Putting Courtesy Back into Driving

Putting Courtesy Back into Driving

When promoting the virtues of lane courtesy, the NMA will often get feedback from readers suggesting – some more forcefully than others – that the proper terminology should be ‘lane discipline’ or ‘keep right except to pass.’ Both of those phrases have specific and important meanings, but neither does justice to the spirit of cooperation […]

The 2 Percenters

The 2 Percenters

Hell’s Angels refer to themselves as 1 percenters. Soon, those of us who prefer to drive ourselves — as opposed to the car driving itself — will be 2 percenters. That’s right out of the mouth of Mazda’s North American CEO, Masahiro Moro . . . kinda sorta. Mazda — which has about a 2 […]

TheNewspaper.com Roundup: June 19, 2017

TheNewspaper.com Roundup: June 19, 2017

In this week’s TheNewspaper.com Roundup! –5 of 6 Safest States Ban Photo Cams– –AL-RLC Case stays in state court– –TX explores VMT Tax– Friday, June 16, 2017 Five Of The Six Safest States Ban Photo Ticketing Advocates for red-light cameras and speed cameras insist that the devices save lives. The latest figures from the US […]

Autonomous Vehicle Regulations Talk on the Hill

Autonomous Vehicle Regulations Talk on the Hill

The NMA Foundation presents The Car of the Future weekly feature: Nearly every week some state or city has decided to take up the work on regulating autonomous vehicles in their jurisdiction. Up until now, Washington has taken a wait and see attitude or perhaps just had no clue what to do. But in order for autonomous vehicles […]

Kia Cadenza: Economical Luxury

Kia Cadenza: Economical Luxury

The NMA Foundation presents another Car Family Review, which is featured every month or so on the NMA blog.  *  *  * With the average new car price around $33,000 one wonders how Kia can price the feature laden Cadenza for less and still offer what J.D. Powers acknowledged as the highest Initial Quality rating of any […]