Automotive News reports that Audi’s talks to purchase Italian motorcycle maker Ducati may have come to a conclusion. As early as April 18, it is believed that Audi plans to formally announce that it has acquired Ducati, according to two sources close to the matter. That is the day before Audi parent company Volkswagen AG’s Read on! →


Deciding on a new vehicle can be tough because it means committing to a vehicle after test-driving it for a short amount of time. For those who want more information about a vehicle before buying, there is a very simple way to get an extended test-drive for less than $30. Why extended test drives are Read on! →


There are hundreds of reasons you might find yourself needing to tow a vehicle. If you have two cars that need to get to one place, then using a tow bar could save you time, money, stress, and fuel. Picking the proper tow bar, installing it correctly, and using it correctly can seem intimidating, but Read on! →


Fuel efficiency is at an all-time premium as gas tops $4 per gallon and people are willing to pay top-dollar to save. However, a small number of people protest that hybrids and other cars that demand premium prices for savings are really a waste of money. Hybrid moments Most people think that hybrid cars, because Read on! →


Has the unchecked cost of fuel forced you to dial back on your road time? Well, don’t hold your breath, but you may be catching a break soon. Some industry analysts are saying that gas prices have peaked and will soon be falling. Average $3.92 per gallon The national average price of gas on Wednesday Read on! →


Amid all the May flowers, automotive fans can expect a big month from Dodge. The Detroit Free Press reports that full production of the compact 2013 Dodge Dart will begin in May. Chrysler sales chief Reid Bigland said the new Dart should hit Dodge dealers by mid-summer. Ten thousand new Darts by July According to Read on! →


The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety recently released a study about crash safety that found SUVs are becoming safer over time. Since the introduction of electronic stability features, the formerly top-heavy and roll-prone SUV is becoming a thing of the past. Nissan 350Z statistically the most dangerous car on the road The Insurance Institute for Read on! →


A spare tire is one of those things we often do not think about until we need it. In an effort to improve fuel economy, many car makers are choosing to forgo the spare tire in favor of lighter-weight solutions. Cutting out the weight The heavier something is, the more energy it takes to move Read on! →


Fuel economy is at an all-time premium, but paying a premium for greater fuel efficiency does not always lead to a savings over the long term. Consumer Reports, as others have, recently found in an eco-model round-up that the fuel savings don’t cover the efficiency premium. Short term versus long term Fuel prices have been 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! →