Recently, Mazda announced that the company is testing an engine that will get 70 miles per gallon. The Ford Motor Company had a similar announcement with plans for a 45 mpg engine in the Focus. Neither engine is attached to a hybrid car, but the engines do provide high efficiency within an internal combustion engine, Read on! →


There comes a time in every car owner’s life when, no matter what the sentimental attachment, it is time to say good-bye to an old four-wheeled friend. But selling a car is not what it used to be. You can’t just park it at the side of the road with a price tag in the Read on! →


Chrysler has announced that Ram pickups, formerly known as Dodge Ram pickups, are downsizing their engines, following a trend among its other Detroit colleagues. The base Ram truck engine is getting downsized to a 3.6-liter Pentastar V-6. Smaller but more powerful Full-size pickups from domestic automakers like Ford, Chevrolet, GMC and Dodge, now spun off Read on! →


At the Beijing Auto Show today, BMW confirmed that it will be selling the new Megacity electric car as soon as 2013. Electric car enthusiasts may have to wait a bit longer for the Megacity to make an appearance in the United States – though there are indications that BMW may very well do just Read on! →


A settlement was reached Wednesday in the long-running lawsuit between Chrysler Group LLC and apparel-maker Pure Detroit over the clothing company’s use of the Chrysler slogan “Imported from Detroit” on one of its T-shirts. Details of the settlement have not been released, but it is known that Pure Detroit is continuing to sell the T-shirts. Read on! →


New reports show that auto sales remained brisk in March, hovering near the four-year high numbers seen in February. It is yet another sign of an improving economy and a thriving auto industry. Kia the most improved Kia Motors America showed the most improvement, making March its best month yet for U.S. sales. The South Read on! →


Arguably, the most prestigious motor racing series is Formula One, which certainly has the most technologically advanced and expensive cars among race series. There is a benefit to it, as a lot of F1 technology winds up in cars that are for sale at most dealerships. From racetrack to driveway Technological advances in typical motor Read on! →


The government has for some time, as well some members of the public, been aware that rental car companies are not getting recalled cars fixed. Rental car companies have been asked to pledge, in writing, not to rent out recalled cars but some major rental agencies are resistant to the idea. Rental car roulette Currently, Read on! →


OEM, for the low and unitiated, means Original Equipment Manufacturer, and one of the eternal debates among shadetree mechanics (and real ones) is OEM vs aftermarket parts. There are pros and cons to both, so it behooves one to know a few things. The great debate of OEM vs aftermarket parts The long and short Read on! →