Possible Lotus Sale Is No Surprise

Malaysian parent may divest itself of unprofitable British marque. James Bond no longer chases crooks with a Lotus vehicle, having settled on various Mercedes-Benz products in recent movies. The British automotive brand was sold in 1996 to Proton Holdings Bhd. of Malaysia, a maker of taxi cabs and similar vehicles. … Read more

How to Snag a Year End Car Deal

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You can save money on a new car. The calendar year is officially drawing to a close and that means one thing: year end car deals can be had. Why such an emphasis on pushing more metal out of dealer showrooms at this time of the year? Bragging rights, mostly. … Read more

Honda Introduces 4 Cylinder Engine to Crosstour

Five passenger hatchback gets fuel efficient engine. TORRANCE, Calif. Honda announced on Wednesday that it is making available a 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine for two-wheel-drive versions of its Crosstour crossover. This 16-valve engine will be paired with a 5-speed automatic transmission and is expected to help the 2012 Honda Crosstour achieve … Read more

The Average Salary of Automotive Service Technicians


Information updated January 2016. By Charles K. Green What automotive technicians and car mechanics earn. Automotive service technicians and mechanics are trained to diagnose, adjust and repair vehicles, performing work ranging from accomplishing oil changes to handling complex engine and transmission overhauls. These professionals, numbering more than 740,000┬ápeople as of … Read more