Automotive News reports that Chrysler Group LLC has tired of waiting for the U.S. government to make a decision regarding the automaker’s candidacy for as much as $7 billion in green auto loans. The potential loans from the U.S. Department of Energy are intended to encourage automakers nationwide to adopt more environmentally friendly production methods Read on! →

Cadillac is currently at work designing the next generation of the CTS, the performance sedan behind the brand’s resurgence. However, Cadillac is rumored to be discontinuing the CTS Wagon and Coupe and creating new wagon and coupe models instead. Success of CTS The modern resurgence of Cadillac has been tied largely to Cadillac’s pursuit of Read on! →

Subaru has announced two recalls because of manufacturing defects that pose significant risks. Windshield wipers on Outback and Legacy models from 2010 and 2011 have a defect and control arms on certain older Impreza, Forester and Saab cars can rust and break. Windshield wiper motor defect in Subaru Outback and Legacy Subaru, according to USA Read on! →

Automotive News reports that Chrysler Group will be reopening some doors in the Motor City. The automaker’s Conner Avenue Assembly Plant in Detroit, Mich., will start production again in order to accommodate the next-generation SRT Viper supercar. Conner plant will provide nearly 150 jobs Nearly 150 hourly and salaried jobs will be created in Detroit Read on! →

Former president and Texan icon Lyndon Baines Johnson’s personal convertible 1964 Lincoln Continental is going to the auction block. The sale should attract car enthusiasts as well as history buffs. Drove car on his ranch, top down Johnson, America’s 36th President, served between 1963 and 1969. He assumed office after the assassination of John F. Read on! →

It is the 21st century and we still are without the flying cars foretold by “The Jetsons.” But Volkswagen may be working on the next best thing: a car that hovers and travels on an invisible magnetic cushion. The People’s Car Project China’s recent Beijing auto show unveiled some of the concepts created for the Read on! →

The American highway system was one of the largest construction projects undertaken by modern man and stands as an engineering wonder to this day, in many respects. However, many states are having difficulties keeping them maintained and asking Congress for dispensation to add toll roads. No free lunches or highways Most motorists use part of Read on! →

Barack Obama says he is glad he bailed out the auto industry. Image: jurvetson/Flickr/CC BY In what some see as a campaign move, President Obama visited the Washington D.C. auto show on Monday. He fawned over domestic models and mostly ignored those being shown by foreign automakers. Some representatives of non-U.S. automakers took the president’s Read on! →

Mazda has confirmed long-standing rumors that it will be making a diesel car for the U.S. market. Although the company has not announced which model will be the first to receive an oil-burning engine in The U.S., many say the CX-5 is the most likely candidate. U.S. more receptive to diesel than hybrids A survey Read on! →

Most people think that in order to get 40 miles per gallon or better, one has to buy a hybrid. However, with the fuel efficiency arms race among car makers, there are a bevy cars that get 40 mpg without hybrid technology. CAFE racing The fuel efficiency arms race is partially thanks to rising CAFE Read on! →