Archive for December, 2013

2014 Mitsubishi i

After a one-year hiatus, the Mitsubishi i is again available to American consumers. Meet the 2014 Mitsubishi i.

One of the early promises of modern electric vehicles was that range would go up and prices would come down as volume and technology improved. And that is exactly what’s been happening – and somewhat sooner than many expected.

The All-New Ford Mustang

The redesigned 2015 Ford Mustang is all new outside, and boasts some news under the hood, as well.

Ford today revealed the redesigned 2015 Ford Mustang. Presented here is the unedited press release that accompanied the new Mustang’s introduction.

Ford Mustang Marks 50 Years with All-New Sleek Design, Innovative Technologies and World-Class Performance

Volkswagen Jetta/Bora

The Volkswagen Jetta has been updated significantly since this 2010 model was a Chinese-market top seller. Today VW has three entries in the hot Chinese compact-sedan segment, two of which are in the top five for overall sales.

Despite the country’s emergence as a global economic powerhouse, China largely remains a mystery to most Americans. We know about Chinese food (well, our interpretation of Chinese food), and we know something about affordable Chinese-assembled flat-screen televisions, but not much else.

It may come as a surprise then, that we probably know more about the cars buzzing around the world’s most populous country than we thought we did. Presented here are the five best-selling Chinese-market vehicles as of October, 2013. As it turns out, these cars are all more familiar than you likely imagined.


1958 Chevrolet Brookwood

American car shoppers are something of a dull lot. We like our cars with four doors, we prefer traditional sedans, and when it comes to color, well, it’s snooze time.

According to DuPont, one of the globe’s leading producers of automotive paints and coatings, the top four colors chosen by American new-car shoppers for their vehicles are variations on black and white. Here’s the 2012 list of most popular car colors, as provided by DuPont:

2014 Cadillac CTS sedan

In Performance trim, our CTS 2.0T started at $58,325 including destination. The Standard CTS start at $46,025 including destination.

2014 Cadillac CTS 2.0T Performance

Miles Driven: 160

Fuel Used: 8.5 gallons

Driving mix: 70% city, 30% highway