A Week With: 2020 Mazda MX-5 Miata Grand Touring

A Week With: 2020 Mazda MX-5 Miata Grand Touring

It’s hard for me to imagine that it was nearly half a lifetime ago, 1989 to be exact, that I first took a Mazda Miata for a test drive. Everywhere I went people gathered to check it out. Another driver in an old Spitfire following as I exited I-75, pulled alongside...
Ford Recalls More than 500K Vehicles

Ford Recalls More than 500K Vehicles

Ford is recalling more than 500K vehicles in three separate actions, although most of that total is accounted for in one single effort involving Ford Edge and Lincoln MKX models with brake issues. The first recall involves more than 500,000 select 2015-18 Ford Edge...
First Look: 2021 Nissan Ariya

First Look: 2021 Nissan Ariya

Nissan is singing a new tune. With the arrival of the 2021 Ariya, Japan’s second-largest carmaker hopes to rebuild its once-lofty position as an innovator in the emerging market for battery-electric vehicles. The automaker was, in fact, the first to mass market a BEV,...
Tesla Model Y Hammered by Quality Problems

Tesla Model Y Hammered by Quality Problems

Tesla appears to be facing significant quality problems with the new Model Y severe enough some customers are rejecting delivery of the battery-electric SUV, according to a variety of reports, including those in Tesla online forums. The problems reportedly cover a...
Nissan Recalls 1.8 Million Altimas to Fix Hood Latch

Nissan Recalls 1.8 Million Altimas to Fix Hood Latch

Nissan issued a recall for 1.83 million Altima coupes and sedans built between 2013 and 2018 due to a faulty secondary hood latch. The fifth-generation Altima has had repeated problems with the latch, which can fail due to corrosion. The campaign includes the two- and...
Stocks Surge as Renault-Nissan Move to Save Alliance

Stocks Surge as Renault-Nissan Move to Save Alliance

After months of decline, shares of the three automakers forming the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance surged sharply on global exchanges Wednesday. Shareholders signaled their satisfaction with plans to save the long-running partnership that had been teetering on...