GM recalls several trucks and SUVs for bad park lock cable

The latest GM recall involves several of their trucks, SUVs, and vans…about 55,000 in total. The following 2013 model year vehicles that were assembled between November 7 through December 18, 2012 (many of these vehicles were built at the Arlington, Texas assembly plant) include: Cadillac Escalade, Escalade ESV, and the Escalade EXT Chevrolet Avalanche, Express, Silverado, Suburban, Tahoe GMC Savana,…

BMW recalls 3 Series, 1 Series, and Z4 Roadster for bad battery cable

It’s rare to see a BMW recall, but the Bavarian automaker has done just that…and not just on any car. They’re recalling their bread-and-butter, the best-selling 3 series. In addition, they are also recalling the 1 series, as well as the Z4 roadster. The issue at hand concerns the battery cable…apparently, there is a fault between…

Randall Reed acquires McKinney Volkswagen from Autonation

In a bold move that allows Dallas’s Randall Reed to step outside of his comfort zone, his World Class Automotive Group has recently purchased McKinney Volkswagen from the Autonation corporation. As AutoNation moves to consolidate their dealerships under one brand, this includes selling off dealerships to other companies looking to expand their own portfolio. They had recently…

Ford recalling the Freestar and Mercury Monterey for corrosion issues

Another day, another Ford recall…this time, it’s with the minivan that can’t catch a break. More specifically, it’s the 2004-2007 Ford Freestar and its mechanical twin, the Mercury Monterey (the Monterey replaced the Villager, a joint venture with the Nissan Motor Company). Ford is bringing back the lackluster duo for corrosion issues, this time on the inside of the…

Ford Explorer, Taurus, and Lincoln MKS being recalled for fuel tank issue

Ford Motor Company has announced that they will be recalling several vehicles, such as certain 2012 Ford Taurus and Lincoln MKS, as well as the 2013 Ford Explorer. If you’re wondering why these three particular vehicles are being recalled together, it’s because they all ride on the same platform, known by auto enthusiasts worldwide as…

Mercedes-Benz Concept GLA

  The Bavarian automaker is debuting a crossover concept that should slot between the GL and the GLK in their crossover/SUV lineup, with more muscular styling and exclusive technology. As far as the styling goes, it is a radical departure from their current utility design theme, but it ties in to recent launches, such as the…

2013 Shelby 1000 S/C

  Perhaps as an answer to Chevrolet’s Camaro Z/28, or just because they can, Shelby American has rolled out the most powerful production muscle car in the world…the 2013 Shelby 1000 S/C. “The 2012 Shelby 1000 was launched to great acclaim at the New York Auto Show last year to celebrate our 50th anniversary,” said…

Buick Riviera Concept

  How important is Buick in China? So much so, that it’s debuting a new concept there, as opposed to here in America…you know, where Buick originated, and is currently a division of General Motors. The Buick Riviera is being revitalised in concept form…this was the fourth jointly designed vehicle by GM’s Shanghai GM and their Chinese…