Since the unintended acceleration debacle a few years ago, a number of current and former owners have sued Toyota after they felt their cars’ resale values were hurt by it. A number of Toyota economic loss suits are currently pending, as many feel the recalls have diminished the trade-in value. Number of pending Toyota economic Read on! →


Thursday Honda announced its second small-scale recall in less than a week. Coming right on the heels of a small recall of Ridgeline pickups, Honda announced it will be recalling certain 2012 Accord and Crosstour models over potential problems with the side airbag system. Both two-door and four-door models affected The recall affects only 347 Read on! →


Jaguar, one of Europe’s most iconic automakers, says it will be closing its long-standing Jaguar Heritage Museum on Browns Lane in Coventry, England. It has no immediate plans to re-open the museum at another location. Site of the original Jag factory The Jaguar Heritage Museum stands at the site of the automaker’s original factory. It Read on! →


These cars are the cream of the crop among fictional vehicles. These the the top fictional cars of all time, in order of their relative iconic value. Click for Part 1 and Part 2 of this article. Top fictional cars No. 25 – 2002 Aston Martin Vanquish from ‘Die Another Day’ Here’s a James Bond Read on! →


For off-road enthusiasts who really wanted a Humvee but couldn’t afford the six-figure price tag, the celebrations may begin in earnest. AM General, the company that created it, is selling the Humvee as a kit car. Original maker now selling to civvies again with Humvee kit car The original Hummer, the H1 or “Humvee,” was Read on! →


Ian Fleming, author of the James Bond novels, sat the suave spy behind the wheel of an Aston Martin DB Mark III in his book “Goldfinger.” However, when it came time to turn the book into a movie, the filmmakers opted instead for the then-current Aston Martin DB5. The rest is cinematic and automotive history. Read on! →


Repossessions are on the rise In the third quarter of 2009, the national 60-day auto delinquency rate (defined by TransUnion.com as the ratio of auto loan borrowers 60 or more days past due) edged up to 0.81 percent, from .80 for the same quarter in 2008. TransUnion calculates the delinquency rate based on the approximately Read on! →


A Fisker Karma has been implicated in a house fire at a residence in Texas. The car is said to be the cause, though it appears that the battery pack was not the cause of the blaze, and it was not plugged in at the time of the fire. Fisker fingered for fanning flames The Read on! →


While Australia isn’t the first country that comes to mind when most automotive enthusiasts talk about vital, car-producing nations, Wards Auto reports that the nation’s Federal Chamber of Automotive Industries is quite proud of its ability to turn out top-quality automobiles. At the recent “Cars of Tomorrow” conference in Melbourne, FCAI CEO Ian Chalmers called Read on! →