What new Chevy cars are crucial to General Motors and what does GM's
Bob Lutz think holds the future of the car maker and finally what's new
at Chevy for 2010?
The North American International Auto Show saw a host of new Chevy and General Motors cars being introduced including
“Fine honey, you see ‘Sex in the City’ with the girls and I’ll see ‘Tropic Thunder’ with the boys!” That was how the argument ended many moons ago when we were trying to find a movie that our friends (mostly couples) could all go to. All had a
Have you ever wondered how Ford is able to take a serous off-road monster like the F-150 Raptor and gve a silky smooth highway ride that your grandma would enjoy?
Well wonder no longer as we take a peak into Ford's Dearborn, Michigan testing lab to see how the
It isn’t often (OK, maybe never) the price of a luxury car gets
reduced by several thousand dollars. But that’s what Mercedes-Benz did
with 2010 models, including the E550. But Mercedes-Benz not only
lowered it prices, it did so with a re-designed vehicle, not the staid
offerings of yesteryear.
The E550 five-passenger sedan
We love drag races as much as the next guy or gal...but this can't be good for the environment...but perhaps that's the point of it?
Dieses Automobil ist wie deutsche Schokolade süß!
Something about this car being sweet as chocolate – I think…
Seriously folks, I have tasted the bitter root of hatchback tomfoolery (the regrettable Chevy Aveo) and kissed the pinnacle of hatchback fun (the Mazda Speed3) and I say that this 2010 Volkswagen
At an astounding 15 percent incline, Lick Skillet leading to Gold Hill, Colorado is the steepest Country Road in America.
what do you think happens when you try to drive a two and a half ton
brand new 70K Range Rover Sport down Lick Skillet road on ice and snow
The Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas 2010 opened on decisively automotive theme as Ford CEO Alan Mulally touted the new and improved Ford and Microsoft Sync system.
"Last year I said that we would have one million Sync equipped cars by
the start of 2010. I am proud to
Ford's press release reads, "The all-new 2010 F-150 SVT Raptor is a
purpose-built, high-performance 4WD off-road truck versatile enough to
take on the most challenging desert adventures as well as the everyday
commute."Hmmm. So we didn't go adventuring in the desert nor
commit an everyday commute. We didn't even drive the F150
So long 4Runner and helloooooo Range Rover Sport.
Sometimes parting is such sweet sorrow...especially when the new SUV in our garage is a brand spakin' new 2010 Range Rover Sport HSE.
Not that there was anything wrong with the 36K 4Runner that the "party mode" button couldn't solve, but hey we're
For a second day in a row an American driver has won a stage on the 2010 Dakar Rally.
Today it was Mark Miller and Volkswagen that took the stage 5 Dakar win.
"Dakar really began in earnest today," said Miller.
we are in the best placings. Today we stopped the
(Editor's Note: Every week we drive a new car, and just like snowflakes they are all different. In this new feature (Weekly Drive) we'll give you the scoop on the interesting stuff that makes each weekly drive unique, unusual and fun.)
This week we say goodbye to the newest
(Editor's Note: We here at TFLcar.com are thrilled to welcome John Matras to the team. John is not only a talented writer but also a very talented photographer. For almost thirty years, award-winning author John Matras has written
about cars. He’s been in all the major car magazines, on
Nissan North America, Inc. (NNA) today announced an agreement with
Lance Armstrong, seven-time winner of the Tour de France and founder of
the LIVESTRONG Charitable Foundation, to sponsor his new Team
RadioShack pro cycling team. The multi-year partnership includes the
use of a variety of Nissan products as the official vehicle of the
Stage four of the 2010 Dakar Rally saw American Robby Gordon and Hummer edge out race leader Stéphane Peterhansel and BMW for the stage win."Today's special stage was perfect for us with a
lot of camel grass," Gordon said. "It's on this type of terrain that
the Hummer is doing great.
General Motors only made two mistakes when building the GMC Terrain.
1. They designed it to look like a beefy truck (which it is not).
2. They gave it a far too macho name. “Terrain” reminds many of difficult to traverse obstacles on off-road paths.
Other than that, I found the