Top 10 States with the Rudest Drivers

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Top 10 States with the Rudest Drivers
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Aggressive maneuvering, horns blaring, center-most fingers locked in their upright positions, these are but a few hallmarks of ill-mannered motoring. Surly, rushed or otherwise incompetent drivers cause mayhem on America’s country roads and urban thoroughfares. Continue Reading...

2015 Ford Mustang Weight-to-Power Ratios Explored

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2015 Ford Mustang Weight-to-Power Ratios Explored
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The 2015 Ford Mustang promises to be a better car in just about every measurable way compared to the outgoing model. It’s got extra power, a much more advanced chassis and loads of advanced technology. But how will it perform? Let’s explore this car’s weight-to-power ratio. Continue Reading...

Detroit Three, Koreans Steal Small-Car Market Share from Japanese

Detroit Three, Koreans Steal Small-Car Market Share from Japanese
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General Motors, Ford and Chrysler, along with their South Korean competitors are increasing sales to the coveted youth demographic. Their growth comes at the expense of Japanese automakers that are losing ground in this segment. Continue Reading...

2014 Chevy Corvette Interior Teased in Third Video

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The all new 2014 Chevy Corvette is coming in a few short weeks, and today Chevy released the third video in a string of teasers, with this one showing off some interior touches such as the seat stitching.  Continue Reading...

Top 10 Most Reliable American Cars List Dominated by GM: Consumer Reports

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Top 10 Most Reliable American Cars List Dominated by GM: Consumer Reports
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In the battle of the ‘big three’, General Motors is proving to have the most reliable vehicles. Continue Reading...

Meet the LT1: GM’s Gen V Small Block V8

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Meet the LT1: GM’s Gen V Small Block V8
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  General Motors unveiled its latest V-8 engine at a media event this morning. Now in its fifth generation, the company’s venerable “mouse motor” features a raft of advanced technologies, but at its core it’s still a small block. Continue Reading...

Americans Record Lowest Annual Driven Miles Since 2003

Americans Record Lowest Annual Driven Miles Since 2003
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According to a study conducted by the Department of Transportation, results revealed that Americans have been driving less now than they have over a year ago. Travel on U.S. roads have declined by 1.3 percent through the first eight months of the year when measured against the same period a year ago. This 1.3 percent… Continue Reading...

More Diesel Cars In The Future For North America

More Diesel Cars In The Future For North America
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  If you aren’t familiar with the gravely rumble of a diesel powered vehicle you probably will be soon. They’re commonplace in Europe thanks to better milage and will be in the same position on American shores thanks to increasingly stringent government standards. Jeff Breneman, executive director of the U.S. Coalition for Advanced Diesel Cars,… Continue Reading...

Truck With President Obama’s Telepromter Audio Gear Stolen In Virginia

Truck With President Obama’s Telepromter Audio Gear Stolen In Virginia
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A truck containing a teleprompter and audio gear used by President Barack Obama was stolen in Virginia, prompting questions about security lapses. The gear, estimated at about $200,000, was parked in a van at a Virginia hotel parking lot ahead of Obama’s visit to the area.  The van was said to be carrying audio equipment,… Continue Reading...

Texas Celebrates Labor Day With New Max Speed Limit, No Night Time Limits

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Texas Celebrates Labor Day With New Max Speed Limit, No Night Time Limits
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Previously capped at 80 mph, the Texas House of Representatives approved a new transportation bill that will raise speed limits up to 85 mph in select areas and put an end to the night-time speed limit as well. Yee-haw! Though exciting for driving enthusiasts (or anyone in a hurry), don’t pack your bags for the… Continue Reading...

BMW Beats Lexus and Mercedes For Fifth Month In U.S Sales

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BMW Beats Lexus and Mercedes For Fifth Month In U.S Sales
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BMW has for a fifth straight month, held the top spot in its sales lead over Mercedes-Benz and Lexus, delivering the most luxury models in the U.S. BMW has been able to hold this position thanks to the deliveries of the new 5-Series and X3 SUV. The German automakers U.S sales rose 6.5 percent last… Continue Reading...

