396 Blog Posts From the Auto Industry Tag


Fewer Safety Standards on Driverless Cars Could be Trouble for Consumers

Fewer Safety Standards on Driverless Cars Could be Trouble for Consumers

From Colorado lawyer Amy Gaiennie As the country becomes closer to seeing more driverless cars on the roads than those with humans behind the wheel, a debate rages in Congress. Automakers in Silicon Valley, as well as in major auto manufacturing states such as Ohio and Michigan, are now pushing Congress to prevent individual states […]

Carrot and Stick

Carrot and Stick

Reinhard Heydrich, who was the Reichsprotektor of Bohemia and Moravia — formerly Czechoslovakia, until the Nazis decided it wasn’t anymore — was probably the smartest Nazi. He knew how to wheedle his victims into cooperating in their own victimhood. “His Czechs” — as he styled them — would be rewarded with extra rations and less […]

Why Don’t We Trust Self-Driving Cars?

Why Don’t We Trust Self-Driving Cars?

Self-driving cars promise a future of fewer accidents, less congestion and maybe even lower transportation costs. Yet for many Americans, the idea of driving alongside cars that are 100 percent computer-operated belongs in a science fiction movie. Could a vehicle really move from point A to point B efficiently, safely and with the same ability […]

False Flag Efficiency

False Flag Efficiency

One of the many cons being perpetrated upon the car-buying public is that the very small, very turbocharged four cylinder engines being served up as replacements for “thirsty” V6 and even V8 engines in larger vehicles especially are money-savers. Hell, they hardly save much gas. And they cost in other — hidden — ways. Consider, […]

How to Sell an Electric Car

How to Sell an Electric Car

Electric cars are a great deal . . . when you get someone else to pay for them. This appears to be the only way to convince anyone to buy one. BMW recently offered a $54-per-month lease deal on the i3, its $44,450 (to start) electric car. BMW is literally paying people to take one […]