Something for everyone
In a market full of worthy competitors, Volkswagen’s compact tiger-iguana mix acts a bit like Mighty Mouse: small in stature and dangerously underestimated. Gather some strength and check out the 2013 Tiguan.
GM Shuns Hybrid Vehicles, May Develop Natural Gas-powered Cars
Looks like that’s it for GM’s conventional hybrid powertrains. Product chief Mary Bara says GM’s future green-car efforts will now focus on plug-in hybrids and electric vehicles:
Back to new
Whether you prefer to call the 2013 Pathfinder a crossover or SUV, we can all agree that it’s a great vehicle. Check out what’s new.
Out to prove that good things do come in small packages, the 2013 Kia Sportage offers an affordable sporty choice in the compact crossover segment.
The perfect blend
The Ford Fusion has earned the right to roll in to any party and announce itself to the crowd, so when a brand new model debuts, the automotive world takes notice. You should too.
Always practice safe style
You’re in the mood for a European performance sedan but you also walk a different line than most. You like to live fast but always safe, and have an appreciation the finer things in life. Sound about right? Then the 2013 Volvo S60 may be your perfect match. Take a look at the T5 lineup here.
Though it is far too early to tell what kind of lasting economic damage will be inflicted from Sandy sweeping through a massive swath of states, the auto industry can look forward to increased activity in the upcoming weeks and months.
“My car broke down. Do you expect me to walk?”
“No, Mr. Bond; I expect you to take the bus!”
There is no accounting for taste. Some have it, others do not. James Bond has taste. And I’m almost certain that he’d still have it even if he weren’t a world class government agent who could seduce any woman while expertly driving the most decadent Aston Martins that money can’t buy.
Built to work
American born pickups have dominated the full-size market for some time now, and the 2013 GMC Sierra 1500 is well on its way to keeping tradition alive. Load up on specs right here.
The European automobile market is anything but healthy. Car deliveries decreased 11% in September, meaning the overall market is on pace for an annual drop of 10%; that would be the biggest decline since 1993, the year after the European Monetary System began to erode. Way back in September 1992, Britain withdrew its precious pound sterling from the European Exchange Rate System. Then Italy withdrew. Then there were all sorts of speculative events on other countries’ currencies, and Europe was quickly knee-deep in a recession.
Over the last few months I have been asked by several folks in the internet automotive industry why I left a good stable job at Dealix for risky startup like CarWoo, with founders who have no experience in the sector. The amount of question increased even more in July when Dealix was bought out by ADP a $10 Billion HR management and Data Services company. Was I dumb for leaving a lot of stock options on the table? Continue reading