Evoque idea

So let’s say you have a gorgeous, personal-size, award-winning crossover SUV unlike anything you’ve ever sold, one that has exploded onto the market and fast become your best-selling U.S. model. What do you do for an encore, and when do you do it?

Phelan’s corner

What happens to a Malibu Eco’s lithium-ion battery if the car sits without being driven for a long time, say a year during an overseas job assignment? Does it drain completely and become useless? Reader Jim Harris asked this after reading my review of …