Deceptive car dealer advertising tactic

March 28, 2010 · Posted in Commentary · 1 Comment 

Arapahoe MitsubishiIt’s a wonder how anyone can stand to buy a new car from some of these sleazy automobile dealerships.  In scanning the car dealer advertisements in the paper for the last few weeks, I noticed what could be a new deceptive tactic to bring in customers.  On the other hand, maybe I am a little late to the game in noticing this unethical practice. Read more

GM to shutter Saab if no buyer is found by end of December

December 2, 2009 · Posted in Commentary · 1 Comment 

General Motