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Why a Four-Door Pickup Is the Perfect Vehicle

Why a Four-Door Pickup Is the Perfect Vehicle

I came to this conclusion several years ago. I had three young daughters in elementary school, and they all wanted to go with Daddy whenever Daddy wanted to go somewhere. We owned a Suburban back then. It was very useful for hauling the kids, the dog, and half of Costco when we went shopping. But... read more

January 20, 2010 by - 1
 
2009 Mazda MAZDA5

Honey I Shrunk the Minivan! Future of Mini-minivans in USA

When it comes to the current crop of American minivans, there is very little that is actually "mini" about them. In the land where the recliner is king, the workhorse people... read more October 20, 2009 by 0


 
2010 Toyota Prius at 2009 Detroit auto show

Toyota Plans To Extend The Prius Lineup In The U.S.

Toyota Motor Sales USA made an intriguing announcement this week: the automaker told U.S. dealers that Toyota is extending the range of its Prius lineup in American... read more September 18, 2009 by 0


 
2008 Mazda5 interior

The Six Passenger Mazda5: Family-friendly Whether New or Used

Way back in the 1990's, Honda debuted a minivan in the U.S. that turned out to be 10 years too early in release.  Honda's first-gen Odyssey van was a friendly, six seat... read more September 1, 2009 by 1


 
1997 Ford F-350

Most and Least Stolen Cars in the U.S.

The National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB), the 1995 Honda Civic is currently the number one stolen vehicle in America. Russ Rader, a spokesperson for the Insurance Institute... read more July 31, 2009 by 0


 
Rush Limbaugh

Rush Limbaugh To GM Workers: Drop Dead

Democracy and John Stuart Mill's marketplace of ideas are often shrill, and almost always messy, in practice. And clearly people of good faith--and the rest too--disagree on... read more June 9, 2009 by 20


 
Arnold, the Terminator

America 2020: Our Hybrid Future

The year is 2020. Skynet lies in ruins, Nancy Grace sits on the U.S. Supreme Court, and one in five of you are buying hybrid vehicles. Also: everyone wears MC Hammer pants... read more May 28, 2009 by 5


 
2011 Chevrolet Volt

Toyota to GM: No Hybrid Tech For You!

Toyota isn't going to help GM with its hybrid technology. Shocker! But these days anything is possible, and Toyota does have licensing relationships with Ford and Nissan for... read more May 26, 2009 by 1


 
Empty dealership

Needed: Your Ideas For Empty Dealerships.

  On a recent trip to visit Tesla Motors, I learned that the tony manufacturer landed its HQ in equally tony Menlo Park because the locale's city council hated the empty... read more May 21, 2009 by 2


 
GM CEO Rick Wagoner

No Tears For Wagoner's $20 Million In 'Retirement Benefits'

Former GM CEO Rick Wagoner is set to receive $20 million in retirement benefits after being summarily ousted from his post at GM. Yes, he's dedicated a huge chunk of his life... read more March 31, 2009 by 2


 
2010 Volkswagen Golf

VW Rabbit Becomes Golf Again For Sixth-Gen U.S. Release

Claiming an "important step in realigning with our global heritage," VW is welcoming the Golf nameplate back for the vehicle's sixth generation U.S. debut. For its fifth... read more March 30, 2009 by 3


 
Barack Obama

Gov't Gives GM 'Adequate Working Capital For Next 60 Days'

In an address from the White House Grand Foyer, President Obama said the U.S. Government has  no interest - or intention - of running GM and Chrysler. Rather, in lending GM... read more March 30, 2009 by 0


 
VW Polo Hatchback Rendering

VW Polo Sedan, Hatchback Slated For U.S. Production In 2011

Volkswagen has decided that small cars will only rise in prominence as fuel prices inevitably climb again. As such, they've decided to bring the new Polo to the U.S., which... read more March 19, 2009 by 7


 
2009 Volkswagen Polo

VW Still Thinks Americans Are Too Fat for Polo

With all the news of the new Polo coming to the U.S. we have been rather excited.  That excitement has been dampened slightly today as the CEO of VW of America, Stefan... read more March 17, 2009 by 0


 
Old Gas Pumps

MPG vs GPM: Should America Make The Switch?

Apart from eating mayo with their french fries, driving a bunch of tiny little diesels, and idolizing Abba and David Hasselhoff, what's the big difference between a European... read more March 13, 2009 by 7


 
2007 TH!NK

TH!NK Thinks 112-Mile Range, 62 mph Max Will Resonate in U.S.

Sister site All Cars Electric today announced that Norwegian automaker TH!NK, purveyor of the TH!NK city electric car, is planning an aggressive move into the U.S. market... read more March 6, 2009 by 6


 

 
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