| Mar 27, 2012
For years, the electric vehicle industry has been eager to build a better electric car battery: one that extends range while having a longer overall life, is affordable, quick-charging and safe.
Now Envia Systems, a start-up based in Newark, Calif.,...
| Sep 2, 2011
| 2:21 AM
REPUBLIC, Mo. -- Plenty of technology is available to make older people look and feel younger. One car company is trying to make young people feel older. It's part of an effort to make better cars.
Ford Motor Company created the Third Age Suit. The...
| May 17, 2011
| 1:12 PM
Quick: Name the 10 greatest cars of all time.
The Ferrari GTB/GTS series of the 1970s and '80s? The 1974-88 Lamborghini Countach?
No, no — too unattainable. I'm talking about cars real people could own.
The 1964-and-a-half Mustang? The 1968...
| Oct 27, 2011
| 7:29 AM
TrueCar.com guarantees a no-haggling, online car-purchase experience, with hundreds of dealers signed up across South Florida. The site also offers significant savings off South Florida MSRP prices.
How does it work? Find the car and discounted price you...
| Aug 19, 2012
| 5:42 PM
It's a thrill that never fades for some drivers: the desire to get behind the wheel of a classic car.
"It's almost like fulfilling a dream," explains John Hoekstra, owner of GR Auto Gallery, located in Kentwood.
On Sunday, Fox 17 got a sneak peek...
| Jul 24, 2009
| 6:54 AM
(WGN-AM)- After two decades and 126,000 miles, John and Susan Musinski's 1990 Ford Econoline has made its final run.
Belching black smoke and rusting from the wheels up, the once-rockin' van -- replete with curtains, a TV and even a CB radio -- made...
| Jun 17, 2008
| 11:08 AM
While car dealerships have been offering discounts on big pickups and sport utility vehicles for a while, they've recently started to show rebates on smaller rides. A leading source of automotive cost analysis, IntelliChoice.com, announced its "Best Deals...
| Apr 14, 2008
As you cruise car shows in the greater Los Angeles area, you might notice that muscle cars from the 1970s are increasing in popularity. Phil Skinner, editor of Kelley Blue Book's "Early Model Values Guide," agrees. He's the sort who would rather spend...
| Apr 7, 2008
Big cash rebates on for vehicles with poor gas mileage seems to be a theme in April for Southern California, with 11 vehicles sporting over $5,000 in rebates. The list is dominated by Chrysler, which offers hefty cash-back incentives on some of the...
| May 10, 2009
Do you own an orphan?
Plenty of us do, and even more of us will. "Orphan" is the term used in the auto industry for vehicles that are no longer supported by an active dealer network. We've seen orphans before — Oldsmobile and Plymouth, for instance...
| Jul 29, 2009
| 4:32 PM
Earlier this week, online stories started popping up declaring that Ford was dropping its Explorer Sport Trac pickup and Mercury Mountaineer SUV. Theoretically, when the next-generation Explorer moves to a crossover platform instead of an SUV platform,...