Some time ago, an Indian industrial equipment company announced it was bringing a small pickup truck to market in the U.S. The Mahindra pickup has been delayed again and release is not certain. Manufacturing agreement yet to emerge For some time, there has been some anticipation for the release of a light pickup truck by Read on! →


A down economy has forced many consumers to abandon ideas of driving a new car. As a result, the average age of cars on the road is older than it has ever been. The average age of 11 years means that used car maintenance and repair should be prevalent. However, as a summer survey by Read on! →


The Toyota Prius hybrid isn’t just for green hipsters any more. In fact, there’s a healthy history of Prius racing. Events like the 2011 Prius Cup are just one reminder that there are Toyota Prius race cars out there. Even hypermilers need to push the throttle once in a while. Prius racing for mpg Don’t Read on! →


The Furukawa auto parts price-fixing scandal has caused a shakeup in the automotive industry. The ringleaders are facing prison, and the probe into the matter is widening. Ringleaders to face prison Years of investigation have led to the recent conviction of several executives of the Furukawa Electric Company for price fixing. According to the Boston 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! →


Chevrolet released a new subcompact this fall, the Sonic, to replace the Aveo. Chevrolet is going to unveil a hot-hatch version, the Sonic RS, at the Detroit Auto Show. First version only a few months old Chevrolet released the successor to the Aveo subcompact this fall, the Sonic. The Sonic, according to AutoWeek, comes with Read on! →


The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has closed its investigation into 29,807 2011-2012 standard transmission Ford Mustangs. The probe looked into complaints of shifting issues. The federal safety regulators concluded that a recall was not in order. Complaints of rough shifting According to the NHTSA, the investigation began in August in response to 364 separate Read on! →


Most experts now agree that the old 3,000 mile rule for oil changes is over-kill. However, none will argue that regular oil changes are still one of the most important ways to keep your car running for as long as possible. Also, it’s a fairly simple job and can be done cheaply at home. Getting 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! →


A sober icon of American history drives up to the auction block in January. A collector with the right bid will be able to drive home in the hearse that carried the body of John F. Kennedy to Love Field following his assassination in Dallas in 1963. A grim ride Bids will be taken on Read on! →