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Tuesday, July 26, 2022
The Ten Best (And Ten Worst) Cars As Investments In The Past Year
OK, let’s be honest. Many of you looked sideways when I opined (with data and informed insight) that used cars and trucks may be amongst the most intelligent investments during these tumultuous, financial times.
Tuesday, June 7, 2022
The Best Investment Right Now Might Actually Be Used Cars Or Trucks
In an economy riddled with inflation, and investor looks for where to put his/her investments so as to outperform the standard return on investment (ROI). As NerdWallet reported back in March, , but it ironically has dropped by an average of 10% since that article was published. Typically, short-ter...
Tuesday, March 29, 2022
The Wise, Above-Average Use Of Autonomy In Auto Manufacturing
“Embrace your average,” quips comedian Dustin Nickerson in a viral TikTok video. “I’m very moderate, I’m very in the middle, I’m very average … I consider myself to be the Toyota Corolla of people.”
Tuesday, March 8, 2022
Auto Recalls Down Overall, But Not For Everyone
As the United States approaches Vehicle Safety Recalls Week (March 8th to 12th), there is a natural pause and curiosity around how manufacturers are doing. Given a 42% increase in recalls from 2014 onward and a rise in electronics and software which, per OESA’s Automotive Defect and Recall Report, n...
Tuesday, February 22, 2022
‘Charging As A Service’ For Electric Vehicles Growing As A Market Offering
Amongst several impediments to short-term adoption of electric vehicles (EVs) is “charging anxiety”, such that a recent study found nearly 60% of customers do not foresee buying an EV in the next six years. Although a recent New York Times article suggested in hyperbole that 2022 might be when “...t...
Wednesday, February 16, 2022
10 Founders That Automotive Junkies Should Know
There have been previous lists of famous automotive founders including one earlier this year by Newsweek, but typically these delineations leave the reader wondering, “Does this snoozer collection just consider the ancient history of sheet-metal-focused revenue and brands?” instead of pushing our un...