Volkswagen’s U.S. arm announced Tuesday that it will be increasing its production at its Chattanooga, Tenn. plant. The move will add 200 more jobs to the area. Production boosted by 13 percent The new jobs will be added to increase the production of its 2012 Passats from 31 to 35 units every hour. That is Read on! →

The Texas Transportation Commission announced Thursday that the state will be upping its speed limit from 70 mph to 75 on more than 1,600 miles of nine interstate highways. Rural areas deemed safe Texas state transportation authorities agreed to faster speed limits on rural roads that are considered safe for the velocity. Before that, 75 Read on! →

Your vehicle’s upholstery will become soiled by everyday dirt, food, smoke, sweat and other fluids, sprays, powders and salves. Constant exposure to the blazing sun only makes things worse. Here’s how to clean your car’s upholstery so that you won’t be embarrassed for your date to see just how disgusting you are when you’re cruising Read on! →

Ford apparently cannot escape flaws in the Escape, the popular crossover SUV. A Ford Escape sticky throttle recall has been announced for the first-generation model, which seemed all but inevitable after an NHTSA probe was recently announced. Ford Escape sticky throttle recall seemed inevitable Recently, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration announced an investigation into Read on! →

Typically, Land Rover and Range Rover vehicles are toys for rappers and yuppies, who never actually need the off-roading capabilities of said SUVs. However, the Land Rover Defender, a stripped down beast the company only sells outside the U.S., might return whenever the next version debuts. Land Rover for land roving may return There are Read on! →

Parents nationwide are becoming concerned that the safety of their child’s car seat cannot be properly tested because of flaws in crash test dummy designs. The reason is that no crash test dummies are made to simulate obese children. A growing body of research suggests the safety provided by car seats may be deceptive. Government 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! →

Hyundai has finally unveiled the details, including the price, on the hot-hatch version of its subcompact three-door, the Veloster. The Veloster Turbo, as it is called, can get almost 40 miles per gallon and packs 201 horsepower for under $23,000. The furious frog Hot hatchbacks are fantastic. They allow the driver to be responsible, by Read on! →

Toyota has created an electric vehicle, the electric RAV4 crossover. The RAV4 EV is on sale now, which people rich enough to afford the $50,000-plus price tag in four metropolitan areas of California can now take advantage of. The RAV4 EV has arrived A few years ago, a joint project was announced between Tesla Motors Read on! →

After a five-month nosedive, used vehicle sales went up in November, reports Automotive News. According to the Manheim Used Vehicle Value Index, the wholesale used vehicle marketplace rebounded last month, although it still hasn’t reached November 2010 levels. Retail used car sales up 3.4 percent in November The Manheim Used Vehicle Value Index, which measures Read on! →