784 Blog Posts From the Eric Peters Tag


Get Them While You Can

Get Them While You Can

You might want to buy a used car while they’re cheap — but not just because they’re cheap. And cheap they are. Because of unprecedented desperation tactics to sell new cars — including under-bid incentives, cash back offers and “free money” loans at zero or nearly zero interest. Which the car companies have had to […]

2018 Mercedes GLC Review

2018 Mercedes GLC Review

The NMA Foundation presents Eric Peter’s Car Review, a weekly Saturday feature on the NMA blog.  *  *  * Well, the diesel’s gone. It never even arrived, to be precise about it. Mercedes thought about offering it — had planned to offer it. Had even announced it was coming — back in early 2016, when the […]

If You Can’t Beat ‘Em . . . Ban ‘Em!

If You Can’t Beat ‘Em . . . Ban ‘Em!

Since they can’t sell electric cars — not enough of them, anyhow — and not without subsidies so huge they amount to outright bribes — the solution appears to be to outlaw all cars except electric cars. This is no joke. There are IC engine No Go Zones in Germany and France. The Brits have […]

China as the New Motor City

China as the New Motor City

GM’s Buick division is doing extremely well . . . in China. The Chinese own Volvo. And may soon own Jeep — one of the few still-viable pieces of what used to be Chrysler. For now, it’s FiatChrysler. Emphasis on for now. Fiat invested in what was just Chrysler, hoping to use the once-Big-Three company […]

2017 Subaru Impreza Review

2017 Subaru Impreza Review

The NMA Foundation presents Eric Peter’s Car Review, a weekly Saturday feature on the NMA blog.  *  *  * Subaru has at least four things going for it. With the exception of just one model — the BRZ sport coupe, which is a quasi-Subaru, a step-Subaru that’s really half-Toyota — every car they sell comes standard […]