wordpress stats
The Post Office Is Getting a New Truck, and Here’s One of the Prototypes The Post Office Is Getting a New Truck, and Here’s One of the Prototypes
- Your mortgage statement will arrive one day in air-conditioned comfort because the generic-faced van you see here is one of six prototype delivery vehicles meant to take the U.S. Postal Service—and its hot, sweaty mail carriers—into the modern era. This particular black-and-white van is built...
The Post Office Is Getting a New Truck, and Here’s One of the Prototypes »
Uber App Gets a Chat Function to Better Connect Drivers and Riders Uber App Gets a Chat Function to Better Connect Drivers and Riders
- Beginning today, Uber is rolling out a new chat feature to allow drivers and riders to communicate without ever leaving the Uber app. This promises to smooth interactions and eliminate some disincentives built into the way the Uber service and app were configured. - Consider this example: My wife...
Uber App Gets a Chat Function to Better Connect Drivers and Riders »
Letter From The UK: Selling Out Letter From The UK: Selling Out
Recently, European Union antitrust authorities approved the proposed acquisition of GM’s Opel/Vauxhall automotive business by the PSA Group, which manufactures Citroen, DS, and Peugeot models. This merger applies to the Vauxhall manufacturing plants in the United Kingdom that produce two of...
Letter From The UK: Selling Out »
France Looks to Ban the Sale of All Gasoline and Diesel New Cars by 2040 France Looks to Ban the Sale of All Gasoline and Diesel New Cars by 2040
- There is no doubt that the internal-combustion car has an expiration date. No one is certain when that day will come, but it’s increasingly clear that it could happen in our lifetimes. In case you needed more proof, the French government announced today that it’s taking steps towards banning...
France Looks to Ban the Sale of All Gasoline and Diesel New Cars by 2040 »
France Looks to Ban the Sale of All Gasoline and Diesel New Cars by 2040 France Looks to Ban the Sale of All Gasoline and Diesel New Cars by 2040
- There is no doubt that the internal-combustion car has an expiration date. No one is certain when that day will come, but it’s increasingly clear that it could happen in our lifetimes. In case you needed more proof, the French government announced today that it’s taking steps towards banning...
France Looks to Ban the Sale of All Gasoline and Diesel New Cars by 2040 »
Grocery Getters Begone: How Amazon Buying Whole Foods Could Pare Demand for Cars Grocery Getters Begone: How Amazon Buying Whole Foods Could Pare Demand for Cars
- The $13.4 billion purchase of Whole Foods by Amazon almost certainly compounds the anxiety felt by companies that rely on traditional brick-and-mortar retail models. Once the reality of this arrangement soaks in, it might also bring some heartburn to car dealers and the auto industry, alongside the acceleration...
Grocery Getters Begone: How Amazon Buying Whole Foods Could Pare Demand for Cars »
Apparition Acquisition: Rolls-Royce Conjures Seven Historic Phantoms to Welcome All-New Phantom VIII Apparition Acquisition: Rolls-Royce Conjures Seven Historic Phantoms to Welcome All-New Phantom VIII
- The eighth-generation Rolls-Royce Phantom is set to appear in late July in England. And although a phantom by the traditional definition is a ghostly entity that is seen, heard, or sensed but has no physical reality, such has never characterized any of the Phantoms produced by Rolls-Royce over...
Apparition Acquisition: Rolls-Royce Conjures Seven Historic Phantoms to Welcome All-New Phantom VIII »
General Motors Restructuring International Markets To Strengthen Global Business General Motors Restructuring International Markets To Strengthen Global Business
General Motors has announced “key restructuring actions” for its international business to increase overall financial health. The move comes as GM is looking to focus capital and resources on opportunities expected to yield higher returns, according to a press release from the automaker. “As...
General Motors Restructuring International Markets To Strengthen Global Business »
SoCal Private Country Club For Gearheads Opens New Track SoCal Private Country Club For Gearheads Opens New Track
A lot of the time, I read the words “country club” and my jaw clenches. I start thinking it’s time for a short ride in the tumbril and a date with The National Razor. And honestly, in this case, I thought the same, briefly. Then I realized, well, I’m a car guy, albeit one of limited means. That...
SoCal Private Country Club For Gearheads Opens New Track »
2017 Jeep Compass Aims To Satisfy All SUV Drivers 2017 Jeep Compass Aims To Satisfy All SUV Drivers
Boy is Jeep proud of its 2017 Jeep Compass. The superlatives from the press office are flying thick and fast, and really, who can blame them. Jeep, after all, did invent the entire idea of the Sport Utility Vehicle. Still, the press release headline is hysterically over written: “An All-new Global...
2017 Jeep Compass Aims To Satisfy All SUV Drivers »

Older Posts »