September auto sales are up from a year ago. September of 2009 had dismal sales figures. Just like home sales slumping after the expiration of the tax credit, the end of Cash for Clunkers saw car sales drop off slightly. However, modest gains have been realized since that time. However, September sales were only a Read on! →


If you believe economic expert Peter Schiff, the U.S. economy is going to collapse again on Aug. 1, an economic collapse “worse than 2008,” reports Money Morning. There are numerous signs of economic growth that would seem to contradict Schiff’s prophecy, but tell that to some businesses related to the auto industry who are seeing Read on! →


Although it was approved by the state in early 2009, the New Mexico Motor Vehicles Department has revoked Robert Anaya’s vanity plate, which reads “IB6UB9,” for being “obscene.” However, Anaya is fighting back in a court of law. Vanity plate ruled ‘obscene’ According to KOAT news in Albuquerque, Anaya received a letter from the New Read on! →


Road salt, garden variety salt used to deice roads in winter, causes corrosion in car suspension components, which leads to recalls. The latest is an expansion of a Jeep Liberty recall, which now includes more than 350,000 Liberty SUVs from the 2004 to 2007 model years. Rust in pieces Salt, as it turns out, is Read on! →


Former president and Texan icon Lyndon Baines Johnson’s personal convertible 1964 Lincoln Continental is going to the auction block. The sale should attract car enthusiasts as well as history buffs. Drove car on his ranch, top down Johnson, America’s 36th President, served between 1963 and 1969. He assumed office after the assassination of John F. Read on! →


There is something of a social contract of treating military personnel and veterans better than or at least equal to the general public. However, a good number of car dealerships haven’t gotten the memo, as a lot of car dealers are found ripping off service personnel. That is not supporting the troops A large number Read on! →


Ford Motor Company announced several boardroom changes Thursday, following Wednesday’s board meeting. One of the newly appointed board members is a former Republican presidential candidate. Board changes and additions Ford’s President and CEO Alan Mulally announced in a teleconference Thursday the April 1 retirement of both CFO Lewis Booth and Derrick Kuzak, the automaker’s Group Read on! →


The drama continues in the ongoing fracas concerning the Mahindra Pik-Up, a diesel-powered small truck that is sold in numerous countries worldwide. The little truck has been subject of much contention, but since it has no distributor, it isn’t likely coming to the U.S. Yet another blow There is a small cadre of people who Read on! →


Reuters reports that Honda Motor Co. is preparing to launch a mass-recycling endeavor intended to extract rare earth metals from parts of used automobiles. The operation, which will be the first of its kind, will place global automakers in a better position to obtain the very expensive materials, which are controlled almost exclusively by China. Read on! →