The Pontiac Aztek is getting a boost in popularity among Millennial buyers. The generation also likes the Dodge Magnum and Chrysler Pacifica, and performance vehicles like the Subaru WRX are in demand, too.
GM and the UAW are working to poach skilled workers from Nissan's Smyrna, TN, plant for the General's Spring Hill factory. The location is gearing up to assemble the Cadillac XT5, which is replacing the SRX.
Nissan and Kia are under investigation by NHTSA because of reported flaws with the occupant detection system. The Nissan campaign could affect nearly a million cars to check if a recall from last year worked.
A lawsuit in US District Court alleges that vehicles with keyless ignitions are dangerous because people inadvertently leave their vehicles running. The owners are then at risk for carbon monoxide poisoning.
Brian Kent is setting off on a 26,000-mile trip to drive through the 48 contiguous states and is planting a tree in each one. Along the way, he's stopping by a National Drive Electric Week celebration in Kentucky.
Nissan is finally giving the Xterra the axe from its lineup, but the company has a lot of upgrades in store for the 2016 model year. New generations of the Maxima and Titan join the range, and refreshes for the Sentra and Altima are on the way.