Archives for August 25th, 2013

Ford sued over alleged 3.5-liter EcoBoost defects

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Three Ford owners from Ohio have filed a lawsuit against the automaker over defects that they allege exist within the company's twin-turbocharged 3.5-liter V6 EcoBoost engine. Automotive News reports that the lawsuit claims the engine 'contained serious latent design, manufacturing, or assembly defects.' Those defects, the suit claims, cause the vehicle to shake, misfire and lose power quickly. Two of the plaintiffs, a married couple, own a 2010 Ford Taurus SHO, and allege they experienced a ...

Hyundai Elantra Leads March Compact Sales

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Honda, Hyundai is knocking at your door. March 2013 sales saw a few major changes in the compact segment, with the Hyundai Elantra moving up to third place, right behind the Toyota Corolla and Honda Civic. A new model might be just around the corner, but that isn’t stopping Toyota from selling Corollas by the bundle; Toyota sold 31,423 Corollas last month, an 11.1-percent sales increase as compared to March of last year (sales include Matrix). ...