Stories by Ann M. Job

Thursday, March 27, 2014

NISMO amps up the power of the Nissan 370Z

NISMO, the high-performance arm of Nissan, turns the 370Z into a racer.
By Ann M. Job

Thursday, Jan. 23, 2014

Toyota Corolla adds spice for 2014

The Toyota Corolla, the fifth-best selling nameplate in the United States, is a larger, roomier sedan for 2014 with improved ride and better gasoline mileage than its predecessor.
By Ann M. Job

Thursday, Dec. 19, 2013

Jeep Cherokee is reborn for 2014

The Jeep Cherokee is back, though unrecognizable - with sleek, modern styling, a long list of safety features, pleasant handling and comfortable on-road ride - as a Cherokee.
By Ann M. Job

Friday, Nov. 29, 2013

Nissan Versa Note is big on space

The revamped Nissan Versa hatchback becomes the Versa Note for 2014, with Honda Fit-like styling and lots of room.
By Ann M. Job

Thursday, Nov. 21, 2013

2014 Ford Escape SE has fuel-savvy power

Ford's small crossover is gunning for sales leadership, already offering power and top fuel economy.
By Ann M. Job

Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013

2014 Audi Q5 TDI has both power and thrift

The 2014 Audi Q5 TDI has both diesel economy and the thrift of good mileage.
By Ann M. Job

Thursday, Oct. 17, 2013

2014 Buick LaCrosse is peaceful sedan

Buick's largest sedan has gained a lot of flash for 2014. The LaCrosse is a quiet and peaceful riding car with a spacious interior that is updated with new seats, styling and luxury appointments.
By Ann M. Job

Thursday, Aug 15, 2013

2013 Sonata is upscale without the cost

The 2013 Hyundai Sonata Limited model adds luxury for much less than upscale cars.
By Ann M. Job

Thursday, July 25, 2013

Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG is square throwback

Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG is big and powerful, but gets only 14 mpg on the highway.
By Ann M. Job

Tuesday, July 16, 2013

Fiat 500 Abarth Cabrio packs a punch

Introduced this year in time for warm weather stateside, the 2013 Fiat 500 Abarth Cabrio is a fun little car for hard-charging drivers.
By Ann M. Job

Thursday, June 27, 2013

2013 Dodge Avenger undercuts competition

The Avenger is a midsize sedan that comes in at a low price and offers a number of attractive options.
By Ann M. Job

Thursday, June 6, 2013

Mercedes-Benz GL remains popular for 2013

Mildly restyled GL350 from Mercedes-Benz offers room, luxury and power, despite being powered by a diesel V-6.
By Ann M. Job

Thursday, May 30, 2013

2013 Chevrolet Volt offers high mileage

Chevrolet's Volt electric-gas sedan has changed little for 2013 and still offers high mileage.
By Ann M. Job

Thursday, May 16, 2013

2013 Jeep Patriot is least expensive SUV on market

2013 Jeep Patriot is least expensive SUV on the market, and in its basic form is a plain ride.
By Ann M. Job

Thursday, May 9, 2013

Kia introduces Cadenza full-size sedan for 2014

Kia has entered the large sedan market with its 2014 Cadenza.
By Ann M. Job

Thursday, April 25, 2013

BMW adds smallest crossover

Finally, American car shoppers can get a small crossover sport utility vehicle from BMW that has a starting retail price of less than $32,000.
By Ann M. Job

Monday, April 8, 2013

Shelby lives on in GT500

The 2013 Ford Shelby GT500 throws 662 horsepower at the road in style.
By Ann M. Job

Friday, March 15, 2013

2013 Toyota Avalon is suddenly stylish

Toyota’s flagship sedan, the Avalon, is stylishly elegant for 2013, offers more technology and safety features than ever and has a noticeably controlled and poised ride.
By Ann M. Job

Thursday, March 7, 2013

2014 RLX replacles RL in Acura lineup

For 2014, Acura adds features to its flagship sedan, the RL, turning it into the RLX.
By Ann M. Job

Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013

2013 Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid beats diesel

The lastest high-mileage Jetta does it with electricity and gasoline instead of diesel power.
By Ann M. Job

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