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2010 Honda Odyssey Gets Fresh Hues, Little Else New

2010 Honda Odyssey Gets Fresh Hues, Little Else New

The 2010 Honda Odyssey goes on sale today, and there aren’t many changes to report. A host of new colors are the biggest news for the Odyssey in 2010, as the model returns for one more model year before a complete redesign. While Ford and GM have discontinued their minivan models and looked to... read more

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Nissan NV200 Van

Nissan NV200 7-Passenger Van For Geneva Debut

Nissan wants you to know it's prepped for a global launch of its NV200 van (though no North American plans at present). It's a versatile little van that can be configured to... read more February 24, 2009 by  3

1999 Chevrolet Venture

Moms and Minivans Don't Always Mix

Sometimes, a minivan just isn't the right answer for families. My first minivan experience was almost a fairy tale. After a few years of schlepping the car seat in and out of... read more February 19, 2009 by  3

Honda Odyssey JDM

Should Honda Bring JDM Odyssey to United States?

Our very own loquacious commenter Ed (you know who you are) suggests that Honda should develop a smaller van for the U.S. market, as Mazda has enjoyed a big sales increase of... read more November 7, 2008 by  4

2010 Ford Transit Connect

SEMA: Where Even the 2010 Ford Transit Connect Can Cool Down

Rules are made to be broken at the SEMA aftermarket show. Take a car that's not known to be cool--say, the 2010 Ford Transit Connect--and it can be spun into a whole other... read more November 4, 2008 by  0

2009 Dodge Grand Caravan C/V

A Bright Reminiscence for a Rainy Day: The Chrysler Minivan

Some decades ago, things were just as bleak for Chrysler as they are now. It had an obsolete, aging lineup that Americans weren't buying (basically a host of full-frame... read more November 3, 2008 by  3

2009 Chevrolet Malibu LS w/1LS's Six Best Bang-For-The-Buck Cars

The stock market's jittery, banks are closing and the smell of recession is in the air. Is anyone worried about new cars? The answer is yes. Regardless of the tattered... read more October 28, 2008 by  12

2009 Honda CR-V

Honda and NHL Announce 3-Year Partnership

Perhaps as a platform to promote vehicle sales to its active-lifestyle, youth-oriented, and other hyphenated niche markets, American Honda Motor Co. and Honda Canada Inc... read more October 6, 2008 by  0

2008 Honda Civic Hybrid's Six Best Cars for Great Fuel Economy

If you're like most of America, gas prices have made a huge impact on how you drive, how you live, and what you expect from your next new car. Prices are heading higher, gas... read more September 25, 2008 by  2

Dodge ev

Dodge EV in Trio of Chrysler Electric Cars for 2010

Not to be outdone in the hot new electric and E-REV segment, Chrysler has announced not one but THREE new Chrysler electric cars that rely solely or predominantly on electric... read more September 23, 2008 by  2

2008 Nissan Quest SL

2009 Nissan Quest Prices Jump Modestly

Basking in the "Tuscan Sun"--the sole new exterior color for the 2009 Nissan Quest--just got a tad pricier. In addition to new automatic door locks and the aforementioned... read more September 8, 2008 by  5

Volkswagen Microbus Concept, 2001 Detroit Auto Show

6 Reasons to Doubt the U.S. VW Microbus

This weekend's chatter about a new Volkswagen Microbus erupting from the company's new Tennessee plant is fun reading, but don't count on a new minivan from VW anytime soon... read more September 7, 2008 by  8

2010 Toyota Sienna

Spy Shots: 2010 Toyota Sienna's spies caught this disguised 2010 Toyota Sienna prototype testing in the desert. The prototype appears to utilize most of the current Sienna's bodywork... read more August 22, 2008 by  12


Not So Short Take: 2008 Chrysler Town & Country

Much has been made about the decline in popularity of the minivan. With the proliferation of crossovers and SUV-lights, one might think that the mommy-box market was tanking... read more March 27, 2008 by  24


Hey, Taxi! Ford Yellows Up Transit Connect

The New York auto show hosts introductions of important new production and concept cars each year -- but usually, it's also home to some future-thinking about the next... read more March 20, 2008 by  4


Cargirl: Is Routan the Cure For Minivans?

This woman I know told me how much she loved her Honda Odyssey. Six months later she told me she hated it. Did something happen, I asked? Did you have an accident? “No,”... read more February 26, 2008 by  16


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