Dear Car Designers: Badges Are Always Better In Color

We know Americans, as a marketing demographic, like chrome. There’s nothing wrong with a little chrome here and there, it makes stuff brighter. But all over your wheels? No. All over the badges on your car? Well, at least it’s better than gold. » 4/21/13 2:00pm 4/21/13 2:00pm

Junkyard Build Quality Challenge, Speedometer Edition: USA vs Germany…

Many of our readers were shocked by Germany's big win in the Door Panel Edition of the Junkyard Build Quality challenge, with an Audi 80 beating a Lexus ES250 and a Buick LeSabre. Today's challenge: Speedometers! » 9/26/10 11:30pm 9/26/10 11:30pm

1966 Buick Riviera, Plus Bonus Buick Poll

When we saw the '73 Buick Riviera in this series a couple months ago, some of your comments indicated that many of you prefer the pre-boattail Rivs. That's no problem, because (in spite of Alameda having something of a vintage Buick shortage) I was able to find this nice '66 parked within a block of the 1972 Plymouth… » 4/22/08 9:00am 4/22/08 9:00am

Detroit Auto Show: Chinese Buick Riviera Concept to Make North…

The boys over at the blog that likes to spend more time Kicking Tires than not reminded us of a little Zeta-platformed concept designed jointly by GM and SAIC that we'd totally forgotten we hadn't yet seen in person, but we need to be looking for at the Detroit Auto Show next month. It's quite possibly the most… » 12/17/07 7:30am 12/17/07 7:30am