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Some exotics at Woodward

August 24, 2018 David Zatz 0

The Woodward Cruise is a fine place to spot classic Detroit muscle, but it’s not limited to the Big Three (or Four, including AMC); there are plenty of unusual or exotic cars there, too. Before we dive into the more exotic cars, let’s just admire this fine example of a […]

Woodward’s walk through GM history

August 23, 2018 David Zatz 0

General Motors cars and trucks were everywhere at this year’s Woodward Cruise; here are a few fine (and other) examples, pulled at semi-random from photos by Real Fast Fotography. We’re taking responsibility for the captions. Let’s start with the Chevrolet Bel Air; the name was used from 1950 to (in […]

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Are car shows fading fast?

June 13, 2018 David Zatz 0

Are car shows losing their relevance? It seems like just yesterday that automakers were spending millions of dollars every year on car shows (perhaps they still are), making blockbuster presentations in their allocated 20-minute spaces, with Chrysler, for a time, taking the lead — crashing a car through glass, performing […]

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Comparing the car-show trucks

April 5, 2018 Peter Doll 0

We took the opportunity to compare the major American pickups at the New York Auto Show. These are, by far, the market leaders, accounting for nearly all full-size pickups sold in North America. Ford F-150 The aluminum-bodied Ford F-150, longtime sales champion, has a clean but conservative design. Of the […]

Inside the Karma Revero, née Fisker Karma

April 2, 2018 David Zatz 0

The Fisker Karma was in development quite a long time when the company could struggle on no longer; and Chinese parts supplier Wanxiang Group bought the project, along with battery-maker A123, which had gone from a bright future with DaimlerChrysler to bankruptcy. The Fisker Karma was actually unveiled back in 2011; […]

The fun side of the NY auto show

March 30, 2018 David Zatz 0

If you wanted a quick overview of the New York Auto Show, we posted one yesterday; but what of the lighter side, the fun and games? Subaru had two little gaffes. One was having the wrong image up. This lady chatted silently while an executive, unseen by those of us […]

Some very important cars to be revealed next week

March 23, 2018 David Zatz 0

Some very important cars will be revealed next week at the New York Auto Show.  A host of major automakers will be hosting press conferences, from Acura to Volvo. Even though the “major reveals” schedule has been cut from two days to one, there are still some important revelations: The […]

Detroit: well, duh.

March 2, 2018 David Zatz 0

The organizers of Detroit’s big auto show — the North American International Auto Show — are talking about moving their date from January to October, according to Crain’s Detroit Business.  They think it might help to stop losing exhibitors, after Mercedes announced it wouldn’t have any unveilings there in 2019. […]