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Diesel-Vehicle Buyers Wronged, U.K. Newspaper Claims Commented on: 1 year ago (August 19, 2014)

Pr365mn, you might be referring to old buses and commercial vehicles, but rarely will you see a plume of smoke from the back end of a modern diesel passenger car. Check out the Chevy Cruze diesel...

Jeep Sets Big Plans for Smallest Model Commented on: 1 year ago (August 11, 2014)

Sorry for the mixup folks. Jeep PR materials say the 1.4L turbo will come with a 6-speed manual transmission. No mention of an automatic with that engine. We have fixed the story.

Dealers Blamed for Dismal EV Market Commented on: 1 year ago (July 28, 2014)

Yea, that's the kind of story that should have every EV maker cringing. It take more than just customer demand to sell a vehicle, particularly an electric.

EPA Says Industry Ahead of CAFE Curve Commented on: 1 year ago (July 25, 2014)

Yes, will be interesting to see how long the auto industry remains ahead of the curve.

Porsche Sure to Score With Macan Commented on: 1 year ago (July 21, 2014)

Yes, IS, it's pronounced pe-CON. I should have written "pronounced like pecan in southeast Michigan." Now that I think of it, there's probably a lot of people around here who use the Southern...

Outback Gets Out Front Among CUVs Commented on: 1 year ago (July 10, 2014)

Oh come on, fellas. The take-rate for the manual was 3% on the previous model. It's not like we're talking about an STI. Offering one transmission keeps overall pricing down.

Valeo Launching Two Electric Superchargers Commented on: 1 year ago (June 27, 2014)

Yes, there seems to be an eager market for such a bolt-on device for classic cars. The question came up with Valeo engineers during the media day, but the emphasis really isn't on the aftermarket...

Fiat 500e Truly Fun-to-Drive EV Commented on: 1 year ago (June 25, 2014)

Very good question. The 500e certainly is top-notch for several reasons, but how much fun can you truly have if you're constantly watching the range indicator? For that reason, Abarth is more fun...

Come On GM, Pony Up Commented on: 1 year ago (June 23, 2014)

That's right.

Rapid Growth Drives IAV in U.S. Commented on: 1 year ago (June 16, 2014)

Thanks for the question, dustoff. I forwarded to IAV Project Development Director Kody Klindt and got this answer: "IAV is continuing to develop the Elio Powertrain. Additional information will...

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