The continued rise in the value of the yen makes profiting from international business increasingly difficult for many Japanese companies. Nissan Motor Co. is one of these, and as Automotive News reports, the unprofitable currency exchange rate has prompted the automaker to pull production of Infiniti vehicles out of Japan completely. Moving Infiniti production elsewhere Read on! →


Once-faltering Ford Motors picked itself up by its bootstraps and reinvented itself in 2006. The center of that push seems to be in developing and implemented new technologies to lower fuel consumption. Wednesday, the nation’s second largest automaker said it will now be devoting one of its largest laboratories to the effort. Ford rallies to Read on! →


It’s that time – Christmas time is here. There are ways to make the automotive enthusiast on your Christmas list happy, short of buying her a car. Here are some stocking stuffers that the car lover on your list will surely love. Branded merchandise, fit to please Countless consumer products have been released that bear Read on! →


San Francisco transportation officials are proposing drivers pay a mileage tax as a way to fund road construction and surface repair projects. The commission says it’s going to be a hard sell, but if implemented, it could leave taxpayers steaming. Proposed mileage tax The proposal would require drivers in the Bay Area to install GPS-like Read on! →


Lamborghini has been working on an SUV for some time, scheduled to debut at the 2012 Beijing Motor Show. The name Lamborghini is giving the crossover is “Urus,” a primitive European cow. Running with the bulls Sometimes millionaires need to make a school run and a 500 horsepower-plus two-seater simply will not do. In that Read on! →


A recent report from Reuters says that General Motors is losing as much as $49,000 on every Chevrolet Volt that it makes. The automaker, however, is disputing those claims. Charged up over Chevrolet Volt GM sold 2,831 Volts in August. That is more than in any other month of its two-year history. However, according to Read on! →


If you’re looking for a Chevy in Atlanta, especially in the Jonesboro area, you might want to look at Terry Cullen Chevrolet. The dealership has a great array of current Chevy cars, including some of the most popular models. There are discounts available for those qualify, and there is a great selection of used cars Read on! →


Concerned that dashboard access to web browsers, texting, social media, navigation interfaces and the like could lead to escalated incidents of distracted driving, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has asked the nation’s automakers to find ways of limiting driver access to these functions while vehicles are in motion. Recommendation issued Thursday Transportation Secretary Ray Read on! →


Nighttime driving is more dangerous than driving during the day. According to the National Safety Council, traffic death rates are three times greater when the sun is down. Don’t leave yourself in the dark when it comes to the kind of defensive driving techniques you can use to make driving in the dark or at Read on! →