Production drives and new vehicle models tend to create jobs, and Toyota is reportedly ready to join the party by year’s end at production facilities in Washtenaw County, Mich. The Detroit Free Press reports that Toyota is planning to hire 150 engineers, technicians, researchers and scientists, as well as an additional 100 jobs to bolster Read on! →


Most car dealerships, just as with many industries, are perfectly legitimate, but there a certain number of bad apples. However, those bad apples leave a bitter taste, as car dealership complaints took the top spot of common consumer gripes in an annual Consumer Federation of America survey. CFA survey routinely puts car dealership complaints at Read on! →


Few people would confuse a Ford F-150 pickup truck with a Ferrari. But Ford sued Ferrari for trademark infringement when the exotic car maker named its latest Formula 1 race car the F150. Ferrari dismissed Ford’s lawsuit at first but eventually compromised by tweaking the name. Ford sues to protect the F-150 brand When Ferrari Read on! →


A little bit of rust on your car may seem like just a cosmetic issue, but rust can be a much bigger problem. Rust on a vehicle can eat away at the components, the structure and the safety. If you do have rust in or on your car, the best way to handle it is Read on! →


Honda is looking to punch up sales for its small crossover, the Crosstour. The Accord-based crossover is getting a four-cylinder engine for the next model year. Crosstour sales need punching up Honda is looking to punch up sales of the Crosstour crossover utility vehicle (CUV). According to AutoBlog, only 16,679 of them were sold between Read on! →


The latest Saab bankruptcy filing makes the demise of the company all but certain. The company will not honor any warranties, but General Motors has agreed to honor Saab warranties in the U.S. Yet another Saab bankruptcy Every few years, Swedish auto firm Saab looks to be down for the count, but the latest bankruptcy Read on! →


Regenerative braking technology, where kinetic energy of a vehicle in motion is transferred back into on-board electric systems, has been used in public trains for some time and in race cars somewhat more recently. Nissan Motor Co. has plans to bring regenerative braking to its Japanese Serena S-Hybrid minivan in order to squeeze out extra Read on! →


How a motorist acts at a traffic stop can help avoid or minimize the impact of a traffic ticket. But if a ticket was issued, and you feel it was unfairly imposed, then you may want to go to traffic court and challenge it. Following the tips below may help you to achieve the best Read on! →


Luxury car-maker BMW AG recently reported that it sold more than 21,000 units in the U.S. last month. However, according to the Wall Street Journal, those numbers may have been inflated. BMW sales spike According to the financial new agency, BMW is in stiff competition with Mercedes to be the top-selling luxury automaker in the Read on! →


The Evanta Motor Company, an English company, makes a full-size Aston Martin DBR1 “model,” just like a child’s glue-together model, except it’s the size of an actual car. One example is heading to auction at Goodwood, but they are for sale to regular customers. 1-to-1 size Aston Martin DBR1 model The Aston Martin DBR1 was, Read on! →