Friday, April 10, 2015 - 17:18

You make some good points Stephen, but a lot of EV buyers, especially those that are paying over sticker for luxury plug-ins such as the i8 and Panamara, just want a cool car with HOV lane and...

Friday, March 27, 2015 - 12:24

Gary Witzenburg and all the WardsAuto 10 Best Engines judges have driven the Volt EREV many times. It made our list in 2011 when it debuted. One of the WardsAuto judges owns a Volt. Key difference...

Wednesday, March 18, 2015 - 10:00

I agree it is possible, but the lower profit margins, long product cycles and state and federal oversight do not suit Apple's business model. Tesla is two years behind on the introduction of its...

Wednesday, March 18, 2015 - 09:55

As I mentioned, getting involved in vehicle electronics, displays and the overall human-machine interface, like the embedded video depicts, make sense for Apple. Manufacturing products that have...

Wednesday, March 11, 2015 - 14:25

Ideally, Apple will collaborate with automakers and suppliers to create interiors and human-machine interfaces like those depicted in the video. That's a great fit, but not big enough a deal to...

Thursday, February 19, 2015 - 13:31

Better to have people staring at their phones in autonomous cars than to have them staring at their phones while driving, like they do now.

Tuesday, February 17, 2015 - 17:31

Thanks for your thoughtful comments. I've been meaning to revisit this story.
After having spoken with a number of very smart, meticulous people, I believe a slight revision may be in order...

Wednesday, February 4, 2015 - 10:45

Mini's expansion into the compact CUV market with the Countryman has been very successful, but you are right, you can only grow the brand so far without losing brand identity.

Tuesday, February 3, 2015 - 12:56

They also have a sign on the fuel filler door that says "Premium fuel only."

Thursday, January 22, 2015 - 10:47

So answergrape, what was your favorite/most memorable 8-track tape? Mine was "Bridge of Sighs" by Robin Trower. I only remember it because it was the only music we had on a non-stop 20-hour run...

Wednesday, January 21, 2015 - 13:48

I think the long ownership cycle is why we will see multiple systems for a long time. Most cars have to serve a pretty wide demographic.

Wednesday, January 21, 2015 - 11:34

Wireless Bluetooth connectivity allows you to stream music from your phone.

Thursday, January 15, 2015 - 17:20

Sound quality probably is one reason why you still find CD players on some high-end cars like the '15 Mercedes C-Class.

Thursday, January 15, 2015 - 11:12

One of the advantages of cam-in-block is the Corvette would not look like a Corvette anymore if the design had to accommodate a much taller overhead-cam V-8.

Friday, January 2, 2015 - 12:26

As we mention in the profile of the Hyundai Tucson Fuel Cell, most disruptive technologies are not introduced with infrastructures in place. The electric light bulb and cell phone are two...

Sunday, December 7, 2014 - 12:07

The reason many Americans still do not believe the bailouts were necessary is because bailout opponents promote the fantasy that privately funded alternatives were available. They were not....

Friday, December 5, 2014 - 10:15

I'm not sure what Americans your poll surveyed, Amber, but they were not people who buy new cars. November U.S. sales were the highest since 2001, led by big sales gains by both GM and Chrysler....

Wednesday, November 12, 2014 - 10:57

Aluminum alloys Ford is using do not dent easily and Ford argues lighter overall weight increases hauling and towing capacity. Competitors argue current light-duty pickups already exceed customer...

Friday, September 19, 2014 - 13:52

WardsAuto editors are big fans of the Honda V-6 as well. A Ward's 10 Best Engine last two years.

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Monday, September 8, 2014 - 10:36

Thanks for the clip. I assumed everyone knew the "11" scene.

Wednesday, September 3, 2014 - 16:59

Is it available with an infotainment system? If so, does the volume knob go to 11?

Thursday, July 17, 2014 - 16:30

Pah-TAE-to or Pah-Tah-to?

Monday, June 30, 2014 - 15:15

Well said is228979.

Sunday, June 29, 2014 - 13:06

The state of California absolutely has put a gun to the head of manufacturers. The zero-emissoin vehicle mandate requires automakers to sell EVs whether consumers want them or not.

Wednesday, June 25, 2014 - 16:35

Our corporate accounting office would not find the tiniest nanoparticle of amusement in such an expense.

Wednesday, June 25, 2014 - 15:45

Two thoughts: the Abarth is fun to drive because it's a small sporty car with a great exhaust note. The 500e is fun because of it's instantaneous torque, because it's different and because it...

Thursday, June 19, 2014 - 09:49

Executive salaries at GM were chopped and tightly controlled during the bailout and until the government sold off its shares in the company. Perks such as corporate aircraft also were eliminated...

Tuesday, June 10, 2014 - 16:15

When you get behind the wheel you must be in control of the vehicle at all times. If it were up to me, drivers would lose the right to participate in lawsuits if they were found to be intoxicated...

Tuesday, May 27, 2014 - 13:11

As the commentary points out, more than a million people in the industrial Midwest are employed, paying taxes and making house payments instead of being unemployed and forced out of their homes....

Monday, April 14, 2014 - 15:39

masztalos makes some valid points.

But powertrain engineers are saying that if regulations and consumers want more fuel-efficienct vehicles, this is one broadbased means of improving fuel-...

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