Ethanol absorbs water, can be corrosive, acts as a solvent and varies in its amount in gas
Popular gasoline additive helps protect pistons and boost power output.
First came ABS (anti-lock braking system), followed a few years later by ESC (Electronic Stability Control). Both are now mandatory equipment on all new cars
Ford engineers are working on ways to help the driver stay focused in busy situations by using the sensing systems of driver-assist technologies already available
Safety improvements yield bigger, more bulbous Indy racers.
Chevy, Lotus join competition for 2012 season
Nissan is backing the most radical vehicle of the race, the DeltaWing.
With all the new airbag refinements to protect drivers and passengers, Volvo has gone further with a bag for pedestrians.
Despite all the doom, gloom and talk of darker days ahead for the struggling auto industry, the North American International Auto Show was positively electric.