Kia has announced it is taking the redesigned Cee’d compact hatchback to the Geneva Motor Show. A new Cee’d for Europe likely means that a new Forte is coming down the pike for Yankees. Rebranding based on place Many car makers sell cars in the United States under different names than they have overseas. There Read on! →


Honda Motor Co. has announced that it will increase production at its Honda Manufacturing of Indiana plan in the city of Greensburg by 25 percent, or 50,000 units. Reports indicate that the plant, which currently employs 2,000 people, will be the first to produce the latest incarnation of the Honda Civic Hybrid by early 2013. Read on! →


Decades ago, international budget car brand Datsun was killed off by corporate parent Nissan. Datsun was the name Nissans were sold under internationally. Nissan has just announced that Datsun is back and will be sold in “emerging markets.” The return of the prodigal eco-box For decades, Nissan sold cars internationally under the Datsun brand name, Read on! →


About a decade ago, Chevrolet launched the Avalanche, a half-truck, half-SUV that created a segment all its own: family haulers that doubled as utility vehicles. GM is pulling the plug on the model but is giving it a send-off with a Black Diamond trim. Created a craze Around the turn of the century, Chevrolet launched Read on! →


There is nothing like the desperation that comes with a car that will not start. It causes some to panic and others become so angry that The Incredible Hulk would hide. However, when it comes to an automotive problem, the first thing to do is always stay calm. There is a science to how cars Read on! →


Since the price of gas has been shooting up, car buying habits among Americans have changed accordingly. However, American consumers are not buying as many green cars such as hybrids and electric cars as they are compact and subcompact cars that sip the gas tank. Almost 60 percent of Americans don’t love the Leaf A Read on! →


Tuesday Fisker unveiled its new Surf hybrid wagon, the latest addition to the Karma line, at the Frankfurt auto show. The car appeals to environmentally conscious drivers with families. It offers a stylish yet family-friendly design. The company’s new flying brake The Surf is the new “flying brake” incarnation of Fisker’s 2010 range-extended electric vehicle, Read on! →


Gasoline contaminated with water can ruin your fuel injectors. At about $150 each to replace, that can add up fast for a six or eight cylinder engine. While occurrences are rare, it happens, and it can be a very difficult thing to prove. Car wouldn’t start Last week, Trinity, Ala., resident Celestra Gordon stopped to Read on! →


Exclusive is one thing, but the U.S.-based luxury automaker Mosler is taking the concept to extremes. The company reports that it will be making a very limited run of its 2012 MT900 SP supercars. In fact, make that supercar. That’s right. The automaker will be assembling only one of its new model this year. One Read on! →


In the early 1960s, Ferrari ruled the roost. Ferrari’s cars were as desirable as they were successful at racing. The company and its founder, Enzo Ferrari, also had a habit of rubbing people the wrong way. In the year 1962, several different parties set out with the single purpose of giving Enzo and the Prancing Read on! →