If you watch TV you’re probably familiar with Progressive and its clever TV advertisements. These TV commercials do a good job of conveying Progressive’s low cost quality auto insurance offerings. The same familiar perky smiling host is always present with Continue reading →
Most American car buyers are in for a little surprise in the next few years, the V6 engines they have become accustomed to for the last three decades are soon to be a thing of the past. Soon to be Continue reading →
This past year has not been a good one for the auto industry. Even though a few automakers had a good year last year by-in-large most felt the big bear claw of the global economic downturn. So when I trudged Continue reading →
How the times have changed. In the last thirty years free trade and U.S. Government regulations along with a few other factors have put the U.S. auto industry, once one of the largest employers of Americans, on the ropes. Chrysler Continue reading →
When I was a youngster Pontiac was GM’s performance division. It was hip and youthful. Owning a Pontiac meant you weren’t some regular Joe – you were a performance-oriented driver. Even the big Pontiac sedans and station wagons had a Continue reading →
Cars have made some very impressive technological advances in the last thirty years. The transition from everything running on a car via basic electronics and mechanical parts has evolved into sophisticated on-board computers running and managing everything.
The U.S. auto industry is on the ropes, and tough times are ahead. This also applies to European and Japanese automakers. With the shrinking U.S. economy and bad economic times appearing to be the likely course for the near future; Continue reading →