Advocacy Group Says That Fuel Economy Is America's #1 Criteria When Shopping For A New Car


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When you're looking for a new car, there are lots of factors to consider: how the car looks, how comfortable the ride is, its high-tech amenities, the number of cup-holders. But according to a new study from the American Chemistry Council, the thing at the top of most shopper's must-have list is good fuel-economy. DON'...Read more

Chicago Tweaks Red-Light Camera Rules, Issues $7.7 Million In New Fines


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No one likes red-light cameras. It's not just that they're automated, soulless hall monitors. It's not just that they're operated by semi-sleazy third parties that keep a big chunk of ticket revenue. It's also the fact that they seem like desperate ploys for cash. How much cash? In Chicago, Illinois, the answer is: a l...Read more

Porsche Is First In Line As Vatican Begins Renting Out Sistine Chapel For Parties


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The Vatican Museum is a mixed bag. On the one hand, the art is amazing. On the other, it's crowded, it's confusing, and you have to sprint through the place to see everything. READ: Lawsuits: Ignition-Related Recalls Cut GM Cars' Trade-In Value Also annoying: you can't take photos of the most celebrated part of the mus...Read more

Honda Accused Of Under-Reporting Takata Airbag Failures


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In the early part of this century, Japanese supplier Takata manufactured some faulty airbags. The propellant associated with those airbags caused several of the devices to rupture upon deployment, spraying the interior of vehicles with shrapnel, resulting in at least three deaths in the U.S. alone. More than 12 mi...Read more

Chrysler Recalls Chrysler 300; Dodge Challenger, Charger, Durango; Jeep Grand Cherokee, Wrangler


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Earlier today, Chrysler issued two unrelated recalls affecting late-model Chrysler, Dodge, and Jeep vehicles. Taken together, the recalls affect more than 900,000 owners worldwide. READ: Lawsuits: Ignition-Related Recalls Cut GM Cars' Trade-In Value RECALL #1: 2011-2014 Chrysler 300, Dodge Charger,...Read more