By Allen Penticoff Contributor Our Future Energy, the complete series "Mr. Green Car," The Rock River Times I began this series with the intent to end up with an endorsement of nuclear power. However, I could not go directly to that…
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By Allen Penticoff Columnist I recently had the unpleasant experience of paying $2.39 per gallon for regular unleaded while filling up in the morning - only to return to the same pump in the afternoon with a different car to find that…
By Allen PenticoffColumnist Dreams do sometimes come true. It has long been a dream of my sailing friend Marc Holdwick to own an electric car. Marc is an electrical engineer from Arlington Heights, Illinois, so that desire should come!-->…
The Illinois Senate endorsed a measure Tuesday tightening car seat regulations in an effort the sponsor said will better protect children in the event of a collision.
A company investigation into Ranger inflators from the 2006 model year found test results showing that more inflators had ruptured or recorded high internal pressure readings.
Volkswagen paid huge government penalties in the U.S., but virtually nothing in Europe. Two things now seem clear: Some very senior officials knew of the wrongdoing — and they’re not likely to face meaningful prison time.
Anyone who's driven across Illinois knows the state's transportation system is in desperate need of an upgrade, but the candidates for governor have different opinions on how to pay for it.
Fiat Chrysler announced it would increase profit-sharing to 40,000 union workers on an hourly wage in the United States to $5,500 each — up from $5,000 last year.
Both airlines and their passengers figure to benefit if the agreement means fewer travelers get stuck at airports.
New government data shows gas mileage for 2016 model year light-duty vehicles sold in the United States made smaller than expected gains in fuel economy over the last year.
The Illinois Environmental Protection Agency is partnering with the National Safety Council to promote awareness of vehicle recalls.
Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan is reminding residents of consumer protections when it comes to buying used cars.