Tag: Ford

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 »

Like a Good Hot Dog, Ford has Something for Everyone

Like a Good Hot Dog, Ford has Something for Everyone
Growing up in a family that made a sizable chunk of it’s income in the hot dog business, makes you a bit humble and allows you to appreciate the things that most other people take for granted. I remember hearing so many friends and family members scoff at the very idea that anyone could become... Read more »

Is a 15-Year Old Ford Focus Worthy of Love? Yes. Yes, It is.

Is a 15-Year Old Ford Focus Worthy of Love? Yes. Yes, It is.
I am one of those people who washes their car before trading it in. Although I know full well that your VIN ┬áis much more important to a dealer than opting for the barrage of bubblegum-scented foam at the local car wash, I still do it every time. For me, washing the vehicle prior to... Read more »
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Blogapalooz-Hour XIII: Why I Miss Spontaneous Test Drives of Well Worn Vehicles

Blogapalooz-Hour XIII: Why I Miss Spontaneous Test Drives of Well Worn Vehicles
As most people who read my blog already know, I love the automobile. From the smell of a new interior to the feel of a vintage, wooden steering wheel between my fingers, I am simply infatuated with the automobile and still find myself daydreaming like a little child about the next time I can get... Read more »

The Volkswagen Jetta: Why Can't I Just Say No?

The Volkswagen Jetta: Why Can't I Just Say No?
The other day I came to the realization that I have personally owned a lot of vehicles. Sitting down and doing the math, I have basically averaged one vehicle for each year I am old. This is actually quite impressive considering that I am not (nor have ever been) independently wealthy nor am a card... 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 »
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Wreck It Wednesday: Scion iQ, Ford Fiesta, Kia Rio, Honda Fit and Smart ForTwo

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 am looking out for you! That’s right, every Wednesday I will pick 5 random vehicles that were crashed in the name of public safety and that I decided... Read more »

Wreck It Wednesday: Volvo V40, BMW 3-Series, Ford Focus, Acura TL and Fiat 500L

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 am looking out for you! That’s right, every Wednesday I will pick 5 random vehicles that were crashed in the name of public safety and that I decided... Read more »

Wreck it Wednesday: BMW X5, Chevrolet Traverse, Ford C-Max, Honda Accord Coupe and Mercedes C-Class Sedan

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 am looking out for you! That’s right, every Wednesday I will pick 5 random vehicles that were crashed in the name of public safety and that I decided... Read more »
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Failure Fridays: This Week's Car Related Fails from Around the Web

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Everyone enjoys seeing people succeed, but sometimes success just isn’t amusing. Now every Friday, I will bring you some of the biggest automotive related fail (or at least amusing) videos and/or stories from around the web. So sit back and relish in the misfortune of others or at least feel a bit better about yourself…... Read more »