The veil has lifted on the new generation of Cadillac CTS-V and the latest version is a missile aimed directly at Germany. The latest weapons-grade Caddy boasts a generous bump in power and a reported top speed of 200 miles per hour. Cadillac CTS-V: Confounding Jerry At Every Turn Cadillac’s strategy in the past decade Read on! →


It seems relatively simple: your car needs fuel, so you add gas, E-85, diesel or biodiesel. There is a huge amount of debate, though, over exactly how full to fill your tank. Should you increase your gas mileage by filling it halfway? Or should you top it off, extending how long you can go between Read on! →


The Obama administration is working with the Environmental Protection Agency and the Department of Transportation on implementing a change in what people read into fuel economy stickers at dealerships. There are two new versions of fuel economy stickers to choose from, and people are encouraged to go to an Environmental Protection Agency website to choose Read on! →


For the first time in a decade, Congress will be considering legislation that will make major changes in vehicle safety – the Motor Vehicle Safety Act of 2010. This act is scheduled for hearing by subcommittees next Thursday. Henry A. Waxman, a Democrat from California, is taking the helm on this legislation Motor Vehicle Safety Read on! →


The National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration and Toyo Tire U.S.A. Corp. have issued a safety recall on more than 68,763 of Toyo’s Extensa All-Season tires that were distributed to retailers in the U.S. The manufacturer says some of the tires may have a defect that could lead to tire failure and accidents. Defect could Read on! →


Several years ago, Jaguar showed off a concept supercar called the C-X75, which used electric motors and range-extending gas turbines to drive the wheels. Last year, Jaguar confirmed it for production and recently announced some models would still get turbine engines. Jaguar making supercars again Jaguar made one of the all-time great supercars, the XJ220 Read on! →


Occasionally, one might happen across mention of something called the “Chicken Tax” and how it prevents people from being able to buy light pickups. It’s an import tax, deviously applied to the automotive industry, which has yielded some interesting ways of avoiding it. Hey, Hey, LBJ, How Much Chicken Tax You Pay? A large reason Read on! →


A new scam is targeting motorists worldwide. It is an email alert demanding drivers pay up for an old speeding ticket in New York State. Opening the attached zip file looses a Trojan Horse virus in the recipient’s computer. This is not the only traffic ticket scam out there. Could be used to steal identity Read on! →


A NASA scientist recently conducted an experiment to see how many drivers would swerve to hit a small animal on the side of the road. He found that six out of 100 drivers make a sport of roadkill. Roadkill Mythbuster Mark Rober, a Mechanical Engineer for NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, conducted the simple experiment on Read on! →


Authorities in South Dakota have yanked the “Don’t Jerk and Drive” campaign from rotation. The decision was made to pull the ads and materials, as they feel it sends the wrong message and might rub some people the wrong way. Don’t Jerk and Drive does NOT mean what you think The otherwise fine state of Read on! →