| Jan 25, 2012
| 3:33 PM
Sitting behind the wheel of a shiny new car inside a cozy showroom can help cure any case of the winter blues. Part of the reason crowds are expected to pack DeVos Place in downtown Grand Rapids for the 2012 Michigan International Auto Show. The event...
| Feb 7, 2012
| 4:00 PM
Aston Martin has just pulled the wraps off the production version of their unique V-12 Zagato. Using the same engine and platform as the Aston Martin V-12 Vantage, this collaboration between Aston Martin and Zagato will see only 150 units produced...
| Feb 10, 2012
Toyota is expanding the compact Prius lineup to include an even smaller "c" version of the hybrid as well as a plug-in battery-powered model to ensure increased fuel economy.
Ford is adding an all-new midsize 2013 Fusion that includes a hybrid as well as...
| Feb 18, 2012
| 9:26 AM
The car: Fisker Karma
The power: 403 total horsepower coming from two 201.5-horsepower (150 kW) AC motors, mounted just above the rear wheels.
Torque is in the neighborhood of monstrous, with 981 pound-feet available at 0 RPM. That figure sounds like...
| Sep 9, 2007
Bentley Continental GT? Seen it. Aston Martin DB9? What else you got? Maserati Quattroporte? Wasn't that, like, so last year's product placement on "Entourage"?
The trouble with ultra-luxury cars in this town is that their prestige expires faster than...
| Apr 18, 2007
What would you call a seven-passenger, V6-powered vehicle with lots of amenities (e.g., heated outside mirrors, keyless entry), air conditioning, alloy wheels, ABS and electronic stability control; heated leather seats, sunroof and premium audio system; a...
| May 24, 2006
THE crossroads of government regulation and car design has seen some nasty pileups. Please avert your eyes from the 1981 Fiat X 1/9, in the early days of 5-mph bumper regulations, which forced Bertone to bracket the edgy little car with moronic rubber...
| Apr 4, 2007
As it happens, I have driven a car billed as the "World's Fastest Volvo." It was a late-'70s 242 GT with a 900-hp Chevy big-block V8 punched through the hood, a transbrake, full cage, trac bars and monster slicks. Some crazed digger in Tennessee decided...
| Mar 29, 2010
| 4:32 PM
Chinese automaker Geely and Ford Motor Co. agreed to a $1.8 billion deal for the acquisition of Volvo. The Swedish carmaker???s sale marks the last foreign brand in Ford???s stable to be sold off in recent years following Aston Martin,......
| Mar 30, 2010
| 4:32 PM
Car shopping over the internet can be challenging because you obviously want to get an up-close view of the vehicle you???re about to invest a good chunk of change in. That???s why Cars.com has upgraded its eVox spins, which are......
| Jan 18, 2010
| 4:33 PM
Fisker Automotive, the Irvine-based developer of electric cars, said it has raised an additional $115.3 million in private equity funding to develop plug-in hybrid cars. The money allows Fisker, founded by Danish design guru Henrik Fisker, to satisfy a U....
| Nov 9, 2009
| 4:32 PM
The first name most people associate with Aston Martin is that of a famous secret agent who drives these cars in hard-to-reach locations. What the public always forgets is this man inevitably destroys the Aston Martins only after voiding the......