A new report has just been released by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). The report details the most-stolen new cars in the U.S., based on 2009 data. According to the report, the Camry and the Audi S8 topped the list. The least stolen car was the discontinued Mercury Mariner. Camry wins by sheer Read on! →


The insanely dangerous, wicked fast and ultimately short-lived Group B series of the World Rally Championship is the subject of a British short film. The Group B short film – with the clever title of “Group B” – wrapped production recently and will be released sometime in the near future. Group B short film trumps Read on! →


General Motors has announced a recall of almost 40,000 Pontiac G8 cars manufactured between 2008 and 2009. A faulty sensor could cause the passenger-side airbag to not deploy correctly in the event of a crash. Holden airbag tests reveal a problem The Pontiac brand is dead and gone; General Motors had to shutter the under-performing Read on! →


Volkswagen unveiled variations of its new three-door supermini van, the Up!, at the Frankfurt Motor Show last fall. It will be showing four new variations of the Up! next week at the Geneva Motor Show. VW throws Up! out there The Up!, which goes on sale in Europe on March 5, is an economical city Read on! →


Rock star Kid Rock’s devotion to his home city of Detroit is well-documented. He and fellow musician Eminem have done much to promote a sense of pride and boost the economy of the once-floundering Motor City. Rock even wrote the song “Times Like These” to bring attention to his hometown. But now the awkward part. Read on! →


Some people have had occasion to purchase a car new from a dealership and part of that time honored tradition is getting asked about gap coverage. Should a person get it? Well, on principle absolutely, because you will kick yourself for not having it should you have occasion to need it. Gap coverage covers…well, gaps Read on! →


There’s an old wives’ tale that claims that if you shift an automatic transmission into neutral while the car is in motion, the engine will explode, or at least become a screeching, bellicose little person. But as experienced driving instructors can attest, a shift to neutral at speed will not only not destroy the engine, Read on! →


Speed cameras are somewhat resented by a lot of people, as few relish having to pay the government even more than they already do. A number of people have been vandalizing speed cameras in various areas, leading governments to crack down on people who damage them. Cameras installed to watch the speed cameras When Juvenal Read on! →


A lot of companies produce track-oriented models of their sports cars for people who like to cover some serious asphalt during the weekend. Chevrolet is releasing a track-day variant of the Camaro, the 1LE, which hits this fall. Chevy aims to boss the Boss around Making cars for track days has been a specialty of Read on! →


When it comes to the very best in both form and function, the automotive industry will have a great deal to offer consumers in 2011. Popular Mechanics has released its top 10 cars and trucks of 2011, and fans should have a great deal from which to choose. Ford grabs three slots on the list. Read on! →