Archives for August 12th, 2013

Honda CR-V Is Best-Selling CUV In April 2013

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It appears the Honda CR-V got tired of being second-best for the first three months of this year, as the Japanese CUV snubbed the first position from the Ford Escape with 26,519 units sold in April. Below those two rivals, the Chevrolet Equinox (20,965 units sold) sat comfortably in the third spot once again. Stationed at ...

NHTSA may greatly expand GM airbag recall

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The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is pondering whether to dramatically upscale a pair of airbag recalls on General Motors vehicles. The two existing campaigns, one launched in the fall of 2012 and the other in January of this year covered just 6,845 vehicles, but the government agency is considering whether to boost the recall ...

Garage-Built GM LS-based V-12 Built for Airplane, Suburban, Next Bound for 280 Z

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Few have accused the GM LS-series third and fourth-generation small-block V-8s of being underpowered or not big enough. The engine’s near-universal ubiquity as the engine swap of choice for just about anything on four wheels (and some on two) is a testament to the engine’s popularity as a relatively compact and lightweight powerhouse. But for ...

2014 Chevrolet SS Priced From $44,470

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Performance enthusiasts, get your checkbooks ready: the 2014 Chevrolet SS will cost $44,470, including a $995 destination charge, when it goes on sale in the fourth quarter of this year. That price doesn’t include the car’s gas guzzler tax, however, which has yet to be calculated. That price tag gives buyers a rear-wheel-drive sedan with a ...