XKCD Cracks The Formula to Successful Car Model Names

XKCD is one of those things you can always count on to be out there, doing the hard research we all demand. And this time it’s especially useful, since XKCD seems to have used math and statistics and other black, black magic to determine what car names would be most successful. And boy, are they good. » 8/31/15 12:41pm Yesterday 12:41pm

Why Iraqi Kurds Drive Cars Named After Monica Lewinsky

Here in America, when faced with a difficult-to-pronounce-correctly car name like "Touareg" or "Huaracan," we either spend hours painstakingly learning the correct pronunciation, or we say "screw it," instead, and just keep on saying it wrong. But Iraqi Kurds have found a better way. They just give the cars amazing… » 11/11/14 6:00pm 11/11/14 6:00pm

Cadillac's New Naming Convention Is Proof Alphanumerics Are Finished

Cadillac has been getting a fair amount of guff for their new CTx naming convention, both from us, and even less-car oriented media outlets. I don't necessarily think it's because the letters C, T and a numeral are that much worse than any other; I think it's because the whole alphanumeric trend has run its course. » 9/26/14 3:35pm 9/26/14 3:35pm