Euro 2012 is hot, and soccer fans worldwide are eating it up. General Motors cashed in on the soccer wave by partnering with the Manchester United squad for an advertising campaign. Now Hyundai is following suit. According to Bloomberg, the South Korean automaker has aimed at European sports fans by partnering with Germany’s Lukas Podolski Read on! →


The halfway point of historic Route 66 is in the Texas town of Adrian. There, a sign proclaims, “Los Angeles, 1,139 miles,” beside the left tip of a double-pointed arrow. Near the right-pointing tip of the arrow it reads, “Chicago, 1,139 miles.” That makes Texas the right place to begin this second part of our Read on! →


General Motors is one of the largest corporations on earth, but that doesn’t mean that its carbon footprint has to be equally as large. According to the Associated Press, the automaker currently operates 100 facilities worldwide that do not send waste products into the landfill after the recycling process is complete. Through green construction and Read on! →


The annual survey of car theft by the National Crime Insurance Bureau, a trade group of the insurance industry, indicates car theft continues to decline. Most areas had lower rates of car theft in 2011, though some areas are still worryingly high. Overall drop in nationwide crime includes car theft Car theft is one of Read on! →


The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said earlier this week that it will be expanding its probe into consumer-reported door fire dangers in some Toyota sedan and SUV models. Originally, just 830,000 vehicles were included in that investigation. With the probe’s expansion Monday, it could now cover as many as 1.4 million. Yaris and Highlander Read on! →


The body of legendary car designer and auto racer Carroll Shelby remains unburied, more than a month after his death. His remains have become the focal point of a family tug-of-war. On the other hand, Shelby is also being honored by EyesOn Design, so that’s nice. Burial rights Shelby’s body remains at the Dallas County Read on! →


Some things are so cool they never age. The Ferrari 275 GTB4 that Steve McQueen bought in San Francisco when he was filming the movie “Bullitt” certainly qualifies as one of those things. In the hands of a new owner, it is returning to the automaker’s factory in Maranello, Italy to be restored to its Read on! →


Too many people accept that mandatory car insurance is a fact of life in the United States. Beginning with Massachusetts in 1927 and appearing in most other states by 1970, compulsory car insurance has been foisted, in the most coercive sense of the word. Exorbitant sums of money are spent on coverage that most people Read on! →