• Nissan Taking Mitsubishi in, Used Audi for a First Car, and Car-Themed Parties? [Ask Nathan]

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    In this edition of Ask Nathan: Thoughts on Nissan taking control of Mitsubishi? An Audi as a first car? Good choices for a car-themed party? Today's first question comes from a long-time fan who is curious about TFL's take on Nissan setting up a partnership with Mitsubishi. Nathan, What's the TFL take

    Forbidden Fruit: The Tiny Volkswagen Ameo Is Built in and for India

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    Assembled at the Chakan facility, near Pune, India, the diminutive Volkswagen Ameo is based on the Volkswagen Polo’s PQ25 platform. In fact, up to the B-pillar, the Volkswagen Ameo is the same as the Volkswagen Polo hatchback. Why is this little car significant to Volkswagen fans in the United States?

    Honda Powering Disney’s Autopia, BMW i3 vs Nissan Leaf vs Mitsubishi i-MiEV and Scion tC? [Ask Nathan]

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    In this edition of Ask Nathan: What's up with Honda powering Disney's Autopia? Best reasonably priced electric BMW i3, Nissan Leaf or Mitsubishi i-MiEV? Is the 2016 Scion tC a good buy? Today's first question comes from a fan who heard that Disneyland's Autopia ride is now sponsored by Honda. Hi Nathan! I know you're

    Volkswagen Golf vs Mazda 3, Subie Crosstrek, Electrically Assisted vs Hydraulic Power Steering? [Ask Nathan]

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    In this edition of Ask Nathan: Used VW Golf or used Mazda 3? Subaru Crosstrek? Electrically assisted power steering vs hydraulic power steering? Today's first question comes from a fan who is choosing between a (used) Volkswagen Golf and a Mazda 3. Hi tflcar. I'm a big fan of your show. I need your opinion. So

    Return of the Jeep Liberty, $12,000 30-mpg SUV, and can Autonomy be Fun? [Ask Nathan]


    In this edition of Ask Nathan: Return of the Jeep Liberty name? Suggest a $12,000 crossover that gets 30 MPG? Can autonomous cars be fun? Today's first question comes from a fan that wonders if FCA will bring back the Jeep Liberty name. Hi Nathan! I wanted to bounce this off of you because you like

    Is Volkswagen’s Baby Crossover Heading Here, Floor Mats and Does a CVT Still Suck? [Ask Nathan]

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    In this edition of Ask Nathan: Volkswagen's baby crossover heading here? Floor mats from the factory? Continuously variable transmission (CVT) max reverse speeds? Today's first question comes from a fan who wants to know if Volkswagen's baby crossover is coming here. Hi Fast Lane crew! Nathan, I have two questions. Is Volkswagen bringing a small crossover

    Would Formula 1 Still Be Formula 1 with “Halo” or Canopy Driver Protection? [Op/Ed]

    Formula 1 is in the middle of another big decision. There are several proposals on the table that provide more protection for the F1 racing driver.  The first is a hoop design called "halo" that is meant to protect the racer from impacts by large objects. The second proposal is a full