If you believe the gas pumping myths out there, there are some tips for pumping gas that make a big difference. While some of them may bear some weight, the truth is that there are few secrets regarding how to pump gas. Here they are, and most of them are safety-related. Dispelling gas pumping myths Read on! →


The Indian truck maker Mahindra and its U.S. arm are being sued by auto dealerships in five different states. The suit alleges the Asian firm is guilty of conspiracy, misrepresentation and fraud. Dealers say they were duped The suit was filed on June 4 in a federal court in Atlanta on behalf of auto dealerships Read on! →


Hyundai has finally unveiled the details, including the price, on the hot-hatch version of its subcompact three-door, the Veloster. The Veloster Turbo, as it is called, can get almost 40 miles per gallon and packs 201 horsepower for under $23,000. The furious frog Hot hatchbacks are fantastic. They allow the driver to be responsible, by Read on! →


The state of New Jersey recently made an addition to its laws against distracted driving, which other states are starting to follow. The law mandates that any pets have to be restrained in a car, otherwise the driver faces a distracted driving fine of up to $1,000. Doggone it Distracted driving is a danger to Read on! →


Malfunctioning passenger air bags have prompted Kia to recall nearly 73,000 Kia Rio models from the years 2006 through 2008. The air bags can reportedly malfunction and deploy in a non-accident situation, potentially endangering a smaller passenger in the front passenger seat. Faulty sensor can cause child safeguard to fail The National Highway Traffic Safety Read on! →


Chrysler Group is taking an nontraditional approach to marketing lately. Rather than focusing its efforts in the same old places, Chrysler is targeting areas like malls, schools and music concerts with its “Ride & Drive” program. The underlying principle is that consumers are less stressed than they are at a dealership and will be easier Read on! →


In the largest crackdown in a decade, the U.S. Transportation Department has shut down 26 curbside bus companies for safety violations. Buses in and out of Chinatown Dozens of curbside routes originating at, or terminating in, New York City’s Chinatown have been halted by the government. An estimated 1,800 people rode on the lines daily, Read on! →


Return business is gold for any retailer. For automotive dealers, it’s a diamond chariot. General Motors realizes this, which is why the automaker will be dishing out employee bonuses based upon owner loyalty. These customer loyalty rewards will apply to at GM North America salaried employees from engineers to field representatives. Keep them coming back Read on! →