It is now official. As of Friday, August 24, Mazda will no longer be making the Mazda6 — or any other model — on U.S. soil. Mazda vacates Michigan plant Although we have known for a while now that Mazda intended to cease its manufacturing operations in the U.S., the time has finally come. The Read on! →


The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety has released its list of Top Safety Picks. The list, which is compiled by submitting new cars for crash testing, has more cars on it than ever. List of safe cars growing every year Car makers have, over the years, become increasingly sensitive to the desire among consumers for Read on! →


Consumers are always looking for good ways to save gas as they take to the highways and byways. Various additive products exist that supposedly improve a car’s fuel economy, but these products have been met with skepticism by experts. Driving techniques like hypermiling have grounding in scientific fact. However, one driving technique that some associate Read on! →


Though most people have been feeling the pinch of high gas prices, supercar makers have hardly noticed. High performance green vehicles are becoming more available, but traditional high-end sports cars are still being made with complete disregard to the price at the pump. A person who can afford a Ferrari can still afford to fill Read on! →


The 2013 Ford Escape was recently unveiled at the Los Angeles Auto Show by the Ford Motor Company. Ford has given the crossover SUV a massive update including new looks and a more economical motor. Six-cylinder and hybrid options escape from Ford lineup Ford recently debuted the 2013 Escape at the Los Angeles Auto Show, Read on! →


The Federal Trade Commission today received a petition from several auto-safety groups that asks for a ban on renting out recalled vehicles that haven’t been serviced. The companies targeted by this FTC complaint are Enterprise, National and Alamo. The petition to the FTC follows a $15 million jury award from earlier this year. No official Read on! →


A Ferrari 250 GTO, valued at more than $30 million, has crashed at an event in France celebrating the make. The collision left three people injured. Some are saying it may well be the most pricey car accident of all time. Fifty years of Ferrari On July 6, an event celebrating the fiftieth anniversary of Read on! →


Saab’s descent into bankruptcy may kill the brand name, but evidence suggests that its engineering and technology will live on. The Swedish automaker, whose name derives from its original founding company Swedish Aerospace AB, has some small car architecture waiting in the wings. According to the Detroit Free Press, the automaker that buys the rights Read on! →


BMW got some sobering news earlier this week when the Environmental Protection Agency lowered the fuel-economy rating of its 2012 328i eight-speed automatic model. The down-tick came following the federal agency’s second round of testing. Dropped one in city, three on highway According to a BMW spokesman, the automaker has been ordered by the EPA Read on! →


Volvo is now under new Chinese ownership, but that doesn’t mean that the automaker isn’t fully focused on developing a game plan for big returns in the U.S. Automotive News reports that Volvo will increase television advertising in expectation of a new vehicle sales year at least 25 percent more potent than in 2011. Incentive Read on! →