| Nov 13, 2013
| 4:32 PM
Head-up displays, which project vehicle speed and other information in front of the driver's field of view, have been available since about 1990, but in recent years they have become more widespread as automakers try to reduce driving distractions. More.....
| Sep 27, 2013
Q: My auto is a front-wheel-drive Toyota RAV4. I've had front-wheel-drivers for over 30 years, and have always bought two tires at a time and put them on the front, moving the older tires to the rear axle. I think you are misinformed about putting new...
| Aug 7, 2013
| 8:10 AM
Despite all the hits they've taken from the greens, and despite customers defecting in droves because of bad fuel economy, the SUV remains an important car on the American market. Yes, automakers are putting out hybrids, plug-in hybrids and electrics like...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 4:32 AM
A looker like the 2013 Volkswagen CC might not initially be considered a family car, especially with VW marketing it as a "midsize sports sedan," but it's a lot more practical than that. This five-seater offers a good-sized cargo area,......
| Aug 26, 2013
| 4:32 AM
"Which crossover SUV is the most fuel efficient?" Norman M., Brooklyn, N.Y. That honor goes to the 2013 Toyota RAV4 EV ??? a low-production electric version sold only in California at the moment ??? that earns the equivalent of 78......
| Oct 4, 2013
| 10:10 AM
Dozens of promising and intriguing vehicles debuted at the Frankfurt, Germany, auto show in September. One should have been there, but wasn't.
Where is Cadillac's small crossover SUV, its sporty and efficient little competitor for new models like the BMW...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 5:05 AM
Call me Goldilocks. Keep your hands to yourself, sailor. This ain't Fleet Week. It's the week I drove the 2013 Lincoln MKZ hybrid luxury sedan. The MKZ hybrid's fuel economy, technology, features and price are just right. It's the car to beat for...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 1:30 PM
WESTON — I consider myself a friend of Alden Sherman, the 94-year-old Westonite and innovative engineer who owns three Bugattis, a Ferrari, a Jaguar and even an Amilcar. I wrote about him in this column last year, but unfortunately missed last year'...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 4:10 PM
It's early October, but that's not too soon to say this has been a very good year for General Motors. All six of the new vehicles GM has introduced so far in 2013 made the short list of contenders for the 2014 North American Car and Truck/Utility Awards....
| Aug 23, 2013
Only a few things keep the boldly styled 2013 Dodge Charger from being the most satisfying of the affordable full-size sedans — one of them being the newly redesigned 2014 Chevrolet Impala.
After a 2011 redesign and new powertrains in 2012, the...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 1:05 PM
As John Gray noted in his book, "Men Are from Mars, Women Are from Venus," men and women have different needs, wants and expectations when it comes to relationships. It turns out that this is also true for automobiles.
Based on findings derived from its...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 4:50 PM
Though pint-sized, the 2013 BMW X1 delivers huge value in gas mileage and affordability while keeping BMW's signature driving enjoyment and luxury.
Since 2004, the X3 has been BMW's smallest SUV. Now the company has added the all-new 2013 X1, which...