The Fiat 500 Takes The Subway To Celebrate Victory


In America, we tend to celebrate winning a COTY award by taking the car to the track and running all sorts of ridiculous ads with gospel choirs and the like. In Europe, Fiat is celebrating the European COTY Award by taking their tiny ride to the Berlin subway. And while this may conjure up images of Mini Coopers a la » 1/18/08 1:15pm 1/18/08 1:15pm

U.S. News & World Report Names Best Cars for 2010, Only Two American…

The folks at U.S. News & World Report have named their top cars for 2008 and the old U.S. of A. did not far so well. In 11 categories there were only two pickups for Detroit automakers: Chevy Silverado 1500 (Best Full Size Pickup) and Tahoe (Best Large SUV). Honda picked up five awards, BMW picked up two and Mazda tied… » 12/17/07 4:00pm 12/17/07 4:00pm

Chevy Lumina SS Named Best Sports Saloon in Middle East, Yes we said…

Words you don't expect to hear: "Chevy Lumina" and "Sports Saloon of the Year." But there's an explanation for how that particular namesake managed to pick up the prestigious Middle Eastern Award. The Middle Eastern version of the Chevy Lumina is exactly nothing like the American Chevy Lumina, but rather is the twin of… » 12/13/07 9:30am 12/13/07 9:30am

Fiat 500 Euro Car of the Year, High Cinque!

Europe has selected its COTY and it's Fiat's itty-bitty 500/Cinquecento, a car that's impossible not to like. As you'll remember, last year's winner was the edgy and muscular Ford S-Max. In order to win the honors, the micocar had to best the second place Mazda 2 and third place Ford Mondeo. The award will be… » 11/15/07 1:15pm 11/15/07 1:15pm