Reuters reports that automakers and automotive dealers are reaping the highest auto sale transaction prices in more than 15 years for vehicles sold in the U.S. CNW Marketing Research attributes this phenomenon to increased demand for a smaller number of available new vehicles. Early April 2011 sales figures indicate that new cars and trucks sold Read on! →


Automotive industry giants continue to jockey for position. According to Automotive News, a familiar name continues to sit atop the automotive sales throne. Toyota’s April auto sales were up 12 percent, well about the 2 percent gain experienced by the rest of the industry. It was enough to keep Toyota ahead of fast-charging rival Chrysler Read on! →


The phrase “Made in America” may conjure up different things for different people, but a Toyota is not usually one of them. However, most Japanese cars in the United States are made here. Big Three of Japan have plants in North America Bemoaning the collapse of American manufacturing has become a national pastime. Plenty of Read on! →


Cold winter weather inevitably leads to a frozen car door lock, no matter how well you’ve winterized your car. That’s why it’s a good idea to know about de-icing your car lock. You can deal with a frozen lock yourself, using only standard household items. Have a frozen car lock? Don’t panic The first rule Read on! →


Recently, Mazda announced that the company is testing an engine that will get 70 miles per gallon. The Ford Motor Company had a similar announcement with plans for a 45 mpg engine in the Focus. Neither engine is attached to a hybrid car, but the engines do provide high efficiency within an internal combustion engine, Read on! →


There comes a time in every car owner’s life when, no matter what the sentimental attachment, it is time to say good-bye to an old four-wheeled friend. But selling a car is not what it used to be. You can’t just park it at the side of the road with a price tag in the Read on! →


Chrysler has announced that Ram pickups, formerly known as Dodge Ram pickups, are downsizing their engines, following a trend among its other Detroit colleagues. The base Ram truck engine is getting downsized to a 3.6-liter Pentastar V-6. Smaller but more powerful Full-size pickups from domestic automakers like Ford, Chevrolet, GMC and Dodge, now spun off Read on! →


Everyone wants their vehicles to get better gas mileage. Not all gas savers are what they’re cracked up to be, however. Here are some snake oil gas-saving devices that numerous automotive industry sources have deemed fuel-saving hoaxes. Hydrogen generators Hydrogen generators may run anywhere from a few dollars for a book of plans on how Read on! →


At the Beijing Auto Show today, BMW confirmed that it will be selling the new Megacity electric car as soon as 2013. Electric car enthusiasts may have to wait a bit longer for the Megacity to make an appearance in the United States – though there are indications that BMW may very well do just Read on! →


Drivers, fall is in full swing, which means winter isn’t far away. Icy conditions in northern climes equate to very dangerous roadways, which in turn require special defensive driving techniques. Here are some tips for how to drive on ice so you won’t find yourself in the unenviable position of being “on ice.” Driving on Read on! →