There are few names bigger than Dave Smith Motors for car dealerships in the Inland Northwest, especially for Washington, North Idaho and Montana. Dave Smith Motors, in Kellogg, Idaho, is probably the best place to go for a new Chevrolet or new Chrysler, Jeep, and especially for a new Dodge. Dave Smith is after all Read on! →


A recent study among the leading brands of automobiles found that the majority of American consumers see very little difference between most makes and models. All of the major automotive players engineer for efficiency, power and safety, effectively leveling the playing field for most consumers. Toyota, Ford, Honda and Chevy still top brands The Consumer Read on! →


General Motors LLC is recalling nearly 45,000 units of its sporty subcompact Sonic from the model year 2012. The Sonic recall is over what it calls a safety issue. Others, however, may view the issue as little more than an annoyance. The 2012 Chevy Sonic recall The windshield washing system may be faulty in some Read on! →


Don’t think it won’t happen to you — or someone you want to impress. One morning, your car won’t start when you need it to. Rather than calling for help, however, you can be prepared for this situation. If you have jumper cables and can tell the difference between red and black and the plus Read on! →


PG, a small auto manufacturer in Germany has recently unveiled its electric sports car, the PG Elektrus. The Elektrus is, just like the Tesla Roadster, an electric Lotus Elise, and just like the Roadster, it’s incredibly fast. Fur Elise The Lotus Elise has been a key model in the modern revival of Lotus, though Lotus Read on! →


Many drivers don’t know how deal with roadway emergencies when they encounter them. Confusion and panic reign, but it doesn’t have to be that way. Armed with information, you can learn how to survive common roadway emergencies by taking basic safety precautions. Don’t panic, act When driving emergencies present themselves, the proper course of action Read on! →


In the past, biodiesel users were a small fringe group. Biodiesel, however, is now big business, with the challenges that many big businesses face. Tyson foods getting into biodiesel The U.S. meat market creates hundreds of millions of pounds per year of waste product. These products, however, are proving a very effective source of raw Read on! →


Auto dealership Marvin K. Brown has signed an exclusive agreement with electric vehicle assembler Coda Automotive, reports Automotive News. Beginning in February 2012, Marvin K. Brown will be the only automotive dealer in San Diego County to sell the fully electric Coda car, beginning with the 2012 Coda sedan. Coda Automotive and focus on zero Read on! →


The new Chevy Volt lithium-ion battery is what General Motors is counting on for its future. GM announced Wednesday that the Volt’s lithium-ion battery is going to be guaranteed for eight years or 100,000 miles, depending on which comes first. Battery for Chevy Volt is different from other cars The warranties on GM’s conventional car Read on! →


One of the more exciting reveals at the recent Paris Auto Show was a concept hybrid car by Jaguar. The C-X75 has everyone in the industry excited over its electric hybrid system, which will include four independent in-wheel, 195-hp motors. There will also be a gas turbine-powered engine as a 180-hp backup when the batteries Read on! →