Correspondent, AOL Autos
David Kiley has been an award winning journalist covering the auto industry for more than two decades, writing for AOL Autos, BusinessWeek, USA Today and Automobile, Adweek and CNN. He is the author of two books: Getting The Bugs Out: The Rise…, Fall and Comeback of Volkswagen in America (John Wiley & Sons 2001), and Driven: Inside BMW, The Most Admired Car Company in the World (John Wiley, 2004). He has been a frequent analyst on CNN, CNBC, MSNBC, NPR and PBS, commenting on the auto industry. Kiley is also recipient of the Ken Purdy Award, given to one journalist annually by the International Motor Press Association, for excellence in auto industry journalism. Kiley lives in Ann Arbor, MI.
Electric cars have been around for decades, but it hasn't been until recently that they have been controversial.
Jaguar Cars, left for the crows and buzzards by Ford a few years ago, is turning the corner like a race car driver with its wheels firmly planted on the asphalt. The latest sign: the utterly gorgeous F-Type coupe that the British company unveiled at the Los Angeles Auto Show.
AOL Autos has named six finalists for its second annual Technology of the Year Award. The finalists, which will be voted on by readers, represent the latest innovations in car connectivity, active safety, fuel economy and telematics.
The 2014 Chevrolet Corvette received the Automobile of the Year Award from Automobile Magazine, one of a handful of top accolades that any car can receive in a given year. I suspect there will be more for the Corvette. And despite the fact that most people will never drive or own this car, the sleek sports car matters a great deal to GM.
To mark the Mustang's 50th anniversary, the company tracked down customer No. 1. That's right, the first customer took possession of the classic back when Lyndon Johnson was president and the Beatles were just getting started in America.
Estimates are that there are about 1,000 World War II veteran dying each day. When American commemorates the 70th anniversary of the D-Day Normandy invasion in 2014 and the anniversary of the end of the war in 2015, the ranks of those who survived the epic battles of the war will be thin. AOL Autos takes a drive into history in a Jeep Wrangler to reconnect with one of our fallen heroes who never m...