Patrons of Walt Disney World have been able to experience what it’s like to ride in a NASCAR race car at the Richard Petty Driving Experience. By mid-January, 2012, however, things will start to get a bit more exotic. The Orlando Sentinel reports that Disney will offer the Exotic Driving Experience, featuring such cars as Read on! →


In the 1980’s, cup holders were everything in vehicle sales. Now, a cup holder-style race is having a big effect on driver distraction. While keeping your eyes on the road should be the first concern of any driver, it seems to be more difficult than ever.   The history of the cup holder race The Read on! →


Purchasing a used car can be a very nerve-wracking and difficult process – but Carfax or Autocheck reports can help make the process easier. Nowadays, a vehicle history report is a standard tool in used car shopping. So which should you get – a Carfax Report or Autocheck report? What is included in vehicle history Read on! →


In the late 1970s, General Motors started putting microprocessor-based controls in its vehicles. Since then, electronic control units have become the biggest source of innovation and cost in vehicles. With the use of electronic control units expected to do nothing but grow, it is important to understand what exactly they do and how secure they Read on! →


Hydrogen fuel cell vehicles seem the perfect evolution beyond electric cars and gas-powered cars because they don’t require charging or filling up at fuel stations. The technology is prohibitively expensive but is slowly and surely making strides. Go electric without the plug There are two methods of powering an electric car, though the bits like Read on! →


Driver’s education classes had long been the standard for teens learning to drive, along with parental instruction. However, these classes have all but disappeared from schools and there is some debate over the effectiveness of a laissez-faire approach to driver’s education. NHTSA among drivers education skeptics It used to be, according to USA Today, that Read on! →


Although motorcycle riding is exciting to a lot of men, they probably wouldn’t want to take it as far as one California man did. Henry Wolf claimed in court last week that a four-hour ride on a BMW motorcycle caused him to have an erection for the last 20 months. He is suing BMW of Read on! →


American motorists have been slow to embrace electric vehicles for many reasons. The cost and the lack or range and infrastructure are chief among them. Still others may be deciding to wait a bit until all the bugs have been worked out. Indeed, recalls and accusations of battery fires have plagued more than one major Read on! →


Ford Motors has proven its commitment to electric vehicles with its latest offering, the Focus Electric. Autocar UK reports that the debut of Ford’s flagship alternative-fuel car and primary competition for the Nissan Leaf excited the audience at what sources claim has been a lackluster Las Vegas Consumer Electronics Show. The Focus Electric will make Read on! →