For the last ten years, the Chrysler PT Cruiser has inspired both love and hate. The compact design and retro look made the PT Cruiser one of the biggest moneymakers for Chrysler company. By 2008, though, the car was put on life support. The final PT Cruiser is rolling off the line, and the 10-year Read on! →

Volvo, the Gothenburg, Sweden-based automaker owned by Chinese manufacturer Zhejiang Geely Holding Group Co., is reeling from less-than-promising auto sales numbers in North America. Volvo CEO Stefan Jacoby has sounded the partnership call. Before an audience at the Automotive News Europe World Congress in Mexico, Jacoby noted Volvo prefers to use a pre-existing North American Read on! →

According to a report released last week, traffic deaths are now a global epidemic on a level with tuberculosis and malaria. It is now the world’s largest killer of people ages 10 to 24. Campaign for Global Road Safety The Safe and Sustainable Roads report, released Wednesday by the Campaign for Global Road Safety, says Read on! →

A New York man said good-bye to his beloved 30-year-old Honda Civic, Bluey, with a New-Orleans-style funeral procession that the whole neighborhood turned out for. A beloved Honda Civic Harry Ettling bought Bluey new, long before there were such things as hybrid cars and internet auto loans. He has driven and lovingly maintained Bluey for 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! →

Today, Nov. 3, Chevrolet is celebrating its 100th birthday. A division of GM, Chevrolet is the top-selling auto brand of all time. It has sold more than 204 million cars and trucks in the last century. Founding fathers The Chevrolet Motor Car Company was founded Nov. 3, 1911, by William C. Durant, who partnered with Read on! →

According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, Irvine, Calif.-based Kawasaki Motors Corp., U.S.A., has voluntarily agreed to conduct a recall of some of its Teryx Recreational Off-Highway Vehicles. Because of an incorrect label, the vehicles could become overloaded, increasing the risk of injury or death. Eerily similar to Nissan recall The recall sounds eerily Read on! →

The Porsche Panamera is a bit of an oddity, in that it is a full-bore sports car but is also a four-door full-size luxury sedan the size of a battleship. Porsche is known to be working on a smaller four-door, called the Pajun, which is confirmed for release in 2017. Smaller four-door car forthcoming from Read on! →

Alabama’s controversial new immigration law is the strictest in the nation. Last week, a German executive with  Mercedes Benz was stopped by Tuscaloosa police and arrested for not having proper identification. Many in the state are now questioning the immigration policy, fearing it may cost the state money from foreign-owned corporations. Jailed for not having Read on! →

An Acura ILX and Honda CR-V recall has been announced, as the rear doors on the cars could fly open. The issue is caused by a fault in the door latch for the front doors, posing a danger to driver and passengers. Honda CR-V recall only for current model year Honda, according to the Washington Read on! →