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Ram thinks EcoDiesel will lure small-pickup buyers into fullsize 1500

One of the more curious developments at the Los Angeles Auto Show this week was the return of the Chevrolet Colorado pickup truck. General Motors ended production of the Colorado and its cousin, the GMC Canyon, early last year. At the time, the decision seemed to be the final curtain for small and …

2014 Honda Civic Coupe and Sedan First Drive

CVT Among the Best; Touchscreens As Good As a Smartphone<p>If you’ve lost track of the ongoing Honda Civic saga, I’ll catch you up. The Civic was redesigned for 2012, but received lukewarm reviews. Despite strong sales, Honda decided an emergency refresh was in order, and it was out for the 2013 model …

Staff Picks: Worst Cars of the 2013 Los Angeles Auto Show

After two days covering the latest production and concept car reveals at the 2013 Los Angeles auto show, we’ve compiled our list of worst cars on display. So what did we pick? Check out the <i>Motor Trend</i> staff’s picks for the worst cars of the show below and see our picks of the best cars HERE.<p>2014 …

The 5.0-Liter Cummins That Will Power the Next Nissan Titan

Built in Columbus, Ind., the newest Cummins V engine will give Nissan's next full-size truck plenty of pull.<p><b>The 5.0-liter Cummins ISV engine scheduled</b> for the next Nissan Titan has been a long time coming. It doesn't sport any groundbreaking technology—at least that you can see. But this is the …

LAAS: The Big Dump – All the Cars in One Big Pile

The <i>2013 Los Angeles Auto Show</i> is kicking off today, and of course we’ve already crawled over pretty much every car and truck and …

2014 Nissan Serena offers big flexibility in a tidy package

In America, Nissan attempts to slake our kinschlepping needs with its slow-selling Quest minivan, but in Japan, where consumers seem a lot less reluctant to buy MPVs, there are a lot more models for every size family and budget. Nissan itself offers no fewer than six such minivans, including the …

The Lexus CT 200h has been updated for 2014 with the brand's new corporate grille. Is it growing on you? Details --> http://bit.ly/19OXRbQ

TOTD: Which 2013 L.A. Auto Show Concept Should Go Into Production?

Each auto show has its fair share of production cars and concepts that dazzle show-goers, and the 2013 Los Angeles auto show was no exception. While the L.A. show featured quite a few brand-new production cars, it’s the concept cars we’re most interested in today.<p>Concept cars at the 2013 Los …

Refreshing or Revolting: 2015 Chevrolet Colorado

After a short absence from the midsize truck segment, the Chevrolet Colorado returns for the 2015 model year with new powertrains and fresh styling. While the new Colorado is unmistakably a Chevrolet, it looks less like a Silverado than the previous model. The U.S.-market Colorado also has a unique …

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Propane provides stunning fuel savings

Provided You Buy Vehicles In Bulk<p>Commercial truck and bus fleets in the United States are becoming keenly interested in running their vehicles on liquid propane (LPG), as this column reported back in March. That's because propane prices are substantially below those for gasoline or diesel, or even …