New Car Vs. Used Car – Which is More Cost Effective?

For many people, their car is an extension of their ego, but the fact is that the primary function of a vehicle is to provide transportation. And in these days of economic turmoil, securing transportation for the smallest possible cost seems like a good bet. But what does that...
Posted On 17 Nov 2009

8 Common Myths, Hoaxes and Truths About Car Care Explained

If you listen long enough, you’ll hear a lot of things about how you should drive and take care of your car. But if you stop and think about it for a second, do you really trust the people who are giving you this automotive advice? Are they the same folks who told you to...
Posted On 04 Nov 2009

Eco-Cycles: Hey, There’s a Battery Where My Motor Should Be

Green is in. No matter where you turn you can’t get away from eco this and environmentally friendly that. But this is a good thing, right? We all know we need to do our part when it comes to keeping our planet around for the long haul. But what if you are into vintage...
Posted On 17 Sep 2009

Spied: Mercedes SLS Gullwing AMG Supercar

Here’s the coincidence of the year: 40 plus auto journalists (me included), are staying in The Clement hotel on Cannery Row in Monterey, CA last week for the Mazda event. And a parade of test mules (production cars disguised so you can’t see the final design), just...
Posted On 25 Aug 2009

Test Drive: Mazda Speed3

So I got to spend last week out at Laguna Seca raceway in Monterey test driving the full line of Mazda vehicles. Got to push the MX-5 (formerly known as the Miata), and the RX-8 on a road course… that review coming tomorrow… and got to take the Speed3 for a few spins...
Posted On 24 Aug 2009

A Little Zoom Zoom at Laguna Seca

I’m heading out to Cali to test drive some Mazdas at Laguna Seca. So expect late posts, since I’ll be in the air all day. But, as always, I’ll be tweeting from the airports, hotel, cocktail parties and raceway, so make sure to follow me at...
Posted On 17 Aug 2009

Italian Supermodel + Rocket Science + ZR1 = Stile Bertone Mantide Supercar

Before I drool all over this wet dream on wheels, I’ve got to get three things that piss me off about Stile Bertone’s new Supercar off my chest: 1. They named a car this sexy, this powerful, the “Mantide.” Try telling your buddies you wish you could have a...
Posted On 23 Apr 2009

The Ford Fairy is Granting Mustang Wishes

As part of the promotional push surrounding the release of the new 2010 Mustang, Ford is granting enthusiasts their Mustang Wish as part of their “The ’10 Unleashed” campaign. Submit your dream in 250 words or less to www.the2010mustang.com before Aug 15th, and...
Posted On 15 Apr 2009

2009 Mosler MT900 GTR XX to Tear Up US Roads

Supercar manufacturer, Mosler Automotive, just announced the release of their 20th anniversary model, the MT900 GTR XX. Available only in Europe right now, it’s awaiting certification to start tearing up the asphalt here in the states. And the car is built to do some...
Posted On 13 Apr 2009

Project PUMA – GM and Segway Attempt to Redefine Transportation

Looking to the future, where autonomous vehicles would drive themselves while you shave, text and surf the Interwebs (basically everything you do now, except steer and work the pedals), GM and Segway are collaborating on a new mode of urban transportation they’ve dubbed...
Posted On 07 Apr 2009