Posts tagged "Vehicle"

Motor-Minded's (almost) LIVE Coverage of #CAS16

Motor-Minded's (almost) LIVE Coverage of #CAS16
Coming to you (almost) live from the 108th annual Chicago Auto Show, Motor-Minded will be live blogging and live streaming key product interviews and debuts from the show floor during media days. Keep checking back on this blog for the latest news and images from #CAS16. I will be doing my best to keep you... Read more »

Buying a New or Used Vehicle: Which is Right for You?

Buying a New or Used Vehicle: Which is Right for You?
The internet is a great tool for quickly finding subjective information that then gets passed along or presented as fact. I am well aware of the irony that exists as I type this article that will be searched for, and read via the internet. Regardless of how you use technology, it is simply no substitution... Read more »

An Open Letter to The Person Who "Squeezed" Into a Parking Spot... and Hit My Car.

An Open Letter to The Person Who "Squeezed" Into a Parking Spot... and Hit My Car.
To Whom It May Concern, First off, let me start off by introducing myself as the gentleman whose new Volkswagen you (repeatedly) scratched while attempting to squeeze all 201.2 inches of your Honda Odyssey into a space with room for only 199. Had you have taken an additional moment to look directly ahead of my... Read more »
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How to Give Your Car a White Collar Oil Change

How to Give Your Car a White Collar Oil Change
I have been on the road a lot lately. For those of you that follow this blog and my tweets, you know that I have been quite the busy man and have been doing my fair share of traveling. In the midst of all of my travels, I realized that my MKV Jetta was in... Read more »

Driving a Diesel in Denmark- Is This What Makes The Danes So Happy? (Pt.2)

If you are just jumping into this blog for the first time, please allow me to warn you that today’s installment is a continuation from **THIS BLOG** and should be read first. I am just going to assume that you clicked the link and read the previous post and the beginning of this story first,... Read more »

The Daily Grind- Sunroofs: Let in the Light and Potentially Cause Several Hundred Deaths... Simultaneously.

From a weather standpoint, today is a beautiful day. Gazing down at the thermometer on my vehicle’s information display, I noticed that it was a supposed 60 degrees outside, which placed it 10 degrees above my “…warm enough to open the sunroof and share my personal space with the world” rule. So as the sun... Read more »
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The Daily Grind- Wham, Bam... Uh... Sorry Ma'am.

How do you make a Monday feel more depressing than usual? Answer: Rear end somebody on the way into work and inflict more damage to your vehicle than the one you hit. That alone is BS compounded upon BS compounded upon additional BS! (By the way, is that much BS tax deductible?) I am not... 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 »

Navigating New York in a 2013 Mitsubishi Lancer: A Real World Road Test and Review

Navigating New York in a 2013 Mitsubishi Lancer: A Real World Road Test and Review
I guess growing up in one of the “Top 3″ cities skewed my perceptions a bit. For years, I have heard that New York was a big, hard city, filled with traffic, congestion, wandering pedestrians and food carts. From my observations, there may be some truth to that statement, but I found New York City... Read more »
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Speed Cameras Coming to Chicago and Why It May Not Be So Bad

It is probably no surprise to anyone who reads my blog that I love to drive. As much as I respect those who chose to leave the smallest carbon footprint in their wake by taking public transit or by cycling, I still love to drive my vehicle whenever and to wherever. Given the demands of... Read more »