Automotive News

New York Looks To Tax Cars Entering The City

New York Looks To Tax Cars Entering The City

Michael Bloomberg, the current mayor of New York City, is exploring a new idea that, in attempting to reduce pollution caused by hundreds of thousands of vehicles idling in traffic jams, would charge a fee for all vehicles that enter it.

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June 18, 2007
Car Safety: Too Much of a Good Thing?

Car Safety: Too Much of a Good Thing?

The Car Connection's Cargirl Kate McLeod wonders if drivers will accept the new active safety systems that are now appearing on luxury cars like the BMWs and Infinitis.The systems that are featured on the 2008 BMW 5-Series and the Infiniti M45 warn the driver with a beep, flashing lights, or vibrati

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June 18, 2007
Chevrolet Volt: Worthy Toyota Prius Challenger?

Chevrolet Volt: Worthy Toyota Prius Challenger?

If you intend to enter the hybrid market you better be prepared to go up against Toyota and its Prius.

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June 18, 2007
Why True Car Guys Can't Be Totally Objective

Why True Car Guys Can't Be Totally Objective

I call myself an "automotive journalist." Other people call me other things, but let's not go there right now.

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June 18, 2007
Automotive.com Car Blog Week in Review

Automotive.com Car Blog Week in Review

From test-driving the all-new GMC Sierra against the competition at the 2007 GMC Sierra/Chevrolet Silverado Truck Challenge to the world's upcoming least expensive car to Toyota's ever-changing hybrid plans, here's the latest from the autosphere:2007 GMC Sierra/Chevy Silverado Truck Challenge: Intro

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June 16, 2007
Jaguar and Land Rover Look To Follow Aston Martin's Tires

Jaguar and Land Rover Look To Follow Aston Martin's Tires

Ford may deny it or have no comment, but Telegraph reports that the troubled American automaker is getting set to unload Jaguar and Land Rover.Ford purchased Jaguar in 1989 and acquired Land Rover in 2000.

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June 15, 2007
Volkswagen Golf GT Sport Wins At Barcelona Motor Show

Volkswagen Golf GT Sport Wins At Barcelona Motor Show

Wolfsburg / Barcelona - The Golf GT Sport with TSI engine and dual clutch transmission (DSG) was honored with "Barcelona International Motor Show Award 2007."In May, the TSI engines brought home to Wolfsburg the "Engine of the Year Award" for their class.More than 100 automotive

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June 15, 2007
Chevrolet Volt: The Name Game

Chevrolet Volt: The Name Game

Chevrolet (and corporate parent GM) made waves at the 2007 Detroit Auto Show by unveiling a new series-hybrid concept car, the Chevrolet Volt.No, wait, scratch that.

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June 15, 2007
Toyota's Multiple Hybrid Plans

Toyota's Multiple Hybrid Plans

Toyota has been committed to hybrid vehicles for a while and its consistency with that commitment has brought it a lot of kudos and a lot of money.

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June 15, 2007
Volkswagen's 'Junior' DARPA Urban Challenge Entree

Volkswagen's 'Junior' DARPA Urban Challenge Entree

AUBURN HILLS, Mich.

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June 15, 2007