November 2013 Archives

11 hottest cars of the LA Auto Show

Posted by Rhuaridh Marr
November 24, 2013 6:47 PM |
It's that time of year again. The holidays are beckoning, Black Friday is looming, cold weather is slowly encroaching and the world's car manufacturers have brought their freshest faces to Los Angeles for the annual LA Auto Show. It was an intense couple of days, with numerous launches, several exciting announcements and some truly incredible concepts offering a glimpse into ... [Read]

At last count, there were in excess of 250 million registered vehicles on U.S. roads. Of those many millions, 172,500 gas-powered cars were destroyed by fire last year. That equates to one in every 1,450. Between 2006 and 2010, a gas-powered car had a fire-related incident every three-and-a-half minutes, with those fires killing four people per week. Why am ... [Read]

Okay, I'm just going to say it: I hate the Prius. I know, I know -- it's the poster-child for green motoring and a status symbol for the thousands of owners who drive one. Those two features, though, are precisely why I hate it. I commend Toyota for their hybrid technology -- it's smooth, efficient and it works reliably. In ... [Read]