It is possible to save a great deal of money when you purchase your vehicle at an auto auction. These auctions may be run by the government, law enforcement or auto liquidators. In the case of government and law enforcement auctions, it is not uncommon to run across auction vehicles that were seized from drug Read on! →

Sunday’s General Motors’ Super Bowl ad for the Chevrolet Silverado, set amidst the backdrop of the 2012 Mayan apocalypse, claims that a Ford F-150 owner didn’t make it to safety because of his choice of vehicle. Ford, which isn’t buying into GM’s Mayan calendar jockeying, has demanded that the ad be removed from circulation, reports Read on! →

Munich, Germany-based automaker Bayerische Motoren Werke AG (BMW) is recalling 235,000 of its Mini Cooper cars worldwide over a possible fire risk associated with a water pump in the cooling system. About 89,000 of the cars affected in the recall are located in the U.S. Water pump could overheat, leading to fire The recall will Read on! →

In the near future cars may communicate with one another in order to identify and warn us of upcoming hazards. Several U.S. auto makers are developing prototype vehicles, and the U.S. Department of Transportation is actively pursuing this technology. If implemented, this system has the potential to greatly reduce highway accidents and fatalities. System more Read on! →

When people go to buy a car, there is always the matter of the down payment to settle, like how much should one put down. Some wonder how much is appropriate, but in reality the answer is as much as humanly possible. No appreciation for depreciation When buying a car, many people have a bit Read on! →

This just in: smoking is hazardous to your health. Smoking in a car is also bad for your passengers, even with the windows open, a new study shows. Study finds smoking in a car very hazardous The study, conducted by a group of researchers at the University of Aberdeen in Scotland, was the largest of Read on! →

Gibbs Amphibious, the curious maker of aquatic vehicles like the Gibbs Aquada, the amphibious car hasn’t yet brought any vehicles successfully to market. However, the Gibbs Quadski, an amphibious ATV, is ready for production and will be going on sale this year for a princely $40,000. Gibbs finally gets one ready to sell, the Gibbs Read on! →

Toyota is once again under the microscope following a Consumer Reports investigation that found the federally-mandated emergency trunk release in some Lexus models to be lacking. Consumer Reports squeals on Lexus Consumer Reports has informed the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration of its findings in an investigation of the 2013 Lexus ES and GS sedans. Read on! →

While browsing the local auto parts store or getting a brake job, some people might have noticed ceramic brakes and brake components, often going for more than metal components. There are a few things one should know about ceramic brakes, as they might or might not be a good idea. Why ceramic brakes are good Read on! →