A Los Angeles woman, disgruntled with fuel mileage claims made by Honda, is taking a novel approach to her legal grievances. She has decided to opt out of a proposed class-action suit and take the automaker to small-claims court. Furthermore, she is encouraging other Honda owners to do the same thing. If the strategy is Read on! →


Speed trap warnings from motorists to other motorists is becoming something of an issue. It’s both an act of civil disobedience and an ongoing legal matter, as law enforcement seeks to suppress the practice worldwide. Make a federal case of speed trap warnings, why don’t you? Police don’t like speed trap warnings. As a consequence, Read on! →


You probably know that Kelley Blue Book is the most trusted source of auto pricing and value information in the United States. But did you know that Kelley Blue Book recently started a new web site, called Trusted Marketplace, where you can shop for cars, too? Trusted Marketplace allows you to look at cars for sale Read on! →


Suzuki Motor Corporation is slashing its marketing budget in light of diminished sales and a shrinking number of Suzuki dealers. Automotive News reports that despite a 13 percent increase in sales across the global automotive industry through the first quarter of 2012, Suzuki dropped 2 percent to just 6,561 sales. Suzuki opts out Suzuki has Read on! →


Nissan has long been synonymous with dependable, fuel-efficient cars that are sensible and decently priced. However, the company has been making some serious waves lately with some insanely fast and innovative race cars. From the makers of the Skyline When most people think of a Nissan they usually think of something like the Altima, a Read on! →


Last week the Obama administration met with the big three U.S. automakers to discuss having all cars and light trucks meet an average of 56.2 miles per gallon standard by 2025. While the plan would boost the price of automobiles, advocates say it will be made up by consumers in lower fuel costs. Detractors see Read on! →


General Motors has announced a Saturn Aura recall, involving the 2007 to 2010 model year of that sedan, along with the 2008 to 2010 Chevrolet Malibu and Pontiac G6. The issue is the transmission shift cable, which can break and fail to fully select a gear, especially park. GM announces Saturn Aura recall General Motors Read on! →


Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum has an ax to grind regarding the way the Obama administration handled the automotive bailout, Automotive News reports. The former Pennsylvania senator told a Detroit, Mich., audience that he wouldn’t have floated taxpayer money to General Motors Co. and Chrysler Group LLC because he believes “too big to fail” means Read on! →


Volkswagen is one step closer to deciding which vehicles it will produce at its facility in Chattanooga, Tenn., reports the Detroit Free Press. The automaker is looking for a new midsize utility vehicle, sized somewhere between the compact Tiguan and the larger Touareg, noted Volkswagen of America CEO Jonathan Browning to reporters following a speech Read on! →


Contrary to popular belief, using a turn signal is not a courteous flourish in most places but rather is legally mandated. However, many people believe the opposite and a Society and Automotive Engineers study suggests turn signal neglect is more dangerous than distracted driving. The second lever There is a lever located on either the Read on! →