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Disc brake renewal

February 9, 2016 Terry Parkhurst 0

Call it a litmus test, if you will. Renewing a tired set of disc brakes is guaranteed to break you – pun intended – or bring you to a new level of understanding and appreciation of your car’s braking system.… Read the rest

How hybrid-electric cars and trucks work

February 9, 2014 David Zatz 0

For many years, it seemed that the internal combustion engine was superior. No serious contender had won out, with electric and steam fading early in the automobile’s history, and Chrysler’s “burn anything” turbine efforts finally ended by the Federal government (despite promising results).… Read the rest

Infiniti G37

2013 Infiniti G37 IPL

February 9, 2013 Bill Cawthon 0

Grand touring in grand style

There’s something about a convertible that gets right to the core of driving. Perhaps it’s due to the relative scarcity of times when weather, season and road come together.… Read the rest

Chevrolet Impala

2012 Chevrolet Impala car review

March 9, 2012 David Zatz 0

The Chevrolet Impala is a surprisingly thrifty and comfortable large car, with a luxurious feel and plenty of space. It’s not aimed at car reviewers or enthusiasts, but at the American public, which usually likes comfort and size.… Read the rest

2012 Chicago Auto Show

February 9, 2012 Jim Choate 0

General Motors: Chevrolet, Buick, Cadillac,GMC

Chevy had no less than 4 new 2013 Chevy Sparks on display. 3 of them were behind a plexi-fence. One was on-stage near the CODE130R and TRU140S concepts.… Read the rest

The General Motors Ride-and-Drive, 2011

July 9, 2011 David Zatz 0

The General Motors Ride-and-Drive has been making its way throughout the nation, to address the gap between their cars and public perception. In short, Chevrolets, Buicks, and GMCs are far better than most people think they are, and GM is out to prove it by letting you drive their cars alongside Toyotas, Hondas, Dodges, and Fords — their biggest competitors.… Read the rest

Chevrolet Cruze car review

2011-13 Chevrolet Cruze car review

June 9, 2011 David Zatz 0

The Chevrolet Cruze is a fascinating car. Taking a niche in the midsize realm, but competing against Corolla and Civic rather than Camry and such, the Cruze is a relatively large car that has nimble handling, an upscale interior, a delayed-reaction powertrain.… Read the rest