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1998-2002 Honda Passport Recalled For Suspension Rust
1998-2002 Honda Passport Recalled For Suspension Rust

Honda has announced that it will recall nearly 36,000 Passport utility vehicles in the U.S. market, for a potentially serious safety issue due to rusting at brackets for the rear suspension. If these brackets corrode to an extreme, it could lead to the lower-link bracket to separate from the frame...Read More»

2002 Honda Passport EX
Recall Issued For Honda Passport, Isuzu Rodeo And Axiom

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has announced a recall of Honda Passports and Isuzu Rodeos from the 1998 - 2002 model years, as well as the 2002 Isuzu Axiom. At issue is a mounting bracket for the vehicles' rear suspension, which may be corroding faster than expected. According...Read More»

Great Drives: Christmas at Biltmore
Great Drives: A Pilgrimage, Of Sorts

This holiday season, High Gear Media wants to wish you the best possible end to a difficult year. We're reaching back into the archives and into our own lives for some memorable holiday moments. Tell us your own, and take with this our sincere hopes for a better 2010. We all make pilgrimages, and...Read More»

Nielsen Online's Brand Advocacy Quotient car rankings
Nielsen Is Watching You. Possibly Right Now.

We may not always understand how Nielsen gets its survey data, but the results are usually pretty interesting. Case in point: Nielsen's online division--cleverly named Nielsen Online--and its new Brand Advocacy Quotient research. By collecting data from blogs (like this one!), message boards, fan...Read More»

Car pooling with a Mazda Miata
Link Love From The Car Connection: Weird Accidents, Ferrari Laptops, And Grandpa Finds The Camcorder

It's freezing outside, y'all. Stay in and fire up some hot links. Cruising a different highway: Love Italian sportscars but hate the pesky fact of their high sticker prices? Maybe you should nab the latest Acer laptop, designed by Ferrari. The badge says "vroom", but the Windows Vista inside says...Read More»

Joe Isuzu
Isuzu Officially Bows Out

Here in the States, Isuzu's been laying low for a while, wisely spending marketing dollars in southeast Asia and other parts of the world where it holds a better market share. And day after tomorrow, nearly three decades after Isuzu launched passenger vehicle sales in the U.S., the company is...Read More»

2006 Chevrolet TrailBlazer 4-door 2WD LS Side Exterior View
TrailBlazer, Envoy Latest Casualties of War

GM has confirmed that the Moraine, Ohio, plant that builds GMT360 SUVs (Chevy TrailBlazer, GMC Envoy, Saab 9-7x) will be shuttered just in time for Christmas. That's the lump of coal that 1,100 Moraine workers will be getting in their stockings this December 23. Originally, the plant was supposed...Read More»

The Week in Reverse

TCC readers, we laud your taste: your favorite car review from January was also one of our favorite test cars in recent memory. And yet you’re pessimistic on gas prices? Maybe you’ll cheer up now that the smart fortwo is on sale--even though the chances of getting lucky in the back seat are...Read More»

Isuzu's Luv Long Lost

Joe Isuzu is long gone; soon Isuzu vehicles will, too. Isuzu today announced that it will withdraw from the U.S. market in January 2009. Present-day, no big loss. Currently the brand’s U.S. lineup is limited to a couple of pickups, the i-290 and i-370, a rebadged version of the Chevrolet...Read More»

Isuzu Drops Out of the U.S. Market; Who's Next?

Isuzu's long battle to stay in the U.S. market ends next year, as the Japanese automaker announced today that it would stop selling new vehicles in the U.S. as of January 31, 2009. Isuzu's withdrawal has been expected for years. In the early 1990s, the company sat at the forefront of the truck...Read More»

2008 Isuzu i-370 2WD Crew Cab LS Instrument Cluster
2007 Isuzu i-series

Isuzu's i-series line of pickup trucks is based on the Chevrolet Colorado/GMC Canyon compact pickups. It is available for 2007 in i-290 and i-370 forms, with regular, extended and Crew Cab passenger compartments and either rear- or four-wheel-drive. The i-370 4x2 extended cab and i-370 4x4 Crew Cab...Read More»

2002 Isuzu Trooper S
Week of September 18, 2000


Meritor sponsorship
2000 Detroit Auto Show VI

FORD UTES TO GET AIRBAG CURTAINS Ford Motor Co. will start offering specially designed airbag "curtains" designed to reduce the chance of death or injury in all of its 2001 model-year sport-utility vehicles. "About half of light truck rollover accidents result in fatalities," noted Ford's safety...Read More»

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