General Motors has delayed the delivery or sales of around 60,000 vehicles already on dealer’s lots due to a glitch in the OnStar crash notification system. The proactive move may have saved it a more expensive recall campaign, if left unattended until the future. OnStar glitch won’t report some crashes General Motors says that, unless 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! →


A sober icon of American history drives up to the auction block in January. A collector with the right bid will be able to drive home in the hearse that carried the body of John F. Kennedy to Love Field following his assassination in Dallas in 1963. A grim ride Bids will be taken on Read on! →


Suzuki Motors Corp. of Japan announced Monday that it will be recalling more than 100,000 of its Swift hatchbacks worldwide. The automaker’s plans to market the vehicle in the U.S. remain uncertain. Defective hose could leak fuel The Japanese automaker says it will call back 109,000 of the five-door vehicles because of a possibly defective Read on! →


The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety has named the 2013 Dodge Dart and three other models to its “Top Safety Pick” list. The current list now includes 131 vehicles. Coveted Top Safety Pick list The other models added to the list were the Lexus ES 350 midsize luxury sedan, the Hyundai crossover Santa Fe and Read on! →


If you’ve been waiting excitedly for the Nissan Leaf all-electric vehicle, then $99 will put you first in line as soon as it is released. The Nissan Leaf website has been taking reservations for a few months, but on April 20, a $99 deposit will put you “on the list” when the Leaf is released. Read on! →


Hybrid car racing, while still somewhat of a novelty, is nothing new. The Formula Hybrid International Competition, being held this week in Loudon, N.H., is unique in that all the cars in the race are student-designed and built. The event is a recruiting forum for automakers seeking engineers. An engineering showcase Nascar fans might be Read on! →


A veritable onslaught of diesel cars is primed to arrive in the U.S., where gasoline is king. Among other oil burners slated to hit dealerships in the near future is the BMW 320d, a slightly economical entry from the 3 series range in Europe. Old diesel out, BMW 320d is in Not long ago, according Read on! →


A new report from the Automobile Association of America found that 77 percent of all parents surveyed said they met or exceeded the recommendations regarding child car seats set forth by the American Academy of Pediatrics one year ago. Guidelines revised in 2011 The report speaks well of the nation’s parents, who are taking child Read on! →


In this ongoing era of green automotive technology, the desire to get there faster while expending as little fuel with as small an environmental footprint as possible has prompted automakers to tap into a very basic formula. In order to achieve fuel economy, there four basic concepts are weight of the vehicle, aerodynamics of the Read on! →