Chevy Cruze Diesel Delivers the Goods on Road to MBS Commented on: 1 year ago (August 5, 2013)

is228979: That's not how I roll. I've on deadline driving up to TC.
PhilZ: I'm sure a wagen and Equinox are both in the cards if this "toe in the water" pans out.

Google Will Not Become an Auto Maker Commented on: 1 year ago (July 12, 2013)

Thanks for commenting Chunka. I'm still surprised by how many folks in the automotive community do not understand how serious Silicon Valley is about self-driving technology.

Why I Didn’t Take Any Surveys After I Bought a New Car Commented on: 1 year ago (July 9, 2013)

I rate your comment "truly exceptional."

GM Global Quality Faces Fewer Roadblocks Than in U.S., CEO Says Commented on: 1 year ago (June 26, 2013)

I will add "GM tops J.D. Power Initial Quality Survey" to my list of headlines I never thought I would see. I started out in journalism covering the GM V8-6-4 and diesel debacle. This is a proud...

Electric Vehicles Not Sustainable Commented on: 1 year ago (June 26, 2013)

Every major industrialized country has designated electric vehicles as the magic bullet to address climate change. McElroy's commentary points out that EVs are a flawed solution. Battery electric...

Dear Taxpayer: Your Auto Bailout Loan Is Repaid, With Interest Commented on: 1 year ago (June 14, 2013)

The auto rescue was not the beginning of a new economic model, it was a successful bipartisan response to an economic emergency that other wise would have plunged the U.S. into a 1930s-style...

GM 4-Cyl. Trumps BMW and Ford in Power Commented on: 1 year ago (June 6, 2013)

We tested this issue last summer. If you tow a lot, you are better off with V-8. Benefit of V-6 EcoBoost is better efficiency in low-load commuting but still having stump-pulling torque for the...

Diesel Grand Cherokee to Give Jeep Four Models at 30 MPG Commented on: 1 year ago (May 29, 2013)

Andrew, diesel emissions rules are much tougher in the U.S. than in Europe. Oxides of nitrogen and particulates have to be reduced to same level as gasoline engines, requiring expensive exhaust...

And Now for Something Completely Different Commented on: 1 year ago (May 20, 2013)

To those of you who have asked: "Exterior design" is listed in both "Pro" and "Con" categories because it is the first thing folks love or hate about the car.

Turbos, Blowers and Real-World Fuel Economy Commented on: 1 year ago (May 10, 2013)

Well said is228979. Most all the new gasoline GDI turbos are getting roasted by consumer activistsfor for disappointing real-world fuel economy. A very light foot is required to come close to...

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