One of the proving grounds for automotive technology is in racing and a number of alternative power train vehicles are headed to prestigious events this year. Electric, hybrid and fuel cell vehicles are competing in prestigious races like the Pike’s Peak Hill Climb and the 24 Hours of Le Mans. From the Nurburgring to the Read on! →


Some have wondered why American cars are not offered with right-hand drive, or a steering wheel on the right, as it would be safer for getting out of the vehicle. There are some ways to get a right-hand drive car. The hidden hand Astute observers may have noted American cars have the steering wheel on Read on! →


There is a modern obsession with horsepower, as more powerful cars are considered more desirable. It’s great to have a fun car to drive, but that doesn’t mean one should go broke getting one. Get pace at right price For drivers looking at upgrading to a premium performance model car, there are some that cost Read on! →


For right or wrong, recent lithium-ion battery fire stories in the news have caused some to question the safety of electric vehicles. Sometimes, the batteries hold up, and other times, they don’t. A horrific accident involving a Ferrari 599 GTO and an electric taxi May 26 in Singapore has gained international attention, but not because Read on! →


It has not been a great month for Honda, which has issued a third recall in the space of less two weeks. The latest, a Honda CR-V recall, is for the window switch in the 2002 to 2006 CR-V, which can be damaged by moisture and fail, along with posing a risk of fire due Read on! →


When at the local auto parts store or auto service station, some may have noticed the bevy of synthetic oils available though at higher cost than normal oil. There are many synthetic oil benefits, but there are some drawbacks for some people. Longer life among synthetic oil benefits Synthetic oils, according to Car Craft magazine, Read on! →


A scandal has been publicized about there being ticket quotas in the New York Police Department, though the NYPD denies “quotas” exist. The fact is that ticket quotas do exist, usually referred to as “performance goals,” which is unpopular with the public. Yes, Virginia, there are ticket quotas A recent scandal in New York City Read on! →


Renting a car is sometimes necessary, but just because a person is renting doesn’t mean the car can’t be any fun. If a person goes to select locations of Hertz, Porsche Panamera sedans can be rented for customers willing to pay the premium rates. Hertz Porsche Panamera rentals add to stable of fun cars Most Read on! →


An Australian couple has just set a new world record for “hypermiling,” or pushing a car’s boundaries for fuel efficiency. John and Helen Taylor, who have been at this for some time, drove a Volkswagen Passat TDI 1,626 miles on one tank of diesel fuel, setting a record in the U.S. Into hyperdrive A select Read on! →