May 6, 2013
- After the Kappa-based Pontiac Solstice and Saturn Sky died with their respective brands during GM's dark days of bankruptcy, the company was left without a compact sports car--the first step into rear-drive coupe territory is now the Corvette. While the 2014 Corvette Stingray starts at a reasonable $51,990, that's about double the price of the...
May 1, 2013
- TTAC commentator raded writes: Sajeev, I recently bought a new car for the first time. Up until 9 months ago, I had been driving a 1995 Buick Regal coupe that wore scratches and dents like badges of honor. After the transmission went out, I drove a hand-me-down 2002 Saturn L200 that had spent the majority [...]
- Columnist Jonathan Welsh answers readers' questions about replacing a beloved V6, buying a used Saturn and why dashboard clocks are so unreliable.
April 12, 2013
- On Monday, we presented this week’s shifter and asked you to identify the make and model of the vehicle whence it came. This week’s contest proved fairly easy, and repeat winner A Huisjen—the second commenter—figured out that the shifter belongs to the 2004 Saturn Ion Red Line. We tested the Red Lin...
March 13, 2013
- Federal safety regulators are looking at three General Motors vehicles for potential brake light defects that could result in a recall of more than a million midsize vehicles.
- Following an investigation of General Motors vehicles with a transmission flaw, federal safety administrators are considering recalling another 1 million vehicles due to faulty electronics. The recall would include the 2004 to 2011 Chevrolet Malibu, 2007 to 2009 Saturn Aura sedan and the 2008 to 2010 Pontiac G6. Late last year, over 400,000 of these vehicles... more
- Federal safety regulators are considering the need to expand an earlier General Motors recall due to potentially faulty brake lights and other problems, a move that could involve more than 1 million GM midsize passenger cars. More from TheDetroitBureau.com.
- The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is investigating whether to add more than a million General Motors mid-size cars to a 2009 recall for brake light problems.
- The Detroit Free Press is reporting that the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration may expand a recall campaign for faulty brake lamps. The agency is currently looking into complaints that certain 2004-2011 Chevrolet Malibu models as well as some 2007-2009 Saturn Aura sedans may have brake lights that do not illuminate when the driver presses the pedal. Alternatively, the lamps may also illuminate without input from the driver. General Motors recalled 8,000 Pontiac G6 models from the...
- Bad wiring the cause.