Study Says Convertible Buyers Are Wealthy And Well Educated

There are a lot of stereotypes about convertible owners, just ask anyone that drives a Miata. Usually the assumptions are young, single, and lives in a warm climate. According to statistics from Experian Automotive, it turns out that drop-top drivers are older, well educated, and not always in the sun-belt. » 7/23/14 1:24pm 7/23/14 1:24pm

Retirees That Bought BMWs Are Not Happy

Today we asked "What Is The Best Car For A Retiree?" Certified financial planner, Wes Moss is the author of "You Can Retire Sooner Than You Think." He surveyed over 1300 retirees and found that BMW drivers are not as happy as Lexus drivers. » 7/21/14 12:08pm 7/21/14 12:08pm

"Generation Connected" Looks for New Ways to Buy a Car

We live in a hyper-connected age, this digital domain has radically altered both our social interactions and our consumer behavior . Online shopping has revolutionized retail, and is changing perceptions on how cars should be bought and sold. Consulting firm Capgemini completed a comprehensive study of what young… » 5/16/14 2:41pm 5/16/14 2:41pm

Women Quite Possibly Hate Your Stupid 'Sexy' Car

Stop stealing pens from your work to resell on Craigslist in hopes of funding that purchase of a sexy new car to attract women. Turns out, women give zero fucks about how "hot" your car is. » 4/22/14 10:20am 4/22/14 10:20am

Men Are Afraid Of Women Drivers

From the department of obvious things comes a poll indicating a third of men are afraid of their female partners' driving habits. The inquiry, completed by, even has a convenient top ten list of male complaints. » 7/21/10 3:30pm 7/21/10 3:30pm

Captain Obvious Of The Day: Teens Think They're Good Drivers, Like Loud…

A recent study by Erie Insurance points out a lot of factors that anyone under the age of 60 probably already knows. The insurance company conducted a study surveying 2,127 licensed teenage drivers and came to the shocking conclusion that teens like to talk on the phone, text message and listen to loud music while… » 5/01/08 4:40pm 5/01/08 4:40pm

Mounting Evidence Says Red Light Cameras Increase Accidents

Absentee policing is always a contentious issue. Those for it argue that red light cameras increase intersection safety and act as a deterrent to law breakers. Folks against them get the itchy, big-brother-is-watching feeling and then talk about due process. Well, that or they just blow the things to kingdom come. It… » 1/09/08 12:30pm 1/09/08 12:30pm

Traffic Jam Mystery Solved — Blame the Wave!

No, not the friendly hand wave, but the sporting event stadium wave. Mathematicians from the University of Exeter have solved the mystery of unaccountable traffic jams. You know, those traffic jams that involve no wrecked cars or other traffic-disrupting accidents, but are still capable of bringing traffic to a… » 12/21/07 3:45pm 12/21/07 3:45pm

Men More Likely to Relate to Their Cars, Study Says

A UK study entitled " The Secret Life Of Cars And What They Reveal About Us" claims that men are far more likely to view their vehicle as an extension of their own being than women do, and thus are generally more irked or threatened by damage to their autos. Men also tend to adopt a more relaxed posture behind the… » 7/16/07 10:30pm 7/16/07 10:30pm