2012 Mazda CX-5 Hits U.S In Early 2012, Will Get Diesel Option In 2014

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2012 Mazda CX-5 Hits U.S In Early 2012, Will Get Diesel Option In 2014
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The Mazda CX-5 will enter the highly competitive compact crossover segment in the U.S when it debuts in early 2012. The CX-5 prototype was equipped with 165-hp  2.0-liter engine producing 150 lb-ft of torque and is mated to a six-speed manual transmission and the American version will likely use the same setup. A diesel variant available… Continue Reading...

Top 10 Cars Thieves Stay Away From

Top 10 Cars Thieves Stay Away From
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Now that we know the mid 1990s Honda Civic and Accord hold the top two spots amongst car thieves, what cars do thieves avoid most? Well, aside from the BMW 5-Series, the common denominator on this list is that these cars are all pretty dull. Interestingly, midsize SUVs and German sedans are among what the Highway… Continue Reading...

Infiniti Announces U.S Pricing On 2012 QX And EX Models

Infiniti Announces U.S Pricing On 2012 QX And EX Models
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Infiniti announced U.S pricing for the 2012 QX full-size SUV and the 2012 EX crossover. The QX was redesigned in 2011, so changes to the 2012 model are non-existent. The full-sized SUV will be offered in both a 2WD and 4WD setup, and some options have been changed to make some features more accessible in… Continue Reading...

U.S Army Trucks Drive Underwater In Downtown Manville, NJ [Video]

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Two National Guard Light Medium Tactical Vehicles were entirely submerged during the Hurricane Irene aftermath, and the action was captured on video. The two trucks drove through the deep water in downtown Manville. They managed to drive about a block  before either water got into the engine or the drivers ran out of breath. At… Continue Reading...

Americans Driving Less: Roadway Use Falls To Lowest Level Since 2004

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Americans Driving Less: Roadway Use Falls To Lowest Level Since 2004
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The result of high gas prices, Americans drove 15.5 billion miles less in the first half of 2011. The Federal Highway Administration reported that U.S drivers logged 1.453 trillion miles through to June 30 which is down 1.1 percent over the first half of 2010. The last time Americans drove less was back in 2004,… Continue Reading...

Half of American Youth Would Buy a Chinese Car: Study

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Half of American Youth Would Buy a Chinese Car: Study
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Surprisingly, large segments of Americans are willing to buy Chinese made cars. Market research company GfK Automotive did its annual Barometer of Automotive Awareness and Imagery, and found that 38 percent of the respondents would consider buying a Chinese car. According to the study, “The openness to purchasing a Chinese and Indian vehicle is highest among… Continue Reading...

Top 5 Fastest Roads in America

Top 5 Fastest Roads in America
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America’s five fastest roads have been ranked and surprisingly, the average driver’s need for speed has been dampened. American’s are traveling more slowly than they were a few years ago, likely due to rising gas prices and increased traffic enforcement. The average speeder traveled 81 mph on America’s top ten fastest roads, which is down… Continue Reading...

Diesel Car Sales Up 38.5% with Volkswagen Jetta TDI in the Lead

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Diesel Car Sales Up 38.5% with Volkswagen Jetta TDI in the Lead
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Diesel sales have vastly improved through the end of July, up 38.5 percent, compared to the same seven- month cycle in 2010. Volkswagen has been leading the sales with the Jetta TDI and Golf TDI. Volkswagen sold 5,206 Jetta TDI models in July, bringing the diesel powered sedan’s year-to-date total to 56,717. On the other… Continue Reading...

Fiat 500 Buyers Prefer Premium Trim Levels, Plenty of Options

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Fiat 500 Buyers Prefer Premium Trim Levels, Plenty of Options
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American consumers buying the Fiat 500 are choosing pricier packages and customized options. The mid level Sport ($17,500) model accounts for almost half of the model’s sales in the first five months of the Italian brand in the U.S. The top level Lounge ($19,500) model represents 20 percent of sales which features bigger wheels, leather seats,… Continue Reading...
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