Five Thoughts about the Auto Industry for May 6, 2011

It appears as though my pining for top-down weather was premature, as we have been walloped by rain for the last 5 days straight. Depressing, but productive from a writing perspective, and it has helped me keep my ear to the ground and find some interesting subjects for this week’s five thoughts about the auto industry. Let’s take a look at some of the more interesting stories from the automotive biz over the past week. read more »

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Five Thoughts about the Auto Industry for March 28, 2011

It’s Friday, which means it’s time to take a look back at what has been going on in the auto industry and point out some of the more interesting stories that are gathering headlines – or in some cases, not attracting enough notice. read more »

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My Miata Heartbreak

Spring is supposed to be a happy time. Not only does the snow melt – at least in my part of the world – but the warm temperatures and clear roads mean that enthusiasts start to bring their cars out of hibernation. One week ago I made a special trip to the top secret location where my Mazda Miata rode out the snowy months in blissful slumber, intent on breaking it out from under its car cover. read more »

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Beware Online Car Sales Scams

The old cliché that the internet is full of scams is in some ways still accurate today. As in any situation where you are asked to part with your money, when shopping online you should always make sure that the person you are doing with – virtual or otherwise – is on the up and up. read more »

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