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Jeremy Korzeniewski

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Jeremy Korzeniewski has been an automotive enthusiast since birth and grew up restoring classic cars. Also an avid motorcycle enthusiast, Jeremy has contributed a unique blend of insight into both the automotive and motorcycle segments on Autoblog.com and AutoblogGreen.com since joining the team in 2006.

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    Followup: NHTSA launches inquiry into Fisker Karma garage fire
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    The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has launched a formal field inquiry into the garage fire that may or may not have been started by a Fisker Karma sedan, Bloomberg reports. The conflagration, which destroyed the Karma, the garage and a few nearby vehicles, took place on May 3rd ...

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    Video: Nissan Leaf ensures high-quality whisky from Isle of Islay
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    The Bruichladdich Distillery has been making artisan single malt Scotch whisky since 1881 on the Isle of Islay in the UK. As the southernmost island of the Inner Hebrides of Scotland, you may not expect the island's 620 square kilometers (239 square miles) to be the ideal habitat for electric ...

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    Report: Lexus kills off slow-selling HS 250h
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    Are you one of the few people looking to put a brand-new Lexus HS 250h in your driveway? Better act fast. Inside Line reports that Toyota's luxury division has killed off its slow-selling HS model: "Production of the HS 250h ceased in January, 2012. Lexus continues to monitor sales for each ...

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    Followup: Fisker says expert's theory on garage blaze is incorrect
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    "Our technologies and engine design have been fully tested and certified at the highest level. It is irresponsible and ill-informed for technology pundits to suggest otherwise in order to secure media attention for unfounded claims." So says Paul Boskovitch, director of powertrain at ...

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    Beijing: Honda surprises with wild Concept C and Concept S showcars in China
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    Honda has used the 2012 Beijing Motor Show to launch two new concept cars that it says "show the direction of mass-production models Honda will introduce to the market next year." First up is the imaginatively named Concept C. According to the automaker, 'C' stands for "Cool, "Challenge" and ...

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    Official: Infiniti LE Concept will spawn production electric sedan within two years
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    Yes, Infiniti has indeed made a habit of teasing the masses with exotic and eco-friendly concepts at some of the world's largest auto shows over the past few years, notably with the Emerg-E and Essence Concepts. But, unlike those rolling showcases, the automaker claims its latest reveal, known ...

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    Development of Porsche 918 plug-in hybrid supercar progressing nicely
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    "This is most definitely not a Prius." So says ex-Autoblog staffer Damon Lavrinc in a story written for Wired. The non-Prius-esque vehicle to which he's referring? The Porsche 918. We know all about the concept and how it stole the show at the at the 2010 Geneva Motor Show. We know that interest ...

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    Geneva: Smart ForTwo Brabus Electric Drive is a black and green upgrade
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    If given the choice, we'd grab the keys to an all-electric Smart ForTwo way before its gasoline-powered sibling, if for no other reason than it would mean we wouldn't have to put up with that horrid automated manual transmission. But such faint praise isn't really fair to the Brabus Electric ...

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    Geneva: Giugiaro Brivido Concept is Italian for thrilling [w/video]
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    What's Italian for thrilling? The Italdesign Giugiaro Brivido. (Well, it's Italian for 'thrill' anyway.) And we see what they're on about. The underpinnings come from parent company Volkswagen, including the supercharged 3.0-liter 360-horsepower V6 engine and eight-speed automatic gearbox. ...

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    Long Term: 2011 Volkswagen Jetta TDI: January 2012
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    Stellar fuel efficiency is still the name of the game when it comes to our long-term Volkswagen Jetta TDI, as it's averaging well over its EPA-estimated 30 city and 42 highway miles per gallon in our hands. In fact, with a deft throttle foot, it's not terribly difficult to crest the 50-mpg ...

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    Report: Disturbing Trend: Condo owners told they can't charge their EVs
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    Owning an electric car with a reasonable range could be a very practical solution for many drivers. After all, pulling into the garage at the end of the day and plugging in your car can be a huge time saver if it means you can forgo the gas pump, not to mention the potential environmental ...

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    Breaking: California breaks rank again, demands over 15% of cars sold be non-polluting by 2025
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    Less than a year after everyone with any sort of say in the matter seemed to agree that 54.5 miles per gallon by the year 2025 was a properly attainable goal, the California Air Resources Board has decided to change things up a bit. In addition to CAFE requirements of a 54.5-mpg fleet average ...

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    Video: Infiniti M35h is world's "fastest" hybrid
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    We don't imagine that many new-car buyers are cross-shopping their local Infiniti and Porsche dealerships, but there's at least one segment of the automotive industry where the two automakers both play ball: high-performance hybrid luxury sedans, which may be the single most conflicted niche of ...

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    Detroit: Acura NSX Concept portends an efficient hybrid supercar
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    As any Acura diehard would be quick to tell you, a revival of the iconic NSX is long overdue. In true Honda fashion, the automaker decided that, if it was going to go to the trouble of producing a legitimate sportscar, it was going to take on the very best in the industry. Suffice it to say, the ...

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    Detroit: Volkswagen E-Bugster Concept electric slides into Detroit
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    Don't call it a Ragster. Though it shares its basic body shape with the slammed New Beetle that debuted at the 2005 Detroit Auto Show, the Volkswagen E-Bugster is a completely new concept that's based on the latest version of VW's iconic Beetle. And it's electric. That electric motor puts out ...

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    Detroit: Nissan e-NV200 Concept makes up for its looks with utility [w/video]
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    Before we go any further, let's just acknowledge the obvious: The Nissan e-NV200 Concept has a face only its mother could love. As far as styling goes, what we see is basically the Japanese automaker's NV200 with the fascia of the electric Leaf grafted on up front. To top it all off, the e-NV200 ...

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    Video: Chevy Volt audio essence enters Universal Studio's sound library
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    Close your eyes and concentrate for a moment. Imagine that you're driving in a car, and over the course of the trip, you accelerate, travel at a specific speed and eventually stop. Done? Good. Now, what did it sound like? Naturally, the answer to that question depends on a number of factors, ...

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    Video: Mentos and Diet Coke-powered car sets distance record
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    Surely you're hip to the Diet Coke and Mentos phenomenon of a few years ago. When an enterprising duo realized that the hard-coated candies interacted with the soda in an explosive way, an internet meme was instantly born. Over the last couple of years, though, interest in the parlor trick seemed ...

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    Report: Chevy Volt battery fix may cost $1,000, will hang on to top IIHS rating
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    Spontaneous combustion concerns weeks after a crash may prompt General Motors to spend about $1,000 per Chevrolet Volt to fix, according to a report from Reuters. The proposed fixes, which would cost a total of $9 million, would likely include reinforcements around vulnerable areas of the car's ...

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    Report: Pentagon report says U.S. pays $400/gal for gas in Afghanistan [w/video]
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    Fed up with the price of gas? We feel your pain. Depending on what state you live in, gas is likely to be found for somewhere between three and four dollars per gallon – and make no mistake, that figure is enough to amount to a sizable chunk of the average American's monthly paycheck. A ...

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