The Year in Cars: October 2007


Not only are we getting a BMW 1 Series coupe, we’re also getting a convertible in the spring. And around the same time we’ll get to test — presumably — a new M3 sedan.

Staff photographer Ian Merritt debuts his first photo blog post on the 2008 Dodge Viper, and follows it up with a surprising look at the Honda Accord.

Who would have thought that newly redesigned cars would sell well?

By David Thomas | January 2, 2008 | Comments (0)

The Year in Cars: September 2007


By David Thomas | December 28, 2007 | Comments (0)

The Year in Cars: August 2007


By David Thomas | December 27, 2007 | Comments (1)

The Year in Cars: July 2007


By David Thomas | December 26, 2007 | Comments (0)

The Year in Cars: June 2007


“Fast Cars & Superstars” gets under way. We talk to Kasey Kahne, Gabrielle Reece, Laird Hamilton, John Salley, and there’s a winner. Who would have guessed a come-from-behind win from this guy?

Mother Proof joins the family.

Hyundai, Ford and even Mercedes show gains on various quality lists.

Honda says goodbye to hybrid Accords, Brad Pitt says hello to hydrogen BMWs and Toyota sells its millionth hybrid.

By David Thomas | December 20, 2007 | Comments (0)

The Year in Cars: May 2007


By David Thomas | December 19, 2007 | Comments (1)

The Year in Cars: April 2007


Oops. We had a few days where updating this series was impossible. Sorry about that. We’re back and catching back up with the year that was 2007. In April we hit another auto show, this time in NYC.

By David Thomas | December 18, 2007 | Comments (0)

The Year in Cars: March 2007


We truck on as winter moves to spring, auto show season moves to Geneva and a certain madness that has no relation to the month begins. 

By David Thomas | December 12, 2007 | Comments (7)

The Year In Cars: February 2007


We continue our countdown to 2008 with a recap of February ’07. If you missed January’s look back, go catch up then hurry back over to see what piqued our interest a month later.

By David Thomas | December 11, 2007 | Comments (0)

The Year in Cars: January 2007


Today we start our look back at the year that was 2007 from the perspective of the car buyer, shopper and enthusiast. Over the next few weeks, we’ll give a brief overview of what happened and what impact the news of the day had on the year overall. Each day we’ll highlight a different month leading up to the new year. Tell us what your favorite happenings were in the comments below.

January always starts the year in cars off with a bang in Detroit with the annual North American International Auto Show. It showed off some great cars this year, including the new Chevy Malibu, Cadillac CTS and Nissan Rogue, but the show was stolen by the plug-in hybrid Chevy Volt concept car, which we would hear about throughout 2007.

From there, things just kept getting more and more interesting:

By David Thomas | December 10, 2007 | Comments (1)

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