The floodgates were opened in September of 2015 when the news went public that Volkswagen had been installing a defeat device in their small diesel engines for years. This diesel scandal and the findings from a university in West Virginia opened our eyes to the fact that the testing from the EPA was easy to […]Read more "Do We Have Another Diesel Scandal Coming?"
For many years the biggest automaker in the world was Volkswagen, but Japanese giant Toyota and US monstrosity General Motors have always challenged Volkswagen for top bidding worldwide. For the past several years Toyota has been the leader in sales in the world for the automotive industry after taking the grown from GM in 2012 […]Read more "Volkswagen Takes Over the Top Spot"
You can tell those who either currently are or have been high performing athletes. They tend to walk taller, be more decisive and have the type “A” personalities that you would associate with being someone who was required to perform on the field of competition, no matter what that field was. These athletes also know […]Read more "2017 Volkswagen Tiguan: An Athlete Among Us"
We’ve discussed at length the Volkswagen diesel scandal that was finally discovered last August and unveiled publicly in September. Over the past year we’ve heard about how many Volkswagen executives have lost their jobs or resigned due to this scandal and even talked about the possibility that the VW logo would no longer sell vehicles […]Read more "Another Cost for Volkswagen, but One that Will Pay them Dividends"
In any industry when the technology shared, or the same suppliers are being used yet one company is able to move an extreme distance ahead of another there is certainly cause for suspicions. Does the other company have some in house technology or use of the parts supplied that competitors aren’t aware of? That’s possible […]Read more "Did Other Automakers Know of the Volkswagen Cheating Scandal?"
A pair of jeans for many of us can be the most comfortable pair of pants we own. Retiring a pair that you have had for years is almost as hard as losing a beloved pet with all the memories you have had in the pair of jeans. Denim is one of our favorite fabrics […]Read more "What You Buy When You Love Jeans"
The manual transmission has not quite gone the way of the Dodo Bird as of yet. While more cars than ever are only built with automatic transmissions and so many young drivers aren’t even exposed to how to drive a car that has three pedals we are seeing fewer and fewer vehicles with the ability […]Read more "It’s Not Dead Yet"
The Detroit Auto Show has become the premier focus for the auto industry after the calendar turns each year. This is the first big show of the year and save for the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, is the first event of the year. This year we saw another amazing show where automakers came […]Read more "After the Excitement Dies Down, What Did We Really See?"
At the very least it should be time for Halloween and the resurrection of some car models that have long gone away. Possibly that is an Easter reference, but I digress. We have seen cars come and go over the years and models that make it and some that don’t. Unfortunately there are several models […]Read more "It Must Be Halloween Again"
For a vast majority of the world driving a Bentley, Porsche, Aston Martin or Ferrari seems to be out of reach. This may be a dream for some of us when we win the lottery or come up with the next world changing invention that will make us instantly and insanely rich. There is absolutely […]Read more "When Expensive Cars Can be Bought"