Making Cars Americans Want to Buy (Redux)

May 15, 2009

Yes, you’ve heard the expression, “The Big Three doesn’t make the kinds of cars Americans want to buy.”  They blame the SUV, anything considered a gas guzzler, and blame executives at the domestic automakers for not having enough foresight.

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Quite Telling

April 6, 2009

So, I’m cruising around the cable channels, and what should I happen to come across?  The Larry King Show on CNN.  And their subject?  Why, discussing what Barack Obama is going to do to the domestic auto industry!

If there was ever a prime example of what a bunch of mental defectives make up the media industry in this country, it is on full display when Larry King takes to the airwaves.

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Stupid Obama Quote of the Month – March

March 20, 2009

I’m thinking about doing a series of stupid Obama quotes, and March gave me a choice quotation.

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Un-frickin’-believable.

February 19, 2009

The latest example of idiocy on parade – the Anointed One (Barack Hussein Obama) and CAFE standards.

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The Cars Americans Want to Drive.

February 3, 2009

I’m sure you’ve heard the oft repeated phrase, “American auto companies aren’t making vehicles Americans want to drive.”  In the same breath, they’ll cite the fact that Toyota is selling more cars now than GM.  They also cite the better quality of foreign autos, and a number of other factors.

However, what they’re really saying is that Americans want smaller, more fuel-efficient cars.  This is in some part true.  However, this has more to do with the media’s hatred of the SUV.

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Why The Auto Industry Is Failing – Part 6

December 17, 2008

In this installment we tackle excessive government regulations.

This might seem like a repeat of part #2 of the installment (emissions regulations) – it sorta is.  All of the regulations that surround cars are part of the problem.

But, perhaps, not in ways you might expect.

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Why The Auto Industry Is Failing – Part 5

December 15, 2008

In this installment, we discuss the prevailing socialist work mentality held by many employees.

Mind you, I work in the automotive sector.  So I’ve seen all this stuff up close and personal.

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