428 Blog Posts From the Auto Industry Tag


Old Trucks Still Sell

Old Trucks Still Sell

I’ve often wondered whether people would buy a new vehicle available without all the new stuff — especially the over-the-top electronic nannying stuff but also just over-the-top stuff generally, including such things as ASS, direct injection and 48 Volt electrical systems. Well, we have an answer. FCA is selling new as well as old/new versions […]

How Ride-Sharing Spells Trouble for Car Lovers

How Ride-Sharing Spells Trouble for Car Lovers

36% of adults in America have used a ride-hailing service in 2018 compared to just 15% in 2015. Statistics are often misleading though, and it seems like rural America has yet to buy into the gig-economy revolution: only about 1 in 5 adults living outside of urban centers has ever set foot in an Uber. […]

War on Cars Watch for June 5, 2019

War on Cars Watch for June 5, 2019

Welcome to the War on Cars Watch, a weekly blog to bring together all the stories that affect motorists with regards to street planning such as road diets, and traffic calming as well as programs such as Vision Zero and Complete Streets. Please read this blog and let us know what you think by commenting […]

Doomed: Pontiac G8 (2008-2009)

Doomed: Pontiac G8 (2008-2009)

The following post is an excerpt from Eric’s forthcoming (eventually) book, called Doomed. There are many examples of too little, too late in the automotive world. The 2008-2009 Pontiac G8 is perhaps the only example of more-than-enough when it no-longer-mattered. Pontiac was practically on the embalmer’s table when it twitched for a moment, just before […]

Car Sickness is a Thing with Driverless Cars

Car Sickness is a Thing with Driverless Cars

I admit it I suffer from motion sickness, especially when it is hot out, and the sun hurts my eyes. Reading sometime will do it. Sometimes, this happens in a car, definitely happens in a boat, and I don’t think I will ever be able to use a VR headset, unfortunately. In a car, I […]