Matt Nauman

Venture capitalists see the light

Clean-tech venture capitalists have taken a shine to Silicon Valley makers of LEDs and other bright lights, seeing a growing potential for...

Mini icon Cooper provides maxi fun

The Mini Cooper just might be a perfect car. Here's why: A buddy of mine, a lead-footed young man, took his stock '03 Mini Cooper...

Essentials to Nissan success

Nissan has been selling its midsize Altima sedan in the United States since fall 1992. The company sold its first Sentra here in 1982. This...

Humble Toyota Corolla still a best-seller

Can the best-selling passenger car of all time be overlooked, underappreciated and mostly ignored? It can if it's the Toyota Corolla. The Japanese automaker has...