Acura, Honda’s luxury brand, is out to refine its image and start attracting buyers. The brand wants to become known for luxury that is fuel efficient and economic, so the company is making a supercar. Nothing says economy like mid-engined racer Acura has had flagging sales this year, partially due to decreased production. According to Read on! →


Multiple sources indicate that the Canadian Auto Workers (CAW) labor union has reached a “tentative” labor agreement with Ford Motor Co. covering wages and benefits for 4,500 Ford workers in Canada. The agreement reportedly prevent a strike at a Ford Edge assembly plant in Oakville, Ontario, that would have had catastrophic consequences for the local Read on! →


The 2013 Ford Escape was recently unveiled at the Los Angeles Auto Show by the Ford Motor Company. Ford has given the crossover SUV a massive update including new looks and a more economical motor. Six-cylinder and hybrid options escape from Ford lineup Ford recently debuted the 2013 Escape at the Los Angeles Auto Show, Read on! →


Auto sales in the U.S. rose by 14 percent in November. The was the largest increase since April. Chrysler Group, Hyundai-Kia, Mercedes-Benz and Volkswagen led the pack with the highest gains. Honda was the only automaker to see a decline. Highest since ‘cash for clunkers’ The November figures show the third straight month that the Read on! →


The Federal Trade Commission today received a petition from several auto-safety groups that asks for a ban on renting out recalled vehicles that haven’t been serviced. The companies targeted by this FTC complaint are Enterprise, National and Alamo. The petition to the FTC follows a $15 million jury award from earlier this year. No official Read on! →


Fisker Automotive has been dealt yet another PR blow, as a wily attorney has used a lemon law suit to force the company to buy a Karma sedan back from a client. Lemon laws are among the many consumer protection laws, which compel automakers to buy a car back if they’ve made a dud. When Read on! →


One year after a $50 million partnership between Daimler and Tesla was announced, Toyota and Tesla announced their $50 million partnership. Tesla motors has been promising a mass-market, mass-produced, electric Model S by 2012. This Toyota and Tesla partnership, in addition to an initial public offering, should raise enough cash for Tesla to make good Read on! →


A Ferrari 250 GTO, valued at more than $30 million, has crashed at an event in France celebrating the make. The collision left three people injured. Some are saying it may well be the most pricey car accident of all time. Fifty years of Ferrari On July 6, an event celebrating the fiftieth anniversary of Read on! →


Mazda has been showing a concept car the company refers to as “Takeri,” a stylish and sleek sedan. Mazda has announced that the Takeri concept is going to eventually become the next generation Mazda6, slated for 2013. Stylish concept heading for production line At the 2011 Tokyo Motor Show, according to Motor Trend magazine, Mazda Read on! →


Buying an electric vehicle often involves legwork and getting on waiting lists. However, that may all be changing as the EV continues to gain acceptance among American motorists. Online auction giant eBay recently launched a new site devoted entirely to green vehicles. A growing acceptance Last week, the green car site Plugincars said it is Read on! →