Ford Expected to Improve Optional F-150 Engine

Dodge’s HEMI is Powerful in Throttle Response and Marketing Punch With the advent of the new 2004 F-150, it has been widely accepted, by the press at least, that Ford makes the best light-duty full-size pickup truck. But according to a recent story in Detroit News, the blue oval brand doesn’t think it’s quite good […]

2004 Porsche 911 Carrera 4S Cabriolet Road Test

Perfect, But It’ll Have to Do What a sound! I don’t know what Porsche has done with the new C4S Cab’s exhaust system, but the note is positively The Sport Exhaust note of the Porsche C4S Cabriolet alone is intoxicating. (Photo: Shawn Pisio, American Auto Press) intoxicating. There’s a slight lope to the gurgle at […]

A Car with Two Personalities

Visually the Mazda3 5-Door is an absolute standout, especially in the Winning Blue Mica finish that my tester was coated in. Its design is so cool that it instantly left its Especially compared its predecessor Protege5, the Mazda3 5-Door absolutely stands out from the crowd. predecessor, the attractive Protege5, looking dated and uninspiring. When I […]

Revised Styling and Optional Diesel Set Liberty Apart from Mere 4×4 Pretenders

Why fix something that isn’t broken? Such is the way of the car biz, and needed or not Jeep’s popular Liberty will get mid-cycle upgrades in order to put a fresh face forward in its heavily contested compact sport utility market segment The new 2005 model came barreling around, up and over a makeshift dirt […]

Ford to Turn Containers into Mudguards

New Recyclable Containers to Reduce Shipping Costs 25 Percent With the entire environmental hubbub in the car industry surrounding emissions and fuel economy, its easy to forget about all the environmentally unfriendly steps it takes to get a car to its owner. Between manufacturing and shipping processes, even the most inefficient car is a relatively […]