Google Will Not Become an Auto Maker Commented on: 3 years ago (July 12, 2013)

Thanks for commenting Chunka. I'm still surprised by how many folks in the automotive community do not understand how serious Silicon Valley is about self-driving technology.

Why I Didn’t Take Any Surveys After I Bought a New Car Commented on: 3 years ago (July 9, 2013)

I rate your comment "truly exceptional."

GM Global Quality Faces Fewer Roadblocks Than in U.S., CEO Says Commented on: 3 years ago (June 26, 2013)

I will add "GM tops J.D. Power Initial Quality Survey" to my list of headlines I never thought I would see. I started out in journalism covering the GM V8-6-4 and diesel debacle. This is a proud...

Electric Vehicles Not Sustainable Commented on: 3 years ago (June 26, 2013)

Every major industrialized country has designated electric vehicles as the magic bullet to address climate change. McElroy's commentary points out that EVs are a flawed solution. Battery electric...

Dear Taxpayer: Your Auto Bailout Loan Is Repaid, With Interest Commented on: 3 years ago (June 14, 2013)

The auto rescue was not the beginning of a new economic model, it was a successful bipartisan response to an economic emergency that other wise would have plunged the U.S. into a 1930s-style...

GM 4-Cyl. Trumps BMW and Ford in Power Commented on: 3 years ago (June 6, 2013)

We tested this issue last summer. If you tow a lot, you are better off with V-8. Benefit of V-6 EcoBoost is better efficiency in low-load commuting but still having stump-pulling torque for the...

Diesel Grand Cherokee to Give Jeep Four Models at 30 MPG Commented on: 3 years ago (May 29, 2013)

Andrew, diesel emissions rules are much tougher in the U.S. than in Europe. Oxides of nitrogen and particulates have to be reduced to same level as gasoline engines, requiring expensive exhaust...

And Now for Something Completely Different Commented on: 3 years ago (May 20, 2013)

To those of you who have asked: "Exterior design" is listed in both "Pro" and "Con" categories because it is the first thing folks love or hate about the car.

Turbos, Blowers and Real-World Fuel Economy Commented on: 3 years ago (May 10, 2013)

Well said is228979. Most all the new gasoline GDI turbos are getting roasted by consumer activistsfor for disappointing real-world fuel economy. A very light foot is required to come close to...

With Dealers, Auto Makers Lighten Up, Listen Up Commented on: 3 years ago (April 26, 2013)

Interesting how motorcycles have provided the foundation for several great automakers who are known for great engines. The most notable other example being Honda.



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