Back in 2007 when the Fiat 500 was launched, I was unrepentantly nuts about the thing.
Archive for May, 2012
Earlier today, we told you about Toyota’s plans to debut a pre-production concept of the next generation Auris hatchback (also known as the Corolla hatchback in some markets) at the 2012 Paris Motor Show this September. As it seems, we won’t have to wait until the fall to get a glimpse of what the 2013 [...]
Ford Motor Co. President and Chief Executive Alan Mulally says his company can’t build enough vehicles to meet demand. Mulally said Wednesday Ford will continue boosting production this year, acknowledging that crimps in the parts supply chain are among the challenges that will prevent it from making as many cars and trucks as it wants [...]
Check out the pictures of the new 2014 Mercedes S-Class. There were interior and exterior spy photos taken.
Despite such minor setbacks as a garage fire, Fisker’s Karma is still reaping in, well, the karma. Sales of the luxury electric plug-in car have made a nice $100 million in revenue for the young company, just in 2012. The Karma retails for $103,000. And for the past 4 months this year, Fisker has sold [...]
For me, it is the Chevrolet Vega. I was living in Toledo, Ohio, in the late 1970s and working as a reporter for The Toledo Blade. One day, I was preparing to drive a friend’s Vega. I sat down in the driver’s seat and put my foot on the floor in front of me, about [...]
Move over baseball: General Motors Co.’s largest brand is joining forces with the world’s best-known soccer team. The Detroit automaker is expected to announce Thursday a major marketing initiative and sponsorship deal with Manchester United, the world’s most popular soccer team, two people briefed on the plans said. Global Chief Marketing Officer Joel Ewanick on [...]
With only one week to go until the new 2013 Venza crossover launches into the American market, Toyota drops pricing details of the car. It starts from $27,700 and goes up to $38,870; depending on the engine, drivetrain and trim levels. The Venza comes in LE, XLE and Limited grades, and with four-cylinder, V6, front-wheel [...]
Prices for fuel-efficient used vehicles are falling with lower gas prices, the National Automobile Dealers Association said Tuesday. The resale values of many compact and midsize vehicles are expected to drop 5 percent in June, a trend that will continue this summer, said Jonathan Banks, senior analyst with the National Automobile Dealers Association Used Car [...]
We’ve featured some of the top exhibits of the Busan Auto Show such as the Rexton W and the 2013 Cruze. Today we’re going to shift our attention to two concepts presented by GM Korea at Busan. These may not be all-new, but these point in the direction of the Chevy’s future. The next generation Aveo [...]
A scarecrow dressed as a policeman with TV presenter Jeremy Clarkson’s face has been making drivers through a Northumberland village slow down.
This is the third Ferrari FF in 2012 that catches fire and burns to the ground. Before this, one had been destroyed in Germany, and another one in China.
A Chevrolet Tahoe driver watched his full-size SUV that was pulling a trailer with a boat dip into a lake not once but twice! Source YouTube user Gotyourgear said of the incident: “Chevy Tahoe goes into lake. The audio says the car was left in reverse. That was said on the spot before I knew [...]
Changes In the new face-lifted BMW 7 Series are so subtle you do really need someone to explain them in details to you. With that in mind, BMW released some videos in which the designers and people responsible for the new car talk you through what’s new and interesting in it. In brief, the new [...]
Following the first pictures, Renault released the first official videos of the Alpine 110-50, a concept car designed as an homage to the legendary Alpine in its 50th anniversary. Renault has not revealed much details yet, they only say it is imbued with the world of motorsport, and that it is indeed based on Mégane [...]
We’ve seen some rather unfortunately garish chrome-jobs in our day, and yes, some have even ladled on the shiny stuff in gold. Many of those have also been Mercedes-Benz vehicles. But while we’ve come to expect that kind of bling from owners with cash coming out of their Ferragamo shoes, we didn’t expect the same [...]