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Tesla, Tesla, Tesla

I was in Houston Texas. The land of big oil. But the car company that kept popping up was big oil’s arch enemy Tesla. First, I was in Galleria mall doing a little… Continue reading

Automotive Journalism Can Hurt – #EpicFail

One of the joys of being and automotive journalist is the test drives. Automotive car-makers lend us vehicles to test. In turn we share with you our thoughts. This is a win-win situation until a car losses a hub cab or worst.

In the spirit of full disclosure while I have never crashed a car, I did cause a dent/scratch on a Chevy Volt. While the damage to the car was not that large, it did cause a huge hole in my ego. I rolled over a large rock or piece of cement that scratched the skirt of the car. My perfect record is now gone. My bragging rights tarnished. We take a look at some spectacular crashes.

Who wants to ride on this highway?

Not sure if this is a real highway. Or if the highway really looks like this. It seems photo shopped. If it is real then it is another thing to add to my… Continue reading

Words to Drive By…

The longest journey begins with a single step, or better yet, with a turn of the ignition key.

In Print – Chevy Volt Shines and Fizzles

Do you want the good news or the bad news first? Let us start with the good. The Chevrolet Volt has won yet another award. At the Geneva Motor show, the plug-in hybrid… Continue reading

Audi R18

Audi takes the R-18 to the Le Mans.

Gumball 3000 Random Thoughts- Toronto

Gumball 3000 Random Thoughts- Toronto

Just because you have a nice car doesn’t mean you know how to drive it…lol.
Duct tape and dreams!!!!

General Motors De-Friends Facebook

GM has decided to stop advertising on Facebook.  According to the a source close to the automaker, the social media site was not generating enough buzz and sales.   Speaking to Reuters, Brian Wieser,… Continue reading

Honda Ad

Honda Ad

I do not know who created these ads but kudos. I am loving them. It is funny when you speak different languages, you always assume no one knows what you are saying. I have been burnt like this many a times. Enjoy this one.

 

Seat Ejection System – After Market

There are some wonderful car commercials out there at the moment.  Honda has one that makes me smile every time I see it.  Take a look and tell me what you think.

Kevin Williams may be a power player at GM Canada, but he’ll never forget his humble beginnings

The motivational story of Kevin Williams’ rise for a poor child from a rough neighborhood to one of the most powerful players at General Motors.

NAIAS Auto Show Flash Mob

Okay, here is something for the quirky- feel-good news column. At the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit, a staged flash mob broke out during the Charity Preview event. Enjoy!

Honda Jazz (Fit) Hybrid

by Kay Layne Honda’s latest and cheapest hybrid was announced at the 2010 Paris Motor Show. The Honda Jazz is known as the Honda Fit in North America. The new hybrid is priced… Continue reading

UNPRECEDENTED DEMAND DRIVES RECORD PRODUCTION AT ROLLS-ROYCE

By Kay Layne Happy Days are here again! I am happy to announce that the worst of global recession is over! Now you are probably wondering how I can claim to such a… Continue reading

Women Automotive Designers

Here is an interesting article by Stuart Schwartzapfel about women automotive designers. While I do not agree one hundred percent with some of the over simplified reasons given to explain why women have… Continue reading

Chrysler Recalls over half a million vehicles

Chrysler Recalls over half a million vehicles

New Powerful “Green-ish” Bentley

By Kay Layne The good folks over at Bentley said today that they will be unveiling their new Supercar on March 3rd. They are not saying much, but they claim it will be… Continue reading

Move over General Motors, Toyota is number 1

By Kay Layne For the first time in decades Toyota Motor Corp. has outsold General Motors Corp. to become the world’s biggest automaker. Toyota outsold GM in 2008. There was another first for… Continue reading

The lighter side of gas.

Cartoons from all over…

Going Greenish

By Kay Layne  Today actually started out white and snowy for me and many other parts of North America. However, things are beginning to look a little green.  First of all in Shanghai, General… Continue reading

Cadillac DTS

  by K-lane – Please allow me to be brutally honest. I was not exactly looking forward to testing this car. Do not get me wrong, I’m an automotive journalist; this is what… Continue reading

2007 Lexus RX 350 Road Test

By K-lane -North America’s number one selling luxury SUV, the RX 330, is being reworked for 2007, and is now renamed RX 350. Compared to its previous revolutionary update, that saw its alphanumeric… Continue reading