The Last Buick?

The Last Buick?

It hasn’t been announced yet, but Buick won’t be around much longer. It’s already mostly gone. GM just announced the cashiering of the Cascada convertible — after less than three years on the market. This follows on the heels of the cancellation of the LaCrosse sedan, which leaves the Regal as the last Buick standing. […]

Why No Safety Exemption for the “Little People”?

Why No Safety Exemption for the “Little People”?

You may have caught my article about the brand-new 1960s Mustangs you can legally buy — upgraded in all the right places but left alone everywhere else. They have modern, fuel-injected engines, high-capacity four-wheel-disc brakes and modern suspensions that make them the equal — or better — of a brand-new (2019) Mustang not only in […]

From Canada, With Love

From Canada, With Love

One thing inevitably follows the next — if the first thing is tolerated. When the Supreme Court, America’s unelected legislative body, created an exception (several, actually) to the Fourth Amendment’s clear and definite prohibition of searches without having first established probable cause and without a specific warrant, the Fourth Amendment became a functional nullity — […]

Elon to Give Away Teslas

Elon to Give Away Teslas

When Chevy couldn’t sell the Volt electric car (RIP) it resorted to leasing them. Which at least gives the impression that people are buying them. In fact, they were renting them — for well below what it would have cost to buy, which is precisely why leasing is attractive to those looking to drive more […]

Gearing Matters!

Gearing Matters!

Weight — and gearing — have a huge effect on fuel economy. Even to the extent of almost eliminating 40 years of “advanced” technology, including computer-controlled electronic fuel injection. To make the case, I offer the following comparison: I own one relatively modern vehicle — a 2002 Nissan Frontier pickup — and one extremely not-modern […]