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What Are Brake Pads?

Brake pads are an essential part of a vehicle. They absorb the frictional force that help stop a car. Each time a person brakes, the pedal triggers a hydraulic line that pinches the calipers against the rotors of the tires of the car. The brake pads, found in the middle of the calipers and the...

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Is There a Link Between Car Color and Accidents?

In December 2003 researchers from the University of Auckland in New Zealand discovered that certain car colors were more predisposed to being involved in accidents. The study, which was published in the British Medical Journal in December 2003, showed that between the year 1988 and 1999 there...

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Nhtsa Investigates Ford for Pedal Entrapment

The NHTSA has launched an investigation into reports of pedal entrapment in Ford Fusion and Mercury Milan models.  The NHTSA has received several complaints and has verified three instances of pedal entrapment, which could lead to unintended acceleration.  No accidents have been reported...

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What Are the 10 Highest Ranked Car Manufacturers in Initial Quality?

According to J.D. Power and Associates, the 10 automakers who ranked highest in initial quality are listed below, along with the number of defects reported per 100 vehicles:1) Porsche (83)2) Acura (86)3) Mercedes Benz (87)4) Lexus (88)5) Ford (93)6) Honda (95)7) Hyundai (102)8) Lincoln (106)9)...

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Toyota Recalls More Vehicles, This Time for Engine Problems

Toyota has announced the recall of some 270,000 Toyota and Lexus models worldwide, to address faulty engine components that could lead to the engige stalling as the car is being driven.  The recall affects vehicles equipped with the 3.5 liter V6 engine and the 4.6 liter V8 engine, and includes...

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Lexus Recall Affects 17,000 Hs 250h Vehicles

Lexus recall affects 17,000 2010 model year Lexus HS 250h vehicles due to safety concerns.  Mark Templin, Lexus Group Vice President and General Manager, issued a statement on June 25, 2010 in reference to the Noncompliance Information Report filed with the National Highway Traffic Safety...

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Are These the Top 10 Car Songs?

The listeners of AOL Radio have voted these as the top ten car songs of all time.

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What Is the Cost of a Chevy Volt Charging Station?

If you have a Chevy Volt on order, and you didn't qualify for the free Volt charging station tax credit, Chevrolet has announced pricing for the SPX 240V.

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Five Reasons Why Cars Beat Motorcycles

If you like bikes but love cars, or if you love cars and think bikes are deathtraps ridden by potential organ donors, you probably didn't agree with our piece on why bikes are cooler than cars. Here's the counterpoint, listing five reasons why cars are better than bikes: 1) Bikes aren't much fun...

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Hagerty Hot List Shows Future Collectible Cars

Hagerty Insurance provides coverage to car collectors across the United States. Every year, the company publishes their "Hot List", showing new models they feel will appreciate in value over the coming years (or decades). Some are reasonably priced and well within reach of almost anyone; others...