On July 20, the final chapter in Christopher Nolan’s Batman trilogy, “The Dark Knight Rises,” will hit theaters. But the marketing machine has been moving at full speed for a while. Witness Chrysler’s “Imported from Gotham City” ad campaign, promoting the presence of the Chrysler 300 in the upcoming film. The car in the Chrysler Read on! →


Esquire magazine has named its Car of the Year for 2012. This time around, the 2013 Cadillac ATS sedan won the top honor. Esquire called it “perhaps the single most important thing Detroit has built in years.” 2013 Cadillac ATS has visceral appeal The Cadillac ATS is one of ten models that the GM luxury Read on! →


Production drives and new vehicle models tend to create jobs, and Toyota is reportedly ready to join the party by year’s end at production facilities in Washtenaw County, Mich. The Detroit Free Press reports that Toyota is planning to hire 150 engineers, technicians, researchers and scientists, as well as an additional 100 jobs to bolster Read on! →


A little bit of rust on your car may seem like just a cosmetic issue, but rust can be a much bigger problem. Rust on a vehicle can eat away at the components, the structure and the safety. If you do have rust in or on your car, the best way to handle it is Read on! →


Honda is looking to punch up sales for its small crossover, the Crosstour. The Accord-based crossover is getting a four-cylinder engine for the next model year. Crosstour sales need punching up Honda is looking to punch up sales of the Crosstour crossover utility vehicle (CUV). According to AutoBlog, only 16,679 of them were sold between Read on! →


Regenerative braking technology, where kinetic energy of a vehicle in motion is transferred back into on-board electric systems, has been used in public trains for some time and in race cars somewhat more recently. Nissan Motor Co. has plans to bring regenerative braking to its Japanese Serena S-Hybrid minivan in order to squeeze out extra Read on! →


How a motorist acts at a traffic stop can help avoid or minimize the impact of a traffic ticket. But if a ticket was issued, and you feel it was unfairly imposed, then you may want to go to traffic court and challenge it. Following the tips below may help you to achieve the best Read on! →


Luxury car-maker BMW AG recently reported that it sold more than 21,000 units in the U.S. last month. However, according to the Wall Street Journal, those numbers may have been inflated. BMW sales spike According to the financial new agency, BMW is in stiff competition with Mercedes to be the top-selling luxury automaker in the Read on! →


The Evanta Motor Company, an English company, makes a full-size Aston Martin DBR1 “model,” just like a child’s glue-together model, except it’s the size of an actual car. One example is heading to auction at Goodwood, but they are for sale to regular customers. 1-to-1 size Aston Martin DBR1 model The Aston Martin DBR1 was, Read on! →


Chevrolet released a new subcompact this fall, the Sonic, to replace the Aveo. Chevrolet is going to unveil a hot-hatch version, the Sonic RS, at the Detroit Auto Show. First version only a few months old Chevrolet released the successor to the Aveo subcompact this fall, the Sonic. The Sonic, according to AutoWeek, comes with Read on! →