John McElroy

Correspondent, WardsAuto

John McElroy is editorial director of Blue Sky Productions and producer of “Autoline” for WTVS-Channel 56, Detroit, and “Autoline Daily,” the online video newscast.

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Jun 27, 2014

The Disconnect With Electric Cars

Automakers have spent billions of dollars, euros, and yen and won to produce EVs and FCVs, fervently hoping they’ll earn a return on that investment....More
Jun 04, 2014

Could Carbon Capture Improve CAFE?

A recent paper shows even a modest on-board carbon-capture system could produce significant corporate average fuel economy improvements for any....More
Jan 03, 2014

What's Your Sine?

There’s an opportunity for some automaker to revive the boulevard ride as a core characteristic of its brand....More
Dec 10, 2013

Time to Get Off OPEC Oil

The shale-oil revolution has transformed petroleum and gas production in the U.S., but the story just keeps getting better....More
Oct 29, 2013

The Auto Industry’s Existential Threat

A study by the Transportation Research Board finds that every shared car eliminates 15 privately owned cars. Zip Car alone has removed over 150,000....More
Sep 23, 2013

Subaru Defies All Logic

Despite its successes, Subaru needs to resolve three key issues before it can move forward....More
Jul 18, 2013

How Cadillac, Lincoln Can Catch BMW and Mercedes

Staged assembly would work perfectly for both brands. It would allow them to custom build cars to customers’ whims and bring in new models as they....More
Jun 24, 2013

Electric Vehicles Not Sustainable

The problem is the entire EV industry and infrastructure is being pushed by government mandates and subsidies, not by natural market demand....More
May 31, 2013

Motor City Should Welcome Chinese Auto Makers

Japanese auto makers put their headquarters on the West Coast. The Europeans put theirs on the East Coast. Wouldn’t it be smart for Michigan to....More
Mar 21, 2013

CNG, LPG Finding Eager U.S. Customers

Proponents believe the market could be 1 million commercial vehicles. Ford, General Motors and Chrysler now offer trucks that can run on these fuels....More
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