New Haynes manuals are about to be stuck in digitization. But before you throw your manual at the wall in disgust, do note that this switch to digital-only manuals applies to “new” manuals that Haynes hasn’t published yet. All manuals that were previously available in hard copy will continue to
DETROIT — Quality is once again Job One at Ford. Taking a page from the automaker’s ad slogan of the 1980s and ’90s, Ford’s new chief executive, Jim Farley, is aiming to rein in rising warranty repair costs that are a key reason why the Dearborn, Michigan, automaker’s financial performance
Like any modern startup carmaker, Rivian plans to sell direct to customers bypassing a traditional dealership model. That creates the question of where and how vehicles will be serviced. Speaking in an interview with Automotive News, Rivian CEO RJ Scaringe says the company will use a combination of purpose-built service
One election night issue that has appears to have an answer already is the passage of Question 1 in Massachusetts, which asked voters to strengthen laws guaranteeing people are able to repair things they own. In this case, it focused on cars, preventing manufactures from locking third party repair shops
Cars that suffer from chronic head gasket problems are astonishingly expensive to keep running. Consumer Reports has put together a list of the worst offenders by analyzing data from its Annual Autos Survey. There are four Subaru models on the list, several luxury cars, and, surprisingly, everyone’s favorite Mazda roadster.
Pro tip: Don’t play with the wind deflector in your 2020 Volvo S60. The same goes for most delicate and/or electronic things in cars. Parts break. You get sad. Money must be spent, and you move on. In case you were looking for an example of this, take our 2020