There are few things in life more frustrating than getting behind a driver who thinks being cautious means going 10 miles under the posted limit. It is especially frustrating in heavy traffic, when you are running late for work and traveling in the so-called “passing lane” on the left. I mean, can’t Mr. Cautious just Read on! →


Once upon a time, teenagers pined for the day they’d receive their drivers’ licenses; it was a right of passage. Today, a study by the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor finds that teen drivers would rather navigate the information superhighway than the interstate highway system. Simply put, U.S. teens of driving age prefer having Read on! →


An investigation by Edmunds has revealed that a large number of cars that are recalled by manufacturers don’t get fixed. A good number of similar inquiries have found similar results of many owners not getting repairs done that could save their lives. Stand by your van Earlier this week, Ford announced a recall of Windstar Read on! →


Every Japanese sports car from decades past has its share of fanboys, among them the Toyota Supra, the muscle-bound coupe that was fast, handled well and was also highly receptive to tuning into the stratosphere. Toyota and BMW are currently working on a joint sports car project, which is said to be resurrecting the Supra. Read on! →


Part of Volkswagen’s showcase at the Los Angeles Auto Show has been the redesigned Volkswagen Beetle, which has been updated with sportier new looks. Volkswagen also showed off a high-performance R variant that may be in production soon. Sporty new Beetle gets even sportier Earlier this year, Volkswagen unveiled an updated version of the Beetle Read on! →


Winter driving conditions make having the right tires imperative. In climates where snow and ice are ever-present hazards of the winter roadway, loss of traction can prove deadly. Most vehicles come standard with all-season (aka all-weather) tires, but are they enough? Exploring the winter versus all-season tire debate can uncover the truth. All-season tires and Read on! →


When Scottsdale, Ariz., police pulled over a vehicle on Sept. 10, 2008, they found sales contracts from a local automotive dealership. According to The Arizona Republic, the contracts were among many items in the car that documented a fraud ring involving Gilbert-based Henry Brown Buick-GMC-Pontiac finance manager Dominick Hurley. Rampant dealership identity theft “It was Read on! →


You probably know that Kelley Blue Book is the most trusted source of auto pricing and value information in the United States. But did you know that Kelley Blue Book recently started a new web site, called Trusted Marketplace, where you can shop for cars, too? Trusted Marketplace allows you to look at cars for sale Read on! →


The fourth annual REFUEL electric vehicle racing event was held July 1 at famed Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca near Monterey, Calif. It was perhaps the largest such event ever held. REFUEL promotes EVs The event is organized by the racing instruction school, Speed Ventures, in recognition of the growing importance of vehicles powered by batteries Read on! →