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Steve Diehlman

Steve Diehlman

Automobile Magazine

articles by Steve Diehlman

2011 Lexus CT 200h
Editors Notebook

2011 Lexus CT200h Premium

An interesting attempt to give the Lexus brand some character.
Jun 10, 2011
2004-kia-spectra-front-three-quarter
News & Rumors

Recall Central: 2004 – 2007 Kia Spectra, 2011 Ford E-Series Vans

Kia will recall 2004 – 2007 Spectras for corrosion that may lead to the fuel tank falling from the vehicle, while Ford is recalling certain E-Series vans for faulty seat brackets.
May 02, 2011
1926-rolls-royce-phantom-i-experimental
News & Rumors

Experimental 1926 Rolls-Royce Sports Tourer, 1939 Aston Martin 2-Liter Heading To Auction

In recent years, we've seen Rolls-Royce revive the "EX" moniker for a number of experimental and concept vehicles (most recently the 102 EX electric Phantom, which debuted at the 2011 Geneva motor show).
Apr 30, 2011
lamborghini-aventador
News & Rumors

Weekend Roundup: We Drive the 2012 Lamborghini Aventador, Porsche 911 GT3 RS 4.0 Announced

Been away from your computer this week and missed all the automotive news?
Apr 29, 2011
boss-302-engine
News & Rumors

Build Your Own Boss? Ford Now Selling 2012 Mustang Boss 302 Crate Engine

As we understood it, Ford had no intention of selling the hopped-up 5.0-liter V-8 found in the 2012 Mustang Boss 302 outside of a completed vehicle.
Apr 29, 2011
tomtom-navigation-system
News & Rumors

TomTom’s Navigation Systems Rat Out Speeders to Dutch Police

Apple was recently found tracking the location of its iPhone users, but it doesn't appear to be the only gadget maker consumers using its devices.
Apr 28, 2011
chrysler-grou-ceo-sergio-marchionne
News & Rumors

Chrysler Moving To Pay Off Government Loans, Increase Fiat's Stake In Company

Chrysler management has previously balked at the interest payments tied to its loans from the United States and Canadian governments, but the company may be free from those hurdles by the end of summer.
Apr 28, 2011
2012-chevrolet-corvette-z06-centennial-edition-rear-three-quarter-2
News & Rumors

Leaked: Dealer Teases 2012 Chevrolet Corvette Details

The sixth-generation Corvette is now entering its eighth year of production, but it appears Chevrolet isn't about to let its hallowed sports car languish entirely for the 2012 model year.
Apr 26, 2011
2011-nissan-leaf-side-crash-test
News & Rumors

IIHS Names 2011 Chevrolet Volt, 2011 Nissan Leaf Top Safety Picks

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety has tested few -- if any -- recent mainstream electric vehicles, but after the 2011 Chevrolet Volt and the 2011 Nissan Leaf passed a battery (pun intended) of tests, both models have been named as IIHS Top Safety Picks.
Apr 26, 2011
2011-buick-lacrosse-front
News & Rumors

NHTSA Bestows 2011 Buick LaCrosse With Five-Star Crash Rating

How well does the 2011 Buick LaCrosse perform in a collision?
Apr 25, 2011
2012-mitsubishi-i-front-three-quarter
News & Rumors

Hawaii Chosen as First State to Receive Electric 2012 Mitsubishi i

It's no secret that Mitsubishi's i is finally making its way to the U.S.
Apr 25, 2011
rolls-royce-ghost-ewb-front-three-quarter
News & Rumors

China Edition and EBW Rolls-Royce Ghost Models Bow in Shanghai

China has recently taken a larger role in Rolls-Royce's business, and to show its gratitude the automaker used the Shanghai motor show to reveal a pair of new products.
Apr 21, 2011
2012-mercedes-benz-sl-spy-shot
News & Rumors

Testing Continues for the 2012 Mercedes-Benz SL

Mercedes-Benz isn't expected to drop its 2012 SL until later this year at the Frankfurt motor show, but the automaker continues to test its range-topping roadster.
Apr 21, 2011
2012-hyundai-veloster
News & Rumors

Hyundai's New Assurance Program Guarantees Trade-In Values

Hyundai's Assurance program was an instant hit when it launched at the start of the recession in early 2009, giving customers the security of knowing they could return their car in certain cases without a hit on their credit scores.
Apr 21, 2011
ferrari-ceo-luca-di-montezemolo
News & Rumors

Ferrari Expects Chinese Sales to Grow 66 Percent This Year

Ferrari has introduced a handful of models specific to the Chinese market in the past few years, and that attention appears to be paying off as the Asian nation is expected to become one of its most important markets.
Apr 21, 2011
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