Will the Automobile be going the way of the Newspaper?

According to the most recent Lyft IPO a vision for the automotive industry is grim. Lyft transportation company filed IPO papers last week with a different kind of “vision.” The vision for the company, say co-owners Logan Green and John Zimmer is “dramatic.” They believe the world is at the beginning of a shift away... Read more »

2019 Mazda CX-3 SUV, AWD

Refreshed for the 2019 model year, the Mazda CX-3 is a subcompact crossover SUV manufactured in Japan by Mazda. Based on the same platform as the Mazda2, it was originally introduced to the public in November and initially displayed at the 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show, as a production vehicle for the model year 2016.... Read more »

The 111th Chicago Auto Show

As the nation’s largest auto show, the largest consumer show-Chicago Auto Show serves as the venue where automotive and technology trends are identified. Approximately 1,000 of the industry’s latest cars, trucks and SUVs, are on display and available for a test drive. Going on now, the show will be around for another few days., until... Read more »
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The 111th Chicago Auto Show for 2019

As the nation’s largest auto show, the largest consumer show-Chicago Auto Show serves as the venue where automotive and technology trends are identified. Approximately 1,000 of the industry’s latest cars, trucks and SUVs, are on display and available for a test drive. Going on now, the show will be around for another few days., until... Read more »

Who Overspends on Automobiles?

The average automobile today is over $36,000, more money than some people make in a year. Mind boggling. And if you’re looking for a sedan, forget it. It’s all SUV’s and trucks out there, which go for even higher prices much of the time. According to the personal-finance website WalletHub, consumers have taken out $27... Read more »

The Detroit Auto Show Wraps Up

As always, a lot happens at the North American Automobile Show in Detroit. The show of all shows, Detroit has always been the place where big announcements happen. This year was no exception, as large manufacturers made big statements. Other than the recently made remark that the auto industry “could create the next recession,” there... Read more »
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Keep your Eye on the Sky: Happy New Year!

As the New Year approaches, many are gearing up to celebrate the Eve of with all it has to offer. Indy is no exception and in fact, has lots planned for the big night, including the annual ‘unveiling’ of a custom car that will be suspended high above Georgia Street, as Hoosiers and performers gather... Read more »

When in Indy, See the Lights of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

I’ve not experienced it yet since moving to Indy in 2017, but I’ve put in a request as media to try and attend. As with most light shows, a variety of new sights, attractions and promotions are available in 2018 for fans this holiday season. Lights at the Brickyard, open from November 30-Dec. 30 is... Read more »

Irv Gordon: Tribute to a Diehard Volvo Guy

As part of the media launch for the first-ever Volvo convertible in 1998, the C70, I gathered with others in the warm Arizona sun with Camelback Mountain as our backdrop. Who could miss with this venue to introduce the Volvo C70 convertible to the world. Offered until 2012, the C70 was a classy convertible, and... Read more »
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The Memorable-Or Not So-Pontiac Aztek: You May Want to Reconsider

Did anyone ever wonder if maybe, just maybe General Motors was ahead of its time when they introduced the Pontiac Aztek in 2000? Going along with most critics upon its introduction, I too, thought it was a pretty homely vehicle. However, I couldn’t dismiss the fact that it handled fairly well, was easy to drive,... Read more »