BREAKING: Chevrolet Debuts Two Pro-LGBT Clips As Russia’s Winter Olympics Begin

LGBT-inclusive ad for the Chevrolet Traverse (debuted during the Sochi Winter Olympics)

LGBT-inclusive ad for the Chevrolet Traverse (debuted during the Sochi Winter Olympics)Chevrolet has just debuted two new ads — one for the Chevy Traverse, one for Chevrolet the brand. They feature images of LGBT families and same-sex marriages, accompanied by voiceovers that say things like, “[W]hile what it means to be a family hasn’t changed, what a family looks like has.” Continue reading

2014 Subaru Outback Goes Out Back With Its Special Self

2014 Subaru Outback

Subaru is a special company, building nearly half of its global production in Indiana and with a set of morals that respects its diverse customers and ever-growing number of employees. That’s super, but that doesn’t explain the specialness of the company’s iconic Outback, which is as inseparable from Subaru as Mickey from Walt or the Beetle from Volkswagen. Continue reading

2014 Buick Regal Finds Its Place In The Snow

2014 Buick Regal

It’s been snowing and icing all over. Like, a lot. Some cities are handling it better than others, which will likely cause some mayors to have longer tenures than others. A European-engineered sport sedan with all-wheel-drive would be perfect for the nasty precip, making dust of city streets while still a blast when pavement clears. But forget Mercedes, BMW, Audi, Volvo, or even Volkswagen. Check out the Buick Regal, which was engineered (and initially built) by GM’s Opel division in Germany and significantly updated for 2014.
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The 2014 Toyota Corolla Is The World’s Sexiest Washing Machine

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When Toyota asked current Toyota owners what they wanted changed when this automotive powerhouse went about redesigning its stalwart Corolla sedan, they said they wanted a bit more exterior style and seats that were more comfortable. Well rejoice Corolla owners, the 2014 Toyota Corolla has come back with a more stylish exterior and more comfortable front and rear seats. And that’s about it. Toyota stopped there and left everything else exactly as it was. This is less a restyle and more of a whitewash of sterile durable goods.
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2014 Volvo S80 Makes You Wanna Change Your Mustard

2014 Volvo S80

The S80 is the uppity granddaddy of the Volvo family of vehicles that accommodates five-passengers, but in actuality, only four adults can fit comfortably in the sedan. The car has been freshened up to compete with other luxury running dogs such as the Acura TL, Cadillac CTS, and Hyundai Genesis. It’s been Botoxed and Juvédermed, with a new grille pattern and more prominent Volvo badge, new bumpers, LED cluster daytime running lights and redesigned taillights. Continue reading

Detroit Brings The Heat To 2014: A Recap Of The North American International Auto Show

2015 Corvette Z06  (NAIAS 2014, photo by Jerrod Nall)

The North American International Auto Show began with the Chevy Silverado and Corvette winning North American Car and Truck of the year, then heated up through unveilings of cars as diverse as the next Honda Fit, Hyundai Genesis, Volkswagen Beetle Dune Concept, Infiniti Q50 Eau Rouge, and these noteworthy rides:
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2014 Land Rover LR4 Scoffs At Snow

Land Rover LR4

A winter storm is predicted. Oh, the hysteria. How many inches? Eight? And ice too? Then comes the mass assault on biscuits and gravy, schools close days in advance, and everybody scurries home from work. And, me, when this occurred recently? I laughed, turned on my heel, and casually returned to my office. I had a Land Rover LR4 in the parking lot.
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The 2014 Cadillac SRX Brings Its A-Game To Lexus, Mercedes, And BMW

2014 Cadillac SRX

First, let’s just admit that while we drive a lot of SUVs and crossovers (honestly, we can’t think of one we haven’t tested), rarely if ever do we find ourselves inspired by one of these vehicles to the point that we made up far off destinations just so we could spend more time driving it. But we recently had a 2014 Cadillac SRX delivered with more sharp lines to its style statement that a fall line at Dolce & Gabbana.
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