Most drivers only know whether their headlights are working or not. But there’s interesting technology behind the glass, argues Popular Mechanics. If you know how your headlights work, you’ll be able to maintain them more effectively and perhaps avoid that moose or angry drifter in the road. From open flame to blinding flash More than Read on! →


Michigan and Ohio are both battleground states in the current presidential campaign. And the success of the post-bailout auto industry remains a hot topic on the campaign trail. However, both GM and Chrysler have forbidden any candidates from entering their facilities until after November 6. City election and presidential campaign The ban includes all campaigning Read on! →


ZDX, we hardly knew you and ultimately, didn’t really want to. The Acura ZDX has been confirmed for a $4,800 price hike for the 2013 model year as well as the boot from the lineup, as no one is buying the thing. Even Iron Man can’t shift Acura ZDX The big buzz about Acura these Read on! →


The Computer Age is upon us in full force, and the automotive industry will never be the same again. “Connected cars” will someday dominate the roads, experts agree. Connected cars create industry As consumers become more internet savvy and more “connected” to “connectivity,” they are demanding more and more electronic gadgets in their rides. That Read on! →


Two reports of battery packs catching fire in Chevrolet Volts last year highlighted the need for the standardization of safety procedures for electric and hybrid vehicles. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has called for the development of EV safety standards to alert first-responders to possible dangers in post-crash situations. Standards Institute steps up Monday Read on! →


Wealthy people can afford to get all kinds of things that the rest of us can only dream about. For instance, Ferrari recently made a custom 458 for none other than rock icon Eric Clapton, and the car has been getting a lot of attention. Maranello does custom work A company like Ferrari makes its Read on! →


There is such a thing as mechanical breakdown insurance, which is exactly what it sounds like. It’s insurance you buy in case your car doesn’t start, runs rough, or explodes…but is it worth buying? Mechanical breakdown insurance just like any other Insurance is insurance, period; regardless if it’s mechanical breakdown insurance, flood insurance, house insurance, 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! →


Volkswagen’s U.S. arm announced Tuesday that it will be increasing its production at its Chattanooga, Tenn. plant. The move will add 200 more jobs to the area. Production boosted by 13 percent The new jobs will be added to increase the production of its 2012 Passats from 31 to 35 units every hour. That is Read on! →


As many as 5.1 million Jeeps are being investigated by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration as it upgrades its preliminary probe into fuel tank fires following rear-end impacts. [For The Best Package Deal For A New Or Pre-Owned Ford Look At Gus Johnson Used Cars Now.] ‘Modern day Pinto?’ Federal regulators were originally alerted Read on! →