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    Report: Automobile closes Ann Arbor office, releases most of staff [UPDATE]
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    There's been a big shakeup in the world of automotive media today, as Automobile's parent company, Source Interlink, has shuttered the mag's Ann Arbor, MI offices. Editor-In-Chief Jean Jennings has been fired, along with most of the publication's staff. The news was confirmed by Jennings, who ...

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    Official: Automobile Magazine releases 2014 All-Stars List
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    You never know exactly when it's going to come, but you know that it's going to come, and the Automobile Magazine list of All-Stars is here. Six of the cars that were on the 2013 list have survived into 2014, just two have made the leap from the 2012 roundup, and there are three common names with ...

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    Report: Chevy Corvette Stingray picks up another award, this time from Automobile
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    The new Chevrolet Corvette Stingray has picked up another buff book accolade after capturing Road and Track's Performance Car of the Year award. The seventh-generation of America's sports car (sorry Viper, Mustang, et al.) has been named Automobile Magazine's Automobile of the Year. Automobile's ...

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    Official: Automobile Magazine names its 2013 All-Stars
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    Employing complex scientific formulas and methodologies probably best described as "Whatever we felt like choosing," Automobile has named its All-Stars for the 2013 model year. The 11 vehicles earned their trophies for being "the best and most significant" offerings to the mag's staff and ...

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    Official: Tesla Model S wins Automobile car of the year [w/video]
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    Automobile Magazine recently spent the better part of three days getting to know 28 of the latest and greatest cars on the market to pick its Automobile of the Year, and today it announced that the 2012 Tesla Model S was given this coveted award. As much as the all-electric Model S means to the ...

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    Video: Head 2 Head pits new VW Scirocco pitted against last model sold in U.S.
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    The new Volkswagen Scirocco is a highly sought-after sport coupe, made even more desirable by the fact that we don't get it here. But is that exclusivity enough to make it more tempting Volkswagen than an original 1987 Scirocco? To help find out, Jason Cammisa of Automobile magazine went to ...

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    Video: Automobile pits classic 190E against original M3, and then buys the winner
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    If you were to compile a list of the greatest sports sedans ever made, what would you put at the very top? Raise your hand if you said the BMW M3. Now, everybody, put your hands down. But what if we told you that BMW's standard-bearer was actually created in response to a four-cylinder-powered ...

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    Official: Road & Track hits the road, makes tracks to Ann Arbor, Michigan
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    Ann Arbor, Michigan, is best known for the University of Michigan, punk rock progenitor Iggy Pop, and foodie favorite Zingerman's Delicatessen. We know, you're wondering why you should care. Well, it's also now home to three of the four major monthly car magazines. Hearst Corporation has ...

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    Official: Automobile names its 2012 All-Stars
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    'Tis the season, boys and girls. Sure, the holidays are around the corner, but with the end of the year in sight, it's time for every magazine and its sister (publication) to choose its favorite car(s) for the year. And the latest to do so is Automobile magazine. The venerable glossy book has ...

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    Automobile names Audi A7 its car of the year
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    It seems we at Autoblog are not the only group of enthusiasts who are ready to announce to the whole world their love for the Audi A7. The men and women from Automobile Magazine have named Audi's coupe-like five-door hatchback as their 2012 Automobile of the Year. There's a whole article worth of ...

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    Video: Doug the puppet pitches new Ford Focus to Automobile Magazine
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    Doug the puppet and his handler John trekked to the headquarters of Automobile Magazine in order to show off the 2012 Ford Focus. John and Doug arrive in the office of editor Jean Jennings, and things don't exactly get off on the right foot. After their initial introductions, Doug and John ...

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    Report: Acura press kit causes bomb threat near Automobile magazine offices
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    Thanks to one very suspicious-looking press kit from Acura, the city of Ann Arbor, Michigan had a bit of a bomb scare on its hands this afternoon. The Japanese automaker sent a special-edition package to our friends at Automobile magazine in conjunction with the release of Thor. That kit happened ...

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    Veteran journalist Gillies takes job as VW product and technology communications manager
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    Former Car and Driver executive editor and veteran automotive journalist Mark Gillies has signed on with the Volkswagen PR machine as product and technology communications manager. Gillies spent 28 years making the rounds among automotive publications, working as an editor at David E. Davis, ...

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    'Bye Dad: David Evan Davis, Jr., shuts his eyes one last time at 80 years, 140 days
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    David E. Davis, Jr., with wife Jeannie and son Matt
    Talking about my dad just after the day of his death, I'm sort of forced to quote him. Right up to the last, he was "one tough summbitch" as he would say in praising anyone worth their salt. He saved that Burnside, Kentucky, inner country boy ...

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    David E. Davis, Jr., Dean of automotive journalism, dead at 80
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    David E. Davis, Jr. has died at age 80. The longtime Car and Driver editor, Automobile Magazine founder and man with his fingerprints all over this great business of ours passed away unexpectedly after complications from bladder surgery at 5:15pm Eastern on Sunday. A hugely witty man with a talent ...

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    Automobile Magazine names 2011 All-Stars
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    Automobile has compiled a list of the 2011 model year vehicles deserving of all-star recognition. To show off each choice, the buff book has enlisted illustrator Daniel Stolle to turn each vehicle into a child's toy. The list of 2011 Automobile All-Stars features: BMW 3 Series Cadillac ...

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    2011 Chevrolet Volt wins Automobile Magazine Automobile of the Year award
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    2011 Chevrolet Volt – Click above for high-res image gallery
    As much as we'd like to say that we didn't see this one coming... well, we did. But, despite the fact that it would seem to be the obvious choice to take home the Automobile Magazine Automobile of the Year award, the voting crew ...

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    Automobile Magazine names 2011 Automobile of the Year finalists
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    2011 Cadillac CTS-V Sportswagon – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Have you prepared your Car of the Year bingo board? The end of 2010 is upon us and this means two things: 1) We are a step closer to fulfilling the Mayan's end of the world prophecy, and 2) Automotive publications, ...

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    Video: Automobile puts the voice of K.I.T.T. in Mini Cooper Camden
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    Mini's Mission Control gets a voice transplant – Click above to watch video after the jump
    Remember the Mini Mission Control in the special edition Camden – the one that was obscenely annoying? There are something like 1,300 audio phrases within Mission Control, and Mini gives owners ...

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    eBay Find of the Day: C/D Pinto Project Race Car
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    Car and Driver 1972 Pinto race car – click for high-res image gallery
    Time was, automotive magazines used to do stuff that was awesome. This IMSA Pinto is evidence of that. Car and Driver built this car in 1974 to illustrate that racing on a big scale for a modest budget was possible. The ...

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