Archives for July 26th, 2013

2014 Chevrolet Cruze Diesel

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When General Motors began the global rollout of its Chevy Cruze in early 2009, the stakes were incredibly high. With bankruptcy looming, GM’s new compact simply had to be good. Some 2 million Cruzes have been sold worldwide since, and it’s safe to say what has become Chevy’s most popular nameplate has played a significant ...

Tony Kanaan Wins Indy 500

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In his more than a decade of racing in the IndyCar series, Brazilian Tony Kanaan has had multiple second and third-place finishes in the historic Memorial Day weekend race, but has never taken the checkered flag. Kanaan’s winless streak at the Indy 500 finally ended on Sunday, taking the checkered flag under caution following a ...

Ford Escape Rules June Compact Crossover Sales

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June was a tough month for the Honda CR-V, as the Japanese CUV couldn’t keep up to the Ford Escape. The Escape sold 28,694 units, leaving the CR-V in second yet again with 26,562 units. Locked in third is the Chevrolet Equinox with 23,645 units, while Toyota’s RAV4 couldn’t quite catch up with 20,540 units, even ...

Report: Chevrolet Cruze Redesign Delayed

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The Chevrolet Cruze has been on a roll lately, recording its best sales month ever in June and besting competition like the 2013 Honda Civic and 2013 Toyota Corolla. Despite the fact that the compact sedan segment is hotter than ever with a crop of redesigned models, though, Reuters reports that Chevrolet will delay the ...

Tarantino’s stolen Chevy Malibu from Pulp Fiction recovered after 19 years [w/video]

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Quentin Tarantino fans will likely remember Vincent Vega's cherry 1964 Chevrolet Malibu Convertible in Pulp Fiction. In a movie drenched in automotive references, the Malibu is very nearly a character in and of itself, and it serves as the subject of Vega's soliloquy about the kind of man who vandalizes another's automobile. It also happened ...

2014 Chevy Camaro revealed… on a daytime talk show?

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Listen, we like Kelly Ripa Kristen Chenoweth (Kelly is apparently on vacation) and Michael Strahan as much as the next auto-obsessed blogging website... but to reveal the new 2014 Chevy Camaro on the talk show ahead of its official unveiling at the New York Auto Show strikes us as a rather strange choice. Regardless, that's ...

Cocktail Chatter: April 12, 2013

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What cocktails go best with all this car chatter? Automobilemag.com is here to help with weekly recipes. Remember, this is for talking about cars, not driving — always designate a driver. With the arrival of warmer weather in most of the country, we’re celebrating the spring-like weather with associate web editor Donny Nordlicht’s favorite drink: ...