There are many mechanics shops around the country where you might get charged for supplies. Not all mechanics itemize this fee, but it is important to know what this fee might be covering. The business of car repair Most of us only think about two types of fees when we are thinking about car repair Read on! →


Speeding tickets are a pain and since some people would rather use a high-tech solution than cure their lead feet, so they plunk down some cash on radar detectors. The devices can read if a police officer is lying in wait in a speed trap ahead, but there are some things to know about taking Read on! →


Just because everyone else is doing it doesn’t mean Chrysler Group needs to follow, said CEO Sergio Marchionne. Marchionne told the automotive press that he feels there is “no need” for Chrysler to follow in the footsteps of competitors General Motors Co. and Ford Motor Co. by offering its white-collar workers pension buyouts. Lowering outsized Read on! →


It may seem like an extraneous idea, but both Subaru and Ford are connecting their vehicles to the Internet. The 2011 Subaru Outback will have a built-in Wi-Fi option. Ford test-drove an “automatic tweeting” vehicle codenamed AJ. The guess of vehicle makers is that consumer’s connected lifestyle will extend to their driving habits. Subaru offers Read on! →


Although it was approved by the state in early 2009, the New Mexico Motor Vehicles Department has revoked Robert Anaya’s vanity plate, which reads “IB6UB9,” for being “obscene.” However, Anaya is fighting back in a court of law. Vanity plate ruled ‘obscene’ According to KOAT news in Albuquerque, Anaya received a letter from the New Read on! →


In Europe, legislation to improve the safety of pedestrians has been gaining strength over the years. Many vehicle manufacturers are starting to respond with safety features designed specifically for pedestrians. The pedestrian statistics Approximately 11 percent of all traffic fatalities in the United States are pedestrians, and about 400 children per year are killed in Read on! →


Cadillac is currently at work designing the next generation of the CTS, the performance sedan behind the brand’s resurgence. However, Cadillac is rumored to be discontinuing the CTS Wagon and Coupe and creating new wagon and coupe models instead. Success of CTS The modern resurgence of Cadillac has been tied largely to Cadillac’s pursuit of Read on! →


For good or ill, governments and a good cross section of people want to diminish the “carbon footprint” or emissions of carbon dioxide, of human civilization. It isn’t so much that cars aren’t contributing, but some information about cars carbon footprint might be surprising. Study suggests a dog is equal to a cars carbon footprint Read on! →


Many drivers on the east coast are no doubt scratching their heads in disbelief as they witness the profoundly unlikely: they are being issued refunds on past speeding tickets because of improperly programmed speeding cameras. More than 7,000 tickets More than 7,000 speeding tickets, dating back as far as November, are being refunded to drivers Read on! →


Even though they insist that they have broken no laws, Toyota has agreed to pay the United States government a record $16.4 million fine, the largest possible fine that U.S. auto safety regulators can levy per the Detroit Free Press. While the automaker has been reported as having as much as $25 billion in cash Read on! →