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Recall on auto air bags double for Takata in US

...largest recall in U.S. history was in 1980 when Ford Motor Co. had to fix 21 million cars and trucks with automatic transmissions that could slip into reverse.The Takata recall dwarfs last year's highly publicized recall of 2.6 million...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-05-19/recall-auto-air-bags-doubl
2015 Lexus LS 460 worth the money

...destination charge, is $73,445 for a base LS 460 with rear-wheel drive, 386-horsepower V-8 and eight-speed automatic transmission. The starting price, including destination charge, for all-wheel drive, is $76,390.There's also a longer-length...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/autos/2015-05-22/2015-lexus-ls-460-worth-money
What Is It?

...transmission. Options included radio, Powerglide automatic transmission, fender skirts and chrome bumper guards, to...Chevy's third year with its two-speed Powerglide automatic transmission, paired with a 235½-cubic-inch Blue Flame...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/autos/2015-04-23/what-it
2015 Trax is Chevrolet's smallest SUV

...Trax uses the Encore platform and same 138-horsepower, turbocharged four-cylinder mated to a six-speed automatic transmission.Available in front-wheel drive and all-wheel drive, the Trax recorded an exemplary five out of five...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/autos/2015-04-16/2015-trax-chevrolets-smallest
What Is It?

...the photo was of the 1963 or '64. He described it as having the 401-cubic inch 'nailhead' engine and an automatic transmission and that the 425-cubic-incher arrived for 1964.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/autos/2015-04-16/what-it
2015 Toyota Sienna, best-selling van, adds features, safety, stiffened structure

...drive, 266-horsepower V-6 and six-speed automatic transmission. The lowest starting retail price, including...model with 283-horsepower V-6 and six-speed automatic transmission. Honda's 2015 Odyssey van with 248-horsepower...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/smart-shopper/2015-03-12/2015-toyota-
2015 Cadillac ATS Coupe is sized like a BMW, priced lower

...choose from a six-speed manual or six-speed automatic transmission; the price is the same for both.The ATS Coupe...855 with 330-horsepower V-6, seven-speed automatic transmission and rear-wheel drive. The Q60 is not offered...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/autos/2015-03-05/2015-cadillac-ats-coupe-sized
Lexus tops auto dependability survey

...year's survey.Wind noise was the third most reported problem on this year's list, followed by hesitating automatic transmissions and excessive road noise.In rankings of individual vehicles, General Motors Co. and Toyota Motor Corp. tied...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-02-25/lexus-tops-auto-dependabil
Buick may soon get stylish large sedan

...but here are highlights so far:UNDER THE HOOD: The concept has a 3.6-Liter V6 engine and a six-speed automatic transmission. But those likely are just placeholders. GM said the car was developed jointly in the U.S. and Australia...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-01-12/buick-may-soon-get-stylish
2015 Volkswagen Passat with diesel engine provides great fuel mileage, quality interior

...starting retail price, including destination charge, for the five-passenger Passat is just $23,040 with automatic transmission. It's only $21,940 with a five-speed manual.The Passat is a recommended buy of Consumer Reports magazine...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/autos/2015-01-01/2015-volkswagen-passat-diesel