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    Dumbest drivers in the country live in what state?
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    GMAC Insurance just completed its annual survey of driver knowledge, and the results don't look good. Of those questioned, New York drivers proved to know the least about the rules of the road, with 20 percent failing the written exam and 85 percent not knowing basic information like what to do ...

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    NYC seeks Taxi of Tomorrow; is UniCab the answer?
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    A couple of years have passed now since the New York Taxi and Limousine Commission (TLC) announced its search for a vehicle that would replace the taxis of New York City with something that better fits the times. The TLC created a website for creative types to submit ideas for the "Taxi of ...

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    Even if you have the means, Ferris would not recommend picking up his Ferrari California movie-prop
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    var digg_url = 'http://digg.com/celebrity/Matthew_Broderick_Advises_NOT_Buying_Ferris_Bueller_Ferrari'; We reported just a couple of weeks ago that the replica Ferrari 250 GT California Spyder – built atop an MG for use in the cult classic Ferris Bueller's Day Off – was heading to ...

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    New York 2010: Random sights from the Big Apple
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    2010 New York International Auto Show – Click above for high-res image gallery
    At many auto shows there are usually several hundred – if not thousand – images that we've taken that don't make it into our posts. Sometimes we categorize them and create several themed galleries, ...

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    We obsessively covered the...
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    Part Deux. Our men on the scene are now safely on their way back home as Day Two of the New York Auto Show has come to an end, and our obsessively compulsive ways were in full effect this year in the Big Apple. See for yourself: 24 brand new production vehicles were unveiled along with a ...

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    New York 2010: Hero cars invade Gotham
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    The A-Team van shines in New York – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Are these the ultimate performance cars? Maybe not in 0-60 or quarter mile times – although we wouldn't count a few of them out at the dragstrip – but in terms of actually being performers. Some of the ...

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    New York 2010: Mitsubishi hopes 2011 Outlander Sport will be their volume leader
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    2011 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport - Click above for high-res image gallery
    Let's just go on ahead and make that much needed volume leader. The great economic collapse of 2009 smashed Mitsubishi in the teeth with a much larger brick than most other manufacturers. Thinks have slightly improved, but ...

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    New York 2010: Volkswagen Mid-Size Sedan to launch with TDI in 2011
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    Volkswagen New Mid-Size Sedan – Click above for high-res image
    During yesterday's North American debut of the 2011 Volkswagen Touareg Hybrid at the New York Auto Show, VW's North American CEO, Stefan Jacoby, let slip that the yet-to-be-named Passat replacement – currently known as the ...

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    New York 2010: 2011 BMW Alpina B7 xDrive is deeply impressive
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    2011 BMW Alpina B7 xDrive – Click above for high-res image gallery
    We dig super sedans. You get 94 percent of the performance of a sports car (or there abouts) plus the ability to take a few friends along for the hair-raising ride. Also, cops don't seem to scrutinize big snazzy sleepers as ...

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    New York 2010: Hyundai Equus debuts in U.S. production trim
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    2011 Hyundai Equus – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Hyundai showed off its new Sonata Turbo and Sonata Hybrid yesterday at the New York Auto Show, two vehicles that should help keep the brand's mid-size sedan moving up the sales charts with a bullet. With March sales figures just ...

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    New York 2010: Kia adds five-door hatch to Forte lineup
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    2011 Kia Forte five-door – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Since Americans seem to be finally latching onto the concept of the compact five-door hatchback, Kia is jumping into the fight with a new variant of the Forte. The five-door Forte debuts with a slightly revised front fascia ...

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    2011 Kia Optima introduced with DI, turbo and hybrid
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    2011 Kia Optima – Click above for high-res image gallery
    At the New York Auto Show today, Kia officially introduced its new 2011 Optima mid-size sedan and, as we expected, it shares much with the recently launched Hyundai Sonata. In spite of the same wheelbase and almost identical ...

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    2011 Hyundai Equus arrives to take on the big guns
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    2011 Hyundai Equus – Click above for high-res image gallery
    When the first Hyundai Excels rolled onto American roads in the late-1980s, it was hard to image the Korean automaker getting taken seriously as a builder of budget cars. Taking on the likes of Mercedes-Benz and BMW would have been ...

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    New York 2010: 2011 Subaru WRX STI sedan has wing, needs gold wheels
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    2011 Subaru Impreza WRX STI – Click above for high-res image gallery
    For the first time in three years, Subaru is offering up a four-door sedan version of their performance icon, the WRX STI. This is the first time that Subaru has ever offered an STI in two body styles. That's right, you ...

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    Hamsters FTW! Kia Soul ad wins top Nielsen Auto Ad award [w/video]
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    Kia wins Nielsen's top auto ad award – Click above to watch the video after the break
    Those painfully trendy hamsters and their brand-new Kia Soul managed to nab Nielson's Most Effective Automotive Ad Award. Of all the car ads out there, the 2.5 million TV viewers polled by Nielsen ...

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    New York 2010: Volkswagen Polo wins 2010 World Car of the Year award
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    2010 World Car of the Year winner Volkswagen Polo
    Awards season is finally winding down with the 2010 World Car of the Year and World Performance Car of the Year being handed out this morning at the 2010 New York Auto Show. After whittling the fields down to three finalists in each category, the ...

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    Ecclestone reportedly working on bringing U.S. Grand Prix to New York
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    While the New York Auto Show is under way at the Javitz Center, on the opposite side of the globe the Big Apple came up in an entirely different context. Speaking with Italy's sports journal La Gazzetta dello Sport during this past weekend's Australian Grand Prix, Formula One supremo Bernie ...

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    New York 2010: Second generation Volkswagen Touareg makes U.S. debut, Hybrid too
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    2011 Volkswagen Touareg Hybrid – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Volkswagen has just unveiled its 2011 Touareg for the first time in the States, giving us Americans a chance to see the slimmed down SUV and its hybrid sibling that we first saw at the Geneva Motor Show earlier this ...

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    New York 2010: Chevrolet Cruze RS ups the entry level ante
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    2011 Chevrolet Cruze RS – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Here's the skinny: The Cruze RS is an appearance package for Chevy buyers who want a Cruze with a higher level of panache. That out of the way, the RS sports sexier front and rear fascias along with more aggressive rocker ...

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    New York 2010: Kia's 2011 Sportage comes to America
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    2011 Kia Sportage – Click above for high-res image gallery
    The original Kia Sportage was one of the vehicles that led the Korean automaker's initial charge into the American market. Those early SUVs (they were body-on-frame back then) were inexpensive and honest, but that's about the best ...

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