All Hail more Traffic Congestion: NMA E-Newsletter # 484

All Hail more Traffic Congestion: NMA E-Newsletter # 484

The math is simple. More cars on the streets equals more traffic congestion. Ridesharing companies such as Lyft and Uber have tipped that delicate balance between street traffic and transit alternatives. Many city officials are finally taking notice. In a recent Boston survey of 944 rideshare users over four weeks in late 2017, nearly six […]

Car with Personality: Are we ready for this?

Car with Personality: Are we ready for this?

I admit…I have always named my cars and talked to them too. Not because I am a lonely and sad person but because I want to imbue good feelings in my space—talking to my car seems to do that for me. Every car should have a bit of personality that makes it ours. How can […]

2018 Hyundai Sonata Review

2018 Hyundai Sonata Review

Two years makes all the difference. Two years ago, the Hyundai Sonata had out-Camry’d the Camry and out-Accorded the Accord. It had achieved at least parity with the blue chips — and exceeded them in some ways. No longer was it the “value” choice — as opposed to one of the best choices. Fast forward […]

NMA Driving News Weekly Roundup for April 20, 2018

NMA Driving News Weekly Roundup for April 20, 2018

In this week’s Driving News Roundup: –US Senate kills rule against discriminatory auto lending— –Automakers push for 95 octane gas— –Gas prices expected to rise this summer— –Iowa Traffic Cam Bill in Limbo– Click on the color headline to read the full story. NMA Driving News Stories of the Week Senate votes to kill rule […]

When Infrastructure Fails

When Infrastructure Fails

Ever since I can remember there has always been a lot of talk everywhere about what to do with the crumbling American infrastructure. In Mississippi, as of April 10, 2018, another 100 rural bridges have been closed by emergency proclamation of the Governor. Talk is now pointless—action is needed. Mississippi has an acute infrastructure problem. […]