Last week, reports began to emerge that GM was planning to compensate 170,000 or so consumers who'd already purchased one of those vehicles to make up for the inaccurate MPG figures. Now comes word that GM's plan is nearly finalized.
The Volkswagen Beetle and Mini Cooper are both perky, fun-to-drive small cars that have far more of a focus on the design statement—and the suggested lifestyle that goes with it, perhaps—than other models in such an affordable price range.
Back in March, we told you that the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration had launched an investigation of the 2013-2014 Ford F-150 pickup. On Wednesday, Ford issued a recall for those vehicles, affecting roughly 271,000 trucks in North America.
The Mercedes-Benz S-Class and BMW 7-Series are large sedans that serve as the flagship models of their respective brands. Both of these sedans have typically been among the first in the world to offer advanced technology, comfort, and active-safety features, as well advanced engineering and construction techniques.
The Chevrolet Malibu is one of the longest-running nameplates in the brand's history, but history hasn't always been kind to it. Today's Malibu changes all that, and more.
The company is working on a plan to compensate the people who bought the affected cars.
Full-size sedans have to be spacious and comfortable, and a reasonable price wouldn't hurt, either. The Chevrolet Impala and the Dodge Charger each take different routes to that formula.
Cadillac is on a quest. It wants to be the next Benz, the new BMW, the up and coming Audi. Its latest take on what it takes to become the standard of the world? The Cadillac CT6.
The Honda Civic is one of the best-selling, most widely recognized car lines in the world. You might say it’s a wee bit important for Honda to get it right when it goes in for a revamp. For 2016 the Civic is new. Is it once again the standard of the compact-car world?
According to Fiat Chrysler, some of those vehicles may experience problems with their power steering fluid lines, which could make the crossovers harder to steer.
Despite today's low fuel prices, consumers continue to rate fuel economy as one of their top criteria when shopping for a new car. That may soon change with new federal fuel economy goals.
Though the Takata recall fiasco has fallen out of the headlines in recent weeks, it's about to return in a very big way.
After Dieselgate, VW appeared to shift its tone, emphasizing its electric car models over those that run on fossil fuels. But a new study shows VW and other car makers aren't onboard with new EU fuel economy goals that encourage the adoption of electric vehicles.
An earlier investigation of the 2014-2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee, the 2012-2014 Dodge Charger, and the 2012-2014 Chrysler 300 has resulted in a recall to fix a problem with their shifters, which allowed some owners to exit their vehicles without putting them in 'PARK'.
Last week, Mitsubishi admitted that it lied about fuel economy stats on 620,000 late-model Japanese vehicles. In light of those misdeeds, the Environmental Protection Agency has ordered Misubishi to conduct new fuel economy tests on its U.S.-market vehicles.
Ford issued five recalls today, with most affected vehicles being Ford-model trucks and SUVs. Combined, the recalls affect roughly 285,000 vehicles in the United States, Canada, and Mexico.
In newer car markets like China and the UAE, experimentation and early adoption are taking off, particularly where autonomous cars are concerned.
The Pilot has to nail the 'utility' part of 'sport-utility vehicle,' has to comport itself with the mild-mannered ride and handling of a "crossover," and frankly, it has to prove itself to be the great deal we thought when we named it the best car to buy in 2016.
Mitsubishi admits that during tests, it reduced air and tire resistance to generate fuel economy figures for those vehicles that were between five and ten percent higher than they ought to have been.
The 2016 Volvo XC90 and the 2016 BMW X5 are large luxury utility vehicles for buyers offering European cachet with all-wheel-drive hauling capacity. Each was its maker's first-ever crossover SUV years ago, and both have refinement, handling, and features unimaginable in older SUVs.