Automotive news for the week of May 18, 2007.
It seems like car enthusiasts and many non-enthusiasts are able to define the different eras of their lives by what car they owned, had in their family or were around most often at that time.
It may seem hard to believe, but arguably the most important parts on your vehicle in terms of efficiency, safety and performance are the tires. Even though the amount of each tire’s surface touching the ground at any given time is relatively tiny, those four contact patches, as they are known, have the final say […]
Lost in all the recent hub-bub of General Motors losing the title of world’s biggest automaker to Toyota is the fact that GM seems, albeit ever so slowly, to be turning the ship around.
If something is really popular, it should be really good, right? With that in mind, the Scion tC, the lone two-door offering from Toyota’s youth brand and the car whose picture is probably next to the definition of “ubiquitous” in the dictionary, should be one of the best cars in history, right? Well, not exactly, […]
Question: Would you support the idea of the government licensing anyone aged 16 or older and in good physical health to not just own a firearm, but to carry it around loaded in his hand with the safety off just about everywhere, including in front of schools, malls and bustling city centers?
Despite tax credits dwindling with sales, and the state of California reaching its limit for carpool exemption stickers to distribute, automotive industry experts say sales of hybrid electric vehicles like the Toyota Prius show no signs of slowing down. If anything, hybrids are poised to evolve into even more efficient and even more mainstream vehicles […]
It’s one thing to watch big-league auto racing on TV; it’s an entirely different thing to experience the sport’s attention-grabbing sights, sounds and smells in person. For the past 33 years, the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach has brought some of the world’s fastest cars and drivers to the streets of the seaside city.
Automotive news for the week of April 13, 2007.
Oil is the lifeblood of your car and, like blood in humans or animals, an awful lot of people prefer to avoid getting it on their person.