As many are aware, Cadillac has been working on the ATS sedan, with the stated intent of giving the BMW 3 series a black eye. The ATS price has just been announced at $33,990, and the car hits dealerships this summer. Caddy readies new compact The standard among entry-level luxury cars has been the BMW Read on! →


Summer is here, and for those of us who want to hop in the little deuce coupe and head for the beach, some driving on sand may be required. Hard-packed sand is a snap, but what if your tires have to take on loose, fluffy sand on a beach or in the desert? Here are Read on! →


A recent London car auction had an incredible lot up for bidding. It was a vintage Aston Martin DB5, driven by none other than Bond. Yes, that’s James Bond. The car was used as a prop car in the films; it’s not a tribute. This car is a bigger celebrity than Kathy Griffin. In “Goldfinger,” Read on! →


A man, whose convertible Mercedes was impounded in New York following his arrest, alleges that an employee of the NYPD took his car on a more-than 30-mile joy ride. Police joy ride following arrest? Rashid Lewis, 25, was arrested in Manhattan at about 2:30 pm on August 3. Allegedly, he had  several fraudulent credit cards Read on! →


A nation that many economic experts consider on the cusp of becoming a superpower, Brazil, is looking for ways to bolster new car loans and improve the welfare of its local automakers. Slow vehicle sales have sent inventory soaring to 2008 levels, but as Brazilian media indicates, the government is taking actions to stimulate automotive Read on! →


New vehicle sales have buoyed the fortunes of auto dealers, reports Automotive News. Automotive dealer profits were much higher across the board in the first quarter of 2012. Experts predict that increased used vehicle sales are necessary to unleash ideal dealership profits. Profit lies in trade-ins Bryan DeBoer, chief operating officer of Lithia Motors Inc. Read on! →


Euro 2012 is hot, and soccer fans worldwide are eating it up. General Motors cashed in on the soccer wave by partnering with the Manchester United squad for an advertising campaign. Now Hyundai is following suit. According to Bloomberg, the South Korean automaker has aimed at European sports fans by partnering with Germany’s Lukas Podolski Read on! →


The end consumer of just about anything rarely has any inkling about how anything gets to the point of purchase, including cars. Part of the process is a surprising number of struggles between manufacturers and dealers, among them being dealer vehicle allocation and other things. Vehicle allocation is the reason the dealer doesn’t have the Read on! →


Ford announced a party piece for the new Escape crossover SUV, a “kick-to-open” tailgate that uses a proximity sensor to trigger a powered rear tailgate. The option is proving popular, as a number of people ordering a new Escape have been electing for it. Kuga town Ford announced some time ago that the company was Read on! →


Shelby Super Cars, the boutique supercar maker, has recently settled a lawsuit brought by race legend Carroll Shelby. The company has dropped the name “Shelby” from their title, becoming simply SSC North America. Settlement prompts name change Shelby Super Cars, a boutique car firm from Richland, Wash., made serious headlines a few years ago with Read on! →