The Ford Ranger is no longer produced in the United States. While Ford is still taking some stick over discontinuing the model, Nissan is gunning for Ford’s share of small pickup sales. Ford takes flak Small pickups make up one of the smallest segments of the overall car market, representing just 2 percent of all Read on! →


Virginia lawmakers have ruled that the automotive sales website TrueCar.com violates state law, reports Automotive News. TrueCar will change its fee structure in Virginia to avoid concerns that it is “bird dogging,” or accepting money from dealerships in exchange for sales referrals. Bird dogging is illegal in the state. TrueCar.com business practices run afoul of Read on! →


Ford has announced recalls of the Escape SUV and the Freestar and Mercury Monterey vans, covering almost 500,00 vehicles. The Escape is affected by a brake issue, and the Freestar and Monterey have an issue with the torque converter. Ford Escape has leaking master cylinder The Ford Motor Company, according to the Washington Post, has Read on! →


It has been known since last year that Maserati was working on an SUV based on Chrysler architecture. The car, the Maserati Kubang, was recently shown at the Detroit Auto Show. Purists need not worry When it comes to luxury brands, few are in same class as Maserati. The brand is quintessentially Italian; its cars Read on! →


The Detroit Auto Show is pretty much the annual debutante ball for new models coming in fall. Audi is showing off some cars, like the Allroad wagon and a new turbo V-6 A8. A8 loses power, gains efficiency Fuel efficiency is the name of the game these days, and more firms are ditching larger motors Read on! →


Hybrid vehicles are all the rage, but few people can say that the love affair lives on once they take a look at the sticker price. Toyota believes that its new take on the Prius – the Prius C hatchback – will keep the fires burning. According to reports, the cost of the Prius C Read on! →


The year 2011 was tough for many automakers that depend upon parts from Japan, Honda included. Production disruptions because of the tsunami and nuclear reactor damage caused the automaker’s grip on the performance car market to slip. Now, as the Detroit Free Press reports, Honda is gearing up to dominate once more, thanks to a Read on! →


A decade ago, Facebook didn’t even exist. Today, it seems indispensable. The final proof came Monday when Mercedes Benz announced it would be putting a Facebook app in some of its 2013 models. It will be only one feature of the automaker’s new in-vehicle telematics system. The system is slated to be unveiled this week Read on! →


Chrysler Group LLC pulled back the curtain on an exciting concept minivan at Detroit’s North American International Auto Show, reports the Wall Street Journal. The Chrysler 700C sports rounded styling unlike anything previously seen in a consumer minivan. It is unclear whether it will be produced, however. Re-thinking minivans Chrysler and Fiat SpA head Sergio Read on! →


Dodge put up a teaser website some time ago to give a tantalizing look at the new Dodge Dart, a compact sedan. The car, based partially on an Alfa Romeo, was recently unveiled at the Detroit Auto Show. It is the east and Giulietta is the sun As part of Fiat acquiring the bulk of Read on! →