The Toyota Land Cruiser, the luxury SUV Toyota has been making for decades, is getting a facelift. The automaker has given the venerable off-road workhorse a refresh in hopes of boosting its dismal sales for the 2013 model. Few peers among SUV crowd Toyota has been making the Land Cruiser for more than half a Read on! →


Natural gas is an attractive alternative for both energy production and also for transportation, as it offers some benefits over gasoline. For starters, it’s cleaner, and is also much cheaper, as natural gas savings for motorists could really add up. Economic natural gas savings can really add up Like it or not, the gasoline engine Read on! →


According to a pair of bulletins from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration this week, German automaker BMW is recalling a wide variety of  recent models for an overheating, faulty auxiliary water pump. The recall also extends to one model made by the BMW ultra-luxury division, Rolls-Royce. Auto enthusiasts with good memories may remember the Read on! →


The Hyundai Motor Company has announced that it will begin production of the Hyundai ix35 Fuel Cell crossover in December. That will make it one of the world’s first hydrogen-powered vehicle to be mass produced. Hyundai ix35 Fuel Cell ahead of competition Toyota has said that it will be 2015 before automakers will be ready Read on! →


There are many ways that people come to their end, but deaths in car crashes are becoming less frequent over time. In fact, the crash fatality rate is lower than the rate of deaths by suicide among fatalities caused by injuries. Car crash fatality rate continues decline If one were to consider how many ways Read on! →


Most people buy a car rather than lease it, which in many cases makes sense but not always. However, if one wanted to get a Scion iQ lease or a lease on a number of other models, they will probably be able to do it for dirt cheap thanks to automakers not charging much. Scion Read on! →


In the first part of this piece we saw how important it is to make a used car look as a attractive as possible before offering it up to potential buyers. Now we will look as some further steps to take to make sure that your pocketbook gets the maximum padding as compensation when saying Read on! →


Two federal investigations have been launched into Chrysler vehicles in one day. There is an NHTSA Ram 1500 probe, into faulty rear suspensions, and a Jeep Grand Cherokee probe, over leaking power steering fluid that could pose a risk of fire. NHTSA Ram 1500 probe and Grand Cherokee probe announced concurrently The National Highway Traffic Read on! →


The Chevrolet Volt is a technical marvel, as it has dual power trains and can run on electric and gas-powered propulsion. However, the main drawback is the limited Chevy Volt range on electric power only, which General Motors thinks it might have solved soon. Chevy Volt range aside, plug-in hybrids show promise As far as Read on! →


Octane is known to have something to do with gasoline, but not everyone understands what it is. The quick version is that it’s a component of gasoline, but not the only one, and yes the octane number has something to do with how much is in every gallon. For starters, octane is a hydrocarbon Before Read on! →