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Monday, March 31, 2008

THE RUSSIAN CAMRY

Oh , America moans and groans and protests when Vladimir Putin exercizes far-reaching authority in Russia. True, Russia isn't a big fan ...

CHRYSLER UK RETHINKS ITS BUSINESS

Simon Elliott, the boss at Chrysler's UK branch, wants something better. Since returning to the UK after a couple years managing Chrysl...

FORD, POLAND & THE GLOBAL ECONOMY

Get this: Ford Motor Company is an American automotive production business. The Ka is a small car, two sizes down from the Focus, that this...

CHEVROLET HAS HIGH EXPECTATIONS FOR THE TRAVERSE

Badge engineering, the forming of multiple automobiles from the same foundation while adjusting the fascias and switching the logo, is aliv...

Saturday, March 29, 2008

BHP FIGURES TO JAR YOU

Yesterday , The Good Car Guy showcased three nice vehicles with shockingly large vehicles. Volkswagen's Passat Wagon, Toyota's full...

Friday, March 28, 2008

$$$ FIGURES TO JAR YOU

Hey Canada, go and build your Volkswagen Passat Wagon at www.VW.ca and choose the 3.6L V6. Now you've got plenty of power, all-wheel d...

Thursday, March 27, 2008

DRIVE AN AUDI R8 FOR 1 WEEK

Earlier today The Good Car Guy posted a Kijiji Find . And what a find; a slightly used Audi R8 at a price significantly higher than the ba...

HIGHWAY FUEL ECONOMY - by the Numbers

According to CNNMoney.com , here are some numbers we should all be keeping in mind as fuel prices climb. And climb. And climb. Do you wanna...

evo LAPTIMES FROM CADWELL PARK

Blasts from the past dig deep into your being. Even as the National Hockey League comes closer and closer to total parity - where any of th...

CADILLAC RECALL

Driving a brand new Cadillac STS- v ? We all know you've got 469 horsepower to git  yourself to the dealer before your tire-pressure mo...

Wednesday, March 26, 2008

'GENERAL MOTORS ACCESSORIES' SHOWS OFF

Options and accessories are the easiest way for automakers to make money. The years and millions of $ that go in to researching and develop...

$2.7B + $2.5B = $2.3B? FORD SELLS UP

It's official....aly depressing for Ford's accountants. Tata , a gigantic Indian industrial conglomerate, has purchased two histori...

Tuesday, March 25, 2008

A SUBURBAN OF NOTE

Driving in Mexico presents a completely different set of potential scenarios that you wouldn't encounter across the Rio Grande or above...

smart IS SELLING EVERYWHERE

Roger Penske, Mercedes-Benz' chosen importer for their smart fortwo city car, sounds very excited about the long-term prospects for th...

Monday, March 24, 2008

PUT DOWN YOUR RIFLE - BMW of Lincoln will sell the M3

Ken , a Californian who purchased a brand new BMW M3 from a Nebraska BMW dealership but was refused the ownership because the dealer didn...

2 BY KIA

Hyundai is still not allowing its Sonata brother - the Kia Optima/Magentis - to catch up. The 'new' Optima has refreshed engine com...

SKODA SALES CLIMBING

Volkswagen -owned and Czech Republic-based, Skoda has passed the first test of its reborn life (credibility) and is on its way to becoming a...

Sunday, March 23, 2008

BMW DEALER IN NEBRASKA MADE BAD CHOICE

When a BMW dealer decided not to honour the bid of an eBay user in an online auction where the price did not  significantly elevate over an...

Saturday, March 22, 2008

LEXUS IN JAPAN - By The Numbers

Competing in the luxury car sector became much more difficult once Lexus reached North American shores in 1989. Toyota revolutionized the w...

Thursday, March 20, 2008

TOLD YOU SO... KIND OF

I was going to say I hate to say, "I told you so", before I realized that I love  to say "I told you so," but then I rea...

ED PEPER AND TAHOE HYBRID ON CNN AM

Kiran Chetry didn't exactly nail Chevrolet boss Ed Peper in any sort of Stephen Colbert fashion. It's not as if CNN's American ...

Wednesday, March 19, 2008

CHAT TO THE SOLSTICE DESIGNER

General Motors will enable you to chat with Jose Gonzalez and Justin Thompson - designers of the Solstice Coupe and Buick Invicta, respecti...

DODGE CHALLENGER MANUAL TRANSMISSIONS etc.

You can read more about New York auto show debuts in today's previous posts here and here , but some Numbers have surfaced post-intro...

MORE BIG APPLE VEHICULAR DEBUTS

Although the Nissan Maxima, Subaru R1e, and Nissan Denki Cube might not spark the performance car enthusiasm at New York's auto show t...