Some people are worried that when the lithium-ion electric car batteries reach the end of their automotive life cycle, these green vehicles will create a massive wave of new litter. According to Green Car Reports, this concern has been raised over upcoming vehicles like the 2011 Nissan Leaf, 2011 Chevrolet Volt and 2012 Toyota Prius Read on! →


Automotive News reports that Chrysler Group LLC has tired of waiting for the U.S. government to make a decision regarding the automaker’s candidacy for as much as $7 billion in green auto loans. The potential loans from the U.S. Department of Energy are intended to encourage automakers nationwide to adopt more environmentally friendly production methods Read on! →


Malfunctioning passenger air bags have prompted Kia to recall nearly 73,000 Kia Rio models from the years 2006 through 2008. The air bags can reportedly malfunction and deploy in a non-accident situation, potentially endangering a smaller passenger in the front passenger seat. Faulty sensor can cause child safeguard to fail The National Highway Traffic Safety Read on! →


Let’s just say that you’re having a little bit of trouble with a leaky sunroof. It pops, it scrapes and it cries. You love water, but not all over your head, lap and the leather upholstery of your sweet baby on wheels. Work must be done immediately, as winter is on its way. Here’s some Read on! →


Indian car conglomerate Tata Motors is known for making the Nano, the world’s cheapest car, as well as owning Jaguar and Land Rover. The Tata Nano costs only $2,500 brand new and the bare-bones box on tiny wheels is getting redesigned before going on sale in more European countries and the United States in a Read on! →


The phrase “Made in America” may conjure up different things for different people, but a Toyota is not usually one of them. However, most Japanese cars in the United States are made here. Big Three of Japan have plants in North America Bemoaning the collapse of American manufacturing has become a national pastime. Plenty of Read on! →


An explosion has been reported at the General Motors Tech Center, the advanced technology lab for the car company. The explosion was attributed to a lithium-ion battery pack in the battery lab and two people have been reported injured. New battery fire for GM Last year, General Motors had to weather a scandal over a Read on! →


Another Toyota recall has been announced — or rather, three recalls at once. A recall by Toyota is starting to become a regular occurrence, and some are looking forward to when Toyota stops recalling cars. More than 1.5 million cars are affected. The first recall, of over 1.3 million vehicles concerns a possible defect in Read on! →


In order to pave the way for an eventual takeover of majority stake in Chrysler, Fiat has announced some housecleaning. According to the Associated Press, Fiat has split into two companies, separating Fiat industrial from its consumer automaking unit. The goal of the Fiat split, claims Fiat and Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne, is to create Read on! →


Look at the modern crop of consumer vehicles, let’s say post-2002, and think about value. Not just cheap cars, but those affordable, performance cars that can also be classified as dependable vehicles. Here are some cars that should be on your radar if you want to commute in style without strapping a heavy debt millstone Read on! →