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Even BMW EV Can’t Solve Range Anxiety Commented on: 1 year ago (March 3, 2013)

The more pressing question is, how quickly can these problems be solved. The clock is ticking and the longer it takes, the sooner consumers will tune out EVs altogether. Thanks for your comments...

Chevy Cruze Diesel Debuts in Chicago Commented on: 1 year ago (February 7, 2013)

That seems like a stretch to me, but it's certainly worth trying. Of course, the Cruze diesel will have only an automatic transmission. I was asking about prospects for a manual at the Chevy booth...

Niche Maker Rebuilds Fisker EV With Corvette Engine Commented on: 2 years ago (January 18, 2013)

Sorry about that eagle eye. We've slotted in the correct photo above.

Willy Loman Alive and Unwell Commented on: 2 years ago (January 17, 2013)

Fine article, Darin. My father-in-law sold cars and made a good living doing so. But you're right, the older he got, the more disillusioned he became. As to your point about auto workers getting...

Hybrids Outsell Most Segments in 2012 Commented on: 2 years ago (January 16, 2013)

Yea, hybrids aren't going away anytime soon. Auto makers have invested heavily in them.

Ford to Lift Curtain on Aluminum F-150? Commented on: 2 years ago (January 11, 2013)

Agreed, it's a risky strategy, but we will see a lot of auto makers taking bold steps like this to meet impending fuel-economy requirements. True, the vehicle price may rise, but a customer's...

Detroit’s Worst Mistake Ever Commented on: 2 years ago (November 8, 2012)

You'd take that over the previous Triton V-8, the new 5.0 or even the EcoBoost V-6? Wow, tough crowd.

New GM Small Block Pairs Power, Efficiency Commented on: 2 years ago (October 30, 2012)

Someone from GM Powertrain might want to weigh in. But based on the exhaustive engineering presentation last week on this new small-block, the millions of hours of computational analysis and...

Stop-Start Bound for 50% Take Rate, Bosch Says Commented on: 2 years ago (October 1, 2012)

Our friends at Mercedes-Benz offer up some additional information about stop/start expanding within the U.S. lineup. So far this year, 27% of Mercedes' sales have been with ECO stop/start. The new...

Camaro 1LE Outshines ZL1 Drop-Top Commented on: 2 years ago (September 12, 2012)

It's work if you sweat your way through the day on west Michigan blacktop, and you get a speeding ticket, to boot. Thanks for reading.

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