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  • What Makes Up a Destination Charge?

     
    Buy a new car, and you'll likely shell out $800 or more for the destination charge. Automakers call it all sorts of things: Honda says it's for "destination and handling," while Subaru dubs it "destination and delivery." Mercedes-Benz simply calls......
  • Funny Money: Bucking higher gas prices? Deer me!

    With the Labor Day holiday here, the end of summer is nigh. If the start of school isn't enough of a signal, the arrival of sporting goods catalogs stuffed with deer-hunting accessories reminds me that the leaves soon will be fluttering from the trees,...
  • Porsche, Mini Shine in New ALG Study

     
    Imagine two cars similar cars. One is a Subaru, the other is a Dodge. Which one commands a higher price? The Subaru, according to a new study from ALG. The Santa Barbara, Calif., company, a longtime calculator for used-car residual......
  • GM's Engineering Chief Explains Technology, Global Development Challenges

     
    "Do unto yourself before others do unto you," GM's John Calabrese said. "Paranoia isn't a bad thing in this business. There's a lot of [competing] companies out there that want to go after the consumer." Calabrese champions data analysis at......
  • Rapid Review: 2014 Buick Enclave -- is it good enough?

    Rapid Review: 2014 Buick Enclave -- is it good enough?
    The confusion of the guy in the tollbooth was understandable. As the seven-passenger SUV rolled into his station, it's clear the sparkly brown paint, gobs of chrome trim and wheels, and touch-screen navigation said that this was some kind of luxury....
  • 2014 Acura MDX gets a makeover

    Acura made its name on upscale sedans and coupes, but its MDX crossover has quietly become the meal ticket for Honda's luxury division. Last year, the MDX made up about a third of Acura's sales in the U.S., and it has been the brand's biggest seller...
  • GM's third-quarter profit declines; Chrysler posts healthy gain

    GM's third-quarter profit declines; Chrysler posts healthy gain
    General Motors Co. said its profit fell in the third quarter, but the automaker’s results also demonstrated that its troubled European operations are improving. GM’s profit fell 53% to $698 million in the quarter compared with the same...
  • Does your car have a name?

    Does your car have a name?
    My grandma has a new special someone in her life: a 2013 Buick Verano she affectionately calls Veronica. The new sedan replaced Mindy — that is, Mindy Malibu. The fact that Grandma names her cars is cute, but also a bit weird. Turns out, however,...
  • Does Your Car Have a Name?

     
    My grandma has a new special someone in her life: a 2013 Buick Verano she affectionately calls Veronica. The new sedan replaced Mindy ??? that is, Mindy Malibu. The fact that Grandma names her cars is cute, but also a......
  • Which Cars Have Heated Seats with Separate Back and Bottom Heaters?

     
    In the new Chevrolet Impala, I noticed the heated seats are two-stages like GM vehicles used to have. But many GMs I've been in recently have just the one setting for bottom and back combined. Is this GM-wide? Which vehicles......
  • Green Wheels: Classic Stories

    Green Wheels: Classic Stories
    WESTON — I consider myself a friend of Alden Sherman, the 94-year-old Westonite and innovative engineer who owns three Bugattis, a Ferrari, a Jaguar and even an Amilcar. I wrote about him in this column last year, but unfortunately missed last year'...