I cover the Asian auto makers here at WardsAuto, with a primary focus on the Japanese and Korean brands in the U.S.

Posts by Christie Schweinsberg

in Road Ahead Sep 17, 2014

Safety Shouldn’t Be Disabled

All vehicle safety technologies, be they old like seatbelts or new like lane-departure warning, should be mandatory, not optional....More
in Road Ahead Sep 08, 2014

Honda’s Showing Some Fighting Spirit

After recent years of lengthier lifecycles, Honda is taking a page from competitors, and its own history, by bringing a new Civic out earlier than....More
in Road Ahead Aug 05, 2014

Mercedes Diesel Does It

We drove a Mercedes' M-Class diesel to the annual Management Briefing Seminars in Traverse City, MI. Our verdict: Diesel does it....More
in Road Ahead Jun 26, 2014

Please, Just Leave Me Alone

Automakers want to know where you go and how often you go there...to make your life easier. Yeah, right....More

Carry Me Home, and Home

A Nissan NV200 arrives in the office just in time to help me with a move. How did it do? Read on to find out....More

Toyota Texas Move: Do as I Say, Not as I Do

The industry’s self-professed greenest automaker is said to be uprooting its U.S. sales-and-marketing operations to the country’s least-green state....More

Honda Insight Doomed From Start

The Insight was too small when it needed to be big, too fuel-efficient when it wasn't necessary, not around when people cared about fuel economy and....More

Another One Bites the Dust, Unfairly

Hyundai-Kia parts way with yet another executive, but he didn’t have much to work with....More

Hyundai Loses in Krafcik Departure

The departing U.S. CEO of the South Korean brand was devoted, passionate in his role....More
in Retail Front Jun 21, 2013

Why I Didn’t Take Any Surveys After I Bought a New Car

You want me to answer 233 questions?! I have anything better to do....More

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