The management of European automaker Opel is determined to avoid massive job cuts as a response to sagging European auto sales. Opel will reportedly present a plan Thursday that focuses on model strategy via brand positioning and a renewed push in export markets, all the while avoiding what many experts believe are inevitable layoffs. By Read on! →


Speed cameras, also called traffic cameras, are controversial. Many believe automated enforcement to be an intrusion by the nanny state into our everyday activities, as well as our wallets though studies show they save lives. Are speed cameras worthy protection or jack boots with a lens? On paper, speed cameras are the best thing to Read on! →


There are a bevy of rip-off artists operating everywhere, in every nation and in every state, at every moment. Naturally, this extends to the buying and selling of cars, so consumers should always be vigilant of used car scams. Number of used car scams trending upward No matter what commodity might be involved, the presence Read on! →


General Motors and NASA announced Tuesday that they are joining research and development forces to develop a robotic glove for use by auto workers and astronauts. The glove’s robotics assist a human wearer in accomplishing repetitive tasks without fatigue over a protracted period of time. The Human Grasp Assist Device It’s called the Human Grasp Read on! →


A lot of people will recite religiously that buying a new car is an investment. Some of them can be, but most cars are not very good investments at all in the traditional sense of the word. Investments are supposed to make money An investment, according to Investopedia, is an asset someone buys hoping said Read on! →


In a move to spark sales of Chevrolet and GMC, General Motors Co. has entered into a partnership with Costco Wholesale Corp., reports Automotive News. Until Jan. 3, 2012, Costco members will have the option of purchasing a new Chevrolet or GMC light truck at select franchise locations. Members will enjoy a “GM Preferred Price.” Read on! →


The past two generations of the Ford Mustang have had retro styling, hearkening to classic Mustangs from the 1960s. However, Ford has announced that the next generation Mustang will drop the retro appointments. Trying to attract a new generation of buyers The Ford Mustang has an iconic status matched by few other cars produced by Read on! →


In 1963, country music singer Dave Dudley had a Billboard hit with “Six Days On the Road,” a song that has been hailed as the definitive celebration of the American truck driver. Since then (and before then), the romance of commerce via the open road has captured the popular imagination. Here are some of the Read on! →


One size car does not fit all. However, if you’re a large person, these cars may be the right fit for you. They represent both quality and value, all the while providing the kind of roominess a larger person needs. Chevy Equinox 2LT The Chevy Equinox 2LT is highly adjustable, a necessity for large drivers Read on! →