December 2, 2014

  • To say that Spyker has fallen on hard times in recent years would be a gross understatement, but now the troubled Dutch automaker has officially declared bankruptcy. In a new announcement, Spyker confirms it has "filed a voluntary petition for financial restructuring" with the Dutch courts, which have granted it a "temporary moratorium of payment" - a procedure which the company itself equates to filing under Chapter 11 in the United States. Reviving a dormant name previously used between...

December 1, 2014

  • General Motors has announced a recall covering 316,357 vehicles globally, due to the possibility of sporadic or permanent failure of the low-beam headlamps. 273,182 of these vehicles are in the United States, while the remaining affected units are in Canada, Mexico, and elsewhere. This recall includes the 2006-09 Buick LaCrosse (pictured above), 2006-07 Chevy TrailBlazer and TrailBlazer EXT, 2006-07 GMC Envoy and 2006 GMC Envoy XL, 2006-07 Buick Rainier, 2006-08 Saab 9-7X, and 2006-08 Isuzu...

November 26, 2014

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November 7, 2014

  • "We are excited to see Jim and Stephen take on these new roles as they bring unique skills, experience and fresh perspectives to these critical positions." - Mark Fields Ford marketing chief Jim Farley is taking over the company's troubled European operations as part of an executive shuffle confirmed on Friday morning. Farley will switch jobs with current Ford of Europe boss, Stephen Odell, who has led the unit since 2010. The moves are...

November 6, 2014

  • Well, guys, it looks like Saturn is finally dead in the United States once and for all. According to Automotive News, Chevrolet has discontinued production of its fleet-only Captiva Sport - a rebadged Saturn Vue - after three years on the market. The very last US-spec Captiva Sport was built in Mexico in August. GM will still produce the vehicle for sale in the Mexican market, as well as for export. GM initially offered the Captiva Sport for rental fleets as a way to free up capacity for the...

October 31, 2014

  • Ferrari will pay a $3.5 million penalty for family to comply with oversight requirements set forth by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The federal agency that oversees road safety in the United States announced Friday morning that Ferrari had not submitted early warning reports for the past three years. These reports help the agency identify potential or existing safety threats. In the wake of the rolling recalls for defective General Motors ignition switches, there has...

October 29, 2014

  • 2015 Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat What's black, white and red all over? Not sure? Okay, what's black, white and red all over, boasts a stonkin' 707-horsepower supercharged V8 underhood, four doors with plenty of room for a party of five and a trunk big enough for all their stuff? That's right: It's the 2015 Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat, and we just drove the one you see to your right. Read all about it and let us know what you think. Here's how Mercedes CLA wagon will look...

October 24, 2014

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October 8, 2014

  • With a massive number of recalled vehicles and several trips to Capitol Hill, the news out of General Motors hasn't been entirely rosy this year. But the company has been bestowed with one big reason to smile: The GM Warren Tech Center has been chosen by the US Department of the Interior and National Park Service to be a National Historic Landmark. The complex was originally opened on on May 16, 1956 with a ceremony by President Dwight Eisenhower. To make it onto the list that now includes 2,...

October 6, 2014

  • As the public portion of the Paris Motor Show gets under way this week, attendees will no doubt see dozens of vehicles with turbocharged engines. In Europe, such technology is common. Two out of every three cars on the road have turbochargers under their hoods. That's not the case in the United States, where turbochargers have traditionally been a fringe technology. But that's changing, faster than many experts anticipated. North America is the second-fastest-growing market for turbochargers...
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