The combination of discounts is only available to CA buyers because CA and OR are the only two states FIAT sells this in. Which annoys me and especially my girlfriend to no end. She is the perfect driver for an EV: all city, no significant highway or interstate driving, and a short commute to a nearby school where she… » 3/23/15 12:06pm 3/23/15 12:06pm

Any Ranger we'd get now would be the size of the Colorado, and Ford absolutely will not produce a truck the size of the old Ranger until someone else sunk the cost to prove there's a market or the car landscape (regulations, public tastes, etc) drastically changes. » 3/17/15 11:14am 3/17/15 11:14am

Current Dart owner here. I love it, but you're delusional if you think it favorably compares to a BMW 5. On test drives sure; try living with it. My dials have gotten a little loose with age so now lightly brushing them when shifting is enough to get the fan from low to full blast, and the volume dial loves to stop… » 3/12/15 3:01pm 3/12/15 3:01pm

I'd like to know too, but the only information I can find is this C&D article that states they use 5000-series aluminum for less important areas and 6000-series aluminum for the high stress areas. That's not enough information to go on, since 6000-series aluminum is a broad series that makes everything from bicycle… » 3/05/15 12:10pm 3/05/15 12:10pm