The U.S. Department of Energy today disputed a new report by the oil industry’s Coordinating Research Council, which concludes that E15 fuel — a gasoline, ethanol mix — can damage some engines. Contains 15 percent ethanol E15 contains 15 percent ethanol and 85 percent gasoline. It is the highest ratio of ethanol to gas recommended Read on! →


General Motors, along with most other companies, does engage in a bit of charity work and recently was found to be doing quite the novel thing with leftover car parts. Leftover car insulation from older cars was put to use as a liner material for coats that are being distributed to the homeless. Good use Read on! →


The new season of “The Walking Dead” began this week and Halloween is right around the corner. That makes it a great time to revisit Robert Kirkman’s Hyundai Elantra Coupe Zombie Survival Machine. Never mind that it was unveiled over the summer. Elantra Coupe Zombie Survival Machine unveiled A Hyundai Elantra may not seem at Read on! →


BMW has announced a recall for late models of its diesel-powered vehicles due to an issue with  exhaust emissions system components. The recall affects 2009 to 2011 model year X5, X6 and 3 series vehicles with diesel engines. Luxury diesels fraught with issues BMW, according to AutoGuide, is recalling late model X5 and X6 crossovers Read on! →


In Europe, legislation to improve the safety of pedestrians has been gaining strength over the years. Many vehicle manufacturers are starting to respond with safety features designed specifically for pedestrians. The pedestrian statistics Approximately 11 percent of all traffic fatalities in the United States are pedestrians, and about 400 children per year are killed in Read on! →


Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum has an ax to grind regarding the way the Obama administration handled the automotive bailout, Automotive News reports. The former Pennsylvania senator told a Detroit, Mich., audience that he wouldn’t have floated taxpayer money to General Motors Co. and Chrysler Group LLC because he believes “too big to fail” means Read on! →


The headlight assembly on most vehicles usually includes a lamp, a reflector and a lens. The lens, which faces dirt, grime and bugs on a daily basis, needs to be cleaned in order to stay safe. When headlights go bad Headlights that are especially dim or difficult to focus could be an indicator that the Read on! →


Visibility is of singular importance when operating a motor vehicle. When a car’s fabric headliner sags down into the driver’s eyes while the vehicle is rolling down the highway, particularly at night, the results can be disastrous. Rather than driving blind, here’s how to repair a car headliner the right way. Bad foam? You need Read on! →


So, was Jayne Mansfield decapitated in her 1966 Buick 225 Electra? That answer and more about the most famous death cars of all time may surprise you. Click if you missed PART 1 or PART 2 of this article. Famous death cars No. 7 – Jayne Mansfield’s 1966 Buick 225 Electra While it isn’t true Read on! →