Auto Reliability ( Re think the wiz bang)


    All new could be all wrong if your buying a new car.  Buyers of the latest and greatest are more often than not, are  The unofficial guinea pigs for Automakers   If often takes a few years to get the bugs out of all new car.  Last week, Consumer Reports released their annual new-carContinue reading “Auto Reliability ( Re think the wiz bang)”

Are the American auto manufacturers giving up on cars?


A few years ago, familiar American nameplates started to disappear, Plymouth, Mercury, Oldsmobile, Pontiac victims of overcapacity.    These models share most components with other corporate models.   Plymouth shared engines, suspensions with Chrysler and Dodge. Mercury with Ford and Lincoln.   Chevrolet, Buick shared parts with Oldsmobile and Pontiac. American manufactures have long struggled building fuelContinue reading “Are the American auto manufacturers giving up on cars?”

2013 Honda Accord: When yawn meets YAWN!


Subaru, Toyota and Honda builds the most reliable cars on the planet.  Loyal owners trade their Legacy’s, Camry‘s and Accords for other Legacy’s Camry’s and Accords. The Camry and the Accord has been the first and second best selling car in the US for a number years.  Last year, Nissan’s Altima  moved in the second place.  This yearContinue reading “2013 Honda Accord: When yawn meets YAWN!”

Immigration Law Hurting Alabama?


Costs mounting in state’s immigration debacle (editorial) HOW LONG can supporters of Alabama’s tough immigration law deny the mounting evidence that says the law is harmful and costly to the state? The newest proof comes from right here in our back yard. It was the decision by the Association of Departments of Family Medicine toContinue reading “Immigration Law Hurting Alabama?”

Honda needs to fix focus on building desirable, sporty cars


It’s impossible to overstate the chill that ran through Honda when the new Civic flunked Consumer Reports’ compact car comparison test last week. The Civic is Honda, in much the same way that the F-150 pickup is Ford. It’s the cornerstone of Honda’s reputation and the best-selling car in the company’s history. I’d say thatContinue reading “Honda needs to fix focus on building desirable, sporty cars”