Travolta’s Stolen Mercedes Recovered…in Eight Pieces!

John Travolta’s nightmare has finally ended. The boys in blue have found his stolen 1970 Mercedes 280 SL conveniently chopped up into eight easy to transport pieces. The actor, most-well known for his starring role in “Look Who’s Talking,” his generation’s greatest talking baby movie, lost his German-made car last September after he had parked […]

Though Below 4th Quarter Estimates, Ford Looking Good

Ford Motor Co.’s fourth-quarter profit missed the mark set by analysts due to the poor performance of its overseas operations. Conversely, the American automaker enjoyed its largest annual profit in 14 years as a result of a single-time tax gain. The automaker reported a quarterly net income of $13.6 billion, a sharp increase from the […]

Chevy Camaro ZL1 vs Shelby GT500 – ZL1 Faster?

Camaro Chief Engineer Al Oppenheiser recently told a gathering of auto-journalists that according to simulations that he and his team have run, the 2012 Chevy Camaro ZL1 will outperform the 2013 Ford Shelby Mustang GT500. Oppenheiser said, “We’ve done simulations. We predict that the ZL1 will be quicker to 60 than the GT500… We ran […]

Forbes: Top New-Car Deals First Month of 2012

Forbes magazine is a publication that knows something about making money. It also knows something about keeping money, part of which includes being money-wise. To this end, the magazine has released another one of the lists, the list of the top-new car deals for January, 2012. The list’s top subcompact is the 2012 Ford Fiesta […]

2012 Hyundai Elantra: North American Car Of The Year

For the second year running, a fuel-efficient vehicle has been awarded the North American Car of the Year title. However, unlike last year, when the mostly electrically-powered car Chevy Volt (has just a 9 gallon fuel tank) won the honors, this year’s winner, the Hyundai Elantra is powered by a gasoline engine. Though the South […]

9 New Lexus Models For 2012!

Toyota has an ambitious campaign to lift Lexus, its luxury brand, to the top of the luxury auto market by releasing nine new or majorly updated Lexus models this year. Most likely, the biggest update is the automaker’s plan to leave behind the hybrid drivetrains that had been in standard models such as the Lexus […]

Mercedes Version of The Prius? (E-Class Hybrids)

Typically a gas-guzzling luxury car maker, Mercedes-Benz has unveiled the diesel and gasoline models of the E-class hybrid at the Detroit Auto Show this week.  The diesel version is expected to debut in Europe, where prices are still lower than gasoline, while the gasoline version will show up first in the U.S. and Asia.  Mileage […]

Monitor Your MINI Cooper’s Performance With New iPhone App

MINI Cooper has released an iPhone app giving owners of their popular, stylish automobiles the ability to track their vehicles’ performance. The Driver Excitement App turns iPhones into virtual dashboards tracking engine temperature, engine output, fuel levels, weather conditions, braking conditions and power. One of the app’s most noteworthy, and probably most sought after, features […]

GM, Ford Dominate Domestic Auto Sales

General Motors and Ford finished a strong 2011 with nine of the top 10-selling Detroit automakers’ vehicles. GM earned five of the top spots, while Ford ended the year with four. Both of the top spots, the Ford F-Series at one and the Chevrolet Silverado at two, were occupied by pickup trucks. In total, more […]

Toyota Camry Consumer Report’s Best Family Sedan

Consumer Reports has chosen the 2012 Toyota Camry Hybrid as its best family sedan. The decision is based on several practical points instead of styling and trim packages. ”The 2012 Camry has a nicer interior, more responsive handling, and better fuel economy than previous models,” Consumer Reports said in a statement. The 38 mpg was […]