2009 Nissan Cube Revealed

UPDATE: The 2009 Nissan Cube's price will start at $13,990 and we've even had a chance to test drive the Cube. Read our impression here. » 11/19/08 1:45pm 11/19/08 1:45pm The is hoping to capture the boxy chic market the Scion xB pioneered when it goes on sale in the US market next year. We think the Cube has a lot going for it. When it does arrive…

Chicago Auto Show: International MaxxPro

International didn't just bring it's super shredder semi, the International LoneStar to the show. They also brought the US Military's latest wheeled transport, the International MaxxPro. The imposing vehicle is basically a purpose-built mobile bomb shelter, capable of taking a hit from any direction, as well as fording … » 2/08/08 12:00pm 2/08/08 12:00pm

Astras in America: Opel Club Meets GM's German Saturns, or Vice Versa

Our new buddy Will happened on an Opel party somewhere in the Golden State, where a group of classic Opel GT owners got to eyeball GM's Germanic B-car, the Astra — in hatch and retractable hardtop versions. As you know already, the Astra will be coming to the US as an entry-level Saturn sometime later this year. » 1/29/07 12:35pm 1/29/07 12:35pm


Hurry Up and Wait: DaimlerChrysler Won't Decide on US Smart Before 2006

A zen koan for you: What is news about no news? A DCX official said the company won't decide whether or not to build a Smart car for the US market before sometime next year. In the meantime, a team of business strategists will finish reviewing Smart's sales and marketing network, and the company will likely develop a… » 12/20/05 12:46pm 12/20/05 12:46pm