You know you’ve thought about buying a used police car and many people do for a variety of reasons. They’re cheap, some are better cared for than most normal vehicles and they usually are cost-effective route to picking up some muscle. Buying a used police car sounds good on paper Hey, if buying a used Read on! →


All is not well overseas for the Ford Motor Co. The Detroit News reports that the automaker revealed today that it is increasing its loss projection for Ford in Europe. The Ford earnings drop for Europe this year is on pace to almost double the previously projected loss level of $1 billion. The euro zone Read on! →


Those auto industry experts who see the glass as half empty when it comes to the recession may need to consider a change of tune, reports the Wall Street Journal. That’s because a TransUnion study has indicated that delinquency rates for consumer auto loans that are at least 60 days past due decreased significantly in Read on! →


If you have been thinking about getting a loan to buy a truck, you might want to do so sooner rather than later. According to the world’s biggest truck maker, Daimler AG, the U.S. truck market has bottomed. That means the supply has gotten low enough after months of automakers slashing inventory that it has Read on! →


Driving can be dangerous, but it can be tempting to keep going when things go wrong. However, here are five times when you should, without a doubt, pull over immediately. 1 – Sudden loud noises Your car is not supposed to make any very loud or very sudden noises. If you run over something that Read on! →


Your vehicle’s upholstery will become soiled by everyday dirt, food, smoke, sweat and other fluids, sprays, powders and salves. Constant exposure to the blazing sun only makes things worse. Here’s how to clean your car’s upholstery so that you won’t be embarrassed for your date to see just how disgusting you are when you’re cruising Read on! →


Ford apparently cannot escape flaws in the Escape, the popular crossover SUV. A Ford Escape sticky throttle recall has been announced for the first-generation model, which seemed all but inevitable after an NHTSA probe was recently announced. Ford Escape sticky throttle recall seemed inevitable Recently, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration announced an investigation into Read on! →


Toyota has created an electric vehicle, the electric RAV4 crossover. The RAV4 EV is on sale now, which people rich enough to afford the $50,000-plus price tag in four metropolitan areas of California can now take advantage of. The RAV4 EV has arrived A few years ago, a joint project was announced between Tesla Motors Read on! →


After a five-month nosedive, used vehicle sales went up in November, reports Automotive News. According to the Manheim Used Vehicle Value Index, the wholesale used vehicle marketplace rebounded last month, although it still hasn’t reached November 2010 levels. Retail used car sales up 3.4 percent in November The Manheim Used Vehicle Value Index, which measures Read on! →


Luxury plug-in hybrid maker Fisker Automotive Inc. has gone Hollywood, partnering itself with the “king of the world.” Actor Leonardo DiCaprio of “Titanic” fame has signed on to be a spokesman for the reportedly environmentally friendly Fisker Karma sedan. DiCaprio has participated in fundraising for Fisker, and varying reports indicate that the actor has put Read on! →