General Motors has announced a recall for large vehicles, notably large passenger vans and SUVs, across several of its brands. The recall is due to late models having a manufacturing defect in the power steering system. Second SUV recall this month General Motors, according to AutoBlog, has just announced a recall of select models of Read on! →


Mercedes-Benz recently decided that its 33-year-old G-class was in need of a facelift. The 2013 Mercedes-Benz G-class needs to look its best for April’s Beijing Motor Show, and the German automaker wants to put its best grille forward when the military-grade consumer SUV goes on sale in Europe in June and by the end of Read on! →


BMW AG, the largest luxury automaker in the world, announced Monday that it will be recalling 1.3 million cars worldwide over a potentially faulty battery connector. The recall affects more than 367,000 cars in the U.S. BMW’s largest recall ever It is a large recall, even by industry standards, and the largest ever in BMW’s Read on! →


The Detroit Free Press reports that Norihiro Imai, a top executive with the automotive parts supplier Denso Corporation, has pleaded guilty and will serve a year and a day in prison for acts of pricing fixing. Imai has admitted to conspiring with other market representatives to fix prices and manipulate bids for automotive heating control Read on! →


Ally Financial Inc., which sopped up $17.2 billion in U.S. automotive bailout funds, needs to be cut up, says the U.S. Treasury. Automotive News reports the Treasury has recommended that auto finance company Ally be broken up and sold, preferably back to original owner General Motors. Bloomberg notes that this has much to do with 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! →


One of the first things the casual automotive fan might notice about the 2013 Ford Flex crossover is that the blue Ford oval is not immediately visible. The front and rear lift-gate advertise emphasize the make, rather than the model, a mark of the automaker’s brand research. Automotive News points out that Ford is in Read on! →


A slate of high-profile battery issues during testing by Consumer Reports has caused a headache for Fisker. The issue is caused by a fault in the batteries which are the subject of a recall by A123 Systems, Fisker’s supplier for battery packs. Plug in hybrid lacks volt of confidence Fisker is currently having a hard Read on! →


Nissan is already a leader in the electric car field with the Leaf, the first fully electric vehicle from a major automaker. Nissan’s luxury brand, Infiniti, is working on its own electric sedan, which is going to debut at the New York Auto Show. Details are sketchy It has been known for some time that Read on! →