September 3, 2014

  • I'm intrigued by the 2015 Chevrolet Colorado and 2015 GMC Canyon , both because they're a return to a truck America should be building and because they seem like a good value. The just announced fuel economy numbers for both trucks seem to support my inkling that these might be the right-sized trucks for American consumers.Read more...
  • For me, the Cadillac Escalade has always been a bit of a guilty pleasure vehicle. This is a machine that I shouldn't like, but for some reason I'm oddly attracted to said vehicle. I once took a 900-mile road trip in a last-generation Escalade Platinum Hybrid. With four adults seated comfortably, the journey was a breeze. Still, that ungainly machine was extremely expensive on the window sticker yet it didn't quite pair that price with...
  • Earlier today I said that Chevrolet salesman in Japan was the most depressing job one could have in the auto industry. Naturally, I turned to my Jalopnik colleagues for other examples of horrible jobs at carmakers, real or imaginary. Read more...

September 2, 2014

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August 28, 2014

  • This summer marks the 30th anniversary of Ghostbusters , and you really can't talk about that movie — at least we can't — without talking about the Ghostbusters' car, the Ecto-1. The original was a 1959 Cadillac 'professional' car — as in ambulance or hearse. But what if the Ghostbusters had to use a new car? What should they pick?Read more...

August 27, 2014

August 25, 2014

  • Having a coat-of-arms as your car's badge has been popular for decades. There's lots of good ones out there, with interesting details — Cadillac's little ducks, for example — but only one has what appears to be a dragon-snake swallowing some poor bastard: Alfa Romeo.Read more...

August 24, 2014

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