2010 Lexus IS250C

A JEWEL MORE DEAR by Casey Williams My partner equated the Lexus SC430 to a Faberge Egg, beautiful in its turtle dove shape, divine with its Mark Levinson audio system, and open to heaven with the hard top retracted. The…

2011 Ford Edge – Preview

We saw the majorly face lifted Lincoln MKX at last month’s Detroit show, but Ford took the mystery away from the also-impressive 2011 Ford Edge. An updated exterior, stunning interior, next-generation hands-free communications, and a range of power options will…

2011 Chevrolet Silverado HD – Preview

Take a look at the new 2011 Chevrolet Silverado heavy-duty pickups. Go ahead. See if you can spot the differences. No, not there. Crawl underneath. Ah, there it is. Competition in heavy-duty trucks doesn’t really happen with freshened grilles and…

2011 Honda Odyssey Preview

The press kit for the Honda Odyssey Concept has “Odyssey” written in large font and “Concept” typed much smaller. That pretty much sums up how much of the van is the next-generation Odyssey that is due later this year and…

2011 Toyota Avalon Preview

Toyota’s press conference began with a humble commitment to quickly repair all of its vehicles affected by the accelerator and brake recalls. The company is showing renewed vigor in taking care of very loyal customers. Almost sheepishly, Bob Carter, group…

2011 Ford Transit Connect Preview

Ford’s trophy from Detroit, where the Transit Connect was named North American Truck of the Year, is hardly collecting dust as the company is at it again. If you think the little van is as cool as a florist’s back…

Top 5 Vehicles from the 2010 Chicago Auto Show

2010 Chicago Auto Show logo.pngWe survived nearly a foot of snow – and an earthquake – to bring you the latest and greatest from the Chicago Auto Show. The show is usually less a spectacle of glitz and glamor and more of a tribute to America’s cornfields and hard-working folk. While we didn’t get any photos of corn-fed boys, we did manage to find some good looking vehicles to swoon over.

Internet Car and Truck of the Year Announced

Chicago (February 10, 2010)–The Internet Car and Truck of the Year website, an online venue not dependent on OEM advertising, held its inaugural Internet Pros and Average Joes vote for their favorite new cars.
The Internet Pros are comprised of a select team of 12 online writers from some of the leading automotive Internet sites, while the Average Joes consisted of more than 50,000 votes from the motoring public.

Dept. 180 at Chevrolet

Chevy_Department180.JPGThe first in a series of web clips from Chevrolet has been posted. Check out the quality engineers in Department 180. Hint: they explain all those ping pong balls in the teaser.

2010 Dodge Ram 2500

RAM! BAM! BLIZZARD, WIZZARD by Casey Williams When The President wakes up to find piles of snow in his driveway, he orders up an armored Suburban and continues with his appointed rounds. When Casey wakes up and finds the same…