Bob Long

Automotive Editor

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Bob Long is a veteran automotive journalist contributing to magazines and websites worldwide. He spent over 10 years as radio host/writer/blogger and steaming TV host for Motor Trend.  He has hosted over 7 national radio shows about automobiles including AutoWorld.  He has received over 40 International Automotive Media Awards.

Recent Contributions by Bob

  • 2014 Honda Accord YMM Overview

    Dec 18, 2013

    Now in its ninth generation, the 2014 Accord is Honda’s bestselling car. The Accord is available in both sedan and coupe, and features the award-winning Honda Earth Dreams Technology

  • 2014 Volkswagen Touareg YMM Overview

    May 19, 2014

    The VW Touareg's platform was developed in conjunction with the Audi Q5 and Porsche Cayenne, so the level of handling and ride compliance out-classes most competitors. The five-passenger Touareg

  • 2014 Nissan Pathfinder YMM Overview

    Apr 30, 2014

    2013 was a big year for the Nissan Pathfinder. The rugged body-on-frame, off-road warrior was replaced by a comfortable, fuel-efficient crossover designed for around-town errands and runs to soccer

  • 2014 Nissan Murano YMM Overview

    Apr 3, 2014

    Since its debut more than 10 years ago, the Nissan Murano has offered trendsetting looks and features that others are just beginning to implement. The 2014 Murano continues to

  • 2014 Mazda2 YMM Overview

    May 23, 2014

    Once upon a time, buyers chose a subcompact for its low price and high fuel economy—and expected very few amenities in the deal. Today, however, everything has changed. Subcompacts

  • 2014 Lincoln MKT YMM Overview

    May 22, 2014

    Beneath the Lincoln MKT's somewhat controversial exterior styling, you'll find a highly accommodating and luxurious people mover. The interior seats six or seven in a three-row cocoon of supreme

  • 2014 Lincoln MKS YMM Overview

    May 19, 2014

    A thorough overhaul last year brought a new look to the MKS, which shares a platform with the Ford Taurus. From its standard continually-adaptive suspension and available all-wheel drive

  • 2014 Lexus GS 450h YMM Overview

    May 22, 2014

    The Lexus GS is a real contender for discerning sports sedan buyers, offering sparkling performance, superb handling and the Lexus tradition of excellence in fit, finish and reliability. With

  • 2014 Lexus GS 350 YMM Overview

    May 19, 2014

    The 2014 Lexus GS 350 offers first-rate dynamic driving performance along with eye-catching styling. All-new last year, the luxury sedan's defining characteristic is enthusiastic motoring with a robust V6

  • 2014 Kia Optima Hybrid YMM Overview

    Jun 12, 2014

    Last year the conventional Optima received a refresh—this year, it's the Optima Hybrid's turn. It doesn't achieve improved fuel economy over last year’s hybrid, but continues to be a