Dukes of Hazzard” television show has become something of Read on! →


Many researcher teams around the world are working at perfecting a driverless car. Cars that drive themselves could have many advantages. Google’s Lab X — one of the places the technology is being explored — may be planning to manufacture just such a vehicle as early as next year. Google’s Lab X Although engineer Sebastian Read on! →