The Guy In Charge Of The C7 Corvette's Design Made The Pontiac Aztek

Ever since the first design drawings leaked out, the world has gone nuts over the 2014 Corvette looking more angular, outlandish, and (dare I say it) ugly than its predecessor. Well, the same guy responsible for the C7's design knows a thing or two about debuting controversial cars. » 10/03/13 10:07am 10/03/13 10:07am

The Pontiac Aztek Is Perfect For Extremely Active Douchebags

During our five-day stint in the Motor City covering the Detroit Auto Show, your Jalopnik staffers noticed no less than 15 Pontiac Azteks on the road — more than 20 if you count its sibling the Buick Rendezvous. What gives, Detroit? Why were so many of these ugly things still running around? Did the city give them… » 1/19/13 9:00am 1/19/13 9:00am

Which Dead US Automotive Nameplates Should Remain Buried?

Seems the boss-man has been moonlighting again over at Popular Mechanics, this time advising Detroit about which of its dead nameplates should remain six feet under. We won't give away Ray's picks; you'll have to head over to PopMech for those, but we've tossed our own version together after the jump. » 7/24/08 6:00pm 7/24/08 6:00pm

Gale Harold Tries, Fails To Sell Pontiac Azteks

Everyone laughs at the Aztek. Poor Aztek! But at least The General was trying something interesting, either ignoring the focus groups or selecting incredibly unrepresentative focus group members when they made their prediction that their über-cladded crypto-minivan would sell like crazy. And, as part of their ad… » 4/24/08 11:00am 4/24/08 11:00am