Amid all the May flowers, automotive fans can expect a big month from Dodge. The Detroit Free Press reports that full production of the compact 2013 Dodge Dart will begin in May. Chrysler sales chief Reid Bigland said the new Dart should hit Dodge dealers by mid-summer. Ten thousand new Darts by July According to 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! →


The 2010 Ford Fusion, Motor Trend’s 2010 “Car of the Year,” has been hailed as the economical midsize sedan that brings both driving excitement and a green soul to a very competitive segment of the automotive market. But Fusion fans should take heed, reports Reuters. The U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is investigating Read on! →


Natural gas has been used in lieu of gasoline or diesel in a small number of vehicles worldwide for decades. American car makers are starting to embrace its use, as General Motors and Chrysler have both announced natural gas pickup models by the end of the year. Lower emissions Natural gas, a hydrocarbon gas composed Read on! →


On average, Americans spend an hour and a half of each day in their vehicle. According to a new study, spending that time in a new vehicle could be toxic. What makes up a new car smell The “new car smell” is a smell that most of us are familiar with, and a big part Read on! →


Some people are worried that when the lithium-ion electric car batteries reach the end of their automotive life cycle, these green vehicles will create a massive wave of new litter. According to Green Car Reports, this concern has been raised over upcoming vehicles like the 2011 Nissan Leaf, 2011 Chevrolet Volt and 2012 Toyota Prius Read on! →


Automotive News reports that Chrysler Group LLC has tired of waiting for the U.S. government to make a decision regarding the automaker’s candidacy for as much as $7 billion in green auto loans. The potential loans from the U.S. Department of Energy are intended to encourage automakers nationwide to adopt more environmentally friendly production methods Read on! →


Malfunctioning passenger air bags have prompted Kia to recall nearly 73,000 Kia Rio models from the years 2006 through 2008. The air bags can reportedly malfunction and deploy in a non-accident situation, potentially endangering a smaller passenger in the front passenger seat. Faulty sensor can cause child safeguard to fail The National Highway Traffic Safety Read on! →


Indian car conglomerate Tata Motors is known for making the Nano, the world’s cheapest car, as well as owning Jaguar and Land Rover. The Tata Nano costs only $2,500 brand new and the bare-bones box on tiny wheels is getting redesigned before going on sale in more European countries and the United States in a Read on! →


The phrase “Made in America” may conjure up different things for different people, but a Toyota is not usually one of them. However, most Japanese cars in the United States are made here. Big Three of Japan have plants in North America Bemoaning the collapse of American manufacturing has become a national pastime. Plenty of Read on! →