Ten Car Platforms That Just Won't Die

News that GM would continue to extend its GMT-900 truck platform » 10/07/08 3:00pm 10/07/08 3:00pm for a few additional years to save money seemed to send shock waves through the auto industry — despite the fact that the design just went into production in 2007. When did platforms get such a short shelf-life? We were able to come up with ten basic…

Iran Khodro Samand: Persian-French Stallion Now Available In Turkey!

You might think it's impossible to buy a new Peugeot 405-based Iran Khodro Samand without venturing into the Axis Of Evil itself, and that might lead to hassles from The Man. However, Iran Khodro is now selling the Samand in neighboring Turkey- a NATO ally! We'd prefer a Paykan, of course, but an Iranian-built French… » 6/06/08 11:00am 6/06/08 11:00am