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Off With His Head… Oops Never Mind!

Just before the General Motors bankruptcy in June of 2009 this commentator made an observation on a national network news broadcast — that many of the problems of the…


You Call That A Job?

When people find out that driving and reviewing new cars is actually a job the first question out of everyone’s mouth is: ”So what’s your favorite car?” Over the years the value …


Clint And The Bailout Ballyhoo!

Right about now Clint Eastwood is fondly recalling those mid-sixties Sergio Leone Spaghetti Westerns where he never had to say more than a dozen words in an entire film. After his gra…


Maybe We Can Find A Banana For Your Monkey

Throughout automotive history perceptions of beauty have been very particular to the beholders. In the early 1950’s Sears sold a car called the Allstate which was a thinly disguised Henry J — know…


Philly Auto Show Rolls On Optimistic News

The 2012 Philadelphia Auto Show rolls into the Convention Center this weekend with great optimism as the continued strength of the US car market appears to be a leading indicator of a wid…


Hey Mom We’re On TV!

A curious sidelight of doing auto manufacturer test drives for the past 30 years has been taking note of the big national TV ad campaigns that always seem to break right around the…


Video: Take A Look Inside Ford’s New Flex – MyFoxPhilly

Ford wanted a boxy-type vehicle to go up against the Scion XB and the Honda Element but roomier. We know the big three automakers are in serious financial trouble, and who knows which ones will be around at the end of the year. Ford may be better off ri…


Video: VW Jetta Wagon – MyFoxPhilly

LET’S TALK CARS… STATION WAGONS HAVE COME A LONG WAY.. YES THAT PANELING LOOK WAS IN THE 70’S.
BUT NOW IT’S ALL ABOUT A WAGON THAT IS SLEEK AND STYLISH.


BACK IN BLACK

Staying relevant with a younger generation of motorcycle riders might be problem for Harley-Davidson.
Reprinted from Inked Magazine No brand is more American nor, over the long haul, more successful than Harley-Davidson. So it’s not surprising that the…


HIP TO BE SQUARE

As the SUV craze sputters to a halt, automotive designers are learning to provide space and flexibility in cool box-shaped vehicle…