New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, who earlier this month proposed fighting obesity by banning sugary drinks larger than 16 ounces, is at it again this time with New York speed cameras targeting speeders. The mayor proposed shaming lead-footed violators caught by speed cameras. Waiting on state lawmakers for New York Speed Cameras The mayor has Read on! →


Bio-fuels have been in vogue for sometime, with fuel alternatives and additives such as biodiesel and ethanol being touted as methods for stemming oil dependence. There is also biogasoline, regular gasoline made from organic materials, which is slowly making it’s way toward the market. Sugar in the tank Ever hear of putting sugar in someone’s Read on! →


Auto repair by state varies, just putting electrical tape over that “check engine light” will not help in the long run. But how much it will cost to turn that light off depends on the state you live in. Many will be surprised to find that Wyoming leads the pack for most costly auto repairs, Read on! →


The federal government has been urging automakers for years to craft alternative drive train vehicles, especially cheaper electric cars. However, they are also cognizant of the high cost, as Steven Chu, the Secretary of Energy, recently gave a speech imploring car makers to come up with cost-effective electric cars. New initiative aimed at conquering opportunity Read on! →


General Motors has announced a recall for the Chevrolet Cruze from the 2011 and 2012 model years, comprising more than 475,000 vehicles. The issue is the engine shield located underneath the engine bay, which can trap combustible liquids and poses a risk of fire. Situation is fluid A Chevrolet Cruze recall has been initiated by Read on! →


According to AOL Autos, a car is stolen every 33 seconds in the U.S. And nine out of ten of the worst cites for car thieves, according to a recent Forbes report, are on the west coast. Calif. and Wash. fared worst The Forbes study compared the number of car thefts per populations of 100,000. Read on! →


General Motors has announced plans for a $1 billion-plus expansion of its automotive production plant in St. Petersburg, Russia. The five-year project will reportedly boost production from 98,000 annually all the way up to 230,000. Ground on the project was reportedly broken today. ‘A new era in Russia’ As many as 4,000 additional jobs will Read on! →


As part of an international, three-year automotive engineering contest, students from Michigan’s Wayne State University are getting a crack at re-designing the 2013 Chevy Malibu to be more eco-friendly, reports the Detroit Free Press. The Detroit-based school is the only state institution involved in the EcoCAR2 contest, as well as one of only 13 American 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! →