Satellite navigation is undoubtedly one of the greatest inventions of the past few decades, as it enables people to navigate much more easily than with maps. However, motorists should take directions with a grain of salt, as satellite navigation errors can be deadly. Driving by satellite Satellite navigation is amazing. However, there is a danger Read on! →


Fisker has taken umbrage with Mitt Romney’s comments Wednesday night that the company is a “loser.” It fired back at the Republican candidate on Thursday. Fisker and others slammed by Romeny In the televised debate on Wednesday night, Republican Mitt Romney took aim at federal investments into green technology under President Obama’s watch. Although not Read on! →


When you are preparing your car for driving in the summer, there are a wide range of systems you should check out. One that is often overlooked, though, is tire pressure. The tires on your vehicle are where the rubber meets the road, so they are worth spending a little bit of time on. Here Read on! →


The “check engine” warning light causes either panic or annoyance in most drivers. It can mean anything from a loose gas cap to incredibly expensive major repairs. Many drivers believe the system was intentionally made overly sensitive in order to trigger revenue-generating trips to the dealership. But why does the ubiquitous signal really illuminate? A Read on! →


The LaFontaine Automotive Group has become the first in the U.S. to offer a Groupon car voucher deal, reports Crain’s Detroit Business. Its Highland, Mich., dealership, LaFontaine Buick GMC Cadillac, completed 2010 as the nation’s top seller of all three vehicle makes. A Groupon discount is expected to boost sales considerably. Groupon: From facials to Read on! →


Most new cars come with a backup camera pre-installed, and by 2014, it seems likely that the rear-view camera will be a mandatory safety feature. But what if you have an older car, some cash, some DIY savvy and want help with parallel parking? Here’s how to install a backup camera in an older vehicle. Read on! →


The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has concluded its safety investigation into the Chevy Volt, giving the car a relatively clean bill of health. However, the Volt is still struggling to make it in the marketplace. Many Chevy dealers are refusing to take the plug-in hybrid cars off of GM’s hands. Safety issues investigated GM Read on! →


Subaru and Toyota have been showing off a jointly developed sports car, the Subaru BRZ, which was recently displayed at the Tokyo Motor Show. The car will be coming to America, though it is rumored to be packaged as a Scion here. Toyota sports car gets Subaru boxer engine Toyota owns a stake in Subaru, Read on! →


If you live anywhere that gets all four seasons, especially snow, you really do need winter tires. No, this isn’t a shill for Les Schwab or Tire Rack but I will gladly accept money from them if they feel I warrant it. (I think so, but then again I would.) Some people think all season Read on! →


When you take your vehicle to an auto mechanic, you should have reasonable assurance that they are reputable and trustworthy, rather than someone who is waiting to perpetrate one of many different auto mechanic scams. Researching a mechanic ahead of time via AAA or other industry resources helps. However, being prepared with knowledge of some Read on! →