Julia’s Rotten Rental Car Review: 2011 Volvo S40

Sometimes, in the right place and at the right time, something relatively mundane and ordinary can transcend ordinary and jump straight to hilariously entertaining. Yes, you read right. I’m back again after a long hiatus with another review from rental car hell, or, in this case, rental car nirvana. You wouldn’t think that a Volvo […]

Julia’s Rotten Rental Car Reviews: 2011 Chevrolet Impala

Juxtaposed. Snoop Dogg does not approve “Top dolla with the gold flea colla, dippin in my blue Impala?” Well, mine was silver, for one, but this car was so unbelievably mundane that I can’t help but thinking that Snoop Dogg would’ve shaken his head in disgust at this boat sharing the Impala name. Welcome back […]

Chicago Auto Show 2011 Roundup: The Rest

The majority of the Chicago Show’s premieres came courtesy of the Big Three and Hyundai, but the other manufacturers on display had a wide range of cars to show off. The big news from the Acura stand was the introduction of the 2012 TL, yet another facelift for the TL. However, little has changed styling-wise, […]

Chicago Auto Show 2011 Round-up: Chrysler

With all of the hype behind Chrysler’s Super Bowl ad, the pressure is on for the company to deliver on their promise that they know luxury. The company’s showing at the Chicago Auto Show suggests that a turnaround may be on the cards, but also that the company has a ways to go.

Chicago Auto Show 2011 Round-up: Ford

Ford’s offerings at the Chicago Auto Show were varied to say the least. While the company’s entire range was on show, Ford was particularly keen to show off the newest vehicles.

Chicago Auto Show 2011 Round-up: GM

While GM’s stands at the Chicago Auto Show didn’t offer much in the way of new concept vehicles, the company showed a strong line-up of new production models paired with a new, more powerful Camaro. On the Cadillac stand, the focal point of their display was undeniably the CTS-V range. On the floor, the company […]