Packard Plant Slated for Demolition

Packard hood ornament

Packard is no longer a household name, but as recently as the 1950s it was. The automobile company, founded in 1899, earned a sterling reputation as a luxury carmaker and was for a time a solid competitor to Cadillac. From the second half of the 1920s until the early 1940s, … Read more

Ford, Honda Are 2022 NACTOY Award Winners

For the second consecutive year, the Ford Motor Company won two of the three North American Car and Truck of the Year (NACTOY) awards. Ford won the utility vehicle class with its all-new Bronco and garnered the truck award with the Ford Maverick. Meanwhile, the Honda Civic is the North … Read more

New 2019 Ram 1500 Includes Mild Hybrid Drivetrains

FCA’s bestselling vehicle bar none. For the first time, Ram 1500/2500/3500 sales crossed the 500,000-unit threshold in 2017. Beyond that important number is an interesting fact: the current-generation model was nearing the end of its life cycle. Usually, product sales begin to fizzle late in a model run. Not so … Read more

10 Must See Models at the 2015 Detroit Auto Show

Just as the Rose Bowl is the Granddaddy of all the bowl games, the North American International Auto Show has similar prestige amongst the major automotive shows across the continent. The Detroit auto show isn’t the oldest, but its proximity to the heart of America’s automotive industry makes it the … Read more

Award Winner: Nissan Resonance Concept Crossover

Although it has been said that most concept vehicles are never built, there is a very good chance that the Nissan Resonance Concept will go into production or at least a vehicle very close to it. The concept crossover SUV was unveiled at the 2013 North American International Auto Show … Read more

Luxury Electric: 2014 Cadillac ELR

It will have taken nearly five years for the Cadillac Converj go from concept to reality, but the wait may well be worth it. This chiseled front-wheel-drive coupe goes into production in late 2013 and has a new name too: the 2014 Cadillac ELR. The ELR or extended luxury range … Read more

Unveiled: All-New 2014 Infiniti Q50 Sedan

Infiniti is in the midst of a transformation, one that has this Japanese luxury brand modifying its naming convention, by bringing clarity and renewed purpose to its vehicle range. The first model to feature the new nomenclature is its Q50, a luxury sport sedan introduced at the 2013 North American … Read more

Revealed: C7 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray

The Chevrolet Corvette is a powerfully emotive vehicle, one with a loyal following of enthusiasts, representing the perfect halo model for the bow-tie brand. It is an iconic coupe in its own right, a model introduced 60 years ago just as the American auto industry was beginning to grasp the … Read more