Struggling auto finance company Ally Financial Inc. had a run-in with the FBI. The Detroit News reports that, according to a search warrant made public Monday, the FBI seized one of Ally’s computers from the company’s headquarters in Detroit, Mich. The reason for FBI involvement in the affairs of the taxpayer-backed company currently remains unknown Read on! →


Fisker has announced another Karma recall following an investigation into fires in the federally-backed luxury electric car. The recall, however, is not over a faulty lithium-ion battery. Cooling fan is the culprit Fisker’s internal investigation, as well as an independent investigation by Pacific Rim Investigative Services Group, have agreed that an Aug. 10 fire in Read on! →


After an auto accident that requires repair, your insurer’s claims adjuster will assess the damage. But what comes next? Rather than accepting your insurance company’s definition of fair price at face value and going with the first repair shop it recommends, take the time your insurer allows to find a shop that works for you. 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! →


The sales of used cars have been increasing, and for good reason. One option many used car buyers have are Certified Used vehicles; knowing the standards and setup of the certification programs can help you make a more informed choice. The meaning of Certified There are multiple different “certified” programs that may certify a used Read on! →


A Consumer Reports road test involving the Fisker Karma, the plug-in hybrid luxury sedan, has become a sensation for all the wrong reasons. The Karma is continually breaking down, malfunctioning and damaging the reputation of the fledgling car company. Karma looking more like a dogma Fledgling “green” luxury car maker Fisker Automotive is facing numerous Read on! →


The next step for technology giant Apple is apparently into the transportation game as an Apple car is reportedly in the works. If it does come to pass, rest assured that you will hate the people who drive them. Apple car only a rumor for now Apple fans are thankfully getting less noisy these days Read on! →


Italian automaker Fiat wants to put an espresso maker in its 2013 500L model. The idea is meeting resistance in the U.S., for fear of causing distracted driving. But it could save a bundle on morning Starbucks runs. Fiat espresso maker The in-board espresso coffee maker will appear as an option this fall in Fiat Read on! →


Since an on-board event data recorder (EDR) was first used by the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration in 1991 to determine the details surrounding an automotive crash, the automotive industry knew it was the wave of the future. Today, an automotive computer captures a great deal of data regarding your driving habits within its crash Read on! →


Back in 2006 – before America’s economy took a nosedive and automakers begged at the government’s door – Ford considered its status among American automakers. The company pondered long and hard about how it got where it was and decided that going its own way was vital to its success when its brand needed help. Read on! →