In a move to spark sales of Chevrolet and GMC, General Motors Co. has entered into a partnership with Costco Wholesale Corp., reports Automotive News. Until Jan. 3, 2012, Costco members will have the option of purchasing a new Chevrolet or GMC light truck at select franchise locations. Members will enjoy a “GM Preferred Price.” Read on! →


The past two generations of the Ford Mustang have had retro styling, hearkening to classic Mustangs from the 1960s. However, Ford has announced that the next generation Mustang will drop the retro appointments. Trying to attract a new generation of buyers The Ford Mustang has an iconic status matched by few other cars produced by Read on! →


In 1963, country music singer Dave Dudley had a Billboard hit with “Six Days On the Road,” a song that has been hailed as the definitive celebration of the American truck driver. Since then (and before then), the romance of commerce via the open road has captured the popular imagination. Here are some of the Read on! →


A lot of people have become concerned that the increase in the number of overweight children in America means booster seat safety may be compromised. At least one study has found children’s weight is not a factor. Calls for heavier dummies For the past few years, according to the Daily Mail, more concerned parents and Read on! →


The “50 Shades of Grey” book series has become a big thing lately, and a few products mentioned in the tawdry tomes have been treated to a “50 Shades of Grey” sales boost. One such company is Audi, the preferred car brand of the book’s protagonist. Audi naughtily enjoying “50 Shades of Grey” sales boost Read on! →


You shattered your side view mirror and now you need a replacement. First, stay off the roads until you’ve made the repair. Driving around town with a broken side mirror can be dangerous, as it is primarily used to prevent accidents. It allows you to see blind spots and detect other moving vehicles before changing Read on! →


Some unusual problems are nipping at the heels of a pair of European luxury automakers this week. The German car-maker BMW is issuing a pair of recall campaigns over emissions issues and problems with the head rest. Meanwhile, famed Italian sports car-maker Ferrari says that some of its Italia 458 and California models could get Read on! →


One of the biggest considerations one has to make when buying a car is the cost of insurance. A recent survey indicates that big family vehicles are the cheapest to insure compared to economical small sedans. Family values Car insurance, just like any other insurance, depends on the amount of risk posed. If a vehicle Read on! →


When it comes to saving money on your vehicle, one thing it pays to know are your brake basics. You might not think much of a little squeal here or there as you bring your vehicle to a stop, but those little sounds and related vibrations can add up to a great deal of money Read on! →


Four straight years of losses have devastated Mazda Motor Corp., reports Automotive News. As a result of it hemorrhaging cash, the Japanese automaker plans to offer voluntary buyout packages to scores of U.S. workers. Additional Mazda layoffs may also result, as the automaker seeks to slash operating costs. Mazda struggles to uncover cost improvements Jim Read on! →