Fisker, the Delaware-based luxury EV startup, has had a string of bad luck of late, from federal loan setbacks to criticism from campaigning politicians. Fisker has made another round of layoffs, but the company is not rolling over without a fight. Fisker in Delaware When Fisker set up shop in Delaware in 2009, it was 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! →


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! →


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! →


A roof rack may seem like a great idea for hauling bikes, snowboards or luggage on your vehicle. Roof racks, though, increase drag and reduce your vehicle mileage very significantly. So is it worth it to use a roof rack, or are there better options for hauling big stuff with your car? The effect of Read on! →


The Cadillac Escalade, the luxury full-size SUV, is one of the most frequent targets of auto theft. Cadillac is installing a host of new anti-theft security features to cut down on the theft rate. Premium SUV a common target for thieves According to Automobile magazine, the annual list of the most stolen cars by the Read on! →


Mandates and future standards have created a new market among automakers. A market not about trading vehicles, but of buying and selling credits to meet legal requirements. Zero-emission vehicles mandate California now requires the six largest automakers to sell a certain quota of zero-emission vehicles (ZEVs) within the year or face penalties. ZEVs are cars Read on! →


Some people are worried that when the lithium-ion electric car batteries reach the end of their automotive life cycle, these green vehicles will create a massive wave of new litter. According to Green Car Reports, this concern has been raised over upcoming vehicles like the 2011 Nissan Leaf, 2011 Chevrolet Volt and 2012 Toyota Prius Read on! →