The Western Automotive Journalists hosted Reeves Callaway last night (10/7/2009) and I must say that it was an interesting evening. I mostly know Callaway from the Sledgehammer and Twin Turbo Corvettes of the 90s, but it turns out that there is lots more to the Callaway story. Continue reading “Reeves Callaway – Motivated by Excellence”Share This:
Sometimes life is hard. Well, today isn’t really one of those days, but it’s a bit more frustrating than others. I live up in the hills, and tonight it was windy. Really windy. Really really windy. Continue reading “Blogging by firelight….”Share This:
I’ve been a new Mini Cooper owner since October 2002. For those in the US, this makes me an “old timer” of the New Mini experience. Continue reading “Helping Motoring Alliance, a new Mini Forum, Grow”Share This:
The US car companies often get dinged for being behind the technology curve when it comes to engine technology. Fords Ecoboost program really closes that gap. Ecoboost is “Ford-Speak” for turbo-charged direct injection engine technology. Continue reading “Ford Ecoboost 3.5 – A Really Modern Engine”Share This:
In one of my previous posts, I was ragging on some automotive magazine editors about being part of the problem, and not stepping up to be part of the solution. That got me thinking again (I know, somewhat dangerous). It wasn’t just pig-headed behaviours that got the big three in trouble, it was listening to their customers! Continue reading “Long Term and Short Term Interests in the Automotive Market”Share This:
When I was in college at UCSD, my girlfriend (Sheryl Johnson) gave me a shirt that said “Mr Obnoxious” on it for Valentines Day. Every one who knew me though it was perfect, except my Mom, who though it reflected badly on my upbringing. I still have the shirt in fact (though it doesn’t fit). Continue reading “So who is Dr Obnxs?”Share This:
I get a lot of car magazines. In part, cause I’m interested in cars, in part, because I get some really good deals because I’m an automotive journalist (yeah, right)! Anyway, I’ve noticed a trend… Most of the car mags have had some editorial diatribe against the current government involvement in cars. What total hypocracy! Continue reading “Stupid Car Magazine Editors!”Share This:
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