Honda Motor Co. has announced that it will increase production at its Honda Manufacturing of Indiana plan in the city of Greensburg by 25 percent, or 50,000 units. Reports indicate that the plant, which currently employs 2,000 people, will be the first to produce the latest incarnation of the Honda Civic Hybrid by early 2013. Read on! →


Decades ago, international budget car brand Datsun was killed off by corporate parent Nissan. Datsun was the name Nissans were sold under internationally. Nissan has just announced that Datsun is back and will be sold in “emerging markets.” The return of the prodigal eco-box For decades, Nissan sold cars internationally under the Datsun brand name, Read on! →


There is nothing like the desperation that comes with a car that will not start. It causes some to panic and others become so angry that The Incredible Hulk would hide. However, when it comes to an automotive problem, the first thing to do is always stay calm. There is a science to how cars Read on! →


Since the price of gas has been shooting up, car buying habits among Americans have changed accordingly. However, American consumers are not buying as many green cars such as hybrids and electric cars as they are compact and subcompact cars that sip the gas tank. Almost 60 percent of Americans don’t love the Leaf A Read on! →


Michigan is the home-state of Mitt Romney, as well as being where President Obama had one of his most decisive victories when he spearheaded the auto industry’s structured bankruptcy. Now, the state, not traditionally a swing one, has become a battlefield in a neck-and-neck campaign race. New poll sees dead heat Obama, roundly celebrated as Read on! →


As gas prices continue to rise, it is not surprising that many drivers are downsizing to a used compact or going green with a pre-owned hybrid. That trend is driving up the cost of used compact and hybrid cars on the market, according to Kelley Blue Book. Values spike in last week of February KBB Read on! →


June 3, Ford Motor Company announced that by the end of 2010, the company stop manufacturing Mercury brand vehicles. Mercury was first introduced in 1939 as a mid-level brand. Facing a potential billion-dollar price tag to maintain the brand, though, Ford has opted to simply cut the Mercury brand from its offerings. The history of Read on! →


President Obama visited a Chrysler Jeep assembly plant in Toledo, Ohio last week. The visit comes two years after the president’s decision to spend $60 billion to bailout out Chrysler and General Motors. The president received a warm reception from a crowd, who were grateful for a decision that has kept them employed. ‘Yes We Read on! →


The 2013 Ford Escape crossover went on sale this month. Yet, already it is facing a voluntary recall. Ford is asking that more than 10,000 units be returned to the dealership to have the carpet padding on the driver’s side floor replaced. The automaker says the padding installed in the factory could interfere with braking. Read on! →


According to some auto industry analysts, the stick shift will soon be going out of style; at least in mid-size sedans. Fewer and fewer automakers are offering the option, according to Cars.com. Others disagree, though. The stick gets the shaft Until recently, most car makers offered a manual transmission option in mid-size cars as a Read on! →