Finally: Dodge Dart gets Mopar treatment

The Dodge Dart has struggled to attain the relevance of its spiritual predecessor, the Neon. Part of that has to do with the perception that the Dart is too ponderous and slow relative to its compact competition from Ford and Chevrolet. This year at SEMA, Mopar will have something to say about that.

Elio jumps first hurdle on way to DOE’s ATVM loan

Paul Elio reportedly has been trying to sweet-talk the Department of Energy into giving his company an Advanced Technology Vehicle Manufacturing loan.


Taxi Wars #15: Cabbies’ protests on Taxi of Tomorrow continue in courts

Cabbies in NYC may now continue their challenge in court saying the city can’t require all future taxis to be based on the Nissan NV200 “Taxi of Tomorrow.”

Subaru XV Crosstrek, XV Crosstrek Hybrid get infotainment upgrades

The Subaru XV Crosstrek and XV Crosstrek Hybrid are getting some impressive infotainment upgrades including a standard 6.2-inch screen.

We take a look at a one-of-a-kind Chrysler 300

I recently got an inside look at a one-of-a-kind Chrysler 300. Let’s just say my friend Josh Carter sweats all the details when it comes to customizing.

Lexani Motorcars Andalucia is the Uber Sprinter

If the Lexani Cadillac Escalade ESV wasn’t ballin’ enough for you, have a look at the Lexani Motorcars Andalucia — basically, it’s the uber Sprinter.


Elio gives engine management details, promises machining next

It gets technical, but Elio Motors is sharing details on the engine management system it hopes will give the three-wheeled car a balance of power and MPG.

Posh e46 thumps with a nicely done sound system

My friend Brandon set a goal of building a solid sound system for his e46 BMW without spending a fortune, and I must say he got some pretty nice results.

Harman on a roll at the Paris Auto Show

Harman infotainment systems at the Paris Auto Show show that the folks behind JBL and other in-car technology brands are on a roll in the industry.

I Fell in Love with a Cop Car: 2015 Chevrolet Impala

I think you can forget how comfy full-size is until you get back into full-size — something I got to do with the 2015 Chevrolet Impala.

The Saab gets anthracite gray Plasti Dip all over

After getting acquainted with the spray gun included in the DIY Plasti Dip kit, I went right into it. I decided to Plasti Dip my entire Saab 9-3.

Audi allroad earns 5-star NHTSA rating

The 2014 and 2015 Audi allroad — Audi insists the car’s name is to be typeset lower-case, just FYI — reportedly has earned National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s highest crash safety rating.