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July, 2017

  • 17 July

    Can Honda's redesigned 2018 Accord save the sedan?

    “You inject new style and new levels of performance, and I think a lot of people don’t necessarily want to switch to an SUV or CUV.”Jeff Conrad, right, senior vice president, American Honda, introducing the new Accord. Can the 10th-generation Honda Accord save the family car from a slow death? ...

  • 13 July

    Chrysler Starts to Close Out Debt

    By Rachel Smith Posted: May 19, 2011 Chrysler owes the U.S. government $7.5 billion, but the automaker is close to paying off its debt. The Associated Press reports, “The company has lined up investors to help it refinance $7.5 billion in loans from the U.S. and Canadian governments, three people ...

June, 2017

  • 18 June

    GM to Increase Volt Production

    By Rachel Smith Posted: May 19, 2011 The Chevrolet Volt will be available to nationwide and in Europe, Canada and China by the end of 2011. In preparation, General Motors is increasing production of its ground-breaking green car. GM says that it will begin by shutting down its Detroit-Hamtramck plant, ...

  • 9 June

    Honda Voluntarily Recalls 2012 Civics for Fuel Leak Problem

    By Liz Opsitnik Posted: May 20, 2011 10:58 a.m. Honda is voluntarily recalling 1,156 Civics from the 2012 model year in the U.S. due to a potential problem with its fuel feed line. Honda will replace the fuel feed line, which could potentially leak a small amount of fuel. “During ...

  • 7 June

    2012 Audi A6 Avant Not Coming to U.S.

    By Liz Opsitnik Posted: May 20, 2011 11:05 a.m. If you’re in the market for a luxury wagon and live in the U.S., you can cross the new 2012 Audi A6 Avant off your list. Audi unveiled the new A6 Avant in Berlin recently, but says it will not sell ...

  • 6 June

    Ford Considers In-Car Health Monitoring App

    By Katie LaBarre Posted: May 23, 2011 10:29 a.m. Cars can monitor tire pressure, track weather and traffic conditions and connect to the internet, and they keep getting smarter. Ford wants to take its cars monitoring systems to the next level. Last week, Ford announced that it will team up ...

  • 2 June

    Chevrolet Cruze Eco Trades Spare Tire for Fuel Economy

    By Katie LaBarre Posted: May 23, 2011 10:49 a.m. The Chevrolet Cruze has made headlines for its above-average fuel economy, especially for its fuel-sipping Eco model. But GM, Chevrolet’s parent company, has announced that to make the Cruze Eco even more fuel efficient it must dropped pounds wherever possible. One ...

May, 2017

  • 25 May

    Panel Cites Toyota's Centralized Management for Slow Recall Response

    By Jim Sharifi Posted: May 24, 2011 11:18 a.m. An advisory panel appointed by Toyota released its report yesterday, which addresses safety concerns that have arisen in recent years. The panel, which is headed by former U.S. Secretary of Transportation, Rodney Slater, said that Toyota’s recalls since 2009 were due ...

April, 2017

  • 26 April

    Self-driving testing center gets $15 million from Michigan

    The additional state funding comes after President Donald Trump’s visit to the site in March. Photo credit: Reuters A Michigan state government fund on Tuesday approved an additional $15 million for the construction of the American Center for Mobility at Willow Run in Ypsilanti Township, Mich. The additional funding comes ...

  • 22 April

    Toyota to Launch Social Network for Its Cars

    By Jim Sharifi Posted: May 24, 2011 11:22 a.m. Social networks are evolving, and while you may currently be using Facebook or Twitter to keep in touch with family and friends, soon it might be possible to keep tabs on your car as well. Toyota and Salesforce.com announced yesterday in ...