Ford Motor Company announced several boardroom changes Thursday, following Wednesday’s board meeting. One of the newly appointed board members is a former Republican presidential candidate. Board changes and additions Ford’s President and CEO Alan Mulally announced in a teleconference Thursday the April 1 retirement of both CFO Lewis Booth and Derrick Kuzak, the automaker’s Group Read on! →


With apologies to supermodel Adriana Lima, the real magic viewers of the Kia Super Bowl commercial got to see was of the automotive variety. The new high-end Kia Optima Limited sedan should prove to be a flagship model for the South Korean automaker, reports indicate. Kia Optima Limited hangs with Lima, Mötley Crüe Millions of Read on! →


The German automotive magazine Auto Bild reported earlier this week that the new Ferrari flagship super car, dubbed the F 620 GT, will make its world debut in March at the international auto show in Geneva, Switzerland. The new sports car is the next-generation successor to the high-end 599 GBT Fiorano. Ferrari: Codename F 152 Read on! →


Acura introduced its second generation RDX crossover, the 2013 Acura RDX, at the 2012 Chicago Auto Show, and the automotive press salivated over the completely redone engine, transmission and extremely responsive all-wheel-drive system. The luxury SUV will be produced at Acura’s East Liberty, Ohio, plant. Pricing will be released closer to the RDX’s spring on-sale Read on! →


The Chicago Auto Show has traditionally been considered more of a consumer show than an industry one. As such, it attracts fewer debuts and industry buzz than the Detroit show. However, it has steadily grown in attendance and, consequently, more automakers are taking the opportunity to show consumers new vehicles. Largest attendance, largest venue The show Read on! →


Several years ago, Jaguar showed off a concept supercar called the C-X75, which used electric motors and range-extending gas turbines to drive the wheels. Last year, Jaguar confirmed it for production and recently announced some models would still get turbine engines. Jaguar making supercars again Jaguar made one of the all-time great supercars, the XJ220 Read on! →


For the last 12 years, the American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy has released a list of the cleanest vehicles. For the first time, an electric vehicle has topped the list. The ACEEE rankings The ACEEE rankings, listed each year on Greencars.org, take into account not only the car’s fuel efficiency and emissions, but Read on! →


The auto industry has been the biggest spender on advertising during the Super Bowl for some time, and this year’s game was no different. However, the one that most people watched was “Green Hell,” an ad for the soon-to-be-released Cadillac ATS. Car makers spend a lot on Super Bowl The smallest cost involved in the Read on! →


Cold winter weather inevitably leads to a frozen car door lock, no matter how well you’ve winterized your car. That’s why it’s a good idea to know about de-icing your car lock. You can deal with a frozen lock yourself, using only standard household items. Have a frozen car lock? Don’t panic The first rule Read on! →


The United States government has suspended loans to Fisker Automotive, the startup company building the Karma luxury sedan. Employees are being laid off as the company restructures. Department of Energy turns lights off on Fisker funding Fisker Automotive had previously been green-lit for a $529 million in loans from the Department of Energy, according to Read on! →