2014 Mercedes-Benz CLA: The Compact CLS You Will Want

I must admit, although we have seen it already, the new CLA is a much more exciting car than what I was expecting from Mercedes. In my opinion, it's not only better looking than a BMW 1-series, but also quite a bit smarter. Of course the best news is that it's coming to America. » 1/14/13 8:35am 1/14/13 8:35am

2011 Chevy Beat Exposes Its Interior, Still Concealing US Plans

The fate of the Chevy Beat » 8/20/08 12:40pm 8/20/08 12:40pm is still , but as we see here, that isn't stopping the ongoing development of the latest GM minicar. The Beat gets a buddy for some hot weather testing and we get a look at the interior for the first time. For a subcompact, it's hard to be surprised by the spartan accommodations and the…

Honda Freed, A Fit Mini-Minivan

Sure, they're not only not cool, but we really can't stand them, but some of the most efficient vehicles on the market are five-door subcompacts and eight-passenger minivans. So what happens what you combine the two? Well, if you're Honda, you start with a Jazz, or as it's known in America, the Honda Fit, and then make … » 5/30/08 10:20am 5/30/08 10:20am

Consumers Moving Towards Less Massive Rides


Rising gas prices are unsurprisingly prompting consumers to look towards more efficient motoring choices, according to J.D. Powers. The shift towards four-bangers and compact machines new and used is broad in scope, but gradual in speed. These same consumers are evidently in no great hurry to trade in their F-350… » 5/24/07 4:00pm 5/24/07 4:00pm