Category Archives: Automobiles

Everything You Need to Know about the VW Diesel-Emissions Scandal ""

General Motors and Toyota had their massive scandals. Now it’s Volkswagen’s turn. The company, which owns 70 percent of the U.S. passenger-car diesel market, is in major trouble for cheating on diesel-emissions tests. After years of promoting “Clean Diesel” as an alternative to hybrid and electric vehicles—the company even marched…


Honda’s Revived Inventiveness Delivers New 10-Speed Automatic ""

Honda’s new automatic transaxle revives the company’s dormant spirit of invention. During much of this past decade, it seemed as if Honda had taken a break from stretching technological boundaries. The arrival of a new 10-speed transaxle suggests that the engineers’ creativity nap has ended. This new 10-speed automatic mates…


2017 Chevrolet Trax FWD Tested: Small Stands Tall ""

At six-eleven, the New Orleans Pelicans’ center DeMarcus Cousins towers over the 64.8-inch-tall Chevrolet Trax crossover. Like the NBA All-Star center, though, the Chevy’s height is key to its function. As are many of its closest competitors, the Trax is essentially a raised version of a subcompact hatchback, in this…