General Motors’ financial recovery has continued in a big way through the first quarter of 2011, reports the Detroit Free Press. The automaker made $3.2 billion in profit over the past three months, capping its fifth straight profitable quarter and exceeding the average analyst prediction of $1.6 billion. GM profits included $1.5 billion resulting from Read on! →


Not many cars have been able to ace the new battery of safety tests required by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. In fact, there are only two. Volvo has always garnered high marks for safety, and that continues. The 2012 Volvo S60 is the latest car with just the right stuff. Volvo and Camaro Read on! →


After months of testing, NASA has rule that the sudden acceleration problem in some Toyota and Lexus vehicles does not appear to be electrical in nature. Automotive News reports that Toyota is ecstatic over the news, as sales have dipped significantly since the string of nearly 10,000 accident reports began. While sales numbers may recover, Read on! →


One of the most exciting vehicles Cadillac has made in years is the CTS-V series, which is scarily powerful. A toned-down version is in the works, the Touring Package for the 2012 CTS lineup. CTS a rockstar for Cadillac The Cadillac CTS is a key part of Cadillac’s strategy to shed the brand’s image as Read on! →


The conclusions of a new study on road rage and American commuters may surprise some. According to the data, women  may express their anger while behind the wheel more often than men do. Or perhaps they just admit it more readily. Road rage and the daily commute Road rage, according to Rosemary Haefner, vice president Read on! →


Aerodynamics can make a vehicle more fuel efficient by reducing the drag coefficient, a measure that indicates the degree of wind resistance a car body creates. Automakers like Chrysler Group are spending more design time than ever in the wind tunnel, because the most aerodynamic vehicles not only appear sleek, they save consumers money on Read on! →


Chevrolet’s Impala, a sturdy boat well past its glory-days, has been in need of a reboot for some time. However, the General Motors division is attempting to change all that with its 2014 model. The new Impala, among other changes, may mark the death of the front bench-style car seat. A stodgy reputation The Impala Read on! →


Among the most notorious car vandals out there right now is the man known only as the Akron Car Pooper. This abominable and detestable villain singles out random individuals, waits until they park and defecates on their cars, having struck at least 19 times. Police seeking Akron Car Pooper Police in Akron, Ohio are actively Read on! →


The Honda CR-Z has long posed a conundrum in that it looks sporty, but it’s hybrid drivetrain makes the thing soggier and less palatable than boiled asparagus, which is why no one buys the damn things. The rumor mill, however, reports that Honda is revising it into the hot hatch it always seemed it should Read on! →


Automotive News reports that illegal drug trafficking at auto dealerships has occurred with increasing frequency in recent years, perpetrated either by less-than-honest employees or corrupt ownership. It seems that “parts is parts” takes on an entirely different meaning when boxes of wiper blades headed for the parts department includes bricks of marijuana. Drug trafficking ring Read on! →