Tesla Motors, the electric car company, has just unveiled the Model X, the crossover SUV model. Many features will mirror the Model S, including performance, range and price. About those doors Tesla Motors founder Elon Musk recently created a bit of a stir when he announced Tesla’s upcoming crossover SUV Tesla, the Model X, would Read on! →


A surgeon in Baton Rouge, La., unwittingly recreated part of an episode of uber-popular motoring program “Top Gear” by beating traffic in a novel way. En route to a surgery, she was able to bypass stop-and-go traffic using a child’s bicycle. Helmet thrown in as bonus for surgeon Catherine Baucom Fans of the BBC’s uber-popular Read on! →


Kelly Blue Book, ultimate authority on all things with four wheels and an engine, has come out with its Top 10 Green Cars for 2010. The list has foreign and domestic vehicles, and measures “green cars” on the basis of fuel economy, carbon dioxide emissions, safety and “driving enjoyment.” While the “green” rating of a Read on! →


In the past few years, three-wheelers – or three-wheeled motorcycles and cars, in a sense – have kind of become a thing, or at least a much bigger thing than they were. Since it’s something more people are going to be exposed to, some education is in order. The basic forms of three-wheelers There are Read on! →


There is a condition sometimes called a “death wobble,” which means a vehicle shakes after hitting a bump at high speed. Various people are reporting it on late model Jeep Wranglers and Congress has asked the NHTSA about the phenomenon. Wobbling Jeeps gets attention of Congress Cynics may proclaim otherwise, but members of Congress do Read on! →


The Detroit Free Press reports that Norihiro Imai, a top executive with the automotive parts supplier Denso Corporation, has pleaded guilty and will serve a year and a day in prison for acts of pricing fixing. Imai has admitted to conspiring with other market representatives to fix prices and manipulate bids for automotive heating control Read on! →


In case anyone still thought it didn’t really, AC impacts fuel economy and performance. There are other things which can make fuel economy suffer in summertime, but turning on the air conditioning will sap a few miles per gallon. AC impacts fuel economy due to extra work Anyone ever hear someone say “I don’t run Read on! →


The trend of car sharing, when drivers borrow vehicles for an hourly fee, is growing by leaps and bounds, notes the Detroit Free Press. Automakers like General Motors are now funneling their dollars into the peer-to-peer movement, and Google is exploring investment opportunities. Car sharing: A new way to rent cars Numerous start-up firms are Read on! →


What are Lemon Laws? Does your new car chug along at 30 mph when you put the pedal all the way to the floor? If the brakes don’t work, the rear door opens by itself, the driver’s seat wobbles, reverse gear doesn’t work, the engine won’t start or it dies for no reason – your Read on! →