The California State Assembly is set to consider a bill in the next few days that would green-light “Digital Electronic License Plate” technology. These digi-plates would turn any license plate into a mobile advertising space, flashing ads if the car sits still for more than four seconds. With no formal opposition ready to debate these Read on! →


It may seem like an extraneous idea, but both Subaru and Ford are connecting their vehicles to the Internet. The 2011 Subaru Outback will have a built-in Wi-Fi option. Ford test-drove an “automatic tweeting” vehicle codenamed AJ. The guess of vehicle makers is that consumer’s connected lifestyle will extend to their driving habits. Subaru offers Read on! →


Ready for more basic maintenance tips that’s make your car care routine a breeze? Here are some detailing- and maintenance-related tips for dealing with tires, wheels and brakes. If you take care of these systems, you and your car won’t be on the road to nowhere. Tires, wheels and brakes basic maintenance tip No. 1: Read on! →


Natural gas, or rather compressed natural gas or CNG, has great potential as fuel for vehicles, though there is little in the way of refueling infrastructure. However, two forthcoming home refueling stations from General Electric and Eaton might make it easier to have CNG cars. Few fueling stations for the few CNG cars on the Read on! →


Hybrid car maker Fisker, builder of the troubled Karma, has already been plagued by alleged battery fires, federal investigations and a government loan freeze. Now, according to information leaked to InsideEvs.com, it will be delaying the launch of its second, more affordable model, the Atlantic. Launch delayed a year Fisker said at the New York Read on! →


Following a large Windstar recall for road salt corrosion in the suspension system, Ford is suing the parts supplier, Dana. The parts supplier, however, is denying responsibility. Windstar recall Ford, one of the Big Three U.S. automakers, is blaming the parts supplier, Dana, for allegedly providing faulty frames that were used in some of its Read on! →


Last year, the National Highway Traffic Safety Institute made its testing standards more rigorous, increasing the challenge for automakers to receive a five-star rating. Now the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety is making a similar move with its ‚Äúsmall overlap,” or “glancing blow,” crash test. Most of the cars tested, however, failed to make the Read on! →


When it comes to finding cheap auto parts, nothing beats the junkyard. It helps to know a few things first in order to maximize your experience and ensure your safety, however. CLICK HERE if you missed the beginning of this article. Finding auto parts Keep in mind that junkyards for auto parts are divided in Read on! →


For the past few years, Honda has been continually recalling various models for airbags that can deploy too forcefully and injure or kill drivers. It began in 2008, and the recall was just expanded again. Biggest recall in living memory In 2008, Honda announced a recall of certain models because of a defect in the Read on! →


The Porsche Panamera is a bit of an oddity, in that it is a full-bore sports car but is also a four-door full-size luxury sedan the size of a battleship. Porsche is known to be working on a smaller four-door, called the Pajun, which is confirmed for release in 2017. Smaller four-door car forthcoming from Read on! →