A number of states are outlawing satellite navigation units that mount via suction cups to the windshield. Despite the convenience of having the units at eye level, sat nav units are believed to be a cause of distracted driving and therefore a danger. TomTom can get you a ticket ticket One of the most popular Read on! →


The first IndyCar race ever to be held in China was cancelled on June 13 in deference to a local beer festival. Apparently, drinking and driving really don’t go together, even for spectators, and beer trumps motor sports. At least in China. Coincides with International Beer Festival The race, which was previously announced in November, Read on! →


A math professor from Drexel University has come up with a solution to a common problem in motoring that is typically dealt with in high-tech ways. Dr. Andrew Hicks has developed a mirror that is essentially blind-spot free. Disco inferno Dr. Andrew Hicks, a mathematics professor at Drexel University, has come up with a better Read on! →


The government has for some time, as well some members of the public, been aware that rental car companies are not getting recalled cars fixed. Rental car companies have been asked to pledge, in writing, not to rent out recalled cars but some major rental agencies are resistant to the idea. Rental car roulette Currently, Read on! →


Some people would love to own a car that was used in a television show or movie, but don’t think it’s possible to ever buy one. However, movie and television prop cars do wind up being for sale, some of which are quite affordable. Road-going dinosaurs According to AutoGuide, a pair of television prop cars, Read on! →


A potentially faulty drive shaft is triggering a recall of some 2012 Honda Civic coupes and sedans. The automaker is voluntarily asking owners to return their vehicles to the dealer for a free fix. More than 50,000 Civics According to a bulletin published by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration on its website, more than Read on! →


Look at the modern crop of consumer vehicles, let’s say post-2002, and think about value. Not just cheap cars, but those affordable, performance cars that can also be classified as dependable vehicles. Here are some cars that should be on your radar if you want to commute in style without strapping a heavy debt millstone Read on! →


The euro zone economic collapse has severely damaged the European auto industry, a plight that calls for realism, noted Nissan Motor Co. and Renault CEO Carlos Ghosn. Ghosn estimated that the European market will suffer “three to four more years of stagnation” before things get better. ‘Planning for the worst’ At an auto industry breakfast Read on! →


Apple has announced that it will be dumping Google maps from its  iOS operating system in lieu of its own new mapping and navigation system, which will be available for free on its devices in the fall. The revamp has many features of interest to motorists. World Wide Developer’s Conference The changes were announced Monday Read on! →


In changing times, amid increased regulation and global unrest, automakers are striving to make their vehicles cleaner and more efficient. The same is true with vehicles designed for the physically disabled. In the past, commercial vans had to be adapted to accommodate wheelchairs, often at the cost of efficiency. The Kenguru EV, with its absence Read on! →