The 2013 Chevrolet Malibu was recently honored as a “Top Safety Pick” for crash test performance by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. However, Chevrolet is recalling the Malibu for a faulty airbag that can deploy randomly. Irony is thick Recently, the 2013 Chevrolet Malibu Eco, according to the Washington Post, was named a “Top Read on! →


According to Los Angeles Times reports, General Motors is looking to get back into the auto finance game, with a little help from AmeriCredit Corp. The beleaguered automaker plans to purchase AmeriCredit for $3.5 billion in cash. That’s $24.50 per share. AmeriCredit will fill the void left by GMAC –which spun out of control during Read on! →


In an age where automotive safety devices are as sophisticated as they’ve ever been, some distressing things have happened on U.S. highways in 2012. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, traffic deaths in the first quarter of 2012 jumped a whopping 13.5 percent, to the highest fatality rate since 2008. Sources indicate this Read on! →


An auto dealer exemption was tacked on to the financial reform bill. The auto dealers’ exemption allows them to escape auto lending regulation that could have prohibited many common deceptive auto lending tactics. In case you are thinking about getting your first car, these are the things you have to know first. Before getting auto Read on! →


Car makers are going on a serious glut with ads that will air during the Super Bowl. Recently released car ads include new spots from BMW, Subaru and news that Chrysler is feeling so lucky that they’ve hired Clint Eastwood to star in a new spot. Ultimate Driving Machine For decades, BMW has comported itself Read on! →


The rising cost of gasoline and the bailout of the auto industry were major topics of contention in Tuesday night’s presidential debates. No surprises there. Presidential debate on auto industry bailout Shortly after the start of the debate, President Obama reiterated Romney’s famous remarks from his 2008 New York Times editorial, “Let Detroit Go Bankrupt.” Read on! →


A new small crossover SUV called the CX-5 will be available from Mazda in February. The CX-5 will be the smallest of Mazda’s CX crossover series and will feature the sporty-but-economical SkyActiv motor from the Mazda 3 series. New design philosophy behind new small SUV Mazda is rolling out a brand-new small crossover SUV, the Read on! →


These days, a person can get entertainment suites in cars with touchscreens and all kinds of gizmos. However, many are expensive options which leads many to wonder if it’s possible to approximate the features for less money using an aftermarket deck of some sort. Mods, schmods Anyone who has tried to install an aftermarket stereo Read on! →


Some people might not know that a person does not have to be behind the wheel of a car to get arrested and charged with driving under the influence. A number of people are busted regularly for tipsy driving of other vehicles. Clever but still illegal A few people try to circumvent DUI laws by Read on! →


At this week’s Tokyo Motor Show, Toyota Motor Corp. President Akio Toyoda gave the driving world a first look at what some media sources are calling a “smartphone on wheels.” The black, wedge-shaped concept car, dubbed the Toyota Fun-Vii, will further cement the connection between car and cellphone, according to Automotive News. Will concept cars Read on! →