Kim Carpenter

How I Drive | Profile of GM’s Kim Carpenter

Today we’re introducing a communications expert who has worked at GM for a decade and a half – Kim Carpenter. Currently GM’s East Coast Communications Manager, Kim works in NYC, loves the outdoors, manufacturing and the Texas Longhorns.

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Volvo XC90

Scandinavian Sanctuary | 2016 Volvo XC90 Driven

By BOB GRITZINGER | Contributing Editor It’s clear that Zhejiang Geely Holding, the Chinese owners of the vibrant new Volvo car company, haven’t been idle since buying the Swedish luxury carmaker from Ford in 2010. The 2016 XC90 is the first “clean sheet,” all-new-from-the-ground-up vehicle from Volvo under the new ownership. The styling is noticeably […]

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Byron Hurd

How I Drive | Profile of Byron Hurd, LeftlaneNews

The self-proclaimed “Kanye West of everything he’s not the Kanye West of” Byron Hurd recently shared with us his driving style. Excited yet? Byron is Buyer’s Guide/News Editor at automotive blog LeftLane News and is a lover of horsepower (aren’t we all?). Check out byron’s driving style below! How I Drive | Byron Hurd Location: […]

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Grace Autosport

Game Changer | Beth Paretta launches first all-female IndyCar race team, Grace Autosport

Our friend, Beth Paretta, who has a winning record in the racing world working with the SRT brand of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA), has launched a game changer–an all women’s racing team for the 2016 IndyCar season, with plans to compete in next year’s Indianapolis 500. Meet the Grace Autosport Dream Team Grace Autosport is […]

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Wendy Michalski

How I Drive | Profile of Fiat Chrysler’s Wendy Michalski

How much do you know about Fiat? Chrysler? We know someone who knows quite a bit about FCA (Fiat Chrysler Automobiles). Wendy Michalski is FCA’s Product Insights Research Manager, so she can probably teach you a few things you didn’t know about the automaker.

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2015 Chrysler 200C AWD Review

By BOB GRITZINGER | Contributing Editor Car companies can’t live without a good midsize sedan offering, and Chrysler has been lacking one for a few years now. Enter the 200C, a true competitor in the segment. Like its compact Dodge Dart sibling, the 200 traces its roots the Fiat-developed Alfa Romeo Giulietta platform, which also […]

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The 2015 Lexus NX 300h features chiseled styling and a fuel-efficient powertrain.

Hybrid Perfection | 2015 Lexus NX 300h

By BOB GRITZINGER | Contributing Editor Toyota may have finally built the perfect hybrid, but you’ll have to opt up into the Japanese automaker’s luxury brand, and into a crossover, to buy it. The 2015 Lexus NX 300h combines everything we love about the original crossover, the Lexus RX, with the kind of sensible fuel […]

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Clifford Atiyeh

How I Drive | Profile of Car and Driver’s Clifford Atiyeh

This week’s “How I Drive” highlights Car and Driver’s Contributing Editor Clifford Atiyeh. Clifford is into cars (would you have guessed it?), loves big dogs and has a passion for writing.

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The 2015 VW Golf features a simple interior with intuitive controls.

Road trip in the 2015 VW Golf TDI

We now understand why MotorTrend Magazine selected the 2015 Volkswagen Golf as its North American Car of the Year (NACTOY). This VW follows a long line of heritage for both functionality, practicality, and more recently, reliability. Bundled up in a small package, the Golf is anything but menial. Image credit: Wikimedia Creative Commons First of […]

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How I Drive | Profile of BoldRide’s Keith Griffin

Chances are if you’ve spent time reading about cars (particularly used cars), you’ve read a piece by Keith Griffin. Today we’re peeking into his driving style.

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Posh & Petite | 2015 Toyota Yaris SE Review

If you’re looking for a reliable compact car with great fuel economy and without all the fuss, the 2015 Toyota Yaris may be the car for you.

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Honda Civic Concept

#NYIAS15 | 5 trends from the New York Auto Show

Auto Show season may have wrapped up for journalists, but the trends we have seen are just getting their start. This year’s New York International Auto Show (NYIAS) has us excited about some new trends while baffled by others. Here’s a glimpse of what you can expect to see on the streets… 5 Trends from […]

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2015 Nissan Murano carries all of the brand's new styling cues.

Meet Nissan’s 2015 CUV lineup | Pathfinder, Murano, Rogue and Juke

By BOB GRITZINGER | Contributing Editor | @bobgritzinger Nissan has a herd of crossovers–from the three-row maxi-ute Pathfinder all the way down to the appropriately named super-fun, mini-ute dubbed the Juke. We recently had an opportunity to drive all of Nissan’s CUVs on a short, varied test loop at a press event in Michigan. These […]

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2016 Fiat 500X Trekking

2016 Fiat 500X | Go Big(ger) and cuter, or go home

BY RON SESSIONS, Contributor Even though FCA (Fiat Chrysler Automobiles) is the seventh largest automaker in the world, many Americans are unfamiliar with the Fiat brand. That’s understandable considering Toyota currently sells more cars and trucks in the U.S. in two weeks than Fiat does here in an entire year. And the Fiat footprint in […]

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How I Drive | Profile of Jody DeVere, AskPatty.com

Have you heard of AskPatty.com? Today we’re happy to share the driving profile of its founder, Jody DeVere. AskPatty.com helps women have the best car buying and servicing experiences by providing a database of Certified Female Friendly automotive retail locations across the United States and Canada.

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Mercedes-Benz's autonomous S-Class completed a 62-mile trip in 2013.

Flying car wanted | The future of autonomous driving

No flying cars yet, but cars that drive themselves are just around the corner By BOB GRITZINGER, Contributing Editor | @bobgritzinger We’ve seen the reports about Delphi’s self-driving car that just made a 3,500-mile trip from San Francisco to New York with almost no human intervention, or the Mercedes-Benz that drove itself around a 62-mile […]

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Driven | 2015 Ford Expedition EL Platinum

Ford has done it again with its 2015 Expedition. Having had several Expeditions at home growing up, it’s nice to see that Ford has kept the Expedition true to form over the years – boasting the comfort and spaciousness of an SUV coupled with the tow and off-road capabilities of a pick-up truck.

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Be Car Chic and MotoManTV

Lincoln Continental Concept at NYIAS | Be Car Chic and MotoManTV

We’re back with MotoManTV – and a guest intro by our friend Emme Hall of MMMotorSports – to talk about the beautiful Lincoln Continental Concept debuted at the 2015 New York Auto Show. Know what else is back? The color BLUE. MotoMan and I touch upon this trend and a few others in this video. […]

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Project Gravitas NYIAS

Wearing Project Gravitas at #NYIASGNO

Playing model for a night with Project Gravitas and She Buys Cars at the New York Auto Show We were invited to participate in a women’s blogger event called “Girls Night Out” (#NYIASGNO) hosted by She Buys Cars and Toyota at the Javits Center in New York. To sweeten the deal, our friends at SBC […]

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Motorhead Mama

How I Drive | Profile of Motorhead Mama

This week’s “How I Drive” profile focuses on one awesome lady who we met in person at the New York Auto Show last week–Amelia Dalgaard, the Motorhead Mama. Amelia is a cool chick, and her passion for autos makes her even cooler. Her humor shines through creative navigation items on her website, with titles like […]

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