Perhaps the most interesting thing to come out of the Chicago Auto Show held this month is the Kia Niro Hybrid, a utility vehicle that the Korean automaker claims is designed to achieve an EPA rating of 50 MPG combined.
Soon there will be two new options for maximizing your track time, as Chevy readies two new versions of its 1LE performance package.
Today, concept cars like the Lincoln Continental seem pretty close to production, and only need the approval of J. Pierpont Moneybaggs in the finance department to get the green light for production. The point of a concept car in the 1970s was a little different. They were supposed to showcase a new styling direction for […]
With the 2015 Chicago Auto Show raging in the Northeast, the seemingly never-ending stream of National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) manufacturer safety recall updates continues. This week reads like a traditional recipe for Mom’s apple pie. It lists a Ford and several Chevrolets among its entries which total over a quarter-of-a-million units. As automakers […]
Comedy was the theme in the 1970 Dodge Challenger TV spots, which featured a character that’s a dead-on precursor to Jackie Gleason’s Sheriff Buford T. Justice, and more directly, the J.W. Pepper character in the 1973 James Bond movie Live and Let Die. His name was J.W. Higgins, and he was Sheriff of Scat City.
The Volkswagen Andretti Rallycross team had a great year in 2014, and at the Chicago Auto Show, Volkswagen took the opportunity to announce that Tanner Foust and Scott Speed are returning in 2015.
What Is It? The 2015 Golf SportWagen is all new for this year, and Volkswagen took the opportunity to release pricing at the Chicago Auto Show.
What Is It? The 2016 Mazda Miata is only the most hotly anticipated sports car to come along in the last 20 years. It’s not new, but it’s new for Chicago and it’s a chance for more Americans to see the car in the flesh instead of in photographs.
What Is It? Neither of these two cars are new, since the Santa Cruz debuted at the Los Angeles Auto Show and the Tucson Fuel Cell has been around long enough that we had a chance to drive it when it was here in Boston. But Chicago is a big market, and it’s a chance […]