At least in theory, the past four months should have been trying ones for General Motors. The company admitted it knew key details about a deadly defect in its cars for more than a decade, and that flaw was responsible for killing at least 13 motorists and probably more. In the ensuing fallout, the company has issued more than two dozen recalls that affect 15.8 million cars in North America. [keep reading]
In its latest wave of recall announcements, General Motors said it would repair nearly a quarter-million vehicles for safety defects that included worn seat belts, worn shift cables, malfunctioning airbags and hazardous fuse boxes. That was Tuesday. [keep reading]
It’s getting closer to Christmas which means drivers are showing their spirit by decorating their calls. Jalopnik has called this tasteless.
Ken Block goes for a spin in San Francisco, a truck spills some rocks on a now-flat car, and a man attempts to claim a beach with his Nissan.
Angry Birds is entering F1 and the Dodge Viper Limo seen on Jalopnik pictured below is real. No one would blame you for thinking April Fools’ Day arrived early this year.
The Daytona 500 is about the biggest thing happening in the sports world this weekend. Catch it Sunday at 1PM on FOX. After it ends don’t forget to watch The 84th Academy Awards on ABC at 7PM. We say this only because the movie Drive has been nominated for Best Sound Editing.
Happy President’s Day! We are unsure how one celebrates this holiday so in the meantime, here are some car stories and news from the over the weekend.
Good stuff this week in the automotive sphere…check out the links below for stories on cop cars, a defensive cake-eating hipster and oodles of other link goodness. Enjoy the weekend.
Are you in or around Chicago this weekend? Great, now go to the Chicago Auto Show, open to the public until February 19.
The past week has been a whirlwind of auto news. Check out the links below for all the happenings.