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! →

Ford is recalling late model versions of its rear-wheel drive vehicles, including the Mustang, F series pickups and Expedition SUV, among others. The issue is with a transmission sensor that is not calibrated correctly, which can cause the reverse gear to malfunction. Back that thing up Ford, according to USA Today, has announced a recall Read on! →

Worldwide maker of consumer electronics General Electric has announced a new electric car charging station called WattStation. The charger reportedly reduces the amount of time it takes to charge a 24 kWh battery by two thirds. The WattStation is going to be available both commercially and for home use. Technology behind the WattStation The WattStation Read on! →

Luxury plug-in hybrid maker Fisker Automotive Inc. has gone Hollywood, partnering itself with the “king of the world.” Actor Leonardo DiCaprio of “Titanic” fame has signed on to be a spokesman for the reportedly environmentally friendly Fisker Karma sedan. DiCaprio has participated in fundraising for Fisker, and varying reports indicate that the actor has put Read on! →

The television series “Dukes of Hazzard” featured an orange 1969 Dodge Charger, which was called the “General Lee” by the main characters. The car has become iconic, and the original car from the series was recently sold at auction. Purchased by a guy named Bubba The “Dukes of Hazzard” television show has become something of Read on! →

You can’t be an industry leader in automotive sales if you don’t have cars in the game. Hyundai understands this, which is why the South Korean automaker is making a big push to increase public inventory in the U.S. market. According to CEO John Krafcik of Hyundai North America, the automaker will provide U.S. dealers Read on! →

If you are a parent, especially of a teenager who is of driving age, you should know that, according to AAA, the most deadly period for teen drivers is practically upon us. The tragic season occurs on the 100 days between Memorial Day and Labor Day. The deadliest season Obviously, this season coincides with summer Read on! →

Chevrolet wasn’t about to let Toyota, Daimler and Fiat have the mini market all to themselves. To that end, Chevrolet has unveiled the Spark, a minicar at the New York Auto Show, which will start at $12,995. New old model It has been known for awhile that Chevrolet is releasing a city car called the Read on! →

Either Japan’s auto industry has always had big problems and it is only now that people in America are paying close attention, or things like the recent Mazda recall and all of the trouble Toyota has been having are recent developments predicated by the need to find cheaper means of production to meet mounting production Read on! →

In this ongoing era of green automotive technology, the desire to get there faster while expending as little fuel with as small an environmental footprint as possible has prompted automakers to tap into a very basic formula. In order to achieve fuel economy, there four basic concepts are weight of the vehicle, aerodynamics of the Read on! →