Nissan is taking a concept car to a car show in Paris, the Terra, a hydrogen fuel cell-powered electric crossover. The Nissan Terra EV isn’t set for production, but certainly looks better than the company’s other EV, the Leaf, with looks not even a mother could love. Nissan Terra EV might be first good looking Read on! →


Cadillac plans to replace both the DTS and STS models with the new XTS model, due out next year.  As of this time, however, no date has been given for production to begin. GM first wants to sell off the DTS and STS models still in stock on its dealers’ showroom floors. Based on concept Read on! →


Italian automaker Fiat SpA, which currently owns 58.5 percent of Chrysler Group LLC, has taken a major step toward complete ownership of the iconic American automotive brand. The Detroit News reports that Fiat’s shareholders approved a simplified capital structure with a single class of common stock, which would make a total buy-out of Chrysler much Read on! →


Among U.S. automakers, no company has as large a market share in China as General Motors. Automotive News reports that GM’s market position in China is very solid, buoyed by a 9.4 percent share of all passenger vehicles sold there over the first 11 months of 2010. That figure reflects a 9 percent increase over Read on! →


Elio Motors is an automotive start-up, offering a three-wheeler ideally suited to solo commuters with a low price tag and jaw-dropping fuel efficiency. The “definitive” version of their intended car was shown off at the Consumer Electronics Show recently, though a few hurdles remain until production and sales can start. Elio Motors three-wheeler won’t stay Read on! →


Anyone who buys a Cadillac XTS is parting with a boatload of cash or going into heavy debt to drive it home. To sweeten the deal, or to harness the power of the technology built into the car, Caddy is throwing in a free iPad with the car. Room with a CUE Cadillac is debuting Read on! →


The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has announced a Ford Fiesta recall because the passenger side curtain airbag will not deploy in some of the cars if there is no passenger in the front. That creates dangers for passengers in the rear passenger seat, where children often sit. Fiesta recall not over a defect According Read on! →


Eight months into an ongoing investigation, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has determined that 16 crashes and five injuries were related to a transmission issue in some BMW models. According to the NHTSA, the problem can lead to a parked vehicle rolling away. Under investigation since August The federal regulation agency has been looking Read on! →


Fans of Mazda’s RX-8 sports coupe are in mourning, as the only sports car from that brand with more than 200 horsepower has gone the way of the dodo. However, Mazda fans can take heart, as the brand is weighing whether to put the 205-horsepower MX-5 Miata GT into production. Miata GT among long line Read on! →


A lawsuit has been filed against Mini, for allegedly violating the Deceptive and Unfair Trade Practices Act of that state. The lawsuit alleges that corners were cut in making the MiniCooper CVT, the continuously-variable transmission, which some owners claim is hopelessly unreliable. Second such MiniCooper CVT lawsuit According to the Wall Street Journal, Mini has Read on! →