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2015 BMW M4 Convertible Rear Three Quarter View
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My Automotive Pet Peeves, Part 1

Much of what automakers add should be taken away.
| Jan 28, 2015
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Mary Barra
Editor's Letter

2014 Was a Year of Auto Industry Records and Recalls

Buyers looked past the mistakes, even the ones with tragic consequences.
| Jan 28, 2015
By Design Acura NSX Lead
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2016 Acura NSX

Opportunity squandered.
| Jan 26, 2015
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By Design Mazda Miata March 2015 Lead
By Design

2016 Mazda Miata

Less Elan, more Mazda.
| Jan 21, 2015
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2015 Volkswagen Touareg TDI
Guest Column

Diesel Doldrums: Fuel's Cost Could Dampen Diesel Interest for Years

Diesel remains pricey even as unleaded gets cheaper.
David Kiley
| Jan 21, 2015
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Asphalt Jungle March 2015 Column
The Asphalt Jungle

Luca di Montezemolo Is the Other Enzo Ferrari

It's difficult to imagine the iconic Italian maker without him at the helm.
Arthur St. Antoine
| Jan 20, 2015
2015 Buick Avenir Concept
Motor City Blogman

What We Learned from the 2015 Detroit Auto Show

EVs, small crossovers, ‘tweener pickups, and a rear-wheel-drive Buick.
| Jan 19, 2015
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2014 BMW i3 eDrive
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Living with the 2014 BMW i3

My week with the range-extender model.
| Jan 15, 2015
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2014 BMW i3 eDrive
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Driving the 2014 BMW i3 in the Real World

My week with the range-extender model.
| Jan 07, 2015
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Noise Vibration Harshness Feb 2015
Noise, Vibration & Harshness

About That Alfa Romeo 4C...

Four cheers, two thumbs up, and where is everybody?
| Jan 02, 2015
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The Asphalt Jungle Feb 2015
The Asphalt Jungle

The New Car Buying Experience

The next top model.
Arthur St. Antoine
| Jan 01, 2015
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Moment Of Zenlea Year End 2014 Winners Losers 2
Moment of Zenlea

The Year in Automobiles: 2014’s Winners & Losers

Three cheers for muscle-car madness and a Motor City maven.
| Dec 31, 2014
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By Design Mercedes AMG GT Lead
By Design

2016 Mercedes AMG-GT

Pinocchio-pretend Porsche.
| Dec 31, 2014
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2015 Alfa Romeo 4C Front Three Quarter 2
Motor City Blogman

The Alfa Romeo 4C is Nearly the Perfect Driver’s Car

With a stick shift, this Alfa would be the ultimate modern anachronism.
| Dec 24, 2014
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2014 Porsche 911 GT3
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Cars That Need a Fix to Be Truly Fabulous

These cars are good -- but they could be even better.
| Dec 17, 2014
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Audi Prologue Concept Front View 2
Editor's Letter

The Audi Prologue Concept is the Future

The future looks sleek, speedy, and laser-lit.
| Dec 11, 2014
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BMW Harald Krueger Headshot
Guest Column

New BMW CEO's Job 1: Keep Bimmer Beaming

Harald Krueger is just who BMW needs at the helm.
David Kiley
| Dec 11, 2014

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