Conventional thought is that “green vehicles,” such as hybrids and electric cars, are better to buy because they pollute less than traditional cars. However, where the electricity comes from matters a lot. Facing the charges A growing number of people are buying “green vehicles,” for a variety of reasons. Electric vehicles don’t use gasoline and Read on! →


Spending a bundle doesn’t always ensure that you will have the most reliable car. Automotive endurance is a more complicated formula of engineering, use and care. Some vehicles just seem to have that something extra, however. Here are 10 cars that simply will not die, and many of them can be had at a reasonable Read on! →


Honda announced Friday that it is voluntarily recalling more than half a million SUVs within the U.S. over a potential defect in the headlight wiring. Meanwhile, a new plant for producing the U.S. version of the automaker’s Fit breaks ground south of the border. CR-V and Pilots recalled The recall affects 2002-2004 CR-V SUVs, as Read on! →


While Cadillac may not be the first brand that springs to mind when it comes to extended-range electronic vehicles, the luxury automaker is looking to change that. The Cadillac ELR coupe, which is based on the body design of the Cadillac Converj concept, made its debut on the showroom floor of the 2009 Detroit Auto Read on! →


In October of 2009, Ford Motor Company, the University of Michigan and Intel created American Journey 2.0 – a competition to create Ford Apps. Journey 2.0 spawned “Cloud Computing in the Commute” a class and competition between students to create a new social-networking application for use in Ford research vehicles. Caravan Track, the winner of Read on! →


There’s a particularly annoying action undertaken by the sort of people who lust after their sisters, called “rolling coal” – which is essentially disabling exhaust controls to produce voluminous smoke from diesel pickups. While the Deliverance crowd thinks it’s hilarious, many are not amused. Bills aimed at rolling coal at state and federal level Rolling Read on! →


Various states have been conflicting with Tesla Motors over direct car sales and whether the electric luxury brand is allowed to sell cars direct to consumers. It’s actually much bigger than just the favorite posh eco-ride of wealthy hipsters; what’s holding them up is actually making transportation more expensive for everyone. Direct car sales and Read on! →


One of most crucial aspects of making an engine run is the spark, which blows up the air and gas mixture; the most common methods of doing this are mechanical distributors and/or ignition coils. The latter is now all but universal, the former having been phased out over the past 20 years. Where happened to Read on! →


The Daily Caller reports that new presidential candidate Tim Pawlenty told Corn Belt Iowans Monday that ethanol subsidies must cease. The former Minnesota governor’s “Time for Truth” campaign claims that “bailouts, handouts and carve-outs” are financially irresponsible. Intellectual Takeout points out that ethanol fuel supporters cling to the renewable fuel argument, but enough criticisms of Read on! →


The management of European automaker Opel is determined to avoid massive job cuts as a response to sagging European auto sales. Opel will reportedly present a plan Thursday that focuses on model strategy via brand positioning and a renewed push in export markets, all the while avoiding what many experts believe are inevitable layoffs. By Read on! →