Will Alcraft Take Off?

By: Gary S. Vasilash - September 21, 2017 at 6:24 AM

“British electric vehicle start-up Alcraft Motor Company has revealed details of its first car, the high-performance Alcraft GT.

The 2017 MINI Cooper S Clubman ALL4

By: Gary S. Vasilash - September 19, 2017 at 6:27 AM

The 2017 MINI Cooper S Clubman ALL4 in its standard form is not a car for everyone.

One Step Closer to NACTOY Victory

By: Gary S. Vasilash - September 18, 2017 at 6:09 AM

The North American International Car of the Year (NACTOY) jury have come up with their list of semifinalists in the Car, Utility and Truck category, and if there is anything that can be discerned from the lists of the vehicles is that there is a breadth of high-quality offerings available for buyers.

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The 2018 Toyota Camry: Goodbye Vanilla

The advertising tagline that Toyota’s been using is “Let’s Go Places.” The eighth-generation Camry is going places where the mass-market midsize sedan has rarely traveled.

September 21, 2017 - Gary S. Vasilash

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Feature Electronic Work Instructions Aid Quality

September 21, 2017 - Ray Chalmers

Providing electronic instructions not only helps operators, but because changes can be automatically made in case of quality glitches, they can maintain production flow.

Feature The Sonata: A Forward Design with a Backward Glance

The midsize sedan segment may be down but it is far from being out. To make its midsize more appealing, Hyundai has made a “maximum refresh” for the Sonata.


Commerce Dept. NAFTA Report Cites Drop in U.S. Content

The ratio of U.S. value-added content in cars imported from Canada and Mexico has dropped significantly since the North American Free Trade Agreement took effect, according to a Dept. of Commerce analysis.