301 Blog Posts From the Auto Industry Tag


NMA Driving News Weekly Roundup for May 26, 2017

NMA Driving News Weekly Roundup for May 26, 2017

In this week’s Driving News Roundup: –Graco recalls child car seats— –Ohio wants to ban automatic cams in small towns— –PA passes Real ID— –Hawaii sues 3 big Automakers over airbags– NMA Driving News Story of the Week Recall Fatigue: the dirty secret affecting millions of cars Ponder this: One out of every six cars […]

NMA Driving News Weekly Roundup for May 19, 2017

NMA Driving News Weekly Roundup for May 19, 2017

In this week’s Driving News Roundup: –Study finds variable speeds dangerous— –Fremont offers RLC rebates— –FL Supremes hear RLC arguments— –Minnesota passes Real ID— –Louisiana gas tax bill gains momentum– NMA Driving News Story of the Week ‘The Drug Whisperer’ | Georgia Drivers arrested while stone cold sober Drunk driving arrests are down sharply after […]

Desperate Solutions to Made Up Problems

Desperate Solutions to Made Up Problems

Desperation brings out the worst in people — including engineers. But then, you can’t really fault them. The government issues its edicts — which aren’t suggestions — and it is the job of the engineers to figure out ways to comply with the edicts. Hence, the becoming commonplace use of turbochargers and direct injection. Neither […]

The Demon Demonized

The Demon Demonized

Really, it’s surprising it took them so long. But it is much more surprising that automotive journalists are leading the chorus gyrating for the outlawing of the Dodge Demon muscle car. The automotive journalists at Automotive News — which is (or was) to the car world what The New York Times once was to the […]

The War over Broadband Spectrums & Street Furniture

The War over Broadband Spectrums & Street Furniture

The NMA Foundation presents the Car of the Future weekly feature: Everyone wants something and right now that something is broadband.  The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) wants to mandate Dedicated Short Range Communications (DSRC) technology in vehicles for vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) communications.  The DOT wants to use Basic Safety Messages (BSM) that allows cars to share information about […]