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    Video: NYC about to get 2,000 more taxis... does it need them?
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    New York City is looking to add 2,000 more taxis to its streets, which should help transportation-challenged pedestrians hail a cab quicker. Or will it? NPR asked transport economist Charles Komanoff his opinion of the plan and his take isn't so positive. Sure, he says, 2,000 more cabs should ...

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    Rumormill: GM considering flagship dealer in Mahattan to bolster IPO cause
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    Citing "three people who know about the discussions," BusinessWeek reports that General Motors is ruminating whether or not to build a high-zoot showroom in Manhattan to gain favor among "high-fashion New Yorkers, tourists and high-rolling investors." The stated aim would be to raise awareness ...

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    2011 Volkswagen Jetta live from its Times Square debut
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    2011 Volkswagen Jetta live – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Volkswagen of America descended upon New York City this morning and, much to the chagrin of native New Yorkers, plugged up Times Square with the world premiere of its 2011 Volkswagen Jetta. For being inconvenienced, ...

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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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    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: 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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    Cruze Comes To Town: Chevy unveils 40-mpg Eco model and RS package
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    2011 Chevrolet Cruze Eco – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Chevrolet will use the 2010 New York Auto Show to reveal a few more details about the production Cruze sedan going on sale this fall. Specifically, the Big Apple is where Chevy will formally unveil the high-mileage Cruze Eco ...

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    Hyundai releases first teaser shot of the Sonata hybrid ahead of NY debut
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    2011 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid Blue Drive– Click above to enlarge
    Next Wednesday at the New York Auto Show, Hyundai will unveil its first U.S. market hybrid model based on the just released Sonata sedan, which thoroughly impressed us during our recent review. Unlike the Fusion and Camry hybrids ...

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    REPORT: NY cracking down on cabbies using cell phones - only took 10 years
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    It's hard to believe, but cab drivers in New York City are prohibited by law from talking on cell phones, with or without headsets. That doesn't seem to stop them, says the city's Taxi and Limousine Commission. Citing phone-related accident statistics, the commission is now proposing more ...

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    Fail: Defect reportedly causing NYC car registration stickers to unstick
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    Apparently, there have been some two million vehicle registration stickers and another 2.5 million inspection stickers issued this year in New York. No great shakes there – except for the fact that the stickers aren't living up to their names, as they are refusing to securely affix ...

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    Montreal, Niagara Falls, New York City: F1 looks to return to North America
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    Since the Canadian Grand Prix was canceled for this season, Formula One has been entirely absent from North America. But participating automakers, investors and organizers alike know that the North American market is vital and can't be overlooked, and to that end several new developments are said ...

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    In New York City, garage is spelled with a $
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    We're sure there are plenty of reasons some people would want to live in New York, but it's hard to see why a car guy would want to. Forget the traffic, the kamikaze cab drivers and astronomic insurance rates. Even if you can put up with all that, where the heck are you gonna park a car?The New ...

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    NYC congestion charge gets blocked by state
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    Manhattan's latest attempt at disguised taxation has ground to a halt in the most trivial fashion. Mayor Michael Bloomberg's proposed congestion charge for cars and trucks headed into the city below 60th street was summarily ignored by lawmakers. Rather than a contentious fight in the state ...

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    Mayor Mike readies $8 congestion fee for NYC drivers
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    New York's mayor, Mike Bloomberg, is ready to steal a page from his London counterpart's handbook and announce plans to hit drivers who bring their cars into Manhattan below 86th street with an $8 congestion charge in a bid to ease gridlock in the city's crowded midtown business district. The fee ...

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    VIDEO: Holy holograph! Lexus ad stops foot traffic in NYC
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    Holographs have certainly come a long way and you just have to see this Lexus ad to believe it. The company Vizoo is responsible for its creation and has quite a few other non-automotive holographic projectors out there as well. You'll find them quick enough if you click around YouTube for a bit. ...

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    NYC trying its luck with first robotic parking garage
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    Robotic parking garages haven't caught on in the U.S. like they have in other developed countries. Perhaps that's because we're not as strapped for open space as other nations, or maybe its because the only robotic parking garage in the U.S. has dropped both a Cadillac Deville and a Jeep several ...

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    Photos from Audi's parade on Park Avenue
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    UPDATE: Photos added from Neal M. and dc, play-by-play account from AhmedUPDATE 2: Video of the Auto Union Type D on the street after the jumpThis morning New Yorkers on their way to work were greeted with Audi's Park Avenue parade that marked the R8's first official drive on U.S. soil and the ...

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    Audi planning parade on Park Avenue
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    We feel lucky having been one of a relatively small group of people to see the Audi R8 in person at the 2006 Paris Motor Show. We won't feel so special after next Wednesday, however, when Audi is planning a parade in the Big Apple that will be lead by the company's new two-seat, mid-engine road ...

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    Lithium PT Cruiser taxi cabs planned for NYC
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    It seem like the most suitable laboratory for testing an advanced propulsion system is the engine bay of a New York City taxi cab, just ask Ford. Hybrid Technolgies has announced it is in negotiations with the NYC Taxi and Limousine Commision to get its lithium-ion battery-powered PT Cruisers on ...

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    New York Auto Show: Honda to NY Civic buyers: "Phill 'er up!"
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    Honda announced today that it is bringing to market a compressed natural gas (CNG) motivated Civic GX to New York buyers this fall. According to the automaker, the GX will put out 'near zero emissions,' giving owners access to tax credits and home refuelling via an optional Phill home refueling ...

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