382 Blog Posts From the Auto Industry Tag


The Good News about Automated Cars

The Good News about Automated Cars

Automated cars are being pushed on us harder than crystal meth in a West Virginia trailer park — by a tag team of the government apparat (which salivates at the prospect of heightened control over our movements) and a car industry which is becoming indistinguishable from the government, except that it wants to profit from […]

Ford Stops Selling Cars

Ford Stops Selling Cars

The company which first successfully mass-marketed cars will soon no longer be selling any. Well, not many. Other than the Mustang and maybe a version of the Focus, the only “cars” Ford will be selling in the future will be jacked-up cars (crossover SUVs) and a few real SUVs — the ones based on trucks, […]

The Jeep We Can Buy – But Not Drive

The Jeep We Can Buy – But Not Drive

I’ve written before about low-cost, simple vehicles the car companies aren’t allowed to sell here because they don’t conform to the various edicts issued by the federal government regarding emissions (defensible, within reason) and safety (indefensible, period — as the government has no legitimate basis dictating such a thing to supposedly “free” adults). Well, here’s […]

Report from The Future of the Automobile Conference held at the Petersen Museum, Los Angeles, May 3, 2018

Report from The Future of the Automobile Conference held at the Petersen Museum, Los Angeles, May 3, 2018

I volunteered to attend The Future of the Automobile Conference, sponsored by the Petersen Automotive Museum and the Los Angeles World Affairs Council, so that I could report to oos on what technological and political schemes are being cooked up for drivers. I walked in bright and early to avoid Los Angeles’s notorious traffic congestion. […]

Baby Boomers Still Shaping the Auto Industry

Baby Boomers Still Shaping the Auto Industry

If millennials are leading the tech startups, baby boomers continue to be the movers of the auto industry. If you were born between 1946 and 1964, you likely consider your first car as one of your most prized possessions. Former Ford and Chrysler executive Lee Iacocca recounted in his autobiography how the driving generation shaped […]