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Behind the Wheel: My Love Affair With the Open Road

K.C. Wilder | Posted 05.11.2016 | Travel
K.C. Wilder

When you're a teenager and the oldest of five kids, trust me, there is nothing better than getting out of the house alone. Rolling on back roads in my clunky little wagon, a boom box on the passenger seat playing mix tapes oozing teen angst... Man, that was the coolest.

Too Much, Too Soon...

Dan Duffy | Posted 01.16.2017 | GPS for the Soul
Dan Duffy

The punches never stop coming, and while we always keep fighting, eventually we're not going to be able to defend an onslaught. But I think I've learned that it's okay to stay down for the ten-count and embrace the knockout.

5 Vehicles We Wish Were Electric

Patrick Roth | Posted 06.29.2015 | Technology
Patrick Roth

While there are more electric vehicle options on the road today than ever before, only a handful of them are offered nation-wide and even fewer are re...

Confessions of a Serial Songwriter: Decisions Decisions... What Song Changed Your Mind?

Shelly Peiken | Posted 04.21.2015 | Arts
Shelly Peiken

Thank you Joni. Thank you Neil. Thank you Carpenters. Thank you Carly Simon. Thank you Santo and Johnny. Thanks to Music Supervisors who get it right. Thank you to everyone who wrote a song that changed my life or changed my mind.

The Fastest Launch of Any Company, Part One

Steve Mariotti | Posted 08.13.2014 | Business
Steve Mariotti

J.D. Power, or Dave, the founder of J.D. Power and Associates has spent decades not only building a successful global company, but also revolutionizing how consumers access information about product quality.

Which Automotive Brands are Getting it Right?

Brian Moody | Posted 06.28.2014 | Business
Brian Moody

A few weeks ago after enjoying some drinks at the bar, a friend asked me, "Which car companies are just totally getting it right these days?" At the time, I had trouble narrowing it down. But after returning from the action-packed press days of the New York Auto Show, I have my answer.

Why Aren't More People Buying Green Cars?

Brian Moody | Posted 06.11.2014 | Business
Brian Moody

Tax credits, low emissions and super high mpg are all worthy goals, but in the end, it's all about the price. Lower the price and sell more cars -- in this case, it's just that simple.

WATCH: Mazda Super Bowl Ad Is Zoomin' To Connect Us With Technology

The Huffington Post | Posted 02.03.2014 | Sports

The Super Bowl would not be complete without some great car commercials. This year Mazda delivered with a speedy ad, showcasing the cutting-edge techn...

Why Are the Detroit Three Resisting New Mileage and Emissions Rules?

Dan Becker and James Gerstenzang | Posted 02.19.2014 | Business
Dan Becker and James Gerstenzang

The biggest single step any nation has taken to fight global warming is working. Now if the auto industry -- finally selling cleaner cars and making real profits -- would just stop fighting it.

Five Cars Americans Would Buy... But Can't

Brian Moody | Posted 12.14.2013 | Business
Brian Moody

Following a recent trip to the Frankfurt Auto Show, I couldn't help but ask myself: "Why can't we buy those cars here in the U.S.?" In some cases, th...

WATCH: Customers Win Big Prize For Redesigning Mazda Car

OWN | Posted 09.13.2013 | OWN

In OWN's new series, "The Customer Is Always Right?" Darla and Tommy are two customers who participated in a Mazda focus group at the automotive giant...

WATCH: Mazda Hands Over Company Keys To 2 Customers

OWN | Posted 09.09.2013 | OWN

As it works to keep its brand strong in a time of financial uncertainty, automotive giant Mazda turns to customers for advice on the docu-series, "The...

Dude, Let It Go

Brian Moody | Posted 12.04.2012 | Business
Brian Moody

Holding on to an old car from the '80s or '90s isn't going to help you re-live your glory days; it just makes you look like Uncle Rico. Dude, let it go already.

If Cars Ran for President...

Brian Moody | Posted 11.19.2012 | Business
Brian Moody

When we vote and when we buy, we want to know exactly what we're getting. Like some politicians, a few automakers are better than others when it comes to sticking to their word. Here are a few that are tops when it comes to brand integrity.

5 Best Road Trip Cars

Tim Healey | Posted 08.25.2012 | Business
Tim Healey

With summer underway, it's time for vacationers and pleasure seekers to start heading out on road trips. Some will be short hauls to the nearest beach, while others might be cross-country slogs. Here's a look at five great vehicles, based on the type of trip you're looking for.

Sharon Silke Carty

They're Bringing Back The Alfa Romeo

HuffingtonPost.com | Sharon Silke Carty | Posted 05.23.2012 | Business

Fiat and Mazda announced Wednesday they're teaming up to build a new two-seater roadster. It's as if two of the most gorgeous, but deeply flawed, ...

Sharon Silke Carty

Five Greenwashed Car Ads That Make You Feel Good To Pollute

HuffingtonPost.com | Sharon Silke Carty | Posted 04.20.2012 | Business

Despite all the hype about fuel efficient cars and the future of alternative fuels, there are few things more harmful to the environment than cars. ...

Lorax Leads Way for Product Endorsements by Kid Lit Characters (SLIDESHOW)

Rocco Staino | Posted 05.02.2012 | Home
Rocco Staino

The Lorax has opened the way for a flood of other characters from children's literature to become product spokespeople. Here are a few that may be in the works.

PHOTOS: 2011 World Debuts At The LA Auto Show

Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

It's electrifying: the 2010 LA Auto Show boasts twenty world debuts, more than thirty North American debuts, a bevy of new hybrids and electric cars, ...

Mitsubishi's 2010 Outlander Off-Roader a Serious Vehicle

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steve Parker

Mitsubishi has done it again with their Outlander crossover, appearing first in Japan in 2001 and now in its second-generation of manufacture.

Safest Cars For Teens And Elderly

Huffington Post | Sara Yin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Consumer Reports September issue details the safest cars for the two most accident-prone demographics: teens and elderly. In an interview with CBS...

Drop Top Gorgeous: Mazda Miata Turning Heads for 20 Years

Michael Rose | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Michael Rose

How did Mazda reinvent the classic British sports car? They listened to a group of Southern California dreamers who lamented the loss of the "everyman" British sports cars.

Road test - 2010 Mazda MX-5 Miata

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steve Parker

Believe it or not, there is still a fairly low-priced two-seater with an open top, engine in front and rear wheel drive, a near perfect 50/50 weight d...

"Clunker" Program Over, but Private Versions Sprout

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steve Parker

The CARS law is officially over, but dealers are offering their own versions of the "clunker" program.

Michael Phelps Signs $1 Million Deal To Promote Mazda In China

New York Daily News | Stephanie Gaskell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps is golden in China again. First he won a record eight gold medals at the Beijing Games. Now Phelps is getting more th...