While Australia isn’t the first country that comes to mind when most automotive enthusiasts talk about vital, car-producing nations, Wards Auto reports that the nation’s Federal Chamber of Automotive Industries is quite proud of its ability to turn out top-quality automobiles. At the recent “Cars of Tomorrow” conference in Melbourne, FCAI CEO Ian Chalmers called Read on! →


According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the Sweden-based automaker Volvo will be recalling several thousand of its vehicles due to front and side airbag issues. The announcement was posted on the NHTSA website Friday. But Volvo may not have been timely in reporting the issue. Front and side airbags may not deploy The Read on! →


The expense of owning a car has just begun when you drive off the dealer’s lot. That is true even if you bought that sweet ride with cash. And keeping her fueled and legal over her lifetime differs by region, according to the new Automotive Misery Index. Cost weighed in Automotive Misery Index There is Read on! →


The 2013 Buick Enclave was recently revealed ahead of the 2012 New York International Auto Show, reports the Detroit Free Press. The automotive press has noted that the mid-size crossover, which is Buick’s second-best selling model vehicle, has received its most significant facelift since it made its debut in 2007. Advancing an award-winning design The Read on! →


There is a significant market for after-market automotive fuel additives, but there are varying opinions as to whether such products are necessary. When one considers that most modern gasoline possesses detergents and other additives to help clean away engine deposits, spending extra money on additional fuel additives may seem less than essential. The online knowledge Read on! →


Car sharing is one of the most popular new schemes to help urbanites cut down on their driving. The reasons people choose to participate in car-sharing are varied – everything from cost-savings to reduced environmental impact. Car sharing isn’t available in every city across the nation yet, though. Starting your own car-sharing program can be Read on! →


Since 2009, the Chinese auto market has been the global industry’s greatest frontier, which means that a great deal of research goes into which brands will fare well in the Middle Kingdom. Frequently, selling cars in China means changing the designs of popular models. A recent article in The Detroit Free Press notes that it’s Read on! →


The U.S. division of Hyundai said that sales will slow on its wildly popular Elantra in the coming year. This prediction comes despite gains in sales last year. The reason for the expected drop, the company says, is that its Montgomery, Ala., plant will not be able to keep up with the demand. 2012 North Read on! →


Basic maintenance of your vehicle would not be complete without focusing on that professional shine. Click if you’ve missed PART 1 or PART 2 of this article. Exterior car care basic maintenance tip No. 3 – Tape lamp covers until you replace Cracked glass or plastic in front of a turn signal, brake light or Read on! →


If you’re a fan of presidential car trivia, you’re in the right place. This concludes the look into the history of presidential cars. Part one: President Taft to President Kennedy. Lyndon B. Johnson (1963-1969) President Johnson’s long, white Lincoln Continental Convertible carried visitors on tours of his Stonewall, Texas, ranch. But it was his blue Read on! →