Know Your Rights as a Rideshare Passenger

Allowing a total stranger to take you from place to place is something millions of Americans do each day. Most feel there are laws and regulations in place to protect them, and indeed there are some laws that protect them in some respects, but there exist other areas where they aren’t actually protected by law.

Taking action, giving back: 3 stories from the pandemic

Maine dealers transform their Toyota lot into a graduation stage. A Hyundai store adds a drive-through food pantry. And a Honda employee recycles a bus shelter to fight hunger. How creativity and quick action amid the pandemic are making a big impact on communities. Click to watch the video: 3 Automotive Workers Give Back in Different Ways  

Ford CEO Jim Hackett stepping down

Chief Operating Officer Jim Farley will take the helm of the U.S. automaker on Oct. 1. Jim Hackett, the chief executive and president of Ford Motor Co., unexpectedly announced his retirement on Tuesday. Hackett, 65, will be succeeded by Chief Operating Officer Jim Farley, 58, effective Oct. 1, according to a company release. “I love Ford

Sleeping In The Car: Ultimate Guide

So you’re planning your great American road trip and want to know how to sleep in a car? Perfect! Whether traveling with or without a destination, an automobile is a great multifaceted tool that can double as a reliable form of shelter. So long as you find a legal and safe place to park, the

How To Start a Car That Has Been Sitting For 1 Year

So you’ve dug into your garage, thrown away the stacks of outdated automotive magazines, found the dusty carcass of your old car, and decided it’s time to revive your baby? An excellent thought as now’s the perfect time to start a long-dead car. Sitting cars can suffer from a variety of maladies, including stale gas,

This $3.5 Million Shelby GT350R Prototype Just Became The World’s Most Expensive Mustang

Ford Mustang Shelby GT350R prototype known as “R5002” sold for a staggering $3.5 million over the weekend, beating out the $3.4 million original “Bullitt” to become the most expensive Mustang ever sold. This car was Shelby’s competition prototype, designed to transform the Mustang’s image from a pedestrian, mass-market car to a race-bred marque. It was the first Shelby Mustang

4 Tips for Success During Your Auto Mechanic Apprenticeship

Securing an auto mechanic apprenticeship is a fantastic accomplishment. It’s a chance for aspiring mechanics like you to hone their skills and learn from the best in the business. It can also lead to great job opportunities and provide you with valuable industry connections. It is important to do a great job while apprenticing, because

Junkyard Gem: 1991 Ford Festiva with 317K miles

Most cars that make it to astoundingly high mileage figures tend to fall into one of two categories: engineering masterpieces that ended up being hard to kill (and got a lifetime of at least the most important maintenance items) or machines that inspired unquestioning love from owners willing to keep opening their wallets for decades

California shakes up auto industry, says all vans and trucks must be electric by 2024

California regulators have approved new rules that would see a massive shift from conventional gas and diesel trucks and vans to ones powered by batteries and zero-emission hydrogen fuel cells. The first-of-their-kind guidelines, which take effect in 2024, cover a broad range of truck segments, from medium-duty models up to the “big rigs” that move