BACK SEAT DRIVING: CIVIC HYBRID SETTLEMENT DOESN’T PASS MUSTER

It’s the latest on the class-action lawsuit against Honda, charging it inflated the gas mileage figures for its Civic Hybrid (Honda relied on the EPA figures).

BACK SEAT DRIVING: MOVE OVER, CARFAX

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Want to find out the history of a prospective used car? Californians can now get a report on a vehicle’s history from the DMV for $4. Move over, Carfax!

BACK SEAT DRIVING: OH, WHAT A FEELING!

Unintended Acceleration, ‘Buy American’, Electronic Glitches: The problems may go well beyond Toyota and Toyota’s recalls.