Automotive News reports that Subaru, the only Japanese automotive brand to manage an increase in U.S. sales over each of the past three years, has a new slogan. For the purposes of global branding, the car that Fuji Heavy Industries, Ltd., built shall soon be referred to as “Confidence in Motion.” Subaru’s L.A. presence will Read on! →


Auto collectors nationwide are currently green with envy, reports Auto Week. Snatching up the oldest classic Porsche sold in America tends to stir the pot of jealousy. That’s exactly what Robert Wilson of Oklahoma City, Okla., did when he found a 1952 Porsche 356 Cabriolet in a salvage yard. 1952 Porsche 356 Cabriolet won the Read on! →


A driver’s license used to be the ultimate symbol of freedom for teenagers. Studies, however, have started to show that teenagers are waiting longer to start driving. New driving statistics According to new research from the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute shows that more and more teens are waiting to get their driver’s licenses. Read on! →


Many people know little to nothing of the internal workings of their car, yet place complete trust in their automotive repair mechanic when something goes wrong. Most mechanics are trustworthy and professional, but an auto repair rip off can still happen. For the rest of us, here are some tips for preventing repair rip off, Read on! →


Consumer Reports magazine releases an annual survey of its readers concerning their satisfaction with car repair services. This year’s car report survey found, among other things, that most people were satisfied with the work, but many weren’t happy with the price. Virtuous local shopping its own reward A lot of people as well as a Read on! →


A company called the Rhinotire might make flat tires go the way of the dodo with it’s product, cleverly called Rhinotires. The tire uses an inserted layer of polymer to create a seal which fixes flats and provides other benefits like longer tread life and better fuel economy. To end flats forever like Rhinotires want Read on! →


Reports of fires breaking out in later model Jeep Wrangler SUVs have prompted Chrysler to recall a large number of Wranglers to correct the issue. The issue is with a skid plate under the transmission, which can trap flammable debris that can be ignited by the catalytic converter. Autos only Chrysler, according to AutoGuide, has Read on! →


Ford is releasing two eco-friendly models soon, the Focus Electric and the C-Max hybrid. Both are aimed at knocking competitors, like the Toyota Prius and the Nissan Leaf, off their pedestals. Ford asserts Focus Electric is more efficient than Leaf Ford recently fired a warning shot at Nissan, according to AutoWeek, by asserting that the Read on! →


Multiple sources indicate that the Canadian Auto Workers (CAW) labor union has reached a “tentative” labor agreement with Ford Motor Co. covering wages and benefits for 4,500 Ford workers in Canada. The agreement reportedly prevent a strike at a Ford Edge assembly plant in Oakville, Ontario, that would have had catastrophic consequences for the local Read on! →


We’ve all been regaled with stories in the past few years about how close driverless cars are and that’s fine. However, there is another type of transportation that seems much more fertile ground, namely hover bikes, that might be much more attractive. The hover bike is straight out of Star Wars In “Return of the Read on! →