Jason Siu
Jason has been shooting cars since before digital cameras were invented but has taken a passion to writing over the past decade. His previous work experience includes being the West Coast Editor of Modified Magazine and contributing editor for Modified Luxury & Exotics and Modified Mustangs. He also has two published Cartech Books, How To Rebuild A Honda B-Series Engine and How To Digitally Photograph Cars.

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Scion Unveiling Next-Gen Model at Los Angeles Auto Show

Scion Unveiling Next-Gen Model at Los Angeles Auto Show
We will get our first look into Scion‘s future at this year’s Los Angeles Auto Show. The Scion brand entered the market with a bang in 2003, but over a decade later, its lineup has arguably become stagnant and even the FR-S hasn’t rejuvenated the brand’s sales. As a result, the Japanese automaker plans on...

Peugeot Mulling Return to U.S.

Peugeot Mulling Return to U.S.
Alfa Romeo might not be the only European brand heading back to the U.S. French automaker Peugeot is considering a return to the U.S. market, where its last offering was the 405 lineup in 1991. If the return gets the green light, it would happen later in the decade according to the company’s new chief executive,...

Rolls-Royce Celebrates the Road Trip in Luxurious Fashion

Rolls-Royce Celebrates the Road Trip in Luxurious Fashion
The affluent Chinese sure love their ultra-luxurious sedans, and Rolls-Royce is looking to capture more market share. Making its debut at the 2014 Beijing Motor Show is the Pinnacle Travel Phantom, a new Bespoke Collection model that was conceived to celebrate the Chinese love of travel and the success of Rolls-Royce’s Bespoke program in China....

Top Viral News Stories of the Week: April 12 19, 2014

Top Viral News Stories of the Week: April 12  19, 2014
Through the magic of social media, some stories just have a life of their own. We’ve compiled a list of this week’s most shared stories through Facebook, Twitter and Google+. The Internet took a strong liking to our comparison of the Audi R8 and Porsche 911 while the first spy photos of the Ferrari LaFerrari...

Mazda Tribute Recalled for Rusty Frame

Mazda Tribute Recalled for Rusty Frame
The Mazda Tribute has been recalled in cold-weather states for rusty frame parts. The Japanese automaker is recalling 109,000 of its Tribute SUVs from the 2001-2004 model years stating that the frame can rust and a wheel control arm can separate from it, potentially resulting in a loss of steering control. According to the recall...

Volkswagen Golf GTD May Not be America Bound After All

Volkswagen Golf GTD May Not be America Bound After All
If you’re holding your breath on the Volkswagen Golf GTD to arrive in the U.S., you may want to exhale… and it’s not in relief. The German automaker is thinking twice about bringing the Golf GTD to the U.S. stating that importing the diesel engine would add too much cost. The 2.0-liter TDI engine found...

Volkswagen Phaeton to Return in 2018-2019, No Pickups for US

Volkswagen Phaeton to Return in 2018-2019, No Pickups for US
Volkswagen CEO Michael Horn has disclosed some of the German automaker’s future plans for the U.S. market and they include one big vehicle, but not another. Horn confirmed in an interview with Bloomberg that the Phaeton full size sedan will likely return to the U.S. market in 2018 or 2019. But most revealing from the interview...

Ferrari LaFerrari XX Spotted for First Time in Spy Photos

Ferrari LaFerrari XX Spotted for First Time in Spy Photos
The more hardcore, track-only LaFerrari exotic has made its first appearance. We recently reported that Ferrari has confirmed development on a track-only LaFerrari XX model, and now we have the photos to prove it. AutoGuide‘s spy photographers recently caught the LaFerrari XX prototype at the Nurburgring, and while it’s not confirmed that it is the LaFerrari...

Volkswagen Recalls Over 26K Vehicles for Fire Hazard

Volkswagen Recalls Over 26K Vehicles for Fire Hazard
Volkswagen has recalled over 26,000 vehicles for a possible fire hazard. The recall comes shortly after the German automaker asked its dealerships to stop selling certain models which include the 2014 Jetta, Beetle, Beetle Convertible and Passat. All affected vehicles are equipped with a 1.8-liter turbocharged engine with a torque converter automatic transmission. According to...

Nissan Expands No Charge to Charge Program in US

Nissan Expands No Charge to Charge Program in US
Nissan Leaf owners will get to save more than just fuel costs in the coming years. The Japanese automaker has announced that it is expanding its “No Charge to Charge” promotion to 25 U.S. markets, which covers over 80 percent of Nissan Leaf sales. The no-cost public charging program will be made available with the...

Jaguar XKR Ends Life with Final Fifty Limited Edition

Jaguar XKR Ends Life with Final Fifty Limited Edition
The current Jaguar XKR will go out with a bang for the 2015 model year. The British automaker has announced that it will exclusively offer U.S. customers a limited-edition XK model called the XK Final Fifty limited edition, which will be based on the 510-hp XKR and will be limited to 25 coupes and 25...

Infiniti Expanding Lineup by 60 Percent Over 5 Years

Infiniti Expanding Lineup by 60 Percent Over 5 Years
At the 2014 New York Auto Show, Infiniti introduced two updated models, but that’s just the start of the growth for the Japanese automaker. The company has announced its plans to grow its lineup by 60 percent over the next five years and expects to compete in 80 percent of premium segments by 2018. In...
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