“The Avengers,” the multi-million dollar superhero mash-up blockbuster, is shaping to be one  of the largest-grossing films ever. Now a movie fan with a taste for hardware can own a piece of it. If you have deep enough pockets and act by Thursday, June 7 that is. The featured M998 HMMWV, more commonly known as Read on! →


Margaret Dunning, a 102-year-old retiree and philanthropist from Michigan, is an extraordinary woman. Not only does she do her own car repair, she’s managed to keep a 1930 Packard Roadster running since 1949. Margaret Dunning puts a lot of people to shame How many people don’t do their own car repair or maintenance? Most of Read on! →


Faulty brakes have prompted Subaru of America to halt sales of three flagship 2012 vehicles, reports Automotive News. Sales of the 2012 Subaru Impreza, Legacy and Outback ceased as of Friday, Nov. 25, after approximately 130 dealership complaints were filed regarding faulty brakes. Increased brake pedal travel leads to Subaru headache Subaru’s parent company, Fuji Read on! →


You don’t have this kind of money to spend on a car, no way, no how. In a private transaction that was listed among high-end vehicle sales on the boutique classic car auction site Anamera.com, an apple-green 1962 Ferrari 250 GTO that was made for race driver Stirling Moss sold for a record $35 million. Read on! →


If you’re still driving too slowly at this point, stop it. Get up to speed or leave the roadway to the capable adults. Click if you missed PART 1 or PART 2 of this article. Roadway hazard No. 4 – Old people Respect for one’s elders is admirable, but that social construct flies out the Read on! →


The SAE 2010 Convergence conference has come and gone, and Automotive News reports that automakers want electronics suppliers to give them more than just parts. Considering how technologically complex even the most basic vehicle models are in terms of features, software and more, automakers are asking for suppliers to give them technical support. Automotive electronics: Read on! →


A set of congressional hearings about the Chevrolet Volt battery fire has turned into bedlam. The CEO of General Motors was grilled over the issue, and the incident has been turned into a partisan dustup. Isolated incident Last year, a Chevrolet Volt used in crash-testing caught fire in a National Highway Traffic Safety Administration garage. Read on! →


The average price of gasoline in the U.S. is nearly $4 per gallon. But if you return a rental car without topping off the gas tank, you’ll pay more than double that for each gallon the rental service puts in to fill the tank. This is one of the hidden rental car fees that can Read on! →


Audi has recently announced that the latest generation A3, the entry-level estate car, will go on the market next year. Audi is also planning a limited run of the R8 E-tron, an electric version of the Audi supercar. Update for the Audi estate According to Car and Driver, Audi recently confirmed the updated version of Read on! →


Last year, BMW showed off the i8, a gorgeous concept car heading for production as one of the first plug-in hybrids from BMW. A convertible version, the i8 Spyder, was recently shown off at the Beijing Auto Show. A possible mission BMW announced late last year that it was working on two “green” vehicles to Read on! →