It’s a sound (or rather, lack of a sound) that everyone dreads. Turn your ignition switch, and hear just a click-click. It could mean that you just left the lights on overnight, or it could mean that your battery is dying. Knowing when to replace your car battery can help cut down on these unfortunately Read on! →

Buying a car is exciting, but it’s also confusing and stressful. You might think that the confusion and stress would end once you find the car you want and settle on a price. Even after you’ve gotten that far, however, the process can be nerve-wracking because once you’ve negotiated a price, a dealer will ask Read on! →

Anyone who has ever driven a road trip will attest to wishing that cars were self-propelled. There have been countless science fiction books, TV shows and films that have featured something along those lines. Currently, an Italian team from VisLab, of the University of Parma, is guiding two self driven vehicles from Parma, Italy, to Read on! →

Honda Motor Co. has announced that it will increase production at its Honda Manufacturing of Indiana plan in the city of Greensburg by 25 percent, or 50,000 units. Reports indicate that the plant, which currently employs 2,000 people, will be the first to produce the latest incarnation of the Honda Civic Hybrid by early 2013. Read on! →

Decades ago, international budget car brand Datsun was killed off by corporate parent Nissan. Datsun was the name Nissans were sold under internationally. Nissan has just announced that Datsun is back and will be sold in “emerging markets.” The return of the prodigal eco-box For decades, Nissan sold cars internationally under the Datsun brand name, Read on! →

There is nothing like the desperation that comes with a car that will not start. It causes some to panic and others become so angry that The Incredible Hulk would hide. However, when it comes to an automotive problem, the first thing to do is always stay calm. There is a science to how cars Read on! →

Since the price of gas has been shooting up, car buying habits among Americans have changed accordingly. However, American consumers are not buying as many green cars such as hybrids and electric cars as they are compact and subcompact cars that sip the gas tank. Almost 60 percent of Americans don’t love the Leaf A Read on! →

Michigan is the home-state of Mitt Romney, as well as being where President Obama had one of his most decisive victories when he spearheaded the auto industry’s structured bankruptcy. Now, the state, not traditionally a swing one, has become a battlefield in a neck-and-neck campaign race. New poll sees dead heat Obama, roundly celebrated as Read on! →

As gas prices continue to rise, it is not surprising that many drivers are downsizing to a used compact or going green with a pre-owned hybrid. That trend is driving up the cost of used compact and hybrid cars on the market, according to Kelley Blue Book. Values spike in last week of February KBB Read on! →

June 3, Ford Motor Company announced that by the end of 2010, the company stop manufacturing Mercury brand vehicles. Mercury was first introduced in 1939 as a mid-level brand. Facing a potential billion-dollar price tag to maintain the brand, though, Ford has opted to simply cut the Mercury brand from its offerings. The history of Read on! →