Archive | 2012 Releases

Recalls: Hyundai and NHTSA recall 2012-2013 Azeras for an issue with the passenger airbag

Hyundai Motor Company and the National Highway Traffic Administration have issued a recall for 2012-2013 Azeras due to a fault with the supplemental restraint system, or SRS. For models made in between May 22, 2012 through November 23, 2012, the problem lies within the occupant detection system, which may incorrectly detect whether the occupant is […]

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Recalls: GM recalls 38,197 Chevrolet Malibu Eco, Buick LaCrosse and Regal eAssists for faulty generator module

General Motors issued a recall for 38,197 Chevrolet Malibu Eco, Buick LaCrosse and Regal sedans made in the 2012 and 2013 year with eAssist due to a potential malfunction with the generator control module. The result is a gradual loss of battery charge and illumination of the fault light. Resultantly, the engine may stall or […]

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Recalls: Hyundai Veloster recall for panoramic sunroofs extended by NHTSA

A previously reported recall for 13,500 Hyundai Velosters has been extended by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The original recall was for ones equipped with optional panoramic sunroofs, which could shatter while the car was in motion. That said, an additional 6,071 units made in 2012 were recalled. The original recall was for Velosters […]

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Nissan Resonance Concept teased before Detroit Auto Show debut

Nissan has been hard at work completely revitalizing and revamping their current lineup. So far, many key models such as the Pathfinder, Altima, Versa, and Sentra have all received major overhauls. And following suit would be the Nissan Murano, which in its current iteration, has been with us since 2007. So naturally, six years later, […]

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Tony Stewart Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 Rear Quarter View

2012 SEMA: Chevrolet Camaro and Corvette show off brand’s performance side in Vegas

Besides the 2013 Chevrolet Camaro Hot Wheels Edition, Chevy Performance cars are making a big-bang at the 2012 SEMA Show with models like the Camaro ZL1, Camaro SS track-ready 1LE package and the Corvette 427 Convertible Collector Edition. “Chevrolet’s performance cars have always been among the most personalized vehicles in the industry and it’s rare to […]

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2012 COPO Camaro Convertible Rear Quarter View

2012 SEMA: 2012 COPO Camaro Convertible to be auctioned off at 2013 Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale

The very last 2012 COPO Camaro made its debut this week at the 2012 SEMA Show in Las Vegas and is now headed to the Auction block. The Inferno Orange Metallic convertible race car will go under the hammer at the 2013 Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale Auction, in January, to benefit the American Heart Association. Check out […]

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2013 BMW X6 Individual Performance Edition Interior Dashboard

BMW unveils unique X6 Individual Performance and 6-Series Coupe Frozen Silver Editions

BMW of North America had decided to show off some new unique and special edition X6 and 6-Series models. They would be the new 2013 BMW X6 Individual Performance Edition and the 2013 BMW 6-Series Coupe Frozen Silver Edition. Beginning with the 2013 BMW X6 Individual Performance Edition, it can be had with either the […]

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2013 Porsche Panamera Platinum Edition Door Sills

Porsche unveils Panamera Platinum Edition, receives unique colors and more standard options

As automobile manufacturers flood the world with new automobiles, they also seek to personalize their offerings for potential customers. Basically, automakers are using certain branding tactics to charge more for slightly upgraded versions of their cars. And the latest unveiling from Porsche is just that. Porsche just recently unveiled a new special edition of its […]

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2013 Lexus LS460 F Sport TRD Kit Side Skirt

Report: TRD releases more aggressive body kit for 2013 Lexus LS460 F Sport in JDM

Upping the ante for Lexus’s 2013 LS 460 is Toyota Racing Development, which has just unveiled a new, more aggressive body kit for the LS 460 F Sport. TRD unveiled the kit on their homepage, which is meant only for the Japanese Domestic Market. However, there haven’t been any official releases from Lexus or Toyota […]

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2013 Toyota Prius V Driving

Toyota updates pricing on 2013 Prius, introduces Persona Series Special Edition

Toyota Motor Sales has just announced some pricing and packaging changes to the 2013 Prius, Prius V and Prius Plug-In hybrids. More importantly however, in bids to curtail the heavy competition via branding tactics, Toyota introduced their latest Persona Series Special Edition model to the Prius as a way to help personalize the car for […]

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