Doug Betts, former senior vice president at Fiat Chrysler Automobiles in charge of quality, quietly began work at Apple this month, the Wall Street Journal is reporting. Betts, who led the effort to turnaround Chrysler’s quality rankings beginning in 2009, left the car company last year one day after Consumer Reports ranked the car company […]
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When you are one of the world’s largest automakers, deep in what is a healthy growth period in American automotive sales, and you can’t muster sales gains … well, it’s time to re-evaluate your strategy. This is the situation in which Hyundai finds itself. After entering the U.S. utility market in 2000 with the Santa […]
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Confirming their June confirmation, Infiniti will bring a production-ready version of their compact Q30 to the International Frankfurt Motor Show in September. The compact, which will be built in the United Kingdom, powered by the same 2.0-liter, turbo four that powers the Mercedes GLA and CLA under a joint agreement between Mercedes and Renault-Nissan. The […]
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My company, Force Dynamics, builds full-motion driving simulators. They work by tilting you as the simulated vehicle corners or accelerates, so your brain is tricked into feeling lateral or longitudinal accelerations. Sometimes people who watch our machines in action say, “This is moving way too much!” So when we started racing a Mazda Miata in the […]
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Overview (Final Score: A-) The 2015 Toyota Avalon is a full-sized sedan positioned as the flagship of the Toyota lineup of cars. Small by comparison to other…
“Everybody into the car,” Dad calls out and the ensuing scramble is either due to excitement or trying to postpone the inevitable. After all, a roadtrip with…
If you’re lucky enough to live in California and are interested in becoming a pioneer owner/lessee of the hydrogen-powered sedan from Toyota, the 2016 Toyota Mirai, you…