Tag: Toyota

Stick-ing Around at CAS2020- Chicago Still Loves Manual Transmissions

Stick-ing Around at CAS2020- Chicago Still Loves Manual Transmissions
For those of you who have been loyal readers of mine since the beginning, know full well that I will always have a special place in my heart for the manual transmission. It is not just a fantasy, but a reality as two of the vehicles currently in our driveway allow us to “row our own”... Read more »

Top 5 Lessons Learned from the NAIAS and Chicago Auto Show In 2014

Top 5 Lessons Learned from the NAIAS and Chicago Auto Show In 2014
As we climb out of the Polar Vortex that had a firm and frigid grasp on the Great Lakes region, we also tipped our hats to two of the most influential displays of automobile innovation and exhibition in the country and in some cases- the world. The 2014 North American International Auto Show and the... Read more »

Blogging Some Miles: Road Tripping for the Digital Age

I am old enough to remember that putting in a Bruce Springsteen cassette and hearing “Born to Run” while driving, was an essential part of any road trip of any length. The first day I received my driver’s license, I seem to recall that I washed my car, topped off the tank and hit the... Read more »
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Wreck it Wednesday: Crashing Cars for Your Safety and Entertainment

It amazes me just how many people purchase a new car, without knowing just how well it can withstand a collision. Fear not loyal readers, as I now bring you “Wreck it Wednesday.” That’s right, every Wednesday I will pick 5 random vehicles that were crashed in the name of public safety and that I... Read more »