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  • New car sales increase in 2014
    Longer car loans carry bigger risks
    Sales of new vehicles are rising and, according to the National Automobile Dealers Association, they are estimated to reach 16.4 million by the end of 2014, up from 15.5 million just last year. This is largely attributed to automakers providing...
  • AT&T Drive and Connected Car Apps
    AT&T Drive and Car Apps
    AT&T has recently announced that it is now going to be making it easier than ever for car makers to integrate apps from companies such as AccuWeather, Glympse, iHeartRadio, Stitcher, Streetline, Inc. with the Parker™ app, and Tribune...
  • BMW i3
    The future of electric vehicles is… more EVs
    One partnership at a time, the electric vehicle (EV) industry is moving forward. New business charging models emerge, increasing the interoperability amid various technology networks, enabling pricing flexibility for automakers and benefitting EV...
  • Tesla at headquarters
    Key considerations for deploying EV infrastructure
    In the first half of this year, sales of electric vehicles (EVs) have reached an all-time record high with over 12,000 in May and almost 12,000 in June. Comparing these numbers to the total plug-in electric vehicles sold in 2013 at 7,500, the...
  • LaFerrari
    CARNIVAL OF CARS: A Drive Around the Auto Blogs Block for the Week Ending 3/9/13
    It's been an odd kind of week, friends and neighbors, so how about we fire this thing up and head on down the auto blogs road, shall we?Odd as in, well, let me ask you this: Does "LaFerrari" sound like a four-wheel beast of a race...
  • Mary Nichols
    Obama said to be considering Mary "California CARB" Nichols for EPA
    President Obama reportedly is looking seriously at replacing departing Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Lisa Jackson with Mary Nichols of the California Air Resources Board.The CARB chairman has led the Golden State's chief anti...
  • Ford leads in finalists for North American car, truck of the year awards
    Ford leads in finalists for North American car, truck of the year awards
    Ford Motor Co. placed two vehicles among the six nominated by a panel of automotive journalists for North American Car and North American Truck of the Year awards presented by Automotive News.Ford's redesigned 2013 Fusion mid-sized family...
  • 1987 Yugo GV
    5 cars you never knew were rebadged
    Rebadging... it's one of the necessary evils of the automotive industry nowadays.There's a whole bunch of reasons why automakers rebadge another automaker's car and sell it as their own: to appeal to investors by padding their sales...
  • President Barack Obama
    Obama 54.5 mpg fuel standards in stark contrast to Romney oil, coal energy plan (Video)
    Mitt Romney unveiled a plan last week for “energy independence” by 2020, a proposal some analysts called unrealistic, in part because he would roll back the same initiatives responsible for lowering foreign oil consumption in America....
  • Jianglang Landwind X6
    5 rebadged cars you never knew existed
    Rebadging is something automobile manufacturers have been doing very nearly since the automobile was created. The Detroit Three are usually accused of being the guiltiest of it, like Ford once selling the Taurus and then also the Mercury Sable, or...
  • Wind power
    Going Green Much Bigger than Just Selling Electric Cars for Automakers
    For many corporations, government agencies, and nonprofit groups, the words “green” and “sustainability” are getting much attention, commitment, and resources lately. Green California Schools Summit provides an excellent...
  • No More Spare Tire
    Something will be missing from the next car you buy
    At the end of every class at The Way of Life Bible Institute in Richmond, Virginia, the teacher and students discuss something they have heard onthe news.Do you know what will be missing the next time you buy a car?According to the LA Times, the...
  • Green is a future Ferrari theme!
    Future Ferraris to go from red to green
    Ferrari, the iconic sports car manufacturer known for its red blooded automo- biles. Well, the company plans to go from red to green! A Green Ferrari will seem a bit unusual indeed. However, the automaker confirms that it is coming. The Hybrid...