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  • Facebook Advertising
    Facebook's latest blow to business
    During the two years since 2012, Facebook has been refining it's algorithm in order to better predict what will show up in a users news feed. The program is designed to bring the most relevant and engaging content to the user. Usually it's...
  • Driven: 2015 Mercedes-Benz CLA250
    Driven: 2015 Mercedes-Benz CLA250 opens your choices beyond usual suspects
    Starting at $29,900 the Mercedes-Benz CLA250 is the brand's first front-wheel drive offering in the United States. This puts it in direct competition with cars like the Audi A3, BMW 1-Series and a few of the Japanese luxury entry level cars....
  • The Myth of High Octane Fuel
    Lies My Father Told Me
    Most of us learned how to drive a car at the elbow of one of our parents. Of course, Drivers Ed in high school gave us the fundaments so that we could pass the written exam and get a permit. But the nuts and bolts of keeping the vehicle between...
  • 2015 Honda Fit EX hatchback review
    Review: 2015 Honda Fit LX (first place)
    This review is part of a seven-car comparison of subcompact hatchbacks. The Fit is ranked in first place of seven.Although they've improved tremendously in recent years, most subcompact cars still remind you about their lowly status. Owners...
  • 2015 Nissan Versa Note SV review
    Review: 2015 Nissan Versa Note SV (second place)
    This review is part of a seven-car comparison of subcompact hatchbacks. The Versa Note is ranked in second place of seven.Many subcompact cars try very hard to avoid looking or feeling like basic transportation. These models use flashy styling or...
  • 2015 Kia Rio hatchback review
    Review: 2015 Kia Rio EX hatchback (third place)
    This review is part of aseven-car comparison of subcompact hatchbacks. The Rio is ranked in third place of seven.The Kia Rio is the unlikely luxury car of its class. Past generations of Rio have been decidedly basic, often to a fault. But since...
  • 2014 Hyundai Accent hatchback review
    Review: 2014 Hyundai Accent SE hatchback (fourth place)
    This review is part of a seven-car comparison of subcompact hatchbacks. The Accent is ranked in fourth place of seven.How quickly things change. In this reviewer's last subcompact comparison three years ago, the then-new Accent came in first...
  • 2015 Chevrolet Sonic LT hatchback review
    Review: 2015 Chevrolet Sonic LT hatchback (fifth place)
    This review is part of a seven-car comparison of subcompact hatchbacks. The Sonic is ranked in fifth place of seven.If you don't like the feel of a subcompact car, you might feel most at home in the Chevrolet Sonic. It's the widest and...
  • 2015 Ford Fiesta SE hatchback review
    Review: 2015 Ford Fiesta SE hatchback (sixth place)
    This review is part of a seven-car comparison of subcompact hatchbacks. The Fiesta is ranked in sixth place of seven.When the Ford Fiesta arrived in the U.S. market as a 2011 model, the idea of a premium subcompact car with sophisticated driving...
  • 2015 Toyota Yaris LE five-door review
    Review: 2015 Toyota Yaris LE (seventh place)
    This review is part of aseven-car comparison of subcompact hatchbacks. The Yaris is ranked in seventh place of seven.Is Toyota really trying to get Americans to buy the Yaris?The automaker just released a surprisingly comprehensive 2015-model...
  • Comparison review: Seven 2015 subcompact hatchbacks (rankings)
    Comparison review: Seven 2015 subcompact hatchbacks (rankings)
    Back-to-back test drives of seven 2015-model subcompact hatchbacks has produced an overall ranking order running from outdated Toyota Yaris to the relatively spacious and polished Honda Fit. But that overall ranking doesn't capture the nuances...
  • Comparison review: Seven 2015 subcompact hatchbacks (ratings)
    Comparison review: Seven 2015 subcompact hatchbacks (ratings)
    Back-to-back test drives of seven 2015-model subcompact hatchbacks has produced an overall ranking order running from outdated Toyota Yaris to the relatively spacious and polished Honda Fit. But that overall ranking doesn't capture the nuances...
  • 2015 Honda Fit EX three-quarter front view
    Comparison review: Seven 2015 subcompact hatchbacks -- the best and the worst
    One of the best-selling market segments in the country is the compact sedan. Models like the Honda Civic and Toyota Corolla are household names that light up the sales charts for balancing value with a decent measure of comfort, luxury, and safety...
  • Jay Leno returning to TV to host a new primetime automotive show for CNBC
    Jay Leno returning to TV to host a new primetime automotive show for CNBC
    It was not so long ago that Jay Leno tearfully said goodbye to his “Tonight Show” audience and to prime-time television. The goodbye was just temporary as Leno is returning to nightly television to host a new primetime show for CNBC...
  • Punisher, meet Tim Duncan
    Punisher gets a new partner, NBA champion Tim Duncan
    Dreams do come true. That is of course for NBA veteran star Tim Duncan. A few months removed from winning his fifth NBA championship, Duncan will now embark on a very different challenge. Two of his favorite pastimes are about to collide and...