The Canadian Auto Workers (CAW) union has threatened to strike all of Detroit’s Big Three automakers at once if it continues to be unsatisfied with the progress of current negotiations. A triple CAW strike is historically unprecedented. CAW strike my be imminent The CAW says that its members will cease production at Ford of Canada, Read on! →


Volvo’s 2013 V40 replaces both the V30 and the V50. But is is no compromise, especially in terms of safety. A European safety regulator reported the highest safety rating any car it has tested — ever. Unprecedented safety rating Volvo has touted its excellent safety record for years, and this week’s report from the Euro Read on! →


A man posing as a delivery driver has stolen 2,100 gallons of fuel in a daring Indiana gasoline heist. Could he have seen a recent episode of “Breaking Bad?” Gasoline heist as prices soar Just as the price of gasoline made it largest one-day jump in a year and a half, a criminal has made Read on! →


If a person lives in an urban environment, their transportation needs aren’t necessarily best served by a car. In fact, some “alternative transportation solutions” can be just as quick as a car, such as the electric skateboard that can, sort of, beat a Corvette in a drag race. Corvette slower than electric skateboard for first Read on! →


A Series 1 Land Rover, custom-built for two-time British Prime Minister Winston Churchill, is hitting to the auction block this fall. A birthday gift for Winston Churchill The Series 1 Land Rover was given to Churchill on his 80th birthday, on November 30, 1954. It will go up for sale on October 20 by Cheffins Read on! →


Basic maintenance of your vehicle doesn’t end with these factoids. On the contrary, this is the beginning – but I’m confident you can handle it. Click if you missed PART 1 or PART 2 of this article, or you’ll miss some real basic maintenance nuggets. Basic maintenance with spark plugs tip: Don’t neglect changing them Read on! →


Although it was approved by the state in early 2009, the New Mexico Motor Vehicles Department has revoked Robert Anaya’s vanity plate, which reads “IB6UB9,” for being “obscene.” However, Anaya is fighting back in a court of law. Vanity plate ruled ‘obscene’ According to KOAT news in Albuquerque, Anaya received a letter from the New Read on! →


After an unexplained delay, the Obama Administration announced its finalized Corporate Average Fuel Economy — or CAFE rules — for all U.S.-sold cars from the model years 2017-2025. It’s own deadline for the announcement had been August 15. CAFE rules kick in 2017 That CAFE rules require all new vehicles sold in the U.S. between 2017 Read on! →


Over the years, a number of experiments and prototypes have come about using alternative fuels for cars, including from sustainable sources. Poo-powered cars, technically biogas cars as that’s what they run on, are among the more curious examples, as they run on a gas that occurs virtually everywhere. Don’t pooh-pooh poo-powered cars Anyone ever watch Read on! →