Another one bites the dust. Following the cancellation of the Honda Insight after the 2014 model year, Honda's upmarket Acura brand has eliminated the hybrid model from its entry-luxury ILX compact sedan lineup for 2015. The 2015 Acura ILX will be offered with two of the previous three powertrains: a 150-horsepower 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine, paired with a five-speed automatic transmission, and a 201-hp 2.4-liter four powering the front wheels through a six-speed manual gearbox. DON'T MISS: 2013 Acura ILX Hybrid: Weekend Test Of Acura's First Hybrid (July 2012) Acura's public relations...
The Missing MINI Model: Clubvan Withdrawn After Just 50 Sales
We've always liked small vans, especially those derived from wagons--as rare as wagons are these days. But it turns out that the latest small van--the 2013 MINI Clubvan--both arrived in the U.S. and departed again, pretty much before anyone noticed. We had dropped a line asking about the little...John Voelcker