Chrysler Group CEO Sergio Marchionne has announced that the automaker will pay bonuses to its hourly and salaried employees, reports the Detroit Free Press. Via a corporate e-mail sent Jan. 31, Marchionne praised Chrysler employees for contributing to the introduction of 16 new or revamped cars in 2010. Bonuses will be delivered on Feb. 11, Read on! →


In a move that many may see as a cynical distrust in the common sense of American motorists, Japanese automaker Nissan Motor Co. is recalling fewer than 1,000 of its 2012 Titan pickups. Because of a seating-capacity labeling error, the cab of the truck may become overloaded with six passengers, the National Highway Traffic Safety Read on! →


Ford Motor Company announced Monday that it will be recalling 1.1 million pickups, including the F150, its most popular model in the U.S. The recall concerns corrosion of the fuel tank straps. If the fuel tank falls, there is a risk of fire. Investigation by auto safety regulator The recall comes following a 2010 investigation Read on! →


E-85 fuel, a blend of ethanol and petroleum fuel, has been touted as a crossover fuel solution. E-85 fuel has had a rough start, but it can be a viable option for fueling your car. Understanding how E-85 is made, how it works and how it can be used is important in this changing fuel Read on! →


The sun’s ultraviolet rays can quickly heat up the interior of your car and cause sunburns, unless a driver has protection. Sunblock is one safeguard, but window tinting can also provide some UV protection. Unfortunately, not enough drivers make the tinting film investment, the result of which is increasing instances of skin cancer. Window tinting Read on! →


Most people buy a car rather than lease it, which in many cases makes sense but not always. However, if one wanted to get a Scion iQ lease or a lease on a number of other models, they will probably be able to do it for dirt cheap thanks to automakers not charging much. Scion Read on! →


Mazda has long been known for making cars with rotary engines, the latest being the RX-8 sports car. Mazda is discontinuing the RX-8, but a special edition trim, called the Sprint R, is getting an expanded run, giving the car a brief stay of execution. The spin zone For many years, Mazda has been putting Read on! →


In a world where fuel costs are out of sight and the newest automobiles, trucks and SUVs are prohibitively expensive, city dwellers who want powered personal transportation without a huge price tag still have a great option. Two-wheeled scooters remain popular for city driving, and they are increasingly fuel-efficient. If you are in the market Read on! →


The Chrysler Group has announced plans for a major investment in its Jeep production plant in Toledo, Ohio. Automotive News reports that the automaker will direct $500 million toward the improvement of the Toledo North Assembly Complex, where Jeep and other vehicles are built. The money will both improve the Toledo plant’s production capability and Read on! →