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The Fall of the Supercharger...
The Fall of the Supercharger...

17 May 2010, 15:13 UTC / ... Don't believe the hype! Contrary to what most of the automotive media is currently trying to feed you, the internal combustion engine (also called ICE) is far from being dead. Even though i...

 
How GM Stole Taxpayers' Money to Become No. 1 Again...
How GM Stole Taxpayers' Money to Become No. 1 Again...

10 May 2010, 10:35 UTC / ... Technically, the above headline is wrong. Or part of it, anyway. That's because the new, or should I say, "current" General Motors is a separate and somewhat independent company ...

 
Weight, Fuel Consumption, Future of Cars. The Electric Apocalypse...
Weight, Fuel Consumption, Future of Cars. The Electric Apocalypse...

3 May 2010, 09:52 UTC / ... This communist effort to "somehow" reduce car CO2 emissions in every part of the world - for which the whole planet is now trying to take part in - is hilarious, ridiculous and totally...

 
Are You Driving a Car or a Taxi?...
Are You Driving a Car or a Taxi?...

15 Apr 2010, 09:39 UTC / ... The guys living in the Republic of Maldives are probably some of the luckiest people in the world when it comes to nice weather, sunny beaches 365 days/year, turquoise water, palm trees, incredi...

 
Daimler-Renault-Nissan – Threesome Made in Heaven?...
Daimler-Renault-Nissan – Threesome Made in Heaven?...

9 Apr 2010, 10:54 UTC / ... or is it the foundation stone for a future disaster? I'm pretty sure of the former, but I'd like to think that I'm doing more than just giving a factoid opinion about it. I'm...

 
Pedigree of the Brands - A Different View of the Story...
Pedigree of the Brands - A Different View of the Story...

18 Mar 2010, 14:50 UTC / ...Many of us own cars which come from rather famous brands. Plenty of times, even if you hate to admit it, the badge is the main reason to look at a certain car and, in the end, it's the decis...

 
Car Industry's 2010 Face Off...
Car Industry's 2010 Face Off...

10 Mar 2010, 08:47 UTC / ... If 2009 was the year of thundering bankruptcies and an almost total collapse of the American car industry - while the Japanese more or less flourished - 2010 seems to be the exact opposite. Gene...

 
Porsche Cayenne: The King is Dead. Long Live the King!...
Porsche Cayenne: The King is Dead. Long Live the King!...

26 Feb 2010, 10:36 UTC / ... When the first Cayenne was launched there were enough purists who found the perfect moment to criticize Porsche's approach to a market based more on the client's demand than on what ot...

 
I, Robot. Brought to You by Toyotaaaa!...
I, Robot. Brought to You by Toyotaaaa!...

4 Feb 2010, 09:07 UTC / ... Over the years I've owned a number of cars. For example, a couple of years ago I was the unhappy owner of a Mercedes-Benz ML. It was the latest model then, but some time had passed since th...

 
Saab and Volvo. Return of the MILFs...
Saab and Volvo. Return of the MILFs...

28 Jan 2010, 06:47 UTC / … Saab engineers, who were already paid with money that don't exist, can now open the champagne bottles. The cheerful gang of 3,400 people, all Swedish and all brave and intelligent, wil...

 
Detroit, the Cradle of American Automotive Civilization...
Detroit, the Cradle of American Automotive Civilization...

25 Jan 2010, 15:58 UTC / ...Statistically, every North American Auto Show has always been the venue where every US manufacturer is making its best peacock impressions in front of its competitors. Why? Well, it would be hard...

 
2010's Five Most Expected Automotive Comebacks
2010's Five Most Expected Automotive Comebacks

11 Jan 2010, 05:34 UTC / By now, there's probably not even a single avid Internet user who is not familiar with the way 2009 has wiped the floor with most carmakers and pretty much everything related to the auto indust...

 
autoevolution Behind the Scenes/Anniversary...
autoevolution Behind the Scenes/Anniversary...

29 Dec 2009, 18:32 UTC / ..."Y'know one of the most beautiful things about a car? If it isn't working properly, you can strip the skin off, expose the insides, find out exactly where the trouble is, take out ...

 
Saab's Sine Wave...
Saab's Sine Wave...

7 Dec 2009, 07:54 UTC / ... Back in March this year, I was bringing the almost-certain death of a once great car maker to your attention. Yes, I'm talking about Saab, once famed for making some of the quirkiest hatche...

 
The End is Nigh...
The End is Nigh...

23 Nov 2009, 16:26 UTC / ... or so it seems if you believe all the hype about the world's oil reserves coming to an end. Still, after constantly dismissing all the facts into rumors, even I started to think there must ...

 
I Want to Drive!...
I Want to Drive!...

6 Nov 2009, 15:51 UTC / ... Even if my financial situation is a bit far from tying up with that of my colleague Bach, you probably already know I'm not actually poor either. And that's just to be modest. Yet, I d...

 
The French Connection...
The French Connection...

26 Oct 2009, 18:52 UTC / ... No matter what some history books are telling you, the French didn't invent the automobile. Yes, I know, a French dude by the name of Nicolas-Joseph Cugnot was experimenting in the late 170...

 
Volvo, to Roll or Not to Roll?...
Volvo, to Roll or Not to Roll?...

7 Oct 2009, 14:50 UTC / ... harsh times are coming for the Swedish car manufacturer. A brand which once stood for strength, durability and most of all, safety, is now on the verge of falling out of its owner's and eve...

 
Post-Frankfurt Auto Show Impressions...
Post-Frankfurt Auto Show Impressions...

24 Sep 2009, 17:24 UTC / ...The complementary champagne glasses have dried out, all the major executives have left the building and the original booth girls have probably been replaced by doubles after being smitten by tens...

 
Prius Between Continents...
Prius Between Continents...

10 Sep 2009, 17:23 UTC / ... Recently, a fan (yes, we're starting to have some of those too) reported us a somewhat hilarious situation. Because of the impending global warming, the guy thought about lending a helping ...