386 Blog Posts From the Auto Industry Tag


Cheap Gas – But For How Long?

Cheap Gas – But For How Long?

Expect gas prices to go up — a lot. Soon. Not because of dwindling supply. If anything, there is too much oil. From a certain perspective. Whether oil is abiotic (produced by geothermal or other such processes rather than via the decay over time of organic matter) and so — heresy! — renewable or simply […]

War on Cars Watch for November 1, 2018

War on Cars Watch for November 1, 2018

Welcome to the first edition of this new weekly blog only on the National Motorists Association’s website! The National Office has seen an escalation over the last 6 months on the war on cars, which is really on motorists. This blog will give you highlights of the week’s stories and commentary from NMA Foundation Executive […]

Old School vs. New-ish

Old School vs. New-ish

My friend Jeff just got his 2002 Trans-Am back — after much engine work — and is somewhat disappointed. The car sounds tough. Slightly choppy idle and booming voice under way, courtesy of a not-stock exhaust that still has cats but no mufflers. Chambered pipes being good for the soul. But the car doesn’t feel […]

Electric Isn’t Exotic

Electric Isn’t Exotic

Is it just speed — and exclusivity — which make a Maserati (or a Porsche) exotic? If that’s all it is, then electrified versions of these and other exotic cars ought to continue to sell. Maserati thinks they will. The exotic Italian carmaker just announced its intention to sell mostly electric exotics by 2020-2021. Four […]

How Technology Has Shifted the Way We Buy Cars

How Technology Has Shifted the Way We Buy Cars

If you’ve been driving for a few decades, you probably have noticed that there’s been a major shift in the auto-buying process. Ultimately, drivers are better informed, and we have the internet to thank for that. Twenty or thirty years ago, if you walked into the auto dealership, you’d basically be at the mercy of […]