Forget booster packs and jumper cables. AK-47s in the heart of Iraq are clearly the necessity of invention. This vid has been making its rounds around the interwebz and it is entirely plausible, even if this video does not rank kosher (maybe not the best adjective for this story?) with car buffs. Here is what more »
When most think HUD, they think of an administrative housing program rife with fraud and substandard living conditions. Ah, but to car guys and fighter pilots the name quickly conjures up images of what it is supposed to be- a Heads-Up Display. I got my first taste of a GM heads up display while reviewing more »
One obstacle standing in the way of EV acceptance in America — other than our vast swaths of land with nary an within driving range — is the expense of building, and therefore buying, them. New developments in the manufacture of the Nissan LEAF EV might, along with the price cut Mitsubishi gave the iMiEV, more »
I have a little early Christmas gift this year for a review- a 2014 Cadillac XTS Vsport AWD Platinum. The XTS has always been a little odd in that it came from the DTS- which never had the panache of a flagship a la the Mercedes S Class. Moreover, it is feasible to option out more »
Getting around the Nürburgring Nordschleife in less than seven minutes is no small accomplishment for any sportscar, but the hybrid-powertrain McLaren P1 has done it.
The new 4.3-liter EcoTec 3 V6 in the 2014 Chevrolet Silverado we tested was impressive in terms of its power, but I felt it was slightly handicapped by the tuning of the truck’s six-speed automatic transmission.
The L.A. Auto Show is so big — and we are not — so it’s easy to miss cool stuff like the coming Hyundai Veloster Turbo R-Spec is coming. We say: Bring it!
FREDERICK, MD – A new study released by the Coordinating Research Council in cooperation with the Health Effects Institute highlights the robust low-emissions performance of the new generation of clean diesel technology manufactured starting in 2010. The study found a more than 60 percent reduction in emissions of nitrogen dioxide as compared to previous 2007 more »
When it comes to cars, for me, it has always been what is on the inside that counts. Truth be told I have always had an affinity for Mustangs, and I coveted a 65′ for my first vehicle. But that was 25 years ago. And even back then the problem with Mustangs on Long Island is the more »
One nice thing about Harbor Freight Tools is with a coupon you can get a halfway-decent emergency Jump Starter Pack for under $40. Or something like this all-out deal: The problem is it is never in the car when I need it. mPower Technologies Inc. (http://mpowertech.com/) announced the new product launch of the mPower Jump It more »
BETHESDA, MD – How about a holiday gift idea that is free, can help save money and shows how much you care? The non-profit Car Care Council‘s free Car Care Guide makes a great stocking stuffer for any driver on your holiday shopping list. “Our popular Car Care Guide is a thoughtful gift that shows more »
LIVONIA, MI – TRW Automotive Holdings Corp. has announced that its latest Lane Keeping Assist technology, incorporating closed loop control, has gone into production for the first time on two vehicle platforms for the European market. Lane Keeping Assist (LKA) integrates data from a video camera sensor with Electrically Powered Steering (EPS) to apply a more »