There are knock-off brands of all sorts of things made in all sorts of countries. For instance, China is known for producing knock-off car brands like the recently debuted JAC pickup truck, which is a near carbon-copy of a Ford F150. Work truck for masses copied from work truck for masses According to AutoBlog, the Read on! →


Only a select group of people will ever be able to own a supercar, and only a fraction of that group will ever own one that set a land speed record for a production automobile. However, anyone who can afford it may want to hold off until the SSC Aero Tuatara hits showrooms. The Amerian-made Read on! →


Some people would love to own a car that was used in a television show or movie, but don’t think it’s possible to ever buy one. However, movie and television prop cars do wind up being for sale, some of which are quite affordable. Road-going dinosaurs According to AutoGuide, a pair of television prop cars, Read on! →


German automotive giant Volkswagen AG has reached an agreement with the Chinese government to build a new production plant in the western province of Xinjiang. Reuters reports that some controversy has been attached to the move, as Xinjiang is home to the Uighurs, a Muslim minority in China that is opposed to the government’s unofficial Read on! →


If you had faith in the American government’s ability to repay you for your contribution to TARP, I have a suggestion for you: refuse to be delusional. “Faith is belief in spite of, even perhaps because of, the lack of evidence,” says Richard Dawkins. I’d say that when it comes to our money and politics, Read on! →


Former Obama Car Czar and author of tell-all book “Overhaul” Steven Rattner recently told the International Motor Press Association that he is optimistic about light-vehicle sales in 2011, reports Wards Auto. Rattner foresees 14 million units sold this year, and 15 million in 2012. In the long term, this trend should continue until U.S. automakers Read on! →


Everyone with a hankering for four wheels has a dream car, but not everyone is willing to settle for the vehicles available at the local auto dealer. Here are some of the top fictional cars from film, television and video games. Dream on and imagine yourself as Batman, Master Chief, James Bond or even David Read on! →


Automotive News reports that Subaru, the only Japanese automotive brand to manage an increase in U.S. sales over each of the past three years, has a new slogan. For the purposes of global branding, the car that Fuji Heavy Industries, Ltd., built shall soon be referred to as “Confidence in Motion.” Subaru’s L.A. presence will Read on! →


On June 1, car maintenance in the European Union will see significant changes. Carmakers and “authorized dealerships” will be required to both share technical data and to remove conditional warranty limitations. This change will end the exemption from antitrust rules that car makers have had. New rules end car maker / authorized dealer monopoly In Read on! →


Consumer Reports has just released its annual list of the best cars for the current model year. The 2012 list of best cars was topped by Subaru, as the top four best brands were all voted to be Japanese automakers. All wheel, all conquering Every year, Consumer Reports compiles a list of the top cars Read on! →