Toyota Motor Corp. said Thursday about 270,000 cars sold worldwide–including luxury Lexus sedans–have potentially faulty engines, the latest quality lapse to hit the automaker following massive global recalls of top-selling models.
Toyota spokesman Hideaki Homma said the Toyota was considering withdrawal again for repairs. The problem is, there are on a machine that can suddenly [...]
It seems the waves of recalls don’t seem to stop. After recent news of the massive recall by Chrysler, we now have the GM recall 2010. The recall affects 1.5 million SUVs and trucks from GM(General Motors) which have faulty windshield wiper fluid systems. It may not sound too dangerous but it [...]
The coolest Mercury we’ll never get to see?
That would certainly be the planned Mercury version of the next Ford Focus. Speculation has been–and we tend to believe it–that it would have revived the name Mercury Tracer. It would have been the first small Mercury in many years.
Ford executives told Lincoln Mercury dealers in February that [...]
While industry insiders have speculated for years that Mercury might be on its way out, Ford CEO Alan Mulally–who has been leading the company on a triumphant turnaround–might stand the best chance of convincing dealers and the Ford family that now is the right time to kill it.
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Never before has there been a 3 Series that can do what the 320d can and yet deliver such outstanding fuel economy. Let me get the point across here, being green, fuel efficient and polluting less are at the top of the agenda for most car companies these days and BMW is no [...]
The new Nissan LEAF–the name is not an acronym but signifies purity and greenness–is a fully electric-powered car which Nissan says is the world’s first affordable zero-emission vehicle.
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When the Nissan Leaf all-electric five-door hits the market it will be priced competitively against the Opel/Vaunhall Ampera, known Stateside as [...]
Richard Petty and Junior Johnson have known since October that they would be inducted into the NASCAR Hall of Fame on May 23.
In 1984, team owner Richard Childress felt he was ready to build consistently impressive cars for Dale Earnhardt, and they became partners for a second time. The result was one of [...]
Porsche announced today that will initiate a worldwide recall for all Panamera copies sold until April. We are talking here about 11,324 cars and the problem is related to seat belts that can accidentally detach in certain conditions.
According to Porsche’s press release, the Panamera’s front seat belts could fail, and detach from their anchoring system [...]
Ford Motor Company reported that it swung to a 1st quarter profit of $2.1 billion, 50 cents per share, from a loss of $1.4 billion, or 60 cents per share, a year earlier.
According to a survey of analysts by Thomson Reuters, the average Wall Street estimate called for earnings of 31 cents per share.
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Toyota Motor Corp. has suspended sales of the 2010 Lexus GX 460 after Consumer Reports warned car shoppers not to buy the sport utility vehicle because handling problems could lead to rollover accidents during sharp turns.
Toyota said Tuesday it had asked dealers to temporarily suspend sales of the SUV while it conducts its own tests [...]