GM came so, so, so close to achiving parity with the '08-'12 Malibu. It maybe wasn't quite up to Camcord standards in all respects, but it was really, really close, to the extent that it wouldn't matter for most people. Then, they really bungled the follow-on.
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I've never been in this situation, but I sort of came close. I was moving to a new area and was looking to rent, not buy, but I found a house that was unbelievably perfect - amazing area, amazing price, and I had my checkbook out and was ready to give them a deposit. Then, I scanned the living room and noticed that… » 3/27/15 12:16pm 58 minutes ago

The situation is totally understandable. If anyone with the code can unlock the door from the outside, then a hijacker could take a flight attendant by box cutter point and force her to open it. There has to be a way for the captain to lock everyone out in a serious emergency, or the whole system becomes worthless. » 3/27/15 10:50am Today 10:50am

Does the Tickle Creek Masturbator Have a Cop Cousin?

Lt. Benito Gonzalez Jr., former head of the Camden County Police narcotics unit, has plead guilty to lewdness, in relation to an incident in May of 2014, when he was caught on a surveillance camera showing himself some leadership in a Cherry Hill Starbucks. Apparently, employees at the Starbucks posted a still frame… » 3/27/15 12:48am Today 12:48am

Of course, it doesn't have catapults or arrester wires and would need considerable refitting to be able to handle anything other than STOVL fixed wing aircraft, which Japan hasn't expressed any interest in acquiring. » 3/26/15 10:11pm Yesterday 10:11pm

Chrysler used to have separate dealer channels. Selling a Chrysler Aspen gave Chrysler-Jeep dealers a bigger SUV to sell that wasn't a Jeep. FCA US has increasingly moved to consolidated Chrysler-Jeep-Dodge-Ram-Fiat showrooms, so the Dodge Durango is sold off the exact same sales floor as Chryslers. There's less… » 3/26/15 6:49pm Yesterday 6:49pm

Americans buy 10,000 Smart ForTwos a year, I fail to see why Honda can't sell at least that many of these roadsters. It's a far more appealing car, and don't give me the sports car vs. regular car practicality argument, because that doesn't exist for the Smart. » 3/26/15 5:34pm Yesterday 5:34pm

I've only owned one B-Body (technically a D-Body, which was the slightly longer wheelbase version used by Buick and Cadillac), and I didn't do any modifications to it, but I'll give you some general takeaways from the ownership experience, if that helps any. » 3/26/15 4:32pm Yesterday 4:32pm