Kurt has been fascinated by anything with wheels and a motor for a long time. Growing up, he spent his spare time turning wrenches and pumping gas in the family garage, back when hand tools were used to tune cars. After college, he spent a year racing cars, only to learn that he was neither fast enough to get rich nor rich enough to get fast. These days, he spends his time as an automotive writer and a self proclaimed "Cro-Magnon Renaissance Man".
Once, Volvo wagons roamed the U.S. landscape, shuttling families to and from soccer practice and Boy Scout meetings in the days before SUVs and crossovers. Volvo even managed... read moreMarch 27, 2013
American consumers will need to wait until next year to buy a 2015 Golf or GTI at their Volkswagen dealer, but New York Auto Show attendees can see the Mark VII models in the... read moreMarch 27, 2013