Porsche has announced a recall for more than 100,000 units of the Cayenne SUV worldwide. The issue is with the headlights, which can detach from the front bumper and pose serious safety risks. Somebody call 911 Porsche has announced a recall of the 2011 and 2012 model year Cayenne SUVs, for a headlight issue that Read on! →


The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has announced a Ford Fiesta recall because the passenger side curtain airbag will not deploy in some of the cars if there is no passenger in the front. That creates dangers for passengers in the rear passenger seat, where children often sit. Fiesta recall not over a defect According Read on! →


Ford has joined the ranks of companies making electric cars by releasing the Ford Focus Electric, which is being slowly rolled out across the country. The electric Focus is not taking the world by storm; only a few people have purchased one. Slow-burning debut Like many other green vehicles, the electric Ford Focus is being Read on! →


Mandates and future standards have created a new market among automakers. A market not about trading vehicles, but of buying and selling credits to meet legal requirements. Zero-emission vehicles mandate California now requires the six largest automakers to sell a certain quota of zero-emission vehicles (ZEVs) within the year or face penalties. ZEVs are cars Read on! →


Not many cars stay in production for 30 years. One of the few that has, the Lada Riva, was one of the icons of the Soviet auto industry. Now, it is being phased out as the company is being modernized. Some things stay the same The list of cars that remain in production for several Read on! →


In a vehicle, the headliner can be a difficult problem, especially when there is a stain or unpleasant smell. Cleaning a headliner correctly can help extend its life by years, possibly decades. Breaking down a headliner Headliners are generally attached to vehicles using mostly glue and lamination of some kind. The lamination loses holding power Read on! →


A Los Angeles woman, disgruntled with fuel mileage claims made by Honda, is taking a novel approach to her legal grievances. She has decided to opt out of a proposed class-action suit and take the automaker to small-claims court. Furthermore, she is encouraging other Honda owners to do the same thing. If the strategy is Read on! →


The Progressive Automotive X Prize has long been considered the “holy grail” of vehicle efficiency. This $5 million prize is for creating a vehicle that gets 100 miles per gallon. Trials in Michigan are underway, and it appears that two cars have a very good chance of winning the prize. The details of the Automotive Read on! →


This week, Chrysler issued two small-scale recalls over issues that it blames on its suppliers and faulty parts. Both issues, says the automaker, could lead to injuries, although none have been reported at this time. Less than 2,000 cars affected As reported by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Chrysler announced two small-scale recalls Friday. Read on! →


In the new memoir “Decision Points,” former U.S. President George W. Bush stands behind his decision toward the tail end of his presidency to extend a $17.4 billion auto bailout. Automotive News reports that President Bush knew just four days after GM announced it was near bankruptcy – on Nov. 11, 2008 – that he Read on! →