You know that your car’s engine has an air filter that keeps dust and grime from impeding the combustion process, thus hampering optimal engine function and reducing fuel efficiency. Fewer people are aware that there’s a cabin air filter in most newer vehicles that must be changed on a periodic basis. Unless you like dust, Read on! →

Japanese performance fan boys all over the US have been whining for years that America doesn’t get the Honda Civic Type R, but they’re finally getting their wish. Honda is sending the hottest version of the Civic stateside, as we’ve finally been deemed worthy. New generation of Civic to include Civic Type R Rice rocket Read on! →

Some banks give away free calendars, toasters and pens to new depositors. In an unprecedented move, a Florida bank is offering a free Mercedes-Benz to its customers who deposit $1 million or more. Meanwhile, Mercedes celebrates its best April sales ever. Open a CD, drive a Mercedes The C1 Bank of Florida — formerly known Read on! →

A recent media statement issued by Nissan Vice President Andy Palmer has exposed a cyber crime ring that could have led to the theft of customer and employee data. Technicians have determined that no sensitive data was accessed, but Nissan’s system security was compromised. Malware was discovered April 13 on Nissan’s master network. Hacking employees’ Read on! →

Among the many other entrants at the New York Auto Show, BMW is bringing some new stuff. One of the cars the Bayernische Motor Werken is showing off is the X1 crossover, which is going to be released in the U.S. US finally getting BMW X1 In 2009, according to Inside Line, BMW unveiled the Read on! →

The debate continues over whether cities should install cameras to catch people running red lights. The cameras are often installed at intersections, and proponents insist they save lives and money. However, the evidence is not conclusive. Study claims cameras make motorists safer Red light cameras may not save as many lives as claimed, according to Read on! →

General Motors’ financial recovery has continued in a big way through the first quarter of 2011, reports the Detroit Free Press. The automaker made $3.2 billion in profit over the past three months, capping its fifth straight profitable quarter and exceeding the average analyst prediction of $1.6 billion. GM profits included $1.5 billion resulting from Read on! →

Not many cars have been able to ace the new battery of safety tests required by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. In fact, there are only two. Volvo has always garnered high marks for safety, and that continues. The 2012 Volvo S60 is the latest car with just the right stuff. Volvo and Camaro Read on! →

After months of testing, NASA has rule that the sudden acceleration problem in some Toyota and Lexus vehicles does not appear to be electrical in nature. Automotive News reports that Toyota is ecstatic over the news, as sales have dipped significantly since the string of nearly 10,000 accident reports began. While sales numbers may recover, Read on! →

One of the most exciting vehicles Cadillac has made in years is the CTS-V series, which is scarily powerful. A toned-down version is in the works, the Touring Package for the 2012 CTS lineup. CTS a rockstar for Cadillac The Cadillac CTS is a key part of Cadillac’s strategy to shed the brand’s image as Read on! →