Monthly Archives: June 2014

These are the six deadliest racetracks ever

90th Running of the Indianapolis 500 - Indy 500 Practice

The tragic and totally bizarre accident that claimed the daily life of racer Bobby Goodin at the Pikes Peak Global Hill Climb this weekend serves as but one more underscore to the dangers of motorsport. Advances in car style, security gear and emergency medicine have all worked to make racing a less dangerous occupation than it as soon as was, but there is no doubt about the truth that lives are on the line just about each and every time the girls and gentlemen begin their engines.

4th-gen Toyota Prius production delayed by six months

Toyota Prius Spy Shot

If you were holding off purchasing a new car in anticipation of the fourth-generation Toyota Prius arriving in 2015, your wait might be a small longer. Business insiders are claiming that production of the bestselling hybrid is currently being pushed back from spring to possibly as late as December 2015. Toyota is reportedly even now making alterations to make confident every little thing is just right prior to it unleashes the all-important, efficient hatch on a waiting public.

Here are the Worst Car-Theft Cities, Search Out Californians

9 of the 10 worst cities for auto thefts are in California, in accordance to the newly released “Hot Spots” report from the National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB), an market-supported nonprofit dedicated to preventing fraud and theft.

Fewest cars ever found eligible for Most American survey

2014 Ford F-150 Tremor

When again, the most American vehicle on the market place is from an American brand. The Ford F-150 retained its amount a single spot in Automobiles.com‘s yearly survey of the most American vehicles, trumping the Toyota Camry, which remains at number two.

GM recalling eight.4M vehicles, eight.2M relevant to ignition issues

GM's Barra Says Not Planning Further Ignition Switch Dismissals

GM Recall ChartBasic Motors nowadays announced a truly huge recall covering some 8.4 million automobiles in North America. Most drastically, 8.2 million examples of the impacted cars are getting named back due to “unintended ignition key rotation,” though GM spokesperson Alan Adler tells Autoblog that this problem is not like the infamous Chevy Cobalt ignition switch fiasco.

The 10 worst cities for auto theft

Due to a distinctive set of insurance coverage laws, producers in California previously have a diverse strategy to automobile insurance than those in other elements of the nation. Now, a new report from the National Insurance coverage Crime Bureau (NICB) suggests there may be a new explanation for added caution.

For the initial time in the NICB’s historical past of gathering automobile theft information, 9 of the best ten cities for auto thieves are in one state—California.

NHTSA investigating Ram 1500 versions for rear differential failure

2005 Dodge Ram 1500

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is investigating Fiat Chrysler Automobiles and its Ram brand following a amount of reviews concerning the 2005 Dodge Ram 1500 pickup. According to 15 buyer complaints, the trucks’ rear differential locked up while in other situations, the driveshaft separated at its connection to the diff.

Liberty Mutual Insurance coverage Unveils New Advertising And Brand Campaign To “See Car Insurance In …

BOSTON, June thirty, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Liberty Mutual Insurance, one particular of the nation’s top auto and property insurers, unveiled nowadays a new, entirely integrated marketing campaign to invite buyers to  “See Auto Insurance in a Total New Light.”  The new promoting initiative kicks off right now with a assortment of thirty- and 60-second commercials devoted to this fresh theme.  The candid Television spots attribute every day Americans speaking about daily insurance coverage difficulties with Liberty Mutual giving clear remedies to greater meet their insurance coverage needs.