Some banks give away free calendars, toasters and pens to new depositors. In an unprecedented move, a Florida bank is offering a free Mercedes-Benz to its customers who deposit $1 million or more. Meanwhile, Mercedes celebrates its best April sales ever. Open a CD, drive a Mercedes The C1 Bank of Florida — formerly known Read on! →


The debate continues over whether cities should install cameras to catch people running red lights. The cameras are often installed at intersections, and proponents insist they save lives and money. However, the evidence is not conclusive. Study claims cameras make motorists safer Red light cameras may not save as many lives as claimed, according to Read on! →


Not many cars have been able to ace the new battery of safety tests required by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. In fact, there are only two. Volvo has always garnered high marks for safety, and that continues. The 2012 Volvo S60 is the latest car with just the right stuff. Volvo and Camaro Read on! →


After months of testing, NASA has rule that the sudden acceleration problem in some Toyota and Lexus vehicles does not appear to be electrical in nature. Automotive News reports that Toyota is ecstatic over the news, as sales have dipped significantly since the string of nearly 10,000 accident reports began. While sales numbers may recover, Read on! →


One of the most exciting vehicles Cadillac has made in years is the CTS-V series, which is scarily powerful. A toned-down version is in the works, the Touring Package for the 2012 CTS lineup. CTS a rockstar for Cadillac The Cadillac CTS is a key part of Cadillac’s strategy to shed the brand’s image as Read on! →


Among the most notorious car vandals out there right now is the man known only as the Akron Car Pooper. This abominable and detestable villain singles out random individuals, waits until they park and defecates on their cars, having struck at least 19 times. Police seeking Akron Car Pooper Police in Akron, Ohio are actively Read on! →


The Honda CR-Z has long posed a conundrum in that it looks sporty, but it’s hybrid drivetrain makes the thing soggier and less palatable than boiled asparagus, which is why no one buys the damn things. The rumor mill, however, reports that Honda is revising it into the hot hatch it always seemed it should Read on! →


Automotive News reports that illegal drug trafficking at auto dealerships has occurred with increasing frequency in recent years, perpetrated either by less-than-honest employees or corrupt ownership. It seems that “parts is parts” takes on an entirely different meaning when boxes of wiper blades headed for the parts department includes bricks of marijuana. Drug trafficking ring Read on! →


General Motors appears to be cribbing a great deal from its past successes in coming up with ideas for new cars among its brands. Trademarks were recently obtained by GM for the names of some classic Buick models, such as the Riviera, Grand National and GNX. A stroll on the Riviera Though modern cars and Read on! →


Making sure your travel trailer is prepped for your summer driving adventures is just the first step. You know to inspect the connections, lights and wires, and now you need to know how to tow a trailer on the road. Practice in a parking lot If you’ve never driven a vehicle towing a trailer, it Read on! →