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2013 Nissan Altima and Ford F Series owners are the most common victims of car theft

2013 Vehicle Theft Tables from the NCIB
2013 Vehicle Theft Tables from the NCIB

In a report published by the National Insurance Crime Bureau, 2013 Nissan Altima was marked as the most-stolen vehicle in the United States, out of all cars produced in this model year. Behind it are the Ford F Series trucks. Part of this report was also a list of vehicles that are the least-recovered after being stolen. In United States average recovery of the stolen vehicles produced in 2013 is 88%. The least recovered vehicles are Chevrolet Silverado and Ford F Series. Continue reading 2013 Nissan Altima and Ford F Series owners are the most common victims of car theft

27 Deaths due to ignition switch malfunction in GM vehicles

gm ignition switch recall
gm ignition switch recall

Detroit News reported that at least 27 people died and 26 injured until now due to ignition switch malfunction in certain GM vehicles. GM is expected to cut off all the vehicles with these malfunctions until 31. December, so it is possible that more people are going to be affected with flawed switches. Continue reading 27 Deaths due to ignition switch malfunction in GM vehicles

2015 Ford Mustang

2015 Ford Mustang
2015 Ford Mustang

Short History of Ford Mustang

It is the most famous American muscle car and one of the best selling Ford vehicles of all times. It is the first pony car ever made, which is the class of cars made around this and few other models like: Chevrolet Camaro, Pontiac Firebird, Plymouth Barracuda etc. All these cars were made to compete with Mustang and they are all coupes with long hoods and short rear decks. First model was introduced in mid 1964, as the 1964 1/2 model. It was presented on the New York World’s Fair. Car went through six generations and it is the only pony car that was produced without interruptions for all these years. Continue reading 2015 Ford Mustang

2015 Chevrolet Malibu

2015 Chevrolet Malibu
2015 Chevrolet Malibu. Photo credits: thecarconnection

Short History of Chevrolet Malibu

Chevrolet Malibu was produced as a trim level of Chevrolet Chevelle from 1964 until 1978, when it was promoted as the separate model line. In 1980 it shifted to the rear-wheel G platform, and it shared it with Pontiac Grand Prix, Buick Regal and some other popular vehicles of that time. Fourth generation was produced in station wagon, sedan and coupe variants. In 1983 its production was discontinued. Malibu came back in 1997, as a front-wheel drive mid-size sedan and it was based on N platform, together with Buick Skylark, Pontiac Grand Am and Oldsmobile Alero. Sixth generation vehicle came in 2004 and it was based on Epsilon platform, together with Opel Vectra. As part of sixth generation SS trim level came out. Latest Malibu is a eight generation vehicle. It is based on Epsilon II platform and it is assembled in United States, China, South Korea, Kazakhstan and Russia. Continue reading 2015 Chevrolet Malibu