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Articles By Chris Salamone


Sound The Keyed Fiddle's Dirge, V40 Not For US
Sound The Keyed Fiddle's Dirge, V40 Not For US
Thu, Jun 14, 2012 at 11:03AM by Chris Salamone

Since first glimpsing the Volvo V40 on a snowy sojourn in December of 2011, it was love at first sight. My... Read More


Ford Rivals P.T. Barnum's Marketing Prowess, Via F-150 SSV Package
Ford Rivals P.T. Barnum's Marketing Prowess, Via F-150 SSV Package
Mon, Jun 11, 2012 at 5:14PM by Chris Salamone

References to mid-19th Century circus advocates aside, Ford is a company known for relentless self-promotion.... Read More


NPR's 'Car Talk' To Fade Away
NPR's 'Car Talk' To Fade Away
Sat, Jun 9, 2012 at 10:21AM by Chris Salamone

NPR’s communications department just unleashed a media blitz with an announcement which car enthusiasts... Read More


Texans May Regret An 85 MPH Highway?!
Texans May Regret An 85 MPH Highway?!
Fri, Jun 8, 2012 at 4:49PM by Chris Salamone

Days ago, local Texas radio station 1200 News Radio WOAI announced that an 85 mile per hour speed... Read More


Going, Going, Gone: Chrysler Holds Abarth Orders
Going, Going, Gone: Chrysler Holds Abarth Orders
Wed, Jun 6, 2012 at 12:09PM by Chris Salamone

Since last month, when the Fiat 500 Abarth first arrived in US dealerships, buyers have only continued to... Read More


Ford Reveals Refreshed 2013 F-150
Ford Reveals Refreshed 2013 F-150
Wed, Jun 6, 2012 at 10:06AM by Chris Salamone

For 2013, Ford has updated the F-150 to resemble the company’s larger, more powerful full-sized truck... Read More


Mini Sets World Record Parallel Park, Like A Boss
Mini Sets World Record Parallel Park, Like A Boss
Mon, Jun 4, 2012 at 3:17PM by Chris Salamone

In the last two years, Guinness World Records has seen the title change hands five times for the tightest... Read More


Volkswagen Unveils CC 'R-Line'
Volkswagen Unveils CC 'R-Line'
Tue, May 29, 2012 at 2:04PM by Chris Salamone

On Sunday, Volkswagen of America revealed a new sportiest version of the CC four-door coupe to debut... Read More


Speed Trap Warnings, A-OK In Florida
Speed Trap Warnings, A-OK In Florida
Fri, May 25, 2012 at 9:55AM by Chris Salamone

For those of us plugged into the internet meme craze, the above picture features the square-jawed splendor... Read More


GMC Shanghai Offers 5 Ton Incentive
GMC Shanghai Offers 5 Ton Incentive
Wed, May 23, 2012 at 5:06PM by Chris Salamone

We’ve witnessed some pretty impressive truck incentives over the years, perhaps with the deepest discounts... Read More


Freedom Ain't Free, Says Dodge
Freedom Ain't Free, Says Dodge
Fri, May 18, 2012 at 9:55AM by Chris Salamone

All of the history buffs who peruse vintagecartalk.com might need a tissue for this one – tears and/or... Read More


Chevy Makes Trax Away From USA
Chevy Makes Trax Away From USA
Tue, May 15, 2012 at 1:42PM by Chris Salamone

Pop quiz: What all-new Big Three micro CUV will be sold in more than 140 countries, including Canada and... Read More


Golf R Fans Faceoff For Ultimate Fan Experience
Golf R Fans Faceoff For Ultimate Fan Experience
Mon, May 14, 2012 at 10:00AM by Chris Salamone

The date is set. Volkswagen’s Golf R Ultimate Fan Experience competition will end today, May 14, 2012.... Read More


TechShop Fuels Ford IP Folio
TechShop Fuels Ford IP Folio
Fri, May 11, 2012 at 11:42AM by Chris Salamone

Sometimes US automakers get it right. TechShop Detroit, a recent addition to Ford’s Dearborn product... Read More


Review: 2012 BMW xDrive28i
Review: 2012 BMW xDrive28i
Thu, May 3, 2012 at 1:24PM by Chris Salamone

Starting with the classic model 2002, BMW has produced and sold a number of exceptional German-engineered... Read More


Stolen Guy Fieri Lambo Found, Plot Thickens
Stolen Guy Fieri Lambo Found, Plot Thickens
Tue, May 1, 2012 at 3:26PM by Chris Salamone

Just today, the San Francisco Chronicle reported that Guy Fieri’s missing yellow Lamborghini... Read More


Holding Breath, Euro-Spec Ford Ranger Debuts
Holding Breath, Euro-Spec Ford Ranger Debuts
Thu, Apr 26, 2012 at 2:17PM by Chris Salamone

Back and February, a few spy... Read More


Barf! Government Vehicles Found Sitting Pretty
Barf! Government Vehicles Found Sitting Pretty
Fri, Apr 20, 2012 at 12:18PM by Chris Salamone

What do twelve Ford F-250s, at least fifteen minivans, five Toyota Prii, and a hodgepodge of barely used... Read More


Next-Gen Mustang May Ditch Retro Look
Next-Gen Mustang May Ditch Retro Look
Tue, Apr 17, 2012 at 10:41AM by Chris Salamone

Just yesterday Michael Ramsey of The Wall Street Journal posted an interesting article regarding... Read More


Carolla Takes Cake At Long Beach Grand Prix
Carolla Takes Cake At Long Beach Grand Prix
Mon, Apr 16, 2012 at 3:52PM by Chris Salamone

We’ve seen Adam Carolla do movies, standup comedy, pseudo-journalistic auto enthusiast TV shows, and... Read More