Contact Us
Automotive

Automotive - Page 7

driving while using phone
iStockphoto
[

Have You Ever Surfed the Internet While Driving? — Survey of the Day

Texting while driving is so 2009. Thanks to the proliferation of smartphones, Web surfing is the new dangerous activity the young folks are engaging in while operating a motor vehicle.

Read More|Comment

Toyota Tacoma
M. Cerasoli, FLickr
[

Toyota Recalls 160,000 Tacoma Pickup Trucks

Toyota announced over the weekend that it plans to recall about 160,000 Tacoma mid-size pickup trucks due to an issue that could result in the spare tire falling off.

Read More|Comment

Category: Automotive, News, TSM Tags: ,
Tesla Model S
teslamotors.com
[

Tesla Model S Is the Motor Trend Car of the Year

The Tesla Model S has been named Motor Trend magazine’s 2013 Car of the Year, one of the most prestigious honors in the automotive industry. The Model S won by way of unanimous vote, after 11 discriminating judges test drove 25 other vehicles to compare those all-important technical aspects of four-wheeled travel like acceleration, brakes and suspension tuning.

Read More|Comment

Category: Automotive, News Tags: ,
Chrysler recall
Joe Raedle, Getty Images
[

Chrysler Recalls Nearly 745,000 Jeeps Due to Faulty Airbags

Chrysler recently announced that the company is recalling nearly 745,000 Jeep sport utility vehicles across the continental United States to repair an issue that could possibly lead to the involuntary deployment of the airbags.

Read More|Comment

Category: Automotive Tags: ,
glowing-road
Wired.com.UK
[

Glow-in-the-Dark Roads Will Be Here Soon

Everything awesome usually debuts in Europe first (except for football, Buffalo wings and Kate Upton). The latest innovation that Europeans will have long before Americans: glow-in-the-dark roads, which will debut in The Netherlands in mid-2013.

Read More|Comment

Category: Automotive, Weird News
Toyota Prius C
Toyota Motor Co.
[

What Are the Most Reliable Cars on the Road Today?

The latest automotive reliability survey from Consumer Reports came out this week, and Toyota leads the way. Ford, which had been rising in the ranks recently, fell back this year: it now ranks second-to-last among all auto manufacturers.

Read More|Comment

Category: Automotive, Money
car dealer
Photodisc
[

The Time Is Now for Getting Sweet Deals on Popular Cars — Dollars and Sense

It is that time of year again, the time of year when auto dealers are desperately trying to rid themselves of the previous year’s models still taking up space on their lots so that they can make room for the new and improved editions on their way in from the manufacturers.

This, of course, benefits the consumer because there is a lot more room to “move and shake” with dealers in hopes of getting a sweet deal on a new ride. However, not every discounted model from the previous year is a good buy.

Read More|Comment

car color
iStockphoto
[

What Are the Most Popular Car Colors in the World?

While white still remains the most popular car color in the world, the overall use of color is on the rise, according to recent industry statistics.

Read More|Comment

Category: Automotive
Parking Lot
Alex, Flickr
[

Man Reunited With Car Two Years After Forgetting Where He Parked It

Forgetting where you parked your car always gives you a sinking feeling. However, it may have been for the best that this German man lost track of where he'd left his vehicle in December of 2010...

Read More|Comment

Category: Automotive, Weird News Tags:
Toyota
Joe Raedle, Getty Images
[

Is Your Car One of the 7 Million Toyota Is Recalling?

Toyota Motor Corporation announced on Wednesday that it will recall more than seven million vehicles to fix a power window issue that the manufacturer says could present a risk for fire.

According to a press release issued by the Japanese automaker, the voluntary recall is to inspect and apply special fluorine grease to the driver’s-side Power Window Master Switch (everyone's favorite car part) because it may become “notchy” when operated.

Read More|Comment

Category: Automotive, News Tags:

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account with your Facebook account, just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing profile and VIP program points. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://wfnt.com using your Facebook account.

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

Register on Flint's News Talk quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a Member? Sign Up Here

Please solve this simple math problem to prove that you are a real person.

Register on Flint's News Talk quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!