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    Report: Dan Neil eats crow, donates $1,000 to charity on behalf of Tesla CEO Elon Musk
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    Dan Neil, he of the Pulitzer Prize for Criticism fame, has made a decent living peddling his automotive snark, and for good reason, as Neil is unquestionably one of the best and funniest at what we do. Tesla CEO Elon Musk – also an outspoken salesman of some merit – differs from Neil ...

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    Breaking: The Car Show is cancelled
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    Word around the internetz today is that SPEED channel's The Car Show has been cancelled and will not be returning for a second season. The Car Show debuted last July 13 on SPEED and was seen by many enthusiasts as that channel's answer to the U.S. version of Top Gear on The History Channel, which ...

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    Report: Dan Neil calls BMW 1M Coupe ugly... is he right? [w/poll]
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    Dan Neil, car critic at The Wall Street Journal and The Car Show presenter, is pretty smitten with the BMW 1 Series M Coupe, at least on most fronts. As a devotee of the E36 M3, Neil is happy to see that the fairly lightweight coupe comes with an honest inline six-cylinder engine under the hood, ...

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    Video: The Car Show pits Ferrari 308 vs. Toyota Camry, DeLorean vs. Toyota Sienna
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    Our favorite cars from when we were younger aren't always the exciting machines we expect them to be. Matt Farah and Dan Neil decided to explore this idea on a recent episode of The Car Show. Neil picked a Ferrari 308 GTS while Farah went with the gullwing-wearing DeLorean DMC-12. Both are sports ...

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    Report: Elon Musk bets Dan Neil $1 million he can get Tesla Model S out on time
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    Can a million dollars hold Elon Musks' feet to the fire? That's the value of a bet that Wall Street Journal auto journalist and all-around interesting guy Dan Neil and the Tesla Motors CEO reportedly have going over the release of the upcoming Model S. According to Green Car Reports, the bet ...

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    The Car Show with Adam Carolla: First impressions from the set
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    The Car Show – Click above for our high-res image gallery
    Comparisons are both unavoidable and inevitable. Tomorrow evening, SPEED debuts its all-new and highly anticipated weekly automotive television series, The Car Show. Hosted by comedian and car buff Adam Carolla, with co-hosts Dan ...

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    Video: Dan Neil calls out D.C. drivers as the world's worst
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    Dan Neil isn't exactly known for being Mr. Sensitive. In fact, Neil has built an entire career around ruffling people's feathers and not saying sorry. In a clip from SPEED's upcoming The Car Show, Neil calls out drivers in Washington, D.C. as the worst, not in America, but in the world. ...

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    Video: First promos released for SPEED's The Car Show, hosts talk about their first cars
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    SPEED has released the first volley of promos for its upcoming Top Gear U.S.A. rival, The Car Show with Adam Carolla. While one of the videos gives us a quick glimpse into what the show will bring to the table when it debuts next month, the rest introduce us to the program's four hosts. Each of ...

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    Adam Carolla's The Car Show debuts July 13 on SPEED
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    The History Channel and Top Gear are about to get some competition from SPEED, as The Car Show is set to premiere on July 13th at 10pm. Over the course of its one-hour run time, Adam Carolla intends to talk about anything and everything automotive. He, along with Dan Neil, John Salley and Matt ...

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    Autowriters Aaron Robinson and Ezra Dyer added to The Car Show on SPEED
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    SPEED is betting big on its newest TV series, called The Car Show. You're most likely already aware that the program will be hosted by Adam Carolla, Dan Neil, Matt Farah and John Salley. Now, SPEED has announced that some well-known auto scribes are joining the team to pitch in on writing ...

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    First look at Adam Carolla's The Car Show
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    No, we don't have any video yet of the pilot episode for Adam Carolla's The Car Show, which we announced yesterday has just been picked up by SPEED for a 13-episode run. But what we do have are the first still images from the pilot episode, which give a quick glimpse into what may become ...

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    Exclusive: Adam Carolla's The Car Show gets picked up by SPEED
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    We've been hearing about Adam Carolla's The Car Show for months, and we can now confirm that the show has been picked up by SPEED Channel. The folks at SPEED dropped us a line to let us know that the show has been picked up for 13 episodes, with an option for 13 more. The hour-long show, which is ...

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    Report: Adam Carolla, Dan Neil to host Speed Channel pilot
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    Top Gear USA just not doing it for you? Well, here's some potentially good news: Speed Channel has reportedly inked a deal with Mandt Bros. Productions to pilot a new automotive television series (currently untitled) hosted by Adam Carolla, Pulitzer-winning journalist Dan Neil, former NBA 'baller ...

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    Unlikely Ire: Dan Neil excoriates 2011 Porsche Boxster Spyder
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    2011 Porsche Boxster Spyder – Click above for high-res image gallery
    When we look at the 2011 Porsche Boxster Spyder rap sheet, it's hard not go get a bit excited. It looks seriously terrific, it weighs but 2,811 pounds, and it packs 320 mid-mounted ponies. Good stuff. When we spent some ...

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    Pulitzer winner Dan Neil reportedly leaves Los Angeles Times for Wall Street Journal
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    Dan Neil, an automotive journalist who won the Pulitzer Prize for Criticism in 2004 for his weekly column Rumble Seat in the Los Angeles Times, is reportedly leaving his job in Los Angeles to serve as the automotive columnist for The Wall Street Journal. Perhaps it bears mentioning that the LA ...

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    Dan Neil on GMC Terrain: "No bark, no bite, but plenty of fleas"
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    2010 GMC Terrain - click for high-res gallery
    Sometimes, we come across head-scratchers. What's the meaning of life? Nancy Kerrigan's anguished "Why?" Or most recently, "what is the point of the 2010 GMC Terrain?" The answer to the latter seems easy - it's to sell, silly. It appears to be having ...

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    VIDEO: Dan Neil drives the Audi eTron, tells Musk and Fisker to watch out
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    Dan Neil drives the Audi e-tron – Click above to watch video
    The LA Times' Pulitzer Prize-winning auto critic, Dan Neil, had a chance to sample the Audi e-tron while the electric R8 (R8e?) was down in So. Cal. for the LA Auto Show, and he's suitably impressed with the nine-month-old ...

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    Time Magazine lists its "10 Most Exciting Vehicles of 2010" - Do you agree?
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    Time Magazine's 10 Most Exciting Vehicles of 2010 - Click above to begin
    Before we begin, let us say that when it comes to cars, Time Magazine can get it right. Like the time they hired Dan Neil to write The 50 Worst Cars of All Time. That was really good. However, now Time has the "10 Most ...

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    Los Angeles Times kills autos section
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    No flowers, no cake, not even a eulogy. The Los Angeles Times has delivered its auto section an ignominious ending. Tucked among Dan Neil's Pulitzer-winning prose was a small, unceremonious Editor's Note notifying readers of the change in a matter-of-fact fashion. Circulation figures are down, ...

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