Toyota's ad agency Saatchi & Saatchi is based out of LA, and I don't see them moving away from them anytime soon, so I doubt it will have any effect in that regard. Toyota marketing has relatively little to do with the nitty-gritty of filming commercials. » 4/28/14 3:57pm 4/28/14 3:57pm

It will do just as well as the CTS wagon. That is to say, rave reviews from the automotive press like Jalopnik, followed by marginal sales because all those people on the internet drooling over wagons don't actually want to put their money where their mouth is or don't have the money to do so, with the exception of a… » 1/20/14 9:40am 1/20/14 9:40am

Drive on the wrong tires. Winter tires aren't just for snowy climes where it regularly goes sub-zero. The fact is, summer tires are like hockey pucks below about 40 degrees F. All-seasons are acceptable for a lot of people, but even then, a dedicated winter tire will still outperform it, and ultra high-performance… » 1/09/14 11:30am 1/09/14 11:30am

Interestingly, it's almost become a role-reversal now. With Europe's stagnating car sales and strict Euro V emissions standards, Subaru has decided that the WRX/STi will only be sold in Japan and North America, because it's not worth the expense of certifying it for Europe. Funny how those things work out. » 1/02/14 6:19pm 1/02/14 6:19pm

"Well, when Chrysler was coming out of bankruptcy, they signed a deal with my father's company. As things got better, we wanted full control of Chrysler. But the UAW wouldn't budge. So my father went to the UAW boss, and made him an offer for $4 billion. But the UAW boss wouldn't budge. So the next day, my father went… » 1/02/14 9:52am 1/02/14 9:52am