A new report from the Automobile Association of America found that 77 percent of all parents surveyed said they met or exceeded the recommendations regarding child car seats set forth by the American Academy of Pediatrics one year ago. Guidelines revised in 2011 The report speaks well of the nation’s parents, who are taking child Read on! →


Mazda is the latest of the major car companies to jump on the electric vehicle bandwagon, by creating the Mazda2 EV, an electric version of the subcompact hatchback. The car, also called the Demio EV, will be available for lease in October, though only in Japan. Japan gets first crack at Mazda2 EV In January Read on! →


The 2013 Chevrolet Malibu was recently honored as a “Top Safety Pick” for crash test performance by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. However, Chevrolet is recalling the Malibu for a faulty airbag that can deploy randomly. Irony is thick Recently, the 2013 Chevrolet Malibu Eco, according to the Washington Post, was named a “Top Read on! →


According to Los Angeles Times reports, General Motors is looking to get back into the auto finance game, with a little help from AmeriCredit Corp. The beleaguered automaker plans to purchase AmeriCredit for $3.5 billion in cash. That’s $24.50 per share. AmeriCredit will fill the void left by GMAC –which spun out of control during Read on! →


The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has opened a probe into possible rust corrosion in the rear suspension of 2006 to 2008 Toyota RAV4 crossovers. There are several other SUVs under other investigations, including the GMC Acadia, Saturn Outlook and Honda Pilot. Rust never sleeps or escapes eye of NHTSA The National Highway Traffic Safety Read on! →


If it isn’t already, your car’s paint job will eventually be scratched – it’s almost inevitable. Having your car resprayed when just a touch-up is required is a huge waste of money, so car owners should learn how to fix car paint scratches themselves. Assess the damage If the scratch appears thin and white, it Read on! →


In an age where automotive safety devices are as sophisticated as they’ve ever been, some distressing things have happened on U.S. highways in 2012. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, traffic deaths in the first quarter of 2012 jumped a whopping 13.5 percent, to the highest fatality rate since 2008. Sources indicate this Read on! →


Ever see those “Baby on Board” signs or stickers people put on or in their cars? Some think they’re very cute and others find them incalculably annoying and some recent research favors the latter camp, as there is some indication that the signs cause accidents. Baby on Board not as cute as one might think Read on! →


An auto dealer exemption was tacked on to the financial reform bill. The auto dealers’ exemption allows them to escape auto lending regulation that could have prohibited many common deceptive auto lending tactics. In case you are thinking about getting your first car, these are the things you have to know first. Before getting auto Read on! →


Car makers are going on a serious glut with ads that will air during the Super Bowl. Recently released car ads include new spots from BMW, Subaru and news that Chrysler is feeling so lucky that they’ve hired Clint Eastwood to star in a new spot. Ultimate Driving Machine For decades, BMW has comported itself Read on! →