Spending a bundle doesn’t always ensure that you will have the most reliable car. Automotive endurance is a more complicated formula of engineering, use and care. Some vehicles just seem to have that something extra, however. Here are 10 cars that simply will not die, and many of them can be had at a reasonable Read on! →


Honda announced Friday that it is voluntarily recalling more than half a million SUVs within the U.S. over a potential defect in the headlight wiring. Meanwhile, a new plant for producing the U.S. version of the automaker’s Fit breaks ground south of the border. CR-V and Pilots recalled The recall affects 2002-2004 CR-V SUVs, as Read on! →


A few oddballs out there have always wondered whether or not to get a kit car, for various reasons. However, for those who might consider taking the plunge, there are some pros and cons to kit cars that should be considered. Cars built in sheds Kit cars are a bit of a curiosity. They aren’t Read on! →


While Cadillac may not be the first brand that springs to mind when it comes to extended-range electronic vehicles, the luxury automaker is looking to change that. The Cadillac ELR coupe, which is based on the body design of the Cadillac Converj concept, made its debut on the showroom floor of the 2009 Detroit Auto Read on! →


In October of 2009, Ford Motor Company, the University of Michigan and Intel created American Journey 2.0 – a competition to create Ford Apps. Journey 2.0 spawned “Cloud Computing in the Commute” a class and competition between students to create a new social-networking application for use in Ford research vehicles. Caravan Track, the winner of Read on! →


There’s a particularly annoying action undertaken by the sort of people who lust after their sisters, called “rolling coal” – which is essentially disabling exhaust controls to produce voluminous smoke from diesel pickups. While the Deliverance crowd thinks it’s hilarious, many are not amused. Bills aimed at rolling coal at state and federal level Rolling Read on! →


Various states have been conflicting with Tesla Motors over direct car sales and whether the electric luxury brand is allowed to sell cars direct to consumers. It’s actually much bigger than just the favorite posh eco-ride of wealthy hipsters; what’s holding them up is actually making transportation more expensive for everyone. Direct car sales and Read on! →


The American side of Honda Motor Co. is being forced into belt-tightening mode as profit margins for its Japanese parent have fallen onto the wrong side of acceptability. Automotive News reports that the U.S. branch of the Honda Motor Co. is in the process of offering voluntary severance packages to senior members of its sales Read on! →


One of most crucial aspects of making an engine run is the spark, which blows up the air and gas mixture; the most common methods of doing this are mechanical distributors and/or ignition coils. The latter is now all but universal, the former having been phased out over the past 20 years. Where happened to Read on! →


Former Speaker of the House and current Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich may be liberal enough to garner the support of a few unions in his campaign, but he’s no fan of one of the nation’s largest unions, notes Automotive News. At a campaign stop in Des Moines, Iowa, Gingrich blasted the United Auto Workers Read on! →