The last Ford Mustangs of the current generation are rolling off the line, and as a tribute, Shelby is offering 50 buyers the option of a Super Snake Signature Edition. The limited number of conversion packages will turn the already bonkers Shelby GT500 into a truly insane performance car. Secret to new Super Snake is Read on! →


For decades, the U.S. auto industry moved forward in leaps and bounds when it came to designing cars that could get consumers where they wanted to go faster, but it took a while for automotive safety technology to catch up. It wasn’t until 1959 that Congress required U.S. cars to have seat belts, in response Read on! →


Struggling auto finance company Ally Financial Inc. had a run-in with the FBI. The Detroit News reports that, according to a search warrant made public Monday, the FBI seized one of Ally’s computers from the company’s headquarters in Detroit, Mich. The reason for FBI involvement in the affairs of the taxpayer-backed company currently remains unknown Read on! →


The SAE 2010 Convergence conference has come and gone, and Automotive News reports that automakers want electronics suppliers to give them more than just parts. Considering how technologically complex even the most basic vehicle models are in terms of features, software and more, automakers are asking for suppliers to give them technical support. Automotive electronics: Read on! →


Green vehicles are all the rage, including the first generation of electric vehicles. The third EV from a major manufacturer, the Mitsubishi i, has only been available for a few months, but is spreading across the United States. First delivery taken in Illinois Mitsubishi is the third car maker to unleash an electric vehicle in Read on! →


General Motors gave Detroit Tigers pitcher Armando Galarraga a Corvette following his near-perfect game. The 2010 Chevrolet Corvette convertible is worth $53,000, but Crain’s Detroit Business reports that the media exposure the gesture brought to GM was worth approximately $9 million. A non-contracted study by research group Joyce Julius & Associates Inc. tracked the exposure Read on! →


Ford believes that the future of automotive technology is in very good hands, thanks to state-of-the-art development facilities like its new lab in Palo Alto, Calif. The automaker’s innovation spearhead sits within the very heart of the electronics industry’s Silicon Valley, and Ford is confident that the facility will cut straight as an arrow into Read on! →


A set of congressional hearings about the Chevrolet Volt battery fire has turned into bedlam. The CEO of General Motors was grilled over the issue, and the incident has been turned into a partisan dustup. Isolated incident Last year, a Chevrolet Volt used in crash-testing caught fire in a National Highway Traffic Safety Administration garage. Read on! →


The average price of gasoline in the U.S. is nearly $4 per gallon. But if you return a rental car without topping off the gas tank, you’ll pay more than double that for each gallon the rental service puts in to fill the tank. This is one of the hidden rental car fees that can Read on! →


As it escapes the recession doldrums, Toyota Motor Corp. has announced plans to add shifts at its factory in San Antonio, Texas, in order to push pickup production, reports Automotive News. Toyota pickups in demand Toyota’s San Antonio factory will add additional shifts on Saturdays to meet increased consumer demand for pickups and boost dealer Read on! →