Rachel Veitch, one of the nation’s oldest motorist, has been driving the same car since 1964. But time changes all things, and last week, Veitch told reporters that she has driven her last. Driven to the moon and back With more than 576,000 miles clocked, Orlando, Fla.-resident Veitch could have driven to the moon, back Read on! →


A new study shows that more U.S. consumers, even in this post-recession slump, are putting their cars first when bill-paying time comes around — even over mortgages and credit card debt. American drivers seem to be saying, “we don’t mind tightening our belts if we need to, but darn it, we have places to go.” Read on! →


Honda’s manufacturing plant in Ayutthaya, Thailand, went back into operation on Monday. The re-opening comes after nearly half a year of being shut down because of the devastating floods that shook the Asian nation in the fall. Honda says 260,000 cars lost Thailand was a victim of terrible flooding last October. The natural disaster put Read on! →


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! →


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! →


Volvo has been under the ownership of Chinese automotive company Geely for the past 18 months, but it is considered a foreign company under Chinese law because Volvo is still registered and incorporated in Sweden. The non-local status has led nationalist Chinese officials to discourage the use of Volvo as a fleet vehicle. As a Read on! →


Automotive News reports that Ford Motor Co. will soon be in a position to improve its financial liquidity. The financially hamstrung automaker, which continues to reel from the effects of the auto industry bailouts, announced Thursday that it is expanding and extending its revolving credit facility. Ford’s aim is to improve its balance sheet totals Read on! →


The Ford Mustang is one of the longest-serving muscle cars, and just like the Chevy Corvette, it has a huge following. Fans have been drooling over the 2013 Shelby Mustang GT500 for some time but waiting for the price, which has just been announced at $54,995. Awful lot of power The new Shelby GT500 Mustang Read on! →


Land Rover is said to be working on a smaller “leisure model” to slot beneath the LR2 in its lineup. The luxury SUV company has enjoyed a successful debut of its most recent model, the Evoque, a much smaller car than Land Rover typically makes. Evoque evokes need for baby model Land Rover is not Read on! →


The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said Sunday that it will be launching a preliminary investigation into 360,000 Ford Taurus sedans. The investigation follows multiple consumer complaints of stuck throttles. No injuries or accidents have been reported as a result of the issue. Cars can accelerate on their own According to the NHTSA press release, Read on! →