Automotive News reports that illegal drug trafficking at auto dealerships has occurred with increasing frequency in recent years, perpetrated either by less-than-honest employees or corrupt ownership. It seems that “parts is parts” takes on an entirely different meaning when boxes of wiper blades headed for the parts department includes bricks of marijuana. Drug trafficking ring Read on! →


Blind drivers have generally been left out of the equation when it comes to latest automotive innovations. The fact that the phrase “blind drivers” can be uttered at all in America might invoke a bad comedy act to some, but the truth is that technology is changing the playing field. The Detroit Bureau blog reports Read on! →


If you’ve ever taken a car to a gas station, you’ve noticed multiple octane choices for fuel. Diesel, 87, 89 and 92 octanes are most common at standard American gas stations, but not everyone knows which fuel is right for their car. Reading your vehicle’s manual helps, but have you ever wondered why one octane Read on! →


Car Deal Expert Helps Military Members Get Auto Loans It’s important to work with someone you trust when it comes to securing an auto loan, whether it is a new auto loan, used auto loan or auto refinance loan. There are countless lenders out there, and it takes a great deal of work to locate Read on! →


With fear of a double-dip recession on the minds of auto industry executives, drastic measures have been undertaken that have sent shock waves through the once steady world of auto advertising. Where size and experience once guaranteed an advertising agency’s future business with automakers, now the same automakers are looking to shake things up as Read on! →


If you’re feeling somewhat adventurous, there are a number of DIY solutions at your disposal when simple repairs are needed to get your rig up and running. Thankfully, Mike Allen of Popular Mechanics has a few offbeat auto fix-it ideas you can use. Offbeat auto fix No. 1: Trouble with a fussy fuse box Allen Read on! →


Does the sidewall graffiti on your car’s tires hold the secret to life, the universe and everything? Author Douglas Adams might be intrigued at the notion, but the truth is that tire codes tell consumers about the tire’s size, wear, construction and speed rating, among other things. Using properly sized and rated tires for your Read on! →


Unless you’re the type of person who obsessively cleans the steering wheel, gear shift, door handles and other surfaces inside your vehicle with antibacterial wipes, eating in a car can place your health at risk. London’s Daily Mail reports that numerous germs associated with food poisoning, skin infection and even vomiting were found in a Read on! →


Auto insurance protects drivers in the event of accidents, vandalism or theft. It is tied to a car’s market value. The best way to ensure that you pay less for good coverage is, of course to drive safely, observe the rules of the road and maintain good credit. But there are other things consumers looking Read on! →


If there is a power in the automotive industry that has weathered the storm of the recession, the mantle belongs to the Ford Motor Company. Ford was the only major U.S. Automaker to avoid bankruptcy in 2009, and the company also declined to accept auto bailout money. Today, according to Automotive News, Ford plans to Read on! →