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Ha Hak Soo Talks Design

February 03, 2020 at 2:17 PM

Hyundai’s head of Interior Design had stints at Honda and Ford in the U.S. before moving to Hyundai’s Global Design Studio in Namyang. And we sat down and talked with him about his experience and the 2020 Sonata.

Competition v Collaboration in the Auto Industry

February 03, 2020 at 9:38 AM

Ford v Ferrari brings up questions of competition in the auto industry in this new emerging age of global awareness.

Ford Recall Targets Brake System Flaw

December 23, 2019 at 2:02 AM

Ford is recalling 600,000 midsize sedans in the U.S. to fix hydraulic systems that could make the brake pedal suddenly feel spongy.

Ford's Strategic Design Chief Resigns

June 10, 2019 at 7:24 AM

David Woodhouse, who had been Ford Motor Co.'s director of global strategic design for the last two years, has left the company.

De Tomaso Concept Coming in July

May 16, 2019 at 12:41 PM

China’s Ideal TeamVenture, which purchased De Tomaso Automobili in 2015, plans to relaunch the famed Italian brand with a new model that will be unveiled at the Goodwood Festival of Speed in England on July 4th.

Ford Ends U.S. Production of Taurus, Again

March 04, 2019 at 3:11 PM

Ford Motor Co.’s Chicago plant built its last Taurus sedan on Friday, ending U.S. production of the long-running model. 

Ford to Replace Another 953,000 Takata Airbag Inflators

January 04, 2019 at 10:59 AM

Ford Motor Co. is preparing to replace another 953,000 Takata Corp. airbag inflators in the U.S. and Canada that could explode when triggered by a crash.

Tech Watch

July 30, 2018 at 12:00 AM

Infrared Abundance?

Former Nissan U.S. Chief Dies

July 13, 2018 at 12:20 PM

Tom Mignanelli, who headed Nissan Motor Co.’s U.S. sales unit in the early 1990s, died late last month at the age of 73.

Avalon Advances

June 06, 2018 at 10:29 AM

Although sedan sales may be dropping, Toyota is still holding strong in the segment and  is offering an all-new Avalon to bolster its position.

Ford Recalls Another 364,500 Vehicles with Takata Airbag Inflators

January 18, 2018 at 10:03 AM

Ford Motor Co. is recalling another batch of vehicles fitted with passenger-side Takata Corp. airbag inflators that could explode when triggered by a crash.

Aston Martin, James Bond & A Lot About True Luxury

December 18, 2017 at 6:05 AM

If someone said to you: “Quick, name me three luxury car brands,” you would probably answer something like, “BMW, Lexus and Cadillac” or “Mercedes, Infiniti and Lincoln.” And if you were to ask Simon Sproule to name three, none of those six would make the list.

Tesla Fires Hundreds of Employees It Considers Sub-Par

October 16, 2017 at 12:17 AM

Tesla Inc. dismissed roughly 400 hourly and salaried employees last week, according to The Mercury News in San Jose, Calif.

Mercedes, Ahoy!

February 17, 2017 at 5:48 AM

This, of course, is a boat: But it is not just any boat, it is the Cigarette Racing Team 50' Marauder AMG, introduced this week at the Miami International Boat Show.

Ford Expands Takata Recall

January 12, 2017 at 11:30 AM

Ford Motor Co. has added another 816,000 vehicles to those being recalled worldwide to have their Takata Corp. airbag inflators replaced.

NHTSA Probes Antilock Brake Flaw in Ford Midsize Sedans

December 27, 2016 at 1:40 PM

The U.S. has opened a preliminary investigation into antilock brake systems that could malfunction in 2009-2011 model Ford Fusion and Mercury Milan midsize sedans.

Ford Recalls 420,000 Vehicles for Fuel, Oil Leaks

October 26, 2016 at 10:04 AM

Possible fuel and oil leaks that could lead to engine fires or failures have prompted three recalls at Ford Motor Co.

UPDATE: Ford Adds 1.9 Million Takata Inflators to Airbag Recalls

June 01, 2016 at 10:08 AM

Ford Motor Co. is recalling 1.9 million vehicles in North America to replace Takata Corp. passenger-side front airbag inflators that could explode when triggered by a crash.

You Are the Champions

March 01, 2016 at 12:00 AM

Autonomous Snow

January 15, 2016 at 5:30 AM

Let’s face it: snow falls when, well, snow falls.