The Cadillac Escalade, the luxury full-size SUV, is one of the most frequent targets of auto theft. Cadillac is installing a host of new anti-theft security features to cut down on the theft rate. Premium SUV a common target for thieves According to Automobile magazine, the annual list of the most stolen cars by the Read on! →


Mandates and future standards have created a new market among automakers. A market not about trading vehicles, but of buying and selling credits to meet legal requirements. Zero-emission vehicles mandate California now requires the six largest automakers to sell a certain quota of zero-emission vehicles (ZEVs) within the year or face penalties. ZEVs are cars Read on! →


In the new memoir “Decision Points,” former U.S. President George W. Bush stands behind his decision toward the tail end of his presidency to extend a $17.4 billion auto bailout. Automotive News reports that President Bush knew just four days after GM announced it was near bankruptcy – on Nov. 11, 2008 – that he Read on! →


Air filters are one of those small vehicle parts that can have a huge effect on vehicle performance. Generally, air filters should be replaced every 15,000 to 30,000 miles. All those disposable air filters add up, and some companies are now producing air filters that can be washed and re-used. Reusable air filter basics Reusable Read on! →


A federal investigation has been launched by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The subject of the investigation will be older models of the Jeep Grand Cherokees. The number of possibly affected vehicles numbers more than 3 million. The investigation was touched off by a petition from the Center for Auto Safety, over concerns of Read on! →


Fisker Automotive has been dealt yet another PR blow, as a wily attorney has used a lemon law suit to force the company to buy a Karma sedan back from a client. Lemon laws are among the many consumer protection laws, which compel automakers to buy a car back if they’ve made a dud. When Read on! →


Are you planning a road trip this summer, maybe with the family? But you’ve done the mountains and the theme parks and the beach before. This year, maybe it’s time for something different. All of the bizarre tourist stops surveyed below certainly qualify. East coast The story behind the Coral Castle in Homestead, Florida reads Read on! →


Both the new Subaru BRZ and the Scion FR-S are having the same issue in the engine control unit (ECU), causing some rough idling. However, Subaru and Toyota are handling the issue in different ways. Same rough idling problem It isn’t as surprising as it might seem that the two sporty coupes, both from different Read on! →


No one relishes a speeding ticket, especially having one showing up in the mail thanks to patrol aircraft getting a bird’s eye view of one’s lead-footing. However, a number of states and cities are grounding aircraft patrols, due to the prohibitively high cost. State budgets the wind beneath aircraft patrols wings Aircraft patrols, the use Read on! →


In the eternal debate over the carrot or the stick, it turns out that sometimes the carrot is much better. A recent study found that paying drivers not to speed works better at reducing speeding infractions than the threat of tickets. Positive incentives Incentives generally are either positive or negative, or in other words, people Read on! →