Five classic cars were turned to twisted steel in a Kansas garage fire in late July. Exactly a week later, 17 more classics were incinerated in an unrelated conflagration in Massachusetts. It’s enough to make a gear head weep. Kansas classic cars conflagration Steven Terry of Haysville, Kansas experienced his own worst nightmare just after Read on! →


Nearly every U.S. president since Jimmy Carter has said something about reducing dependence on foreign oil for fuel. A novel idea was brought up, which was to power cars with ethanol instead of gasoline. Over the last few years, gas suppliers have been mixing gasoline and ethanol, in a solution called E10, or 10 percent Read on! →


Some New Jersey lawmakers want to mandate seat belts for pets that travel by motor vehicle. That has the state split, nearly down the middle. Law mandates seat belts for pets Rather than letting it roam freely in the cabin, Mitt Romney once famously strapped his dog to the roof of his car while on Read on! →


There are the cars that dreams are made of, at least of the Hollywood variety. These are among the top fictional cars of all time. CLICK HERE if you missed the beginning of this article. Top fictional cars No. 13 – Warthog from ‘Halo’ When it comes to video games in general and first-person shooters Read on! →


With but a single 2012 Oscar nomination for sound editing, the Ryan Gosling existential action film “Drive” has some film critics up in arms over the lack of attention. However, automotive buffs who have seen the film know that Gosling’s character Driver is driving no faceless post-muscle era car, but a 1973 Chevrolet Chevelle. In Read on! →


German automotive giant Volkswagen AG has reached an agreement with the Chinese government to build a new production plant in the western province of Xinjiang. Reuters reports that some controversy has been attached to the move, as Xinjiang is home to the Uighurs, a Muslim minority in China that is opposed to the government’s unofficial Read on! →


As the ongoing investigation of Toyota by the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration of suddenly accelerating vehicles continues, a new piece of information has come to light. In fact, it comes straight from the mouth of the automaker’s executive vice president of research and development, Takeshi Uchiyamada. According to Automotive News, Uchiyamada has announced that Read on! →


Earlier this year, Porsche announced that a diesel version of the Cayenne SUV, already being sold in Europe, is coming to the U.S. The Cayenne diesel is being released in September. The trickle of new diesels American automakers have been selling diesel pickup trucks for a long time, but diesel cars have not quite caught Read on! →


More convertibles are due to hit the market in coming years, among them the Buick Cascada, geared at snagging a few more customers for GM’s sub-Cadillac luxury brand. It’s becoming more fashionable to go topless…at least as far as cars are concerned. Younger buyers supposed to be enticed by Buick Cascada Among the entrants at Read on! →


A Cadillac that was formerly owned by notorious mob boss Al Capone is hitting the auction block soon  for more than $500,000. Famous gangster car auctions can fetch a lot of money, as there is a certain appeal of macabre memorabilia. Famous gangster car auctions the high end of “murderabilia” collections Cars of famous criminals Read on! →