Former Speaker of the House and current Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich may be liberal enough to garner the support of a few unions in his campaign, but he’s no fan of one of the nation’s largest unions, notes Automotive News. At a campaign stop in Des Moines, Iowa, Gingrich blasted the United Auto Workers Read on! →


General Motors and NASA announced Tuesday that they are joining research and development forces to develop a robotic glove for use by auto workers and astronauts. The glove’s robotics assist a human wearer in accomplishing repetitive tasks without fatigue over a protracted period of time. The Human Grasp Assist Device It’s called the Human Grasp Read on! →


After months of testing, NASA has rule that the sudden acceleration problem in some Toyota and Lexus vehicles does not appear to be electrical in nature. Automotive News reports that Toyota is ecstatic over the news, as sales have dipped significantly since the string of nearly 10,000 accident reports began. While sales numbers may recover, Read on! →


Booster seats are intended to keep children who are too large for car seats, but not yet adult sized, safe in cars. A new survey has found that many parents do not use booster seats in carpool situations, which can be very risky. Why booster seats Booster seats are an in between solution for children Read on! →


One of the most exciting vehicles Cadillac has made in years is the CTS-V series, which is scarily powerful. A toned-down version is in the works, the Touring Package for the 2012 CTS lineup. CTS a rockstar for Cadillac The Cadillac CTS is a key part of Cadillac’s strategy to shed the brand’s image as Read on! →


If you’re still driving too slowly at this point, stop it. Get up to speed or leave the roadway to the capable adults. Click if you missed PART 1 or PART 2 of this article. Roadway hazard No. 4 – Old people Respect for one’s elders is admirable, but that social construct flies out the Read on! →


The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Pasadena, Calif., ruled in favor of throwing out a class action lawsuit Thursday against American Honda Motor Co. Automotive News reports that the nationwide lawsuit was against a braking system in some Acura RL vehicles. The appeals court ruled the case should not have been given class Read on! →


General Motors is so convinced that auto buyers will like their new Chevrolet car or truck that the automaker is willing to back it up with cash. If a Chevy owner is unsatisfied with their vehicle purchase within the first two months, General Motors will buy it back, as part of its new “Chevy Confidence” Read on! →


Various auto manufacturers become known for a particular motor and no one does the small-block V-8 quite like General Motors. The company has been making them for more than 50 years and number 100 million just rolled off the assembly line. The engine that could Various auto manufacturers come to be identified with a motor Read on! →


The conclusions of a new study on road rage and American commuters may surprise some. According to the data, women  may express their anger while behind the wheel more often than men do. Or perhaps they just admit it more readily. Road rage and the daily commute Road rage, according to Rosemary Haefner, vice president Read on! →