General Motors received 33 more claims to its ignition-switch claim facility this week, which pushed the total to 4,345. The number of accepted cases increased by eight, including one fatality and seven injuries.
Due to the weak value of the yen, Toyota is on track to have four times the per-vehicle profit of its US competitors, The Detroit News reports. Some allege currency manipulation gives the automaker an edge.
Ford and Petty's Garage are teaming up to bring the tuner's supercharged, 627-horsepower Mustang GT from the 2014 SEMA Show to dealers. The boosted 'Stangs are limited to 143 units and at least one is already sold.
The weather might be nasty, but Jalopnik is showing that the snow and ice can still be tons of fun too in the right vehicle. It took a quartet of performance cars to the Consumer Reports test track to go sliding around the slippery circuit.
General Motors received 75 more claims from people about the automaker's faulty ignition switches. The number of eligible claims jumped up by 12, including four more for deaths and eight more for injuries.
Ford is reportedly cutting the price of both the Fusion Hybrid and Energi plug-in hybrid by $900 for the 2016 model year. The move makes them more attractive to buyers in light of cheaper gas prices and updated challengers on the way.
Cadillac is releasing the first of its three Oscars commercials, and this one never actually shows any of the brand's vehicles. It is simply slow-motion shots of driving through New York with a voiceover from a Teddy Roosevelt speech about the glory in making an attempt.
The West Coast labor dispute between the dockworkers union and port owners is continuing to affect Japanese automakers with factories in the United States. Subaru, Honda, Toyota and Nissan are all airlifting some parts into the country to avoid shortages.