The 2018 Kia Rio Hatchback is more than a cutie patootie

Most of the time, car shoppers will spot compact vehicles and typically offer “it’s so cute” comments about them, and then just mosey along. Surprisingly, there is a vehicle that although categorized as small, is big in so many ways….

Superbowl Car Commercials 2010

Thumbnail image for superbowl2010.jpgAhhh, the Superbowl. America’s annual excuse to party on a Sunday afternoon and pretend to be interested in a bunch of grown men wearing really tight pants running into each other while carrying a leather ball. Hold up, on second thought, that sounds kind of hot…Alas, I digress…for those of you that aren’t really interested in the game, there is always a LOT of hype over the commercials shown during the match. We’ve put together a collection of automotive ads/teasers that we know are coming this coming Sunday, February 7th.

Superbowl Car Commercials – Hyundai

Hyundai is showing their full Monty before the game is aired. The first ad below features Brett Favre ten years from now discussing his potential retirement. Context appropriate but will it be usable after the game? The second ad is…

2011 Kia Sorento

In Kia vs. The World, My Money is on the Koreans By Joe Tralongo Is there really room in the crowded mid-size crossover utility vehicle (CUV) market for another contender? Well, if that contender touts an all-new unit-body design, class…

2010 Kia Forte – Preview

2010 Kia Forte Sedan

What do you get when you cross a peacock with a turtle? How about a giraffe with a cheetah? No, not another weird name from that German “people car” manufacturer. These questions come from Kia, the supplier of highly styled, affordable people movers. Yes, I just used “highly styled” and “Kia” in the same sentence. Check out what I had to say during my day with the newest hottie from Kia. Yes, KIA.

Battle of the Boxes

I remember countless hours spent as a child playing in a box. Yes, a standard-issue cardboard box. If it was raining or too cold outside, my mother would pull out a box from the closet and the fun ensued. To add context to this story, our TV was B&W, there were only three channels and computers and video games were things of the distant future. So if there was nothing suitable on TV and Mother couldn’t send us outside to play (or lock us in the dog pen – true story), we had to entertain ourselves and, gasp(!), we used our imaginations.

2009 Scion xB

2009 Scion xB
2010 Kia Soul

2010 Kia Soul
2009 Nissan Cube

2009 Ford Focus

Ford Focus Whiffs of Europe By Casey Williams Ford’s latest Focus is like the trip my partner and I took through Europe last year. We caught a whiff of the place, sniffed the interiors of old buildings, drooled at the…