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! →


Ford’s cutting-edge touch-screen infotainment experience MyFord Touch will receive an upgrade by early next year, reports the Detroit Free Press. Complaints that the system is too slow and cluttered will reportedly be addressed by the new software build. Current owners of a MyFord Touch-equipped Ford vehicle will be able to upgrade free of charge. Tweaking Read on! →


A legend among early sports cars was the Morgan 3 Wheeler, a curious vehicle with a tiny, two-seat cockpit, an open engine compartment and only one wheel in the rear. The quirky but quick vehicle has been resurrected by Morgan and is headed for showrooms in the U.S. The prodigal trike returns The first car Read on! →


There are some things which truly are as American as apple pie (although apple pie is not an American invention at all). One of those things is full size pickup trucks that have big, beefy, 8-cylinder engines. Trucks are the tool of the working man (and woman) and by Jove, trucks should come stock with Read on! →


Taking into consideration what each auto brand has earned, what it is expected to earn, as well as a host of other factors, the marketing firm Millward Brown says it has determined which brands are the most “valuable” in the automotive world today. Data and market research The seventh-annual 2012 BrandZ Top 100 Most Valuable Read on! →


Car makers are going on a serious glut with ads that will air during the Super Bowl. Recently released car ads include new spots from BMW, Subaru and news that Chrysler is feeling so lucky that they’ve hired Clint Eastwood to star in a new spot. Ultimate Driving Machine For decades, BMW has comported itself Read on! →


The amount you pay at the dealership before you drive that new car home is only the beginning. The true cost of ownership of a vehicle is not so obvious on the face of it, no matter how shrewdly you dealt with that pushy salesman. But determining the true cost of ownership can be greatly Read on! →


An auto parts theft ring has been discovered operating at General Motors’ Australian bran, Holden. Holden workers parts theft has resulted in more than $2.5 million in engines and transmissions being stolen from the Holden assembly plant in Elizabeth, Australia. Johnny Cash would likely be livid at Holden workers parts theft As AutoBlog diligently points Read on! →


Ford has taken the green vehicle lead among automakers with initiatives that go beyond the powertrain. Many of the materials used in Ford vehicles are recyclable and replace plastics that end up in landfills. Ford’s latest green vehicle innovation may be biodegradable parts made from mycelium, a mushroom fungus. Making car parts from mushrooms Ford Read on! →


Jaguar, one of Europe’s most iconic automakers, says it will be closing its long-standing Jaguar Heritage Museum on Browns Lane in Coventry, England. It has no immediate plans to re-open the museum at another location. Site of the original Jag factory The Jaguar Heritage Museum stands at the site of the automaker’s original factory. It Read on! →