Halloween Is A Scary Day To Be On The Road

Halloween Is A Scary Day To Be On The Road

Published Oct 28th, 2014 By Erin Marquis

Halloween is all about making fun out of the frightening. Ghosts, vampires and ghouls prowl the night, but the real fear factors can be found on the roads. Whether you're a pedestrian or a motorist, Halloween is consiste......

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Aging, Obese Crash Test Dummies In Development To Replicate US Population

Aging, Obese Crash Test Dummies In Development To Replicate US Population

Published Oct 28th, 2014 By Autoblog Staff

America's well-publicized weight problem and aging population of baby boomers is collaborating to bring about a change in the humble crash test dummy, as automakers and safety regulators are attempting to build vehicles ......

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Gas Prices Tumble To Lowest Level In Nearly 4 Years

Gas Prices Tumble To Lowest Level In Nearly 4 Years

Published Oct 27th, 2014 By AOL Autos Staff

AAA's predictions of cheap gas for the coming fall season are already being realized. Gas prices across the country are dipping to the lowest levels seen in almost four years.The average price of a gallon of regular unle......

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Street-Legal Batmobile Is Ultimate Expression Of Super Fan's Passion

Street-Legal Batmobile Is Ultimate Expression Of Super Fan's Passion

Published Oct 27th, 2014 By AOL Autos Staff

The residents of Sydney, Australia can sleep soundly knowing a Batmobile is prowling the streets.Well, not quite. The street-legal Batmobile was built by super fan Zac Mihajlovic, who spent two years constructing an exac......

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Classic Car Collection Up For Sale

Classic Car Collection Up For Sale

Published Oct 24th, 2014 By AOL Autos Staff

video platformvideo managementvideo solutionsvideo playerA family in Henry Ford's hometown of Dearborn, Michigan are selling an incredible collection of classic cars this weekend, many in mint condition and still with th......

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Motorists Losing Right To See Automated License-Plate Reader Data

Motorists Losing Right To See Automated License-Plate Reader Data

Published Oct 24th, 2014 By Pete Bigelow

Law enforcement agencies know a lot about the whereabouts and daily habits of millions of American motorists through the use of automated license-plate readers.Motorists, on the other hand, don't know much about the reco......

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Our Favorite Family Haulers For Holiday Road Trips

Our Favorite Family Haulers For Holiday Road Trips

Published Oct 23rd, 2014 By Erin Marquis

Go over the river and through the wood to Grandma's house in style, safety and comfort with these excellent family SUVs. ...

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Best New Car Finance Deals Of The Month

Best New Car Finance Deals Of The Month

Published Oct 23rd, 2014 By Jeremy Korzeniewski

We bring you the best new car deals from top automakers every month. Check out the latest offers, incentives and rebates available at your local dealer....

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Texas Guardrail Manufacturer Found Guilty Of Defrauding Federal Government

Texas Guardrail Manufacturer Found Guilty Of Defrauding Federal Government

Published Oct 23rd, 2014 By Autoblog Staff

The ongoing safety fight over a specific type of guardrail end terminals has reached its first of perhaps many verdicts. Trinity Industries, makers of the ET-Plus, has been found guilty of defrauding the federal governme......

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Air Bag Recall Warning Expanded To 7.8 Million Vehicles

Air Bag Recall Warning Expanded To 7.8 Million Vehicles

Published Oct 22nd, 2014 By AOL Autos Staff

The U.S. government is telling 3 million more car owners to get their air bags repaired immediately, but its message has generated some confusion about which cars are actually affected.The government's auto safety agency......

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Takata Air Bag Recall List

Takata Air Bag Recall List

Published Oct 22nd, 2014 By AOL Autos Staff

The already record-breaking rate of automotive recalls this year shows no signs of slowing down, especially since millions of cars with defective airbags made by global supplier Takata are under ongoing scrutiny. The fe......

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General Motors Recall List

General Motors Recall List

Published Oct 22nd, 2014 By AOL Autos Staff

It seems General Motors can't go more than a few weeks without issuing a major recall. Since the initial ignition lock recall on February 10, over 25 million vehicles have been recalled for defects.We used the National H......

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Takata Airbag Victim Looked Like She Had Been Stabbed

Takata Airbag Victim Looked Like She Had Been Stabbed

Published Oct 21st, 2014 By AOL Autos Staff

A Florida woman involved in a fatal car crash was injured so badly by her malfunctioning Takata airbag that police originally believed she was the victim of homicide.Hien Tran died in intensive care a month after turning......

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Translogic 161: Detroit Bike Culture Explored

Translogic 161: Detroit Bike Culture Explored

Published Oct 21st, 2014 By Autoblog Staff

Detroit is known as the Motor City due to its rich automotive history and deep affinity for cars. So, what are all these people-powered, two-wheeled wonders doing everywhere?Bike culture has taken over Detroit, from grou......

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Teens Need Parent Involvement To Stay Safe While Driving

Teens Need Parent Involvement To Stay Safe While Driving

Published Oct 21st, 2014 By Erin Marquis

Every few months it seems that there is another push geared towards young people to drive safer. Viral ads show the devastating affects of distracted driving and reminders that #ItCanWait are pushed on social media in th......

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Activist Citizen Pulls Over Cop, Issues A Warning

Activist Citizen Pulls Over Cop, Issues A Warning

Published Oct 21st, 2014 By Erin Marquis

In a classic tale of the hunter becoming the hunted, a police officer in Washington was recently pulled over and asked for I.D. by a concerned citizen.Gavin Seim, who describes himself as a liberty activist and who ran f......

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NHTSA Urges Owners Of Recalled Takata Airbag Vehicles To Take Immediate Action

NHTSA Urges Owners Of Recalled Takata Airbag Vehicles To Take Immediate Action

Published Oct 20th, 2014 By Autoblog Staff

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and the Department of Transportation are taking the unusual step of issuing a followup press release urging owners of certain recalled vehicles "to act immediately" to f......

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1 In 5 Vehicles Has Been Recalled This Year

1 In 5 Vehicles Has Been Recalled This Year

Published Oct 20th, 2014 By Autoblog Staff

This year may forever be known as the year of the recalls. General Motors has been the biggest culprit, with over 70 recalls to date, but there have been plenty of other notable recalls competing for our attention.Now, C......

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Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder Hasn't Yet Signed Anti-Tesla Legislation

Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder Hasn't Yet Signed Anti-Tesla Legislation

Published Oct 17th, 2014 By Pete Bigelow

The nation's auto dealers are taking their fight against Tesla and its direct method of selling cars to consumers to the symbolic heart of the auto industry. In Michigan, a bill that would entrench the existing dealer ne......

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Chrysler Recalling Nearly 907,000 Cars, SUVs

Chrysler Recalling Nearly 907,000 Cars, SUVs

Published Oct 17th, 2014 By Associated Press

Nearly 907,000 Chrysler, Dodge and Jeep SUVs and cars are being recalled for alternators that can fail and heated power mirror wiring that can short and cause minor fires.The recalls, posted Thursday by U.S. safety regul......

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