J.D. Power 2015 U.S. Automotive Performance, Execution and Layout (APEAL) study

Porsche Ranks Highest In J.D. Power APEAL Study For 11th Year In A Row

J.D. Power isn't the end-all, be-all of automotive evaluation, but the influential research firm and its various studies are a solid and fairly comprehensive resource to consult when looking for a new car. One of the most popular with automakers and customers alike is the Automotive Performance... read more

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2013 Lamborghini Aventador

White Remains Most Popular Color For New Cars

For the second year in a row white remained the most popular color for new cars, though other favorites such as silver and black weren’t far behind in the rankings. The... read more October 11, 2012 by 

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Don't Fine Drivers For Speeding - Pay Them To Obey Limits

Behavioral psychology tells us that there are two ways to modify human or animal behavior. Negative reinforcement, as the name implies, generally involves something... read more June 22, 2012 by 

2012 Porsche 911 Carrera S Cabriolet

Porsche 911 Found To Have Fewest Defects Among Older Cars

In Germany, keeping your car on the road means it has to pass an exhaustive roadworthiness test conducted by the Technischer Überwachungsverein, or TÜV for short... read more December 9, 2011 by 

2012 Porsche 911 first drive

Consumer Reports: Sports Cars Are The Most Satisfying Segment

Want to be happy with the next car you purchase? You may want to consider something that puts a smile on your face when you climb behind the wheel, like a sports car. In... read more December 1, 2011 by 

Drunk driver

One Day, Your Car May Take Away The Keys If You're Drunk

Drunk driving is a big problem in America, accounting for up to 31% of all traffic fatalities in the country. For years, education and awareness campaigns have tried to... read more June 21, 2011 by 

2011 Lincoln MKX

Lincoln Voted Top Luxury Brand In 2011 Vehicle Satisfaction Awards

Let us be the first to say that the results of the latest 2011 Vehicle Satisfaction Awards, conducted by influential auto industry resource AutoPacific, came as a bit of a... read more May 20, 2011 by 

Fast food

Is Car Culture Keeping Americans Overweight?

A few years ago we reported on the trend that many new cars aren’t designed to accommodate America’s seemingly ever-expanding waistline, with even popular models... read more May 13, 2011 by 

2011 Audi A3 Sedan Concept

Audi's Facebook Fans 'More Engaged' Than Justin Bieber's

You might think that of all groups most likely to barrage a Facebook post with "Likes" in the shortest possible time, pop star Justin Bieber's army of wildly fanatical teen... read more April 25, 2011 by 

2011 Audi A8 L W-12 quattro

Audi Seen As Most Valuable Luxury Brand In Strategic Vision Study

In the past, value for money hasn’t been seen as one of the major requirements for luxury car buyers but in today’s ever competitive world value--or perceived... read more January 31, 2011 by 

Tesla Roadster - Gran Turismo 5

Laboratory Wars: Do Video Games Make Drivers Safer Or More Dangerous?

Racing video games: we all play them, many of us love them. They give us an outlet for the days when we can't get to an actual track, and, for the better simulations, can... read more January 31, 2011 by 

2010 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class

Study: Mercedes SL-Class Drivers Four Times More Likely To Get A Ticket

If you drive a Mercedes-Benz SL-Class convertible, you've probably gotten a speeding ticket, according to a new study from Verisk Analytics. If you drive a Buick Rainier, you... read more October 15, 2010 by 

2009 Bentley Continental GT

What Your Car Says About You

There’s no denying the fact that your car says a lot about who you are, but according to the statistics your car could be saying something very different to what you... read more October 16, 2009 by 

BMW Facebook

Luxury Automakers Failing To Take Full Advantage Of Social Media

The effectiveness of traditional advertising has been on the decline for years and a strong social media presence, utilizing services such as Facebook and Twitter, is quickly... read more October 13, 2009 by 

Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren Roadster

Study Finds Convertibles May Be Harmful To Your Hearing

Convertibles may be slower than their hardtop cousins, not as safe, and less practical, but when you go for a cruise with the top down on those perfect late summer... read more October 7, 2009 by 


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