Nighttime driving is more dangerous than driving during the day. According to the National Safety Council, traffic death rates are three times greater when the sun is down. Don’t leave yourself in the dark when it comes to the kind of defensive driving techniques you can use to make driving in the dark or at Read on! →


Kelley Blue Book has been the trusted guidebook for vehicle values since 1926. On Oct. 28, 2011, the used car value authority debuted a new service that will help consumers looking for state-by-state values. According to Automotive News, Kelley Blue Book has also added a used vehicle condition category. Used car values by state reveal Read on! →


Fisker Automotive has been dealt yet another PR blow, as a wily attorney has used a lemon law suit to force the company to buy a Karma sedan back from a client. Lemon laws are among the many consumer protection laws, which compel automakers to buy a car back if they’ve made a dud. When Read on! →


Are you planning a road trip this summer, maybe with the family? But you’ve done the mountains and the theme parks and the beach before. This year, maybe it’s time for something different. All of the bizarre tourist stops surveyed below certainly qualify. East coast The story behind the Coral Castle in Homestead, Florida reads Read on! →


Over the years, a number of experiments and prototypes have come about using alternative fuels for cars, including from sustainable sources. Poo-powered cars, technically biogas cars as that’s what they run on, are among the more curious examples, as they run on a gas that occurs virtually everywhere. Don’t pooh-pooh poo-powered cars Anyone ever watch Read on! →


Both the new Subaru BRZ and the Scion FR-S are having the same issue in the engine control unit (ECU), causing some rough idling. However, Subaru and Toyota are handling the issue in different ways. Same rough idling problem It isn’t as surprising as it might seem that the two sporty coupes, both from different Read on! →


No one relishes a speeding ticket, especially having one showing up in the mail thanks to patrol aircraft getting a bird’s eye view of one’s lead-footing. However, a number of states and cities are grounding aircraft patrols, due to the prohibitively high cost. State budgets the wind beneath aircraft patrols wings Aircraft patrols, the use Read on! →


In the eternal debate over the carrot or the stick, it turns out that sometimes the carrot is much better. A recent study found that paying drivers not to speed works better at reducing speeding infractions than the threat of tickets. Positive incentives Incentives generally are either positive or negative, or in other words, people Read on! →


As the ongoing investigation of Toyota by the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration of suddenly accelerating vehicles continues, a new piece of information has come to light. In fact, it comes straight from the mouth of the automaker’s executive vice president of research and development, Takeshi Uchiyamada. According to Automotive News, Uchiyamada has announced that Read on! →


Every driver should take the time to regularly check the oil in his or her vehicle. However, not only do too few car owners take it upon themselves to do this, even fewer understand how the oil circuit works. Here are some basics as to why the oil gauge may light up and why it Read on! →