The Highway Loss Data Institute, a part of the National Institute for Highway Safety, has released its 2010 theft numbers. By comparing the number of insured vehicles on the road to the number of theft claims, HLDI creates the most-stolen list. This year, the Cadillac Escalade topped the list, and pickups are becoming more frequent Read on! →

The continued rise in the value of the yen makes profiting from international business increasingly difficult for many Japanese companies. Nissan Motor Co. is one of these, and as Automotive News reports, the unprofitable currency exchange rate has prompted the automaker to pull production of Infiniti vehicles out of Japan completely. Moving Infiniti production elsewhere Read on! →

Nissan Motor Co. recently said “no” to producing Infiniti vehicles in Japan, but as Automotive News reports, China has received a resounding yes. Nissan has announced that it will begin building its premium Infiniti brand in China by 2014, in order to gain ground on the competition that has already established a foothold in the Read on! →

Nissan has announced that it will be recalling more than 14,700 2011 and 2012 Nissan and Infiniti vehicles starting early next year. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration cites possibly faulty bolts as the reason for the recall. The bolts could conceivably cause engine seizure and subsequent accidents. Vehicles affected in the recall The vehicles Read on! →

Ford is taking on GM’s OnStar system and Infinit’s Personal Assistant by upgrading its online Sync system to include interaction with live operators. The automaker is calling its new live help service Operator Assist. The service is being offered on a trial basis. Hands free information and entertainment Ford’s Sync is an in-vehicle communications and Read on! →