These Are The 10 Biggest Automotive Recalls Ever

The number of automotive recalls last year broke records. Every week it seemed like another automaker was pulling back cars by the millions to fix defects ranging from minor to potentially deadly. But while 2014 led to big recalls becoming the new normal, it pales in comparison to some of the biggest recalls in the… » 3/03/15 8:20pm Tuesday 8:20pm

Meet The Original Automotive Con Man That Sort Of Gave Birth To Ford

Cars, like pretty much everything, attract their share of crooks and liars. We've covered modern ones here before. But it's worth going back to the early days of motoring to learn about one of the original — and still one of the most brazen — motorized charlatans: Edward Joel Pennington. » 2/25/15 3:29pm 2/25/15 3:29pm

EPA Tightens Fuel Economy Test Because Nobody Gets The Mileage They Want

Isn't it kind of universally accepted that you aren't going to achieve the fuel economy numbers advertised on your new car? (Not if you're a reader of this website and drive the way we do, anyway.) But since automakers keep getting nailed for misleading fuel economy claims, the Environmental Protection Agency is… » 2/24/15 1:47pm 2/24/15 1:47pm

The Mazda BT-50 is the best Ford Ranger

Badges are the weirdest things ever, you can go full old-GM with them and don't distinguish them at all apart from changing badges or you can do what VW does and make a single platform that can be changed enough to compete in many segments and price brackets. A third option, taken by these two is just not making any… » 2/22/15 3:01pm 2/22/15 3:01pm

The Iconic Face Of The Jeep Was Actually Designed By Ford

If there's one thing modern-day Jeep loves, as a company, it's their own face. That round-eyed, slotted-grille iconic Jeep face that they love so much, they've even given it a name: Sarge. But here's the dirty truth: that iconic Jeep face wasn't designed by Willys — it started as a Ford design. » 2/20/15 6:50pm 2/20/15 6:50pm

EXCLUSIVE: Leaked Ford Document Suggests Many More RS Models Are Coming

With the Focus RS release yesterday, and persistent rumors of a Fiesta RS floating around, it's safe to say that the air has been saturated with RS-speculation and interest. Which is why I wasn't too surprised to receive a leaked slide of Ford's upcoming RS plans. But I was very surprised at what I saw. » 2/04/15 2:22pm 2/04/15 2:22pm