Toyota Recall: Most of the Lineup Being Recalled For Passenger Seat Airbag Calibration

Another day, another Toyota recall. Despite the fact that most of the lineup is being recalled, the number isn’t nearly as staggering as it has been in the past. No, just a mere 3,235 units were affected…but the issue could be quite serious. The vehicles involved are:  Avalon, Camry, Camry Hybrid, Corolla, 4Runner, FJ Cruiser, Highlander, Highlander…

Mitsubishi Lineup News: Expanding With New Outlander and Mirage, New Lancer Delayed…Hybrid Evo?

Mitsubishi Motors North America has essentially pressed the reset button on their lineup, jettisoning such well-known but unloved nameplates such as the Endeavour, Eclipse and Eclipse Spyder, and the Galant. This was done so that they could dump the slower-selling models, in order to concentrate on their volume models like the Lancer  and Outlander Sport…

Subaru Pulls Entire Impreza Lineup From UK Market

Yes folks, this includes the beloved WRX and STi. Despite the fact that Subaru has released the new Impreza (having driven it several times, I will say that it’s a vast improvement over the previous generation), neither this one, or the upcoming WRX and STi (rumoured to be on a new platform) will make its…

Tall Man, Small Car: No Problem

I love small cars. I’m also a tall man. How tall? Well, I’m 6’6″, 225 lbs. To get a good idea of how tall I am, here’s a picture of me in the back seat of a Scion iQ:   Now that you have come down from that feeling of shock and awe,  you can imagine…

Chrysler recalls RAM light-duty and commercial trucks for several issues

As the final part of the massive Chrysler recall announced last week, the Auburn Hills, Michigan automaker is also recalling several of their RAM trucks. In all, Chrysler has issued 12 separate recall campaigns since early last month, during the tumultuous pushback of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) recommending that they recall the 1993-2004 Jeep Grand…

Chrysler recalls several minivans for numerous issues

Part of the massive Chrysler recall announced last week included two for their best-selling minivans, the Chrysler Town and County, Dodge Grand Caravan, and the RAM C/V Tradesman (a Grand Caravan converted for cargo duty). In all, over 282,000 2013 models worldwide are affected, the vast majority of them being in the United States. The first issue…