The government has just given its approval for a greater amount of ethanol fuel to be added to gasoline. Previously, approved mixture was 10 percent ethanol to 90 percent gasoline, called E10. The Environmental Protection Agency has approved the use of a 15 percent ethanol blend, E15, for vehicles from the 2007 model year and Read on! →


Track vehicles, like track-equipped ATVs and tanks, have an advantage over traditional cars on soft surfaces, as tracks exert less pressure and have more tread for grip. Traditional track conversions are expensive and require modifications, but a prototype system, the Track N Go, could change all that. Keeping track Ever get stuck in mud or Read on! →


Making sure your travel trailer is prepped for your summer driving adventures is just the first step. You know to inspect the connections, lights and wires, and now you need to know how to tow a trailer on the road. Practice in a parking lot If you’ve never driven a vehicle towing a trailer, it Read on! →


The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration proposed Thursday that brake override systems be made mandatory in all new vehicles. The proposal comes as a fallout to large-scale Toyota recalls in 2009 and 2010 for deadly, unintended accelerations. Override braking system required Under the NHTSA proposal, all cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. would Read on! →


Not long ago, Subaru announced that the XV compact crossover on sale in Europe would be coming to America as the XV Crosstrek. The car was just debuted at the New York Auto Show. Serious little off-roader Last year, according to the Washington Post, Subaru debuted a compact crossover wagon/SUV called the XV, based on Read on! →


Distracted driving is a multifaceted conundrum, in that there are myriad ways for a driver to dangerously shift attention away from surrounding road conditions. In light of the oncoming wave of in-car electronics related to driving infotainment, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has released a set of rules that drivers may eventually be required Read on! →


German automaker BMW AG announced Tuesday that it will be collaborating with Japanese car maker Toyota to develop a new generation of lithium-ion batteries. The batteries will power future models of the Prius and other hybrids. Collaboration finally in effect BMW and Toyota have been in talks about the collaboration for more than a year Read on! →


Nissan is working to make its eco-friendly Leaf car into an alternate power source for homes in times of emergency. The Japanese car maker is developing the technology as it simultaneously attempts to gear back up to full production after the country was devastated by severe natural disasters in March. A pure electric car The Read on! →


Late Monday evening, Chrysler Group LLC pulled off the kind of social media striptease maneuver that quickens the pulse and leaves supercar fans wanting more. At 11:59 p.m. Monday, the automaker revealed the first official image of the next SRT Viper supercar. The black-and-white line drawing on the driveSRT Facebook page showcased the performance coupe’s Read on! →


Batman has become such an iconic character in our culture that he is constantly being reinvented for new generations. And, as we have seen, so is his car. Our look at the history of the Dark Knight’s ride continues. Schumacher’s Batmobile twins Director Joel Schumacher took over the series after Tim Burton, and with the Read on! →