RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Dan Neil

A collection of news and information related to Dan Neil published by this site and its partners.

Top Dan Neil Articles

Displaying items 61-72
  • 2009 Nissan Murano

    2009 Nissan Murano
    I would like to give my Nissan Murano test vehicle an Advil, or Tylenol, or perhaps I should Simoniz its hood with that HeadOn stuff that you apply directly to the forehead. This thing looks like it's suffering from the world's worst migraine. To signal,...
  • 2008 Porsche GT2: Brute almighty

    2008 Porsche GT2: Brute almighty
    You may recall from your psychology classes the name Harry Harlow, a controversial researcher known for his wire monkey-surrogate mother experiments. One group of baby rhesus monkeys was taken away from its mothers and given a maternal figure made of...
  • FLASH: First pictures of Bugatti's 16C Galibier concept

     
    The question of what Bugatti is going to do with itself once it completes the Veyron's run of 300 cars (and potentially 150 Grand Sports) may have been answered today when Bugatti President (and Bentley Chief Executive) Franz Josef Paefgen......
  • Dan Neil's Frankfurt Auto Show preview

     
    For those who fret about the end of the American Automotive Empire, I???d offer the following consolation. After years of skepticism, resistance and outright ridicule, European car makers are embracing an idea and evolving a technology that Americans...
  • Fear of parking -- yes, we're talking to you

     
    For those of us who dread parallel parking ??? I generally resort to the ???touch??? system, which basically involves backing up until you hit something ??? take comfort. We are not alone. Parallel parking remains one of the most dreaded......
  • Trabant redux: Mr. Gorbachev, put back this wall!

     
    As proof that, if given enough time, people will become nostalgic about anything, a German company is trying to reincarnate the Trabant, the smoky cesspool of a car made in East Germany in the days of the Soviet bloc. The......
  • Mini review: 2010 Bentley Continental GT Supersports

     
    There are many ways in which the Bentley Continental GT Supersports is appalling. There is the price, of course: $274,000. There’s the fact that when you roll down the windows and turn up the mega sound system, traffic helicopters fall......
  • The Morning Fix: Malone causing mayhem. FX snags 'New Moon.' BMW ready for its close-up!

     
    After the coffee. Before shopping for the yams and cranberries. Mayhem from Malone. Cable mogul John Malone continues to speak out about Comcast's efforts to take over General Electric Co.'s NBC Universal. In an interview with CNBC, Malone said he......
  • L.A. Auto Show jargon alert: '20 stars' and the Chevy Cruze

     
    Cars come and go -- as do car executives -- but automotive industry jargon is the gift that keeps on giving. This morning, on Day 1 of the L.A. Auto Show press day, I heard Chuck Russell, vehicle line director......
  • L.A. Auto Show: 2011 Hyundai Sonata: Captain Nemo, your car is waiting

     
    Let's be candid: The new-for-2011 Hyundai Sonata is merely a life-support system for the lurid, florid, Georgia O'Keeffe-worthy character lines wrapped around the body. It's just bonkers -- but in a good way. And a hard-to-build way too. Streaming back......
  • L.A. Auto Show: VW plagiarizes the Volvo C30, stuffs result with teeny engine

     
    A car that is, in the words of Volkswagen R&D chief Ulrich Hackenberg, "indicative" of VW's future "New Small Family" -- which kind of sounds like a brood of gnomes -- the Up! Lite concept car landed in L.A. for......
  • L.A. Auto Show: Porsche Boxster Spyder

     
    Hey, James Dean's ghost, thanks for meeting me here at Porsche's exhibit at the L.A. Auto Show. There's something here I think you'll really like. Yes, this really is the Porsche exhibit; why? Oh, that? That's their Panamera. No, that......