Lotus has been prevented from importing any of its sports cars to the United States because of regulatory issues. However, fans of the brand can still get the 2013 Exige; it will be imported as a track-only racer. Regulations in the way Sports car and supercar makers have previously been able to benefit from exemptions Read on! →


In the past few years, an older and somewhat curious form of the automobile has experienced something of a resurgence, namely the “hot” station wagon. A two-door version, called the “shooting brake,” is also getting popular. Hauling the family as well as something else in a hot station wagon Station wagons are normally thought of Read on! →


The veil has lifted on the new generation of Cadillac CTS-V and the latest version is a missile aimed directly at Germany. The latest weapons-grade Caddy boasts a generous bump in power and a reported top speed of 200 miles per hour. Cadillac CTS-V: Confounding Jerry At Every Turn Cadillac’s strategy in the past decade Read on! →


Nissan is already a leader in the electric car field with the Leaf, the first fully electric vehicle from a major automaker. Nissan’s luxury brand, Infiniti, is working on its own electric sedan, which is going to debut at the New York Auto Show. Details are sketchy It has been known for some time that Read on! →


Ride sharing, a recent phenomenon where people voluntarily offer people rides in their own cars for a fee, is a huge point of contention with traditional taxi services and metropolitan governments. The legality is somewhat in question, but what’s at stake is the revenues associated with taxi cabs. Ride sharing beefs entirely about the money Read on! →


The U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has opened a preliminary investigation into the 2012 Hyundai Elantra. The investigation is looking into allegations, stemming from one incident, that the vehicle’s air bag, when deployed, can lead to severe lacerations. Air bag deployment blamed for injuries The federal safety regulator said on its website Monday that Read on! →


It seems relatively simple: your car needs fuel, so you add gas, E-85, diesel or biodiesel. There is a huge amount of debate, though, over exactly how full to fill your tank. Should you increase your gas mileage by filling it halfway? Or should you top it off, extending how long you can go between Read on! →


The Obama administration is working with the Environmental Protection Agency and the Department of Transportation on implementing a change in what people read into fuel economy stickers at dealerships. There are two new versions of fuel economy stickers to choose from, and people are encouraged to go to an Environmental Protection Agency website to choose Read on! →


For the first time in a decade, Congress will be considering legislation that will make major changes in vehicle safety – the Motor Vehicle Safety Act of 2010. This act is scheduled for hearing by subcommittees next Thursday. Henry A. Waxman, a Democrat from California, is taking the helm on this legislation Motor Vehicle Safety Read on! →


The National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration and Toyo Tire U.S.A. Corp. have issued a safety recall on more than 68,763 of Toyo’s Extensa All-Season tires that were distributed to retailers in the U.S. The manufacturer says some of the tires may have a defect that could lead to tire failure and accidents. Defect could Read on! →