Recently, BP, aka British Petroleum, issued a gas recall for gasoline from an Indiana refinery that had been contaminated. Though contaminated fuel can play havoc with a vehicle’s power train and people should be aware of it, it is an incredibly rare instance. BP gas recall a rare instance The oil spill was apparently not Read on! →


Drivers in Prosper, Texas, are hoping to be approached by the police — at least they have been this last week. The police have been stopping exemplary drivers and rewarding them with $10 gift cards. Good driving rewarded Prosper Assistant Police Chief Gary McHone said in a statement that over the past week, Prosper officers Read on! →


It’s a sound (or rather, lack of a sound) that everyone dreads. Turn your ignition switch, and hear just a click-click. It could mean that you just left the lights on overnight, or it could mean that your battery is dying. Knowing when to replace your car battery can help cut down on these unfortunately Read on! →


Anyone who has ever driven a road trip will attest to wishing that cars were self-propelled. There have been countless science fiction books, TV shows and films that have featured something along those lines. Currently, an Italian team from VisLab, of the University of Parma, is guiding two self driven vehicles from Parma, Italy, to Read on! →


Honda Motor Co. has announced that it will increase production at its Honda Manufacturing of Indiana plan in the city of Greensburg by 25 percent, or 50,000 units. Reports indicate that the plant, which currently employs 2,000 people, will be the first to produce the latest incarnation of the Honda Civic Hybrid by early 2013. Read on! →


Decades ago, international budget car brand Datsun was killed off by corporate parent Nissan. Datsun was the name Nissans were sold under internationally. Nissan has just announced that Datsun is back and will be sold in “emerging markets.” The return of the prodigal eco-box For decades, Nissan sold cars internationally under the Datsun brand name, Read on! →


There is nothing like the desperation that comes with a car that will not start. It causes some to panic and others become so angry that The Incredible Hulk would hide. However, when it comes to an automotive problem, the first thing to do is always stay calm. There is a science to how cars Read on! →


Since the price of gas has been shooting up, car buying habits among Americans have changed accordingly. However, American consumers are not buying as many green cars such as hybrids and electric cars as they are compact and subcompact cars that sip the gas tank. Almost 60 percent of Americans don’t love the Leaf A Read on! →


The 2013 Ford Escape crossover went on sale this month. Yet, already it is facing a voluntary recall. Ford is asking that more than 10,000 units be returned to the dealership to have the carpet padding on the driver’s side floor replaced. The automaker says the padding installed in the factory could interfere with braking. Read on! →


According to some auto industry analysts, the stick shift will soon be going out of style; at least in mid-size sedans. Fewer and fewer automakers are offering the option, according to Cars.com. Others disagree, though. The stick gets the shaft Until recently, most car makers offered a manual transmission option in mid-size cars as a Read on! →