My first look at’s DIY Plasti Dip Kit

I found it hard to believe the second hardest part of Plasti-Dipping my car was picking the color, but really, it’s that easy.

Ford, NextEnergy challenge suppliers on LED lights

Ford and NextEnergy are teaming up to challenge suppliers to advance LED lighting technology for automobiles.

Toyota leads world in hybrid sales. Again. Still.

Toyota surpassed 7 million hybrids sold globally as of September — a mark the automaker said makes it the leader in production and sales of hybrid cars.

All Flex Zone: Seat origami in the 2014 Ford Flex

Far and away the coolest option in the 2014 Ford Flex is its seat Flex-ability. See what we did there?

Jaguar purr dissected in Ingenium engine breakdown

Jaguar revealed details of two Ingenium diesel engines recently — one configuration offering 75 MPG while the other offers a stout 317 ft-lbs of torque.

First Toyota FCV in the States to be given away

The first Toyota FCV — that’s Fuel Cell Vehicle — to be made available in America will be given away to someone in California in 2015, the automaker said.

Rockford getting ready to blow the roof off SEMA 2014

Rockford Fosgate audio systems will be rocking a host of show cars and trucks at SEMA 2014.


Elon Musk bullish on autonomous cars — five or six years? Next year?

Elon Musk is very bullish on the timeline of the autonomous car. And let’s face it: He figures it might as well be a Tesla.

Dr. Z coming to CES in 2015

Dr. Dieter Zetsche, A.K.A. Dr. Z, will discuss autonomous vehicle technology and its impact on society, mobility, and environment during his CES keynote.

Hankook Ventus V12 Evo K110 becomes my first favorite tire

I can honestly say the Hankook Ventus V12 Evo K110 tire is the first tire I’ve bought that I was thoroughly happy with.

All Flex Zone: Check out nav tricks the 2014 Ford Flex can do

Even though the MyFord Touch module built into the 2014 Ford Flex is not the most recent, software updates and nav downloads can keep the information fresh.

Boosting China: Honeywell harnessing a hankering for turbos

A Honeywell study says 49 million vehicles will be equipped with turbochargers annually by 2019, with the largest growth in boosted cars coming in China.