Fiat Chrysler under investigation for Clean Air Act violations

The Jeep Grand Cherokee is one of many vehicles in violation of the Clean Air Act. Photo courtesy of Jeep The Environmental Protection Agency recently notified Fiat Chrysler Automobiles and its U.S. division that it violated the Clean Air Act by installing undisclosed engine management software in several passenger vehicles powered by diesel engines. The…

VW exec arrested for role in emissions scandal

VW executive Oliver Schmidt was arrested Saturday for his part in the Volkswagen emissions conspiracy. Photo courtesy of Volkswagen Group of America The Federal Bureau of Investigations arrested Volkswagen executive Oliver Schmidt on Jan. 7 for his part in the diesel emissions scandal. He is being charged with conspiracy to defraud the United States, according…

LA auto show to unveil hot new models

Courtesy: Mercedes-Benz. The Mercedes-Benz G550 4×42 is among 50 vehicles making their debut at the LA Auto Show. The Los Angeles Auto Show season kicks off later this week, with more than 50 cars that will make their debut today through Nov. 17. Founded in 1907, the LA Auto Show is the first major North…

Automakers reduce emissions, increase production

Courtesy of the EPA Automakers have reduced greenhouse gas emissions and improved fuel economy, despite increasing production of SUVs and crossover-utility vehicles, or CUVs, to record levels, according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. The agency’s 2016 CO2 and Fuel Economy Trends Report finds that fuel economy for 2015 vehicles has increased by 0.5 mpg…

Beepi review: Buy and sell used cars online

BraunS/Getty Images Buying or selling a used car can sometimes be a long and difficult process. Beepi aims to make it easier. But before you use this service, it’s important to know the advantages and disadvantages. Check out this Beepi review to see if this service is right for you. Buying a car with Beepi Finding a…

Democrats, Republicans miles apart in car survey

In an online survey by Swapalease.com, Republicans identified with a Chevrolet Corvette (above), while Democrats preferred Tesla. A new survey from Swapalease.com reveals that 34 percent of Americans view the election as a “driverless car,” while almost 30 percent see it as a “four-wheel SUV going off road wherever it wants.” The 2016 Election and…

Nissan goes rogue with ‘Star Wars’ promo

Photo courtesy of Nissan Nissan has launched a “Star Wars”-themed promotional campaign for its new 2017 Nissan Rogue, which includes a chance to attend the opening night of “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story” in Hollywood, California, and receive a replica Death Trooper helmet with the purchase of a new car. “Nissan’s new custom-designed campaign…