The phrase “distracted driving” has become part of our lexicon as driver cell phone and texting bans have become more and more commonplace. However, one Ohio town wants to take it one step further and make all forms of distracted driving illegal. Distracted driving ban A new state law comes into affect for Ohio in Read on! →


An Acura ILX and Honda CR-V recall has been announced, as the rear doors on the cars could fly open. The issue is caused by a fault in the door latch for the front doors, posing a danger to driver and passengers. Honda CR-V recall only for current model year Honda, according to the Washington Read on! →


As the auto industry undergoes a profound transformation, new cars may be a better investment than pre-owned vehicles. Low interest and no interest financing for new cars is creating an unusual auto loan environment. Classic assumptions about new versus used cars aren’t always correct. Depending on the make and model, there are some vehicles that Read on! →


Traffic fatalities may not be the leading cause of death in the United States, but they are among the most preventable, leading government officials to focus on reducing them. Early data from 2011 traffic fatalities indicates they have fallen to the lowest levels on record. Death in decline According to the Centers for Disease Control, Read on! →


Natural gas has been used in lieu of gasoline or diesel in a small number of vehicles worldwide for decades. American car makers are starting to embrace its use, as General Motors and Chrysler have both announced natural gas pickup models by the end of the year. Lower emissions Natural gas, a hydrocarbon gas composed Read on! →


Electric cars have been around since the beginning of automobile history, but their lower speed, high battery cost, limited range between chargings, charging time and overall battery lifespan have limited their commercial appeal. However, as Ford Motor Company’s Executive Chairman Bill Ford suggested to the 2010 SAE World Congress, the market is changing fast. Mainstream Read on! →


A small recall has been announced for a handful of Honda Ridgeline pickups that left the factory with a misinforming placard. A placard on 206 new Ridgelines says the truck has a compact spare, but it has a full-size spare. Wheel mistake Honda, according to USA Today, has been made aware of a problem by Read on! →


Gas prices traditionally go up in the spring time, but it is only March and the nation’s pump numbers are at near-record highs. It sure makes it hard for a driving enthusiast to enjoy feeling the asphalt rushing underneath the tires. Still, it is clear that adjustments need to be made in favor of fuel Read on! →


The U.S. auto industry is in for a real shot in the arm by 2015, reports the Center for Automotive Research. According to recent research, the Detroit Big Three are poised to hire as many as 30,000 additional workers over the next four years. Rebounding car and truck sales and new labor contracts made this Read on! →


In 2003 and 2005, Honda recalled more than 1.4 million vehicles over a problem with the shift interlock system. Today, a new Honda recall was announced for the same problem. This Honda recall covers 2003 Accords, 2003 Civics and some 2003 and 2004 Elements. The Honda recall shift interlock problem The impetus for the new Read on! →