Local gas stations could be ripping off motorists across the country, and the motorist probably doesn’t even know it. A large number of gas stations keep “condemned,” or mis-calibrated, pumps in service, which might be shortchanging people at the pump. Measure for measure A key function of the various state departments of Weights and Measures Read on! →


A lot of companies produce track-oriented models of their sports cars for people who like to cover some serious asphalt during the weekend. Chevrolet is releasing a track-day variant of the Camaro, the 1LE, which hits this fall. Chevy aims to boss the Boss around Making cars for track days has been a specialty of Read on! →


A small recall has been announced for a handful of Honda Ridgeline pickups that left the factory with a misinforming placard. A placard on 206 new Ridgelines says the truck has a compact spare, but it has a full-size spare. Wheel mistake Honda, according to USA Today, has been made aware of a problem by Read on! →


The Chevy Volt, or Chevrolet Volt, is one of the most hotly anticipated offerings from General Motors. The car is a plug-in hybrid, thought to deliver fuel efficiency far above the Toyota Prius and the Honda Insight. However, there are troubling reports that dealerships might end up charging far above what they should for the Read on! →


For the first time in North America, Nissan has showcased its Nissan NV200 compact cargo van before consumers, reports Automotive News. A small utility van was unveiled in the U.S. at the recent 2012 Chicago Auto Show. Sales of the smaller van will begin in 2013, after the full-sized NV cargo van size appears in Read on! →


Last week, the U.S. Department of Energy released a new sticker design for all cars and light-trucks from 2013 on. The new stickers will for the first time require estimated annual fuel costs and rate the vehicle’s overall environmental impact. Energy Independence and Security Act The stickers stem from the Energy Independence and Security Act Read on! →


The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has been investigating possible issues with automatic transmissions in the Saturn Aura since last year. Saturn is no more, but the agency is looking into similar defects in other GM models. Faulty gear selector can cause accidents A National Highway Traffic Safety Administration investigation has been going on since Read on! →


With new models and a reputation on the upswing, Ford Motor Co. is running strong, reports Automotive News. On Friday, the company may reveal that 2010 was its most profitable year since 2000. It would be the second straight year under CEO Alan Mulally that Ford has announced a profit. Ford ‘money machine’ translates into Read on! →


There are many dangers one must confront while driving, not least of which are the other cars on the road. There are also large critters in some parts of the country, weather events and also collapsing road signs, which give way and land on unsuspecting driver’s cars. Texas claims tort immunity in case of collapsing Read on! →


The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is currently investigating a variety of cars that may be susceptible to fires in the doors. The probe initially concentrated on Toyota models, but it has been expanded to include the Chevrolet Trailblazer. Problem possibly in power window switch On Feb. 10, according to Businessweek, the National Highway Traffic Read on! →