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  • GM Announces Six More Recalls

     
    GM announced six new recalls that cover 717,950 Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet and GMC models from the 2010 to 2015 model years. The bulk of the recalls ??? 414,333 cars ??? involves late-model GM midsize SUVs, the Chevrolet Camaro sports cars......
  • Ford Releases Info on 2015 F-150 Engines

     
    Champing at the bit for new revelations among the stingily kept secrets of the 2015 Ford F-150's powertrains? Well, the automaker has mercifully thrown you a couple of new morsels, releasing some specs on two (though not all) of the......
  • Ford's Galhotra succeeds Farley as head of Lincoln

     
    Filed under: Hirings/Firings/Layoffs, Ford, Lincoln, Luxury Ford Motor Company is announcing a major personnel shakeup that could have a dramatic effect on the future of the Lincoln division. Kumar Galhotra (pictured above), currently vice president of...
  • Hyundai, Porsche top J.D. Power APEAL study

     
    Filed under: Car Buying, Hyundai, Porsche Just as they did in the Initial Quality Study, Porsche and Hyundai have taken the premium and non-premium crown, respectively, for the 2014 J.D. Power APEAL study. This is the tenth consecutive year for that...
  • GM pickup trucks to get 8-speed transmissions

    General Motors plans to incorporate 8-speed automatic transmissions into some of its 2015 full-size pickup trucks and SUVs, an important upgrade as the industry awaits Ford's aluminum F-150 pickup later this year. GM said today that the 6.2-liter, 8-...
  • Connecting With The Connecticut River In Cromwell

    In the early part of the 20th century, commerce started to turn away from the Connecticut River and focused on the ribbons of roads and highways that started to crisscross the state. Many towns and cities along the river followed suit and turned their...
  • Next-gen LaCrosse, Cascada convertible coming to Buick showrooms in 2016

     
    Filed under: Convertible, Sedan, Crossover, Buick, Luxury It's difficult to overstate how significant the post-bankruptcy years have been for General Motors' Buick brand. Arguably the most improved American automaker, Buick has rounded out its range...
  • The cars that won't live to see 2015 [w/video] [UPDATE]

     
    Filed under: Acura, BMW, Cadillac, Chevrolet, Chrysler, Infiniti, Lamborghini, Lexus, Mazda, Mercedes-Benz, Nissan, Scion, Toyota, Volkswagen, Volvo Every year in the fast-paced automotive industry brings new models, but it also spells the end for some...
  • V6 engines will outpace V8s for the 2015 Ford F-150

     
    Filed under: Car Buying, Truck, Technology, Work, Ford, Off-Road How times have changed. Even five years ago, who would have thought the mighty V8 would be just another engine choice for buyers of the 2015 Ford F-150? Ford is projecting about 28 percent...
  • Opel CEO talks new EV, will likely be fresh face for Chevy, too

     
    Filed under: EV/Plug-in, Chevrolet, Opel The rumored demise of the Opel Ampera has been confirmed, but there's good news, too. Opel CEO Karl-Thomas Neumann has been busy Tweeting information about the brand's next plug-in vehicle, admitting that the...
  • GM announces 6 recalls covering nearly 720k cars

     
    Filed under: Recalls, Safety, Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet, GM, GMC General Motors has announced yet another sprawling recall campaign, with six separate elements covering 717,950 vehicles on US roads. At this point in 2014, it's starting to seem like there...