iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad owners should be glad know there’s an easy and inexpensive way to get your car’s computer to tell you what kind of engine problem a car is having. For about $100, the GoPoint scan tool, also known as a GL1 cable, connects your car’s engine to your Apple device. With Read on! →


Numerous agencies are reporting the story of an Arizona woman who survived internal decapitation, where a person’s skull is separated from their spine. It’s a grisly injury and also an exceedingly rare one, though it is largely confined to car accidents. Arizonan survives internal decapitation to thank firefighters who saved her According to the Daily Read on! →


A trade group for auto dealers has voiced opposition to the government’s fuel standards initiative. The Obama administration has set a dauntingly high bar for fuel consumption standards. Currently, the goal is for all automakers to average 60 miles per gallon for their entire fleets by 2025. That goal for fuel consumption has been decried Read on! →


Some people might like the idea of waking up one morning, deciding they want a new car, heading to a dealership and getting the car and the financing taken care of all at once and in the same place. However, convenience always comes with a price. In this case, that price could be a whole Read on! →


Hybrid vehicles and other forms of next-generation personal consumer transportation have proved to be polarizing in recent years. For all the people who are excited about lessening their carbon footprints and spending less for reliable transportation, there remains a loud minority that bellyaches about their fear of being herded into accepting some global warming ideology Read on! →


Italian automaker Fiat SpA, which currently owns 58.5 percent of Chrysler Group LLC, has taken a major step toward complete ownership of the iconic American automotive brand. The Detroit News reports that Fiat’s shareholders approved a simplified capital structure with a single class of common stock, which would make a total buy-out of Chrysler much Read on! →


Ever see those “Baby on Board” signs or stickers people put on or in their cars? Some think they’re very cute and others find them incalculably annoying and some recent research favors the latter camp, as there is some indication that the signs cause accidents. Baby on Board not as cute as one might think Read on! →


When you’re in the market to purchase a used car, it pays to know what details are important. Consumer protections such as the FTC Used Car Rule help ensure that you aren’t being taken advantage of when you’re at a dealership, but what if you’re stuck in the early stages of simply trying to decide Read on! →


According to the National Highway traffic Safety Administration, two recalls have been issued by Nissan North America. The two recalls are for unrelated issues. One is for the 2011-2012 Nissan Quest minivan over software problems. The second recall is of the 2003-2005 Infiniti Q45, involving wiring issues that could affect side airbag deployment. Quest recall Read on! →


Congress is currently considering a bill to fund research into ignition interlock Breathalyzer technology. A growing number of states require them for people convicted of drunken driving, and more people are calling for them to be standard on all cars. Top beverage group opposes interlock research A bill is currently under consideration in the United Read on! →