The EV Project, managed by the firm ECOtality, has announced that it will now provide free Blink smart charging stations for green motorists and firms in Atlanta, Chicago and Philadelphia. The EV Project The United States has been slow in adopting plug-in electric and hybrid vehicles as a method of cutting down on harmful vehicle Read on! →


Timing belts and timing chains are kind of like gravity, in an odd way; for the most part you never see or hear them, but things wouldn’t work without them. It’s one of the most vital pieces of an engine and as such, the unaware should be made aware. Timing belts vs timing chains Some Read on! →


Whether it’s Peterbilt, Freightliner, Kenworth, Volvo, Mack or Western Star, a semi truck is an 18-wheel, 80-foot, 40-ton, double-clutch machine of U.S. interstate highway commerce. For a quarter-million dollars, you can get your hands on a new bobtail truck and trailer. Here are 10 things that you didn’t know about semis, for those who don’t Read on! →


It seems like the car industry is obsessed with turbocharging these days, but the next big thing might be twincharging, as it’s the next frontier in performance. It isn’t exactly complicated, as it’s basically taking a turbocharged engine and slapping a supercharger on it, but it can get big gains from a small engine. Once Read on! →


Over the weekend RM auctions conducted its inaugural sale at the Villa d’Este concourse in Cernobbio, Italy. The event boasted¬† a catalog to make classic car lovers drool.¬† On sale were a veritable fleet of rare and historically significant automobiles. Many of the vehicles went for several millions of dollars. A highly anticipated event Anticipation Read on! →


There are many mechanics shops around the country where you might get charged for supplies. Not all mechanics itemize this fee, but it is important to know what this fee might be covering. The business of car repair Most of us only think about two types of fees when we are thinking about car repair Read on! →


Most of the vehicles that are iconic of the U.S. Postal Service are in desperate need of an emergency delivery. The vehicles were designed with a 24-year life cycle, and are simply getting old. Agency reports say that replacing the entire fleet with similar vehicles would cost $4.2 billion. Is replacement the only option? Postal Read on! →


As the search for better fuel economy motors on, it is curious that two very simple methods for boosting mpg are typically ignored. As mileage boosters, using high octane gas and stop-start technology could squeeze more from that tiger in your tank. Two fuel economy tricks, with obstacles While using high octane fuel and employing Read on! →


Tesla Stores are opening in shopping malls across the nation. In the process, they are changing the way that cars are sold. That has some traditional auto dealers accusing the company of violating state laws. Tesla Stores challenged by dealers Automotive dealership associations have lobbied for laws that disallow automakers from selling their product directly Read on! →