Auto News for Wednesday, February 25

| Feb 25, 2015

  • Buick tops U.S. brands in Consumer Reports' annual rankings. Also in this issue: Ensure rated top beverage, Kids On Your Lawn rated lower than ever. Autoblog
  • Toyota says union pay demand 'impossible' because costs would jump. Why it’s hard finding a punchline: $50/month increase rejected by CEO who makes $2 million a year. Automotive News
  • Volvo will test self-driving cars with real customers in 2017. Cars to have driver’s side and passenger side valium dispensers. Wired
  • Queen Elizabeth II is hiring a new chauffeur according to the Official Website of the Royal British Monarchy. We nominate Ozzie Osborne.
  • Jaguar Land Rover is looking at a North American plant. Intensive training sessions will teach workers to say Jag-you-ar instead of Jag-war and drink tea with pinky extended. Automotive News
The über Uber driver? (Image: Off2riorob. CC BY-SA 3.0 via Wikimedia Commons)

Get the Car Talk Newsletter

Got a question about your car?

Ask Someone Who Owns One