In the 1970’s when Americans largely still drove the rear-wheel drive body-on-frame Mastodons of the road, a revolutionary new type of automobile construction took European and U.S. drivers alike by storm. Best illustrated by the Volkswagen (VW
The Automotive Recyclers Association (ARA) asked General Motors (GM) to continue contributing in an environmental program that addresses toxic waste found in old GM vehicles even though it is no longer required to be law.
Assured Performance and General Motors are conducting a pilot program designed to provide body shops with rebates, consumer certificates, shop identification and promotion when using 100 percent genuine GM collision parts for non-insurer paid repairs
The U.S. House of Representatives passed in a 222-202 vote the Fiscal Year 2010 Financial Services and General Government Appropriations Bill as part of the Omnibus Appropriations Conference Agreement. The Financial Services portion of this $446.8 bi
Mitchell International today released new information on hybrid repair costs in the third quarter 2010 edition of its Industry Trends Report (ITR), the company's quarterly publication that highlights industry-related trends, news items and statistics
Ford Motor Company has improved its service part limited warranty coverage on new and remanufactured gas engine and transmission assemblies, increasing the terms from 3-years/100,000 miles to 3-years/unlimited miles, effective Sept. 1, 2010.
The Automotive Recyclers Association (ARA) issued a formal complaint letter with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) against two car manufacturers, Hyundai Motor America and American Honda. Both companies released statements that warn against the use
The phrase Race on Sunday...Sell on Monday was not just a catchy advertising slogan. It had legs. As stronger powerplants made their way into auto racing, particularly with the maturation of the muscle cars in the 1960s, some auto dealers wo
Chrysler Group has confirmed that it will build a high-performance version of the Dodge Challenger. According to Ward's Auto, it is expected to launch sometime after the 2009 model year base car rolls out. The SRT-8 Challenger will be based
Congressional support for the Motor Vehicle Owners' Right to Repair Act of 2007 (H.R. 2694) has reached 24 co-sponsors, said Kathleen Schmatz, president and CEO of the Automotive Aftermarket Industry Association (AAIA).