A roof rack may seem like a great idea for hauling bikes, snowboards or luggage on your vehicle. Roof racks, though, increase drag and reduce your vehicle mileage very significantly. So is it worth it to use a roof rack, or are there better options for hauling big stuff with your car? The effect of Read on! →


In January of 2009, the Chinese government halved its tax on cars with small engines (1.6 liters or less). The Chinese State Information Center is announcing that the small vehicle tax, currently at 7.5 percent, will most likely be returned to 10 percent. Will the move hurt new auto sales in China? Momentum in the Read on! →


Kelly Blue Book, the main source for car purchasing and pricing information in the United States, has released its quarterly survey of new car buyers. The study is non-scientific but considered authoritative. The top five list shows both a shakeup in the popularity of vehicles and the effects of negative press. Shoppers ranked durability and Read on! →