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Ford Motor Co. said Friday it is recalling 3.6 million passenger cars, trucks, sport utility vehicles and vans to address concerns about a cruise control switch that has led to previous recalls based on reports of fires. Ford said the recall covered more than a dozen vehicle models built from 1992-2007. The company said it [...]
Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. has developed an innovative “pop-up engine hood” to help reduce head impact injuries in the event of a pedestrian collision. The new safety feature will debut on the new Skyline coupe, set for release this fall in Japan. The concept of the pop-up hood is based on a very simple principle: [...]
The law firm of Sheldon J. Schlesinger, P.A. has filed a class action suit against Lexus U.S.A. Inc., Toyota Motor Sales U.S.A. Inc., and others, claiming that Lexus failed to correct problems with the front passenger air bag system in thousands of 2007 Lexus ES350 automobiles. The attorney who filed the lawsuit, Scott P. Schlesinger, [...]
Ford Motor Company saw US sales drop 19 percent in July as demand for nearly all its product lines skidded, the automaker said Wednesday. Some of the loss came from a planned 57 percent cut in low-margin sales to rental car companies. But sales to individual retail customers also fell 17 percent. Overall sales reached [...]
Bentley Motors continues the intensive development of its flagship Arnage range with the introduction of a major programme of powertrain and chassis enhancements for the 2007 Model Year. The Arnage’s renowned 6.75-litre V8 engine now develops up to 500bhp and is mated to a six-speed automatic transmission benefiting performance, driving dynamics and refinement. The powertrain [...]
The Continental GTC, Bentley Motors’ new luxury 2+2 convertible, will be officially unveiled at the New York International Automobile Show in April 2006. When the stunning convertible goes on sale later this year it will complete the Bentley Continental model range, following the introduction of the highly successful Continental GT in 2003 and four-door Continental [...]
The Continental GT Speed is the most powerful production Bentley ever and the first to top 200mph (322km/h). A potent addition to the companys highly successful Continental series, the GT Speed extends the appeal of the Continental GT coupe to driving enthusiasts who place a high value on outright performance and agile handling.
Infiniti today announced pricing on the all-new 2008 Infiniti G37 Coupe, which goes on sale August 21 at Infiniti retailers nationwide. The Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) starts at $34,250 for the rear-wheel drive 330-horsepower 3.7-liter V6-equipped 2008 Infiniti G37 Coupe (with 5-speed automatic transmission); $35,000 for Infiniti G37 Coupe Journey model (with 5-speed automatic [...]
General Motors Corp. ran its string of profitable quarters to three on Tuesday when it announced second-quarter net income of $891 million that came largely from overseas operations. The earnings growth in Europe, Latin America, Asia and other areas eclipsed lingering problems in North America. Although GM showed vast improvement in its backyard, it still [...]
The all-new Infiniti G35 sedan, which goes on sale in November 2006, is designed to create a powerful driving sensation – from its rewarding performance and sophisticated exterior, to its finely crafted interior and intuitive technology. As the second generation of Infiniti’s groundbreaking sport sedan, the creators of the new G35 knew it would have [...]