MINI Take the States: Wrap Up

MINI Take the States: Wrap Up
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I tagged along for a two legs of MINI Takes the States, an epic cross-country road rally that’s put on by the company. I participated in just two sections of this continent-spanning trip, but that was still enough for me to experience four Midwestern states and some 700 miles of America. But there’s much more… Continue Reading...

MINI Takes the States: Chicago to Cleveland

MINI Takes the States: Chicago to Cleveland
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Today we leave the Windy City and point our MINIs east, hoping to land in Cleveland, Ohio sometime before dinner. Cue the “Hastily Made Cleveland Tourism Video” on YouTube… Continue Reading...

MINI Takes the States: St. Louis to Chicago

MINI Takes the States: St. Louis to Chicago
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MINI Takes the States, a bi-annual cross-country road rally is in full swing, with hundreds of rabid Cooper enthusiasts participating in events at diverse locations across this great land. We’re tagging along for a couple legs of this epic trip and tweeting all the way. Continue Reading...

2015 Acura NSX to be Produced at New Performance Manufacturing Center in Ohio

2015 Acura NSX to be Produced at New Performance Manufacturing Center in Ohio
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Acura has announced that the all-new NSX will be produced at Honda’s new Performance Manufacturing Center in Ohio. Continue Reading...

Ohio and Missouri Governors Visit NAIAS to Talk Investment With Manufacturers

Ohio and Missouri Governors Visit NAIAS to Talk Investment With Manufacturers
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Ohio Governor John Kasich and Missouri Governor Jay Nixon made a visit to Detroit this week during the North American International Auto Show in an effort to bring U.S. automotive manufacturing to their respective states. John Kasich said, “Contrary to popular opinion, the auto industry is getting stronger.” Ohio currently possesses the second-largest automotive industry… Continue Reading...

Acura NSX To Be Developed and Assembled In Marysville, Ohio

Acura NSX To Be Developed and Assembled In Marysville, Ohio
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Lamborghinis, Ferraris, Maseratis, they all have distinct exhaust notes that turn heads from Hoboken, New Jersey to Hollywood, California. They still ain’t got nothing on the rare and raspy resonation that marks an Acura NSX. Where an ultra-expensive Italian car says status, the NSX spits true tuner taste— especially because they aren’t in production. That’s… Continue Reading...

Chevrolet Cruze Production Halted, Unnamed Supplier To Blame

Chevrolet Cruze Production Halted, Unnamed Supplier To Blame
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General Motors halted production of their popular Cruze sedan yesterday after a supplier issue hampered production. Chevrolet says they plan to resume production as soon as possible, though they declined to disclose what the issue was. Production officially stopped around 1 p.m. EST according to a spokesperson for the Lordstown, Ohio, factory where the Cruze… Continue Reading...

Jeep Liberty Replacement Plans To Be Revealed Wednesday

Jeep Liberty Replacement Plans To Be Revealed Wednesday
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The future of the Jeep Liberty will be revealed Wednesday when Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne  will visit the Toledo, Ohio plant that currently builds the truck. The new Liberty will shed its traditional off-road roots and move to a Fiat-based car platform. While the move to a crossover may anger traditionalist, Marchionne was apparently less… Continue Reading...

Chevrolet Cruze Plant To Be Idled For A Week

Chevrolet Cruze Plant To Be Idled For A Week
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With sales of the Chevrolet Cruze slowing down, General Motors will idle their Lordstown, Ohio plant to help bring supply levels of the Cruze down. Dealers currently have a 73-day supply of the Cruze, higher than the industry average. GM hopes that demand will catch up with supply by closing the plant for a week…. Continue Reading...

Motorists on I70 in Ohio Warned of Lions and Tigers and Bears… Oh, My!

Motorists on I70 in Ohio Warned of Lions and Tigers and Bears… Oh, My!
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If you’re driving along Interstate 70 near Zanesville, Ohio authorities are warning you to stay in your car. If not, you could stumble upon a black bear, or lion, or even a giraffe. Electronic signs along the highway are flashing with the warning “Caution: exotic animals” and “Stay in vehicle” after as many as 48… Continue Reading...

GM May Produce Two Door Version Of Chevrolet Cruze

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GM May Produce Two Door Version Of Chevrolet Cruze
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Nothing has been officially released but General Motors is not denying that the American automaker may introduce a two-door version of the Chevrolet Cruze. One source has suggested that the compact coupe maybe built in the Detroit suburb of Orion Township. The plant is getting ready to build the Chevrolet Sonic, a smaller car in… Continue Reading...

The Donk Days Are Over As Cincinnati Police Impound Cars With Big Rims

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The Donk Days Are Over As Cincinnati Police Impound Cars With Big Rims
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Fans of American sedans with comically large wheels would do well to avoid the Cincinnati, Ohio area, as police in the region are now seizing and impounding vehicles that fit the profile of a “donk” (a large American sedan with wheels 20″ or greater in diameter) due to allegedly being unsafe for the road. Cincinnati… Continue Reading...

Honda Element To Cease Production [AutoGuide Exclusive]

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Honda Element To Cease Production [AutoGuide Exclusive]
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Autoguide has learned that Honda will announce on Friday that production of their Element compact SUV will cease. No official reasons were given, but one can suspect that slow sales of the vehicle, combined with strong sales of the Honda CR-V, led to the decision. Stay tuned for more as we await official word from… Continue Reading...

Honda Element To Cease Production [Autoguide Exclusive]

Honda Element To Cease Production [Autoguide Exclusive]
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AutoGuide has learned that Honda will announce on Friday that production of their Element compact SUV will cease. No official reasons were given, but one can suspect that slow sales of the vehicle, combined with strong sales of the Honda CR-V, led to the decision. Stay tuned for more as we await official word from… Continue Reading...

Honda’s Marysville, Ohio Plant Builds 10 Millionth Car

Honda’s Marysville, Ohio Plant Builds 10 Millionth Car
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Honda‘s Marysville, Ohio manufacturing plant started in a revolution in 1982 when it became the first Japanese auto plant on American soil. The Honda Accords that rolled off the line started an automotive revolution, and the company hasn’t looked back since. After nearly three decades, Marysville has reached a major milestone after building car #… Continue Reading...