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Recall Alert: GM Recalls Nearly 250K Crossover SUVs

Recall Alert: GM Recalls Nearly 250K Crossover SUVs

There's more recall news afoot, and this time it's General Motors in the news. The company has recalled 243,043 of its Lambda crossovers--Buick Enclave, Chevrolet Traverse, GMC Acadia, and Saturn Outlook--due to possible damage that could occur to the second-row seat belts when the seats are... read more

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2010 Cadillac Escalade

Cadillac Escalade A Beacon For Thieves, Says Insurance Data

If you plan to purchase a Cadillac Escalade, Ford F-250 Crew Cab, Infiniti G37, or Dodge Charger Hemi, you might want to check in with your insurance agent first. Why?... read more August 2, 2010 by  1

2008 Lexus LS 600h L

Lexus Recalls 138,000 Cars—Including LS 600h—For Engine Defect

Lexus has announced that it will recall about 138,000 of its luxury sedans in the U.S.—including the 2008 model year of its flagship Lexus LS 600h L hybrid—due to a... read more July 2, 2010 by  1

2009 Cadillac Escalade

GM Recalls 1.5 Million Buicks, Cadillacs, Chevys, GMC, HUMMERs, Saturns For Fire Hazard

General Motors has issued a recall for over 1.5 million  cars, trucks, and SUVs from across seven GM brands and four model years. According to notices from the automaker and... read more June 10, 2010 by  1

2010 Chrysler Town & Country

Recall Alert: Chrysler to Recall 600,000 Vehicles

Chrysler has announced a major recall effort today. The recall covers five models which are suffering from various maladies. About 285,000 2008-2009 Chrysler Town and Country... read more June 7, 2010 by  0

2009 Toyota Corolla 4-door Sedan Auto S (Natl) Tail Light

Prevailing In A Real Life Car Repair Dispute

Patrick and Vanessa Ryan figuratively raised their window and yelled at their insurance company: “I’m mad as hell and I’m not going to take this anymore!” But from... read more June 3, 2010 by  0

2002 Mercury Cougar Sport Premium

Have You Driven A Hideous Mercury Lately?

I read today that Ford may well be winding down Mercury a brand that once had a brand image, a car line and products that people once bought. And for the life of me, when I... read more May 28, 2010 by  0

2008 HUMMER H3 4WD 4-door SUV Alpha Front Exterior View

It's Really Over: Last HUMMER H3 Rolls Off Louisiana Line

It's really, finally over. Yesterday, the very last HUMMER H3 rolled off the production line in Shreveport, Louisiana, part of a special order for rental-car company Avis... read more May 25, 2010 by  6

Dealer - Sale

Frugal Shopper: Does It Make Sense To Buy A Used Rental Car?

If you're thinking about a late-model used car instead of a new one, the used cars on offer by major rental companies can be tempting. From a price standpoint, you're getting... read more May 21, 2010 by  12

2009 Volkswagen Tiguan FWD 4-door SE Front Exterior View

2009 Volkswagen Tiguan: An All-New Sporty Crossover

The 2009 Volkswagen Tiguan SE ($28,875 as tested) is an all-new compact SUV that Volkswagen is releasing this year. The automaker calls it the GTI of crossovers, a good... read more May 16, 2010 by  0

2009 Toyota RAV4 FWD 4-door 4-cyl 4-Spd AT Sport (Natl) Front Exterior View

2009 Toyota RAV4 Four-Cylinder: No Longer The Baby Of The Family

The RAV4 Sport four-cylinder ($24,600 as tested) had a handling-tuned suspension and P235/55R18 tires on alloy wheels, plus fog lamps, a roof rack with cross bars, heated... read more May 16, 2010 by  0

2009 Toyota Prius

Recall Alert: Toyota Begins Floor-mat Fix

Toyota's recall problems began last fall with complaints of floor mats being tangled under accelerator pedals, a scenario which could lead to unintended acceleration. After... read more May 3, 2010 by  0

Screenshot from YouTube video "New GTR R35 crashes following Evo IX MR"

If Planning Insurance Fraud, Don't Upload Video to YouTube

Oh, those crazy kids. They do a little nighttime street racing on a mountain road. They manage to wreck their 2009 Nissan GT-R performance coupe. Then they file a seemingly... read more April 16, 2010 by  4

2008 HUMMER HX Concept - Jabonski

A Chevy Volt-Like H3--And H5--If HUMMER Lives

Raser Technologies remains interested in acquiring GM's HUMMER brand--and plans a new model range including extended-range electric HUMMER H3 models as well as a new compact... read more April 13, 2010 by  21

2010 Hummer H3

HUMMER Still Has American Bidder Interested

  General Motors (NYSE: GM) says it will proceed with the shutdown of the HUMMER brand, but TheCarConnection has confirmed that an American company has twice expressed... read more April 8, 2010 by  9

NUMMI plant in Fremont, California

Toyota-GM Joint Venture Now Shuttered, But Lessons Remain

NUMMI (New United Motor Manufacturing Inc.), the manufacturing plant set up in the 1980s as a revolutionary venture between GM and Toyota, has closed its doors, with the last... read more April 6, 2010 by  6


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