386 Blog Posts From the Auto Industry Tag


New Auto Tech Equals Distracted Driving

New Auto Tech Equals Distracted Driving

As I read the daily news reports from NMA, I notice that traffic fatalities have climbed in the last couple of years. The phrase “distracted driving” also keeps cropping up. This correlates with the recent introduction of massive in-car, multi-function computer installations. It would seem that new car complexity may be a contributing factor to […]

War on Cars Watch for January 16, 2018

War on Cars Watch for January 16, 2018

Welcome to the War on Cars Watch, a weekly blog to bring together all the stories that affect motorists with regards to street planning such as road diets, and traffic calming as well as programs such as Vision Zero and Complete Streets. Please read this blog and let us know what you think by commenting […]

CES 2019—The Newest Trends and Developments for the Things We Drive

CES 2019—The Newest Trends and Developments for the Things We Drive

Whether we can attend or not, many of us enjoy the second week of January because it is time for the yearly Consumer Electronics Show (or CES) in Las Vegas. CES is not just for computers, TVs and phones but more and more—visions for the car of the future. There are two big trends that […]

Dracula and the Dawning Sun

Dracula and the Dawning Sun

Did you know that the percentage of new cars sales that are actually leases has risen from about 3-5 percent in the early-mid 2000s to more than 30 percent as of this year? It appears about a third of the population — about five times as many as used to be able to — is […]

The Automotive Low Flush Toilet

The Automotive Low Flush Toilet

I wish I could take credit for this one, but I can’t. However, I will shamelessly use it — and credit the reader (thanks, Jim!) who made the analogy: Auto-stop/start systems — which have become de facto standard equipment in all new cars — are the automotive equivalent of the low flush toilet. You may […]