Jennifer Lopez might be the best thing that ever happens to the new 2012 Fiat 500. Her energizing TV commercial is seemingly popping up everywhere, bringing the Fiat 500 into a lot of living rooms in America.
Give the braintrust at Ford credit for listening to their customers and critics in regards to its Ford F Series trucks. Enough of them complained about a lack of power that Ford took the problem head on in developing the Ford F-150, a full-size pickup truck
What's the top selling car of all time? It's a bit surprising here that the answer is the Corolla, which has been going strong for more than four decades. Corolla sales surpassed 33 million in 2007 when this popular Toyota pushed ahead of the Volkswagen Beetle to become the top seller of all time.
There was a period several years ago when the Tacoma was starting to decline in sales. Not that the product had slipped, it's just that people wanted larger trucks. Well, those same gas-guzzling behemoth trucks aren't selling so well now with gas rising above $4 per gallon.
TOYOTA SIENNA - Nothing has changed much in the mini-van world. Although the impressive Kia Sedona is closing the gap and some other offerings are solid mini-vans as well, the top dogs, as they have for many years, remain the Sienna and the Honda Odyssey.
When I think of manufacturers that produce dependable vehicles but with very little panache, Subaru and Volvo quickly come to mind. They both make automobiles with plenty of enviable qualities, yet will leave some car shoppers looking elsewhere simply because of their appearance.