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Q&A: Lincoln’s New Chief Michael Sprague

Q&A: Lincoln’s New Chief Michael Sprague

It was something of a homecoming when Michael Sprague was named director of global brand and integrated marketing at Ford Motor Co. last October. He spent much of his early career under the Blue Oval before signing on at Kia Motor America. After a decade with the...
First Drive: 2019 Kia K900

First Drive: 2019 Kia K900

Big quiet sedans are still the vehicle of choice for riding in style and the Kia K900 offers plenty of both and quite a bit more. Kia has astutely cultivated a middle-of-the-market position in a focused effort to move beyond the bargain basement image with which it...
First Drive: 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLE 450

First Drive: 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLE 450

I am conflicted. I recently drove the new BMW X7, which combines stellar interior design and sensational driving and handling capability. My opinion was set, as I waxed ecstatic to friends and industry peers about my very high regard for the “X.” Then I drove the new...
Another Automaker Abandons the V-8

Another Automaker Abandons the V-8

Way back in the late 1970s, when twin oil shocks and the then-new Corporate Average Fuel Economy mandate forced automakers to start focusing on energy efficiency, conventional wisdom had it that the V-8 would soon vanish. It didn’t quite work out that way and the...
Kia Offers First Look at New “Global Small SUV”

Kia Offers First Look at New “Global Small SUV”

At the Seoul Motor Show in March Kia unveiled two concept vehicles hinting at how it plans to bookmark its SUV line-up. Now, it’s offering a pair of renderings that appear to show what the smaller of the two Korean concepts will actually look like in production. The...
First Drive: 2019 Kia Forte EX

First Drive: 2019 Kia Forte EX

New compact cars keep showing up on roads and streets all around the United States despite the surge in sales of utility vehicles and pickups. In fact, the compact car segment has become one of the most competitive as buyers look for ways for transportation that both...