Many people know little to nothing of the internal workings of their car, yet place complete trust in their automotive repair mechanic when something goes wrong. Most mechanics are trustworthy and professional, but an auto repair rip off can still happen. For the rest of us, here are some tips for preventing repair rip off, Read on! →


Consumer Reports magazine releases an annual survey of its readers concerning their satisfaction with car repair services. This year’s car report survey found, among other things, that most people were satisfied with the work, but many weren’t happy with the price. Virtuous local shopping its own reward A lot of people as well as a Read on! →


Ford is releasing two eco-friendly models soon, the Focus Electric and the C-Max hybrid. Both are aimed at knocking competitors, like the Toyota Prius and the Nissan Leaf, off their pedestals. Ford asserts Focus Electric is more efficient than Leaf Ford recently fired a warning shot at Nissan, according to AutoWeek, by asserting that the Read on! →


Multiple sources indicate that the Canadian Auto Workers (CAW) labor union has reached a “tentative” labor agreement with Ford Motor Co. covering wages and benefits for 4,500 Ford workers in Canada. The agreement reportedly prevent a strike at a Ford Edge assembly plant in Oakville, Ontario, that would have had catastrophic consequences for the local Read on! →


The dangers of road rage are again in focus following of a tragic incident in Houston, Texas Monday. According to local authorities, a woman fatally shot a man following a minor traffic skirmish. Road rage turns deadly Crystal Scott, 23, was on her way to work Monday morning when she was involved in a minor Read on! →


The name Tundra itself conjures up images of rugged, remote locations, adventure and exploration. Toyota’s little pick-up that could made history Friday by towing the Space Shuttle Endeavour to its “final frontier.” At least for the last 300 yards of the journey it did. Tundra gives space shuttle a nudge Last weekend, the Space Shuttle Read on! →


When purchasing a new vehicle, the profile of the tires is usually pretty low on the list. The choice of low-profile tires or regular tires can affect your vehicle’s performance and repair costs. Low-profile tires are a popular choice, but you should know what you are getting into. Defining low profile tires Low-profile tires are Read on! →


Monday, Volkswagen introduced the new Beetle at the New York Auto Show. Although a price has yet to be announced, it is known that the 2012 VW Beetle redesign will appear in showrooms in October, reports AOL Autos. This will be only the third version of the German working-class subcompact car in its 90-year history. Read on! →


Since Fiat acquired a large stake in Chrysler, more international brands have been debuting through this partnership. New Alfa Romeo and Maserati models are going to be released in the United States soon. Fiat is looking to use its stake in Chrysler to boost global sales. Wherefore art thou Romeo Since Fiat began steadily acquiring Read on! →


During the height of the Toyota recalls earlier this year, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration investigated nearly three-quarters of a billion 2009 and 2010 Toyota Matrix and Corolla cars. A steering issue was the culprit. According to Auto Blog, the Detroit Free Press heard from Toyota that what appeared to be a safety defect Read on! →