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Articles By John Welch


Pricing The VW Jetta: Is 16 Grand Realistic?
Pricing The VW Jetta: Is 16 Grand Realistic?
Thu, Dec 2, 2010 at 3:33PM by John Welch

Yesterday we reported on Volkswagen's November fortunes. To sum up, things are good. VW's concerted... Read More


Volkswagen Sales Way Up In November
Volkswagen Sales Way Up In November
Wed, Dec 1, 2010 at 5:00PM by John Welch

Volkswagen just rounded out its best November ever in North America, boasting a 24.2% sales increase over... Read More


Top Gear USA: Has Potential, Needs Some Work
Top Gear USA: Has Potential, Needs Some Work
Mon, Nov 29, 2010 at 4:34PM by John Welch

First of all, let me point out that Top Gear UK was around for 20 years before it was morphed into the program... Read More


Audi Quattro A Go Go
Audi Quattro A Go Go
Wed, Nov 24, 2010 at 1:02PM by John Welch

In the last decade Audi has absolutely dominated open-formula sports car racing. Recently, Peugeot has stolen... Read More


Nissan LEAF Rated At 99 MPG, Without . . . any . . . gallons . . .
Nissan LEAF Rated At 99 MPG, Without . . . any . . . gallons . . .
Tue, Nov 23, 2010 at 11:19AM by John Welch

Even though the Nissan Leaf is a completely Electric Vehicle, using no gasoline or oil to motivate itself,... Read More


Fiat 500 Pricing Revealed, Cheaper Than  MINI
Fiat 500 Pricing Revealed, Cheaper Than MINI
Fri, Nov 19, 2010 at 3:54PM by John Welch

Finally making its way to our shores, the Fiat 500 is available for order as we speak. The little car has... Read More


The Great Mini-Van Wars of Aught Ten: Nissan Quest Debuts In LA, Speedometer Back Where It Belongs
The Great Mini-Van Wars of Aught Ten: Nissan Quest Debuts In LA, Speedometer Back Where It Belongs
Thu, Nov 18, 2010 at 4:22PM by John Welch

The "Toilet of Bad Ideas" has been overflowing for some time now, clogged with the foul remains... Read More


More Recall Woes For Old GM: Lucerne And DTS Recalled For Power Steering Leak
More Recall Woes For Old GM: Lucerne And DTS Recalled For Power Steering Leak
Fri, Nov 12, 2010 at 12:45PM by John Welch

Schleping through the NHTSA website this morning reveals two undeniable truths: Certain 2010 and 2011 Buick... Read More


Chevy To Return To IndyCar In 2012?
Chevy To Return To IndyCar In 2012?
Fri, Nov 12, 2010 at 10:45AM by John Welch

Honda has been the sole supplier of engines to the IRL and Izod IndyCar Series (same thing) since Chevrolet... Read More


Opel Ampera: Meet Volt's Attractive German Step-Sister
Opel Ampera: Meet Volt's Attractive German Step-Sister
Thu, Nov 11, 2010 at 4:26PM by John Welch

The Chevrolet Volt is cool enough on its own, any vehicle as complicated and well executed as the Volt would... Read More


Pricing Announced For New Chryslers, Can We Really Call Them New?
Pricing Announced For New Chryslers, Can We Really Call Them New?
Thu, Nov 11, 2010 at 3:24PM by John Welch

Chrysler rolled out a series of awful disappointments in the years leading up to their controlled bankruptcy... Read More


GM Profits Top Toyota, Ford Tops Everyone
GM Profits Top Toyota, Ford Tops Everyone
Thu, Nov 11, 2010 at 11:47AM by John Welch

In a storied turn around the likes of which no pessimistic auto scribe was able to predict, the US auto industry... Read More


Lake Mirror Classic Auto Festival 2010, The Lost Roll
Lake Mirror Classic Auto Festival 2010, The Lost Roll
Wed, Nov 10, 2010 at 5:18PM by John Welch

I can hear it already . . . "The 'lost roll'?! What does that mean?" I am of course referring... Read More


GM Goodwrench Getting The Long Kiss Goodnight
GM Goodwrench Getting The Long Kiss Goodnight
Tue, Nov 9, 2010 at 12:52PM by John Welch

In another attempt to differentiate its brand images, GM will be axing the "GM Goodwrench Service Plus"... Read More


Chrysler Jumps On the Profit Bandwagon, Up 5.2%
Chrysler Jumps On the Profit Bandwagon, Up 5.2%
Mon, Nov 8, 2010 at 1:05PM by John Welch

It seems good fortune is shing on all three of the established US automakers with Chrysler announcing a $239... Read More


Once Again, We Do blogaboutthis.com: BMW Confirms Production For VED Concept
Once Again, We Do blogaboutthis.com: BMW Confirms Production For VED Concept
Fri, Nov 5, 2010 at 12:50PM by John Welch

Back in September we came across dontblogabouthis.com, a URL purchased by everyone's favorite Bavarian... Read More


GM Products Prominent At SEMA, Pt. 1
GM Products Prominent At SEMA, Pt. 1
Thu, Nov 4, 2010 at 4:18PM by John Welch

General Motors is on a rebound, of sorts, and the proof is in the SEMA pudding. Besides aftermarket tuners... Read More


Off Season Endurance Update: Peugeot 90X
Off Season Endurance Update: Peugeot 90X
Tue, Nov 2, 2010 at 10:25AM by John Welch

Endurance racing is exciting. Very exciting. The action and strategy is grind your teeth to dust-exciting... Read More


Recall Notice: Fuel Pump Fiasco For BMW
Recall Notice: Fuel Pump Fiasco For BMW
Fri, Oct 29, 2010 at 11:34AM by John Welch

Direct Injection isn't that "new" in terms of physical age, but then neither are dual clutch... Read More


2010 Sebring Historic Fall Classic: German Mega Gallery
2010 Sebring Historic Fall Classic: German Mega Gallery
Fri, Oct 29, 2010 at 10:36AM by John Welch

Sebring International Raceway is open for business all year long. This is Florida, and despite what news... Read More