Many complaints have been made that cars are turning into computerized video games rather than glorious driving machines and Nissan may be giving that camp of malcontents ammunition. Nissan has announced it is putting “drive-by-wire” systems in more of its cars. Drive-by-wire systems almost straight out of airplanes Nissan, according to Popular Mechanics, has announced Read on! →

Red-light cameras have become increasingly popular since their introduction in the early 1990s. The cameras are designed to automatically take a picture of any vehicle that crosses through an intersection while the traffic signal is red. Citations are then mailed to the registered owner. Opponents say they are intrusive and put profits ahead of public Read on! →

The year 2011 was tough for many automakers that depend upon parts from Japan, Honda included. Production disruptions because of the tsunami and nuclear reactor damage caused the automaker’s grip on the performance car market to slip. Now, as the Detroit Free Press reports, Honda is gearing up to dominate once more, thanks to a 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! →

Auto collectors nationwide are currently green with envy, reports Auto Week. Snatching up the oldest classic Porsche sold in America tends to stir the pot of jealousy. That’s exactly what Robert Wilson of Oklahoma City, Okla., did when he found a 1952 Porsche 356 Cabriolet in a salvage yard. 1952 Porsche 356 Cabriolet won the Read on! →

If you believe the gas pumping myths out there, there are some tips for pumping gas that make a big difference. While some of them may bear some weight, the truth is that there are few secrets regarding how to pump gas. Here they are, and most of them are safety-related. Dispelling gas pumping myths Read on! →

A driver’s license used to be the ultimate symbol of freedom for teenagers. Studies, however, have started to show that teenagers are waiting longer to start driving. New driving statistics According to new research from the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute shows that more and more teens are waiting to get their driver’s licenses. Read on! →

The automotive press has been drooling in anticipation for the next generation Mazda6, which is set to go on sale for the 2014 model year. The 2014 Mazda6, which promises to be efficient, fun and achingly gorgeous, is going to debut publicly at the upcoming 2012 Moscow auto show. Jaw-dropping concept forms basis of 2014 Read on! →

Many people know little to nothing of the internal workings of their car, yet place complete trust in their automotive repair mechanic when something goes wrong. Most mechanics are trustworthy and professional, but an auto repair rip off can still happen. For the rest of us, here are some tips for preventing repair rip off, Read on! →

Consumer Reports magazine releases an annual survey of its readers concerning their satisfaction with car repair services. This year’s car report survey found, among other things, that most people were satisfied with the work, but many weren’t happy with the price. Virtuous local shopping its own reward A lot of people as well as a Read on! →