Brandon Seiler's Blog on Cars archive for Aug. 2009

MONDAY, AUG. 31, 2009

SATURDAY, AUG. 29, 2009

THURSDAY, AUG. 27, 2009

Cash for Clunkers final numbers

Cash for clunkers is over and it's being called a great success, but the the real winners are debatable. As of August 25 at 8pm, car dealers submitted a grand total of 690,114 rebate applications amounting to $2.88 billion, just under the $3 billion budget...

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MONDAY, AUG. 24, 2009

Chevy Agile stuns internet with fugly

Every so often an unfortunate-looking car will slither down the pike and leave an embarrassing skid-mark on the underpants of its manufacturer. Judging by the wide-smeared cries of disgust on Internet comment boards, it’s going to be an embarrassing day at the Laundromat if GM...

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THURSDAY, AUG. 20, 2009


Twitter helps kill new Buick crossover

Barely two weeks after GM Product Development Chief Tom Stephens announced plans to slap a plug-in hybrid option on a new compact crossover from Buick, General Motors bailed on the project, in part because of Twitter. From Jalopnik: “We spoke with two unnamed sources at...

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TUESDAY, AUG. 18, 2009

FRIDAY, AUG. 14, 2009

THURSDAY, AUG. 13, 2009

BMW to unveil world’s most powerful hybrid

If all goes as planned at the Frankfurt Motor Show in September, the 2010 BMW ActiveHybrid X6 will make its world premier as BMW’s first full hybrid model, and the world’s most powerful hybrid vehicle. Oh yeah, and fuel economy is expected to improve 20...

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TUESDAY, AUG. 11, 2009

FRIDAY, AUG. 7, 2009

New BMW Isetta, Nissan GT-R fire truck/car

What do you do when a 76 percent drop knocks your car company in its second-quarter profits? BMW announced they plan to resurrect the iconic Isetta “bubble car," publicized by Steve Urkel on the show “Family Matters.” Ever notice “Family Matters” is a double entendre?...

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Brandon Seiler's Blog on Cars

Brandon Seiler is a bonafide car guy, member of the Northwest Auto Press Association and proud Washingtonian. He covers the latest auto news, technology, and pretty much anything having to do with car culture. You don't have to like cars to read his blogs, you just have to be able to read.



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