Feb 26 2015 01:45 PM | Chrysler NewsChrysler can't seem to catch a break with their nine-speed automatic. Case in point is a recall for around 26,000 Chrysler 200s equipped with 3.6L V6 and nine-speed because the transmission will not go into park. According to a statement, the problem is due to inconsistent assembly procedures at a supplier's plant. At the time of this writing, five owners have experienced this problem.
Dealers will inspect the transmission and replace if necessary. In the meantime, Chrysler is asking owners to put on the parking brake to prevent their vehicle from rolling back.
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Feb 26 2015 09:30 AM | Geneva Auto ShowThanks to a leak showing revealing the next Audi R8 yesterday, Audi has spilled the beans on 2016 R8 before its official debut at Geneva Motor Show next week.
The basic shape of the R8 hasn't changed much, just slight tweaks here and there. Measurements for the new R8 are 14.5 feet long, 6.4 feet wide, 4.1 feet high, and a 8.7-foot wheelbase. Inside the R8, Audi has taken the ideas used in the new TT and applied them into the R8. This means a minimalistic layout and new 12.3 inch display which features driver information and infotainment settings.
As for power, there is a 5.2L V10 with two levels of power. The base V10 packs 540 horsepower and 398 pound-feet of torque, while the V10 Plus increases power to 610 horse...
Feb 25 2015 02:15 PM | Geneva Auto ShowAudi is following up its Prologue concept shown at the LA Auto Show last November with another Prologue - the Prologue Avant concept.
The purpose of the Prologue concepts is to give a preview of what Audi has in store with their future designs. The first concept was a preview into the future of sedans and coupes. This new concept which will debut at Geneva gives a peek into their hatchbacks and Avants.
The exterior design features pieces of the first Prologue concept with the large grill and massive air vents in the front, along with a similar taillight treatment for the hatch. Compared to the Prologue concept, the Avant is slightly larger with measurements of 16.8 feet long, 6.5 feet wide, and rides on a 10-foot wh...
It's that time of year when Consumer Reports announces the results of their brand report cards and for the most part, the results aren't surprising. The top ten were mostly dominated by Japanese automakers with Lexus being on top, followed by Mazda and...
In our last Trivia Tuesday, we had a car painted with tiger stripes. This time around, we have a Thunderbird with a gigantic hole in its side! Can you answer our Trivia Tuesday questions? The 'Farm-O-Road' utility vehicle was produced by which automak...
It has been awhile since we heard anything out of Fisker and its new owner, the Wanxiang Group. But Reuters has learned some new information about what could be in store. Two sources tell Reuters that Wanxiang is planning to drop the Fisker name and u...
Honda is making some changes to its executive staff with a number of new appointments. The big change is the announcement of current CEO and president Takanobu Ito stepping down in June. Ito became the CEO back in 2009 and led the company through a tu...
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