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! →


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! →


The e-bike market has exploded in recent years, from conversion kits to ready-made models. The Ridekick company takes it one step further by allowing your bike to interchange between motorized and manual pedal models in minutes. Gives your bike a push Ridekick Technologies, founded in 2009 in Fort Collins, Colo., recently introduced its Ridekick electric Read on! →


Rising fuel costs and increased fuel economy regulations will see a rise in the sales of fuel efficient vehicles worldwide. That is a given. A Pike Marketing report predicts, however, that the sales of clean diesel vehicles will also rise, to become about 12.4 percent of the world’s light-duty vehicle market. That will be true even Read on! →


Many car fans dream of attending certain events or going to certain locations that are the pinnacle of motoring, like the 24 Hours of Le Mans, the Monaco Grand Prix and so forth. However, not everyone can realistically afford dream destinations, but there are some gearhead vacations for those on a budget. Getting to gearhead Read on! →


Euro 2012 is hot, and soccer fans worldwide are eating it up. General Motors cashed in on the soccer wave by partnering with the Manchester United squad for an advertising campaign. Now Hyundai is following suit. According to Bloomberg, the South Korean automaker has aimed at European sports fans by partnering with Germany’s Lukas Podolski Read on! →


The halfway point of historic Route 66 is in the Texas town of Adrian. There, a sign proclaims, “Los Angeles, 1,139 miles,” beside the left tip of a double-pointed arrow. Near the right-pointing tip of the arrow it reads, “Chicago, 1,139 miles.” That makes Texas the right place to begin this second part of our Read on! →


General Motors is one of the largest corporations on earth, but that doesn’t mean that its carbon footprint has to be equally as large. According to the Associated Press, the automaker currently operates 100 facilities worldwide that do not send waste products into the landfill after the recycling process is complete. Through green construction and Read on! →


The annual survey of car theft by the National Crime Insurance Bureau, a trade group of the insurance industry, indicates car theft continues to decline. Most areas had lower rates of car theft in 2011, though some areas are still worryingly high. Overall drop in nationwide crime includes car theft Car theft is one of Read on! →


The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said earlier this week that it will be expanding its probe into consumer-reported door fire dangers in some Toyota sedan and SUV models. Originally, just 830,000 vehicles were included in that investigation. With the probe’s expansion Monday, it could now cover as many as 1.4 million. Yaris and Highlander Read on! →