Survey Shows Younger People Less Interested in Driving

Survey Shows Younger People Less Interested in Driving
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According to Michael Sivak, head of the Institute’s human factors group, the lower rate of license applications is “consistent with the hypothesis that access to virtual content through electronic means reduces the need for actual contact among young people.” Continue Reading...

Study: Fewer Young Drivers, More Seniors On The Road

Study: Fewer Young Drivers, More Seniors On The Road
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The old saying “stay off the sidewalks, my kid just got a license” may be losing its punch but “Grandpa, don’t drive on the curb” might be replacing it. A new study released yesterday by the University of Michigan found that fewer young people are dashing out to get a driver’s licence than in the… Continue Reading...

Study: New Car Emissions Down 14 Percent Since 2007

Study: New Car Emissions Down 14 Percent Since 2007
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Good new folks – we’re not as gassy as we use to be! This has nothing to do with the consumption of beans and nachos. We’re talking about the gas emissions from your cars, and a new study out shows emissions from recently purchased new vehicles have fallen 14 percent since 2007. The study out… Continue Reading...

Chevy Volt: Made in America – even the batteries

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Chevy Volt: Made in America – even the batteries
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After a press conference the day before where every new, exciting and award winning GM vehicle was paraded before the media, the General’s second North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) press conference featured a sparse stage populated only by the upcoming Checy Volt and GM Chairman and CEO Rick Wagoner. Wagoner announced that the battery… Continue Reading...