• For those who can afford it, new car bargains abound

    $4,196 per vehicle, that's the average amount that new Chrysler car buyers can potentially save in manufacturer rebates.A recent report by Edmunds.com estimates that the average rebate for new cars last month was $2,714. "Automakers need to clear out leftover inventory from the 2008 model year, and that effort is boosting

    Was Obama correct about hybrid car drivers?

    In an attempt to pass his economic stimulus package President Obama was recently quoted as saying, "I don’t care if you are driving in a hybrid or an SUV, if you are driving toward a cliff you’ve got to change directions."It could be construed that his statement was meant to

    Can hybrid or electric cars explode?

    Yesterday the internet was abuzz with the news that a Lexus Hybrid SUV malfunctioned and exploded.The tragic news turned out to be incorrect. The Lexus SUV did explode, but not because of a malfunction, but because of a bomb that severely injured Dr. Trent Pierce of West Memphis, Arkansas.But some

    A day in the life with a Toyota Prius

    Don't get me wrong.I love cars and I love reading about them, but all too often I find the car reviews about a million miles from useful, relevant, and meaningful to my life.All too often the car companies roll out their cars for the herds of automotive journalist

    Internet car bargain of the week

     Do you have about 1.9 million dollars of crazy money that you need to blow on something today.Last year Lamborghini rolled out a handful of these Reventons for the super rich who just have to impress their neighbors with the "best" and "most expensive"  Lamborghini ever produced. 1969

    What cars are hot and what cars are not

    By now you've probably heard of deep discounts and screaming deals car deals from your local newspaper or television station.But what cars are really selling and which ones are not so hot?Peter West is a long time car buyer for AAA Colorado Auto Source. He considers himself a Automotive Therapist,

    Top 5 Cars For Athletes

    With the Summer Olympics just around the corner, I have spent a long painstaking year investigating all the best possible cars for athletes. I have taken hundreds of cars from all the big manufactures and subjected them to a scientific battery of tests specifically designed for your needs. For instance I

    The Most Dangerous Weapon you’ll ever own

    I recall it like it was yesterday.It's hard to believe that it was almost 30-years-ago that I was sitting in my High School Physics class answering a pretty random question the teacher posed.He simply asked, "What's the most dangerous weapon you'll ever own?"Hands shot up and answers streamed in."A huge hunting knife," one

    SRPO (Self Righteous Prius Owner)

    A friend of mine recently sent me THIS link to a story entitled "Toyota Prius proves a gas guzzler in a race with the BMW 520d" from an English Newspaper where two automotive reporters test drove a Prius and a large BMW to Geneva, And guess what? The BMW was not only

    Companies that just don’t “Get It”

    Yesterday I called Home Depot to check on the status of a rebate for some new appliances that we had purchased at Christmas. I got the typical automated operator. After wading through about 7 levels of automated telephone hell I got to the rebate option, hit number 4, and got

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