U.S. taxpayers are still owed $132.9 billion by companies that haven’t repaid their Troubled Asset Relief Program debt, reports the Detroit Free Press. Some of it will never be recovered from the automakers that were deemed “too big to fail.” Years of auto bailout blues Launched at the zenith of the financial crisis in September Read on! →


Production drives and new vehicle models tend to create jobs, and Toyota is reportedly ready to join the party by year’s end at production facilities in Washtenaw County, Mich. The Detroit Free Press reports that Toyota is planning to hire 150 engineers, technicians, researchers and scientists, as well as an additional 100 jobs to bolster Read on! →


Exciting revelations from Mercedes-Benz are expected at the 2012 Detroit Auto Show, reports Automobile Magazine. The latest generation of an iconic roadster, the 2013 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class, will make its debut. Reports indicate that the German automaker has raised the bar for its legendary flagship vehicle. The next step in Mercedes-Benz style evolution The 2013 Mercedes-Benz Read on! →


Parents the world over have bestowed the Nintendo DS, a handheld game console, upon their children. However, there may be a reason to confiscate the portable game system on road trips, partially because they are noisy and because the Nintendo DS can be used as a satellite navigation system. Defeat Bowser then turn left in Read on! →


The ability to steer a moving motor vehicle without plowing into oncoming traffic is necessary for safe driving. According to Consumer Reports, the recent Hyundai Sonata recall was spurred by the very same concern. Approximately 140,000 Hyundai Sonatas are being recalled beginning in October due to problems with the steering column intermediate shaft. Mechanical failure Read on! →


“I love you; I’m just not in love with you.” That appears to be General Motors’ stance when it comes to Facebook, reports Automotive News. On the eve of Facebook’s initial public offering, GM announced Tuesday that it will no longer buy Facebook ads, an advertising channel through which the automaker spent $10 million last Read on! →


A study, commissioned by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, has found older women are the usual suspects in accidents involving unintended acceleration. The study asserts that the usual cause of the phenomenon is mistakenly pressing the accelerator pedal. Driver error After the recall and investigation into unintended acceleration in Toyota vehicles, the phenomenon of Read on! →


As the nation’s highways crumble, some way has to be found to repair them but the hitch is that everyone hates taxes. However, a recent study has found some people might be willing to pay higher taxes for road projects under certain circumstances. A taxing problem [For The Utmost Discount For A New Or Pre-Owned Read on! →


Ford recently announced some details concerning the Focus Electric, the all-electric version of the popular compact car. The Focus Electric will list for $40,000 and will be initially offered for sale in three states by the end of the year. Three states to get electric Focus by Christmas Ford Motor Company announced some time ago Read on! →


Automotive News reports that BMW has pulled out of talks with General Motors that were intended to lead to a cooperative partnership for producing fuel cell technology to power future vehicles. BMW has voiced its intention to partner with Toyota. According to BMW AG spokesman Alexander Bilgeri, GM is still in talks with BMW, but Read on! →