Farley aims to tackle Ford's warranty costs in bid to boost profit
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
EV startup Rivian to set up repair facilities and offer mobile service
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
Massachusetts voters pass right-to-repair expansion opening up car data
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
Everything you’ll need to perform your own oil change
Autoblog may receive a share from purchases made via links on this page. Pricing and availability is subject to change. If you’ve never changed your own oil before, there’s no better time than now to start. It’s really not all that hard, and it can be an extremely rewarding experience.
Consumer Reports lists the cars most likely to blow a head gasket (or two)
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.