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 »

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 »
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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 »

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 »
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Topless Touring on America’s Most Spectacular Byways!

There seem to be more cars on the road than ever, including lots of roadtrippers which seems to be back in fashion. If it ever was out of fashion. Having just returned from an annual 4-day convertible classic tour, I was disheartened to experience how many cars there are out there, at any given time.... Read more »

Visit Road America Race Track in Elkhart Lake: Hard to Top

If you’ve never been to Road America’s race track and grounds-or any racetrack, for that matter, you might want to plan a trip northward to Elkhart Lake, WI to see all they have to offer. Located in beautiful and quaint Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin, Road America is a gem. If you’re a camper, you’ll love staying... Read more »

Women of the Indianapolis 500

Soon there will be only one place for auto racing fans to be in the Month of May: Indianapolis. The 102nd annual Indianapolis 500 race will be taking place in the Racing Capital of the World, and the month of May is full of activities, beginning May 11 when the INDYCAR Grand Prix Qualifications will... Read more »
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Discount Tire: A Tire Store with a Business 101 Philosophy

Not having bought car tires in years, I didn’t doubt where I would make a purchase when just recently, I hit a metal item that ravaged my back tire. With just over 4,000 miles on the car/tire, I wasn’t happy about having to replace it. Apparently, unless one takes out a warranty on tires when... Read more »