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    Recalls: 2012 Chevrolet Impala recalled for improper routing of power steering hose
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    General Motors has announced that it is recalling certain Model Year 2012 Chevrolet Impalas for improper routing of the vehicle's upper power steering hose, which could lead to melting of the hose due to its close proximity to the catalytic converter. The safety concern is that the melted hose ...

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    Report: Mazda CX-9 being investigated for brake fluid leak
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    The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has opened an investigation (read: not a recall) into the braking effectiveness of 2008 Mazda CX-9 crossovers. The reason? NHTSA received data from Mazda indicating a "high number" of warranty claims and reports related to the vehicle's braking ...

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    Paris 2010: First factory-built Fisker Karma hits the stage
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    First Factory-Built Fisker Karma – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Staying true to its concept form, the factory-built Fisker Karma plug-in hybrid that hit the stage at the Paris Motor Show retains the concept's massive 22-inch wheels (Fisker says it'll be the first production car ...

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    Buick Excelle GT sedan debuts in China, U.S. version expected next year
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    Buick Excelle GT - Click above for high-res image gallery
    Later this month, the all-new 2011 Buick Excelle GT sedan will hit dealer lots over in China. Ramping up for the release, Shanghai GM, a joint venture between General Motors and China's SAIC Motor Corp., released these pics for us. We had ...

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    Toyota CEO wants to add "fun to drive" to eco-friendly vehicles
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    Toyota MR2 Sports Hybrid Concept – Click above for image gallery
    It's been far too long since Toyota's products have been imbued with anything short of clinical, appliance-like precision. Handling prowess and communicative steering has taken a back seat to ruthless efficiency, especially ...

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    Report: Toyota and Daimler planning "extensive cooperation" on fuel cell development
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    Toyota Highlander FCHV-adv and Mercedes-Benz F-Cell
    Daimler began developing fuel-cell vehicles way back in 1994. To date, the company has spent $1.23 billion on the propulsion technology. Toyota entered into the hydrogen realm even earlier by kicking off development back in 1992. With decades of ...

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    Wife of Tesla CEO demands 10-percent of his company stock and a Roadster in divorce
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    It's not all that often that a messy divorce pops up with a billionaire on one side and somebody who wants part of the money on the other, right? Actually, this occurs far too often and a divorce involving wealthy individuals can be downright messy and ultimately destructive to those involved. It ...

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    Fox News refuses ad denouncing nation's dependence on foreign oil [w/video]
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    VoteVets ad on U.S. foreign oil dependence – click above to watch the video after the jump
    While it is generally understood that America's dependence on foreign oil negatively impacts the country in many ways, both the citizenry and the media differ in how they choose to deal with the ...

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    Toyota aims for $50,000 hydrogen sedan by 2015
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    Third-gen Toyota FCHV-adv – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Toyota is undoubtedly known more for its hybrid vehicles than its hydrogen-powered cars, but that could tilt just a little if the company can make good on claims of a production-ready hydrogen sedan for around $50,000. ...

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    Following BMW, Daimler announces carbon fiber future ahead for Mercedes
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    2011 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG – Click above for high-res image gallery
    It seem like just a few days ago BMW came forth stating that its use of carbon fiber on upcoming vehicles would become a high-volume deal. Now Green Car Advisor reports that Daimler, never willing to be a step behind, has ...

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    Taxes drive gas prices to over $7 a gallon in UK, mass boycott coming soon
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    Through the power of Facebook, up to a half a million drivers in the UK are expected to boycott gas next month shortly before the nation heads to the polls for a general election in which Prime Minister (PM) Gordon Brown is fighting stiff competition for the win. Many Brits are upset with recent ...

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    Report: Canada reveals first-ever vehicle emissions standards that looks awfully familiar
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    Following the lead of the United States, Canada has reportedly chosen to employ a fuel economy regulation program for the first time ever, and it's virtually identical to ours. According to the Times Colonist, the differences between the two countries' programs are so minute that you could ...

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    International racing organizations meet to discuss environmental responsibility
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    2009 24 Hours of Le Mans Start – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Aside from the thrill of the race, motorsports are useful because the race cars they showcase often pass their genes down to the everyday vehicles that we drive. In an effort to perhaps hold its position as a ...

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    Report: U.S. government to purchase first 100 Chevy Volts and thousands of hybrids *UPDATE
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    2011 Chevrolet Volt – Click above for high-res image gallery
    In an effort to make the government's fleet of vehicles more green, the Obama administration has reportedly announced plans to add more hybrids this year followed by plug-in hybrids next year. The plan should double the number of ...

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    Tesla files update with SEC, confirms Roadster production for 2012, draws from DOE loans
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    2010 Tesla Roadster Sport – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Registering for an initial public offering, like Tesla Motors has done, requires that certain documents are filed regarding company actions. Since first filing for its IPO back in January, Tesla has had a few new ...

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    Saab's hiring! 500 workers reportedly needed to boost production
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    Saab resumes production – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Interested in a job in the automotive world? Saab has the news that you've been waiting for. According to AFP news service, production of Saab vehicles will be boosted to six times the current amount in just two short years. ...

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    Ward's Auto selects 40 finalists for Interior of the Year award
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    Most everyone is familiar with the Ward's Auto 10 Best Engines award where BMW, Audi and Ford took several honors for 2010, but a less prominent, though perhaps more eye-catching, award given by the magazine is the Ward's Interior of the Year awards. The award recipients are chosen through a ...

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    Report: Chrysler to reinstate at least 50 dealerships, maybe more
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    Company representatives for Chrysler have been in contact with at least 50 dealerships regarding reinstatement into the the automaker's dealer network. According to a leader who represents the 400-plus dealerships seeking arbitration, the dealers contacted will receive intent letters to begin the ...

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    Ford to save $1.2M/year just by turning off its computers at night
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    When a corporation as large as Ford decides to do something as simple as shutting down its computers at night, the savings can be astronomical. In the case of Ford, powering down computers can save the company $1.2 million each year. digg_url = ...

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    GM recalls 5,000 vans with serious fire risk, tells owners to park outside, away from everything
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    General Motors issued a recall and stop sale on heavy-duty vans including the 2010 Chevrolet Express and GMC Savana due to a problem with the alternator that could potentially lead to a fire. GM advises owners to stop driving the vehicles immediately. adding that vehicles should be parked away ...

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