Category Archives: Automobiles

The People’s Chrysler: Volkswagen Open to a Merger with FCA ""

General Motors’ Mary Barra may choose to ignore Sergio Marchionne’s emails, but Volkswagen chief executive Matthias Müller is at least checking his spam folder in case the outspoken Italian sends a proposal to merge Fiat Chrysler and Volkswagen. The VW CEO told reporters during the company’s annual investor conference that…


Kia’s Compact Crossover Stands out for More than Its Looks. ""

The Kia Sportage is an above-average crossover that will be noted for its tasteful interior and noticed for its polarizing face. While it falls short of the segment’s elite, the Sportage lineup encompasses three competent models, including a sporty turbo version. A long list of premium features, such as adaptive…


VW Settlement Funds Likely to Make Sacramento a Green City ""

Sacramento is the likely location for Volkswagen’s first EV-friendly Green City initiative, part of a $2 billion settlement the company must make for years of cheating over emissions from its diesel vehicles. California’s $800 million share of the settlement includes a package of investments in zero-emission-vehicle (ZEV) car-sharing services, transit applications, and freight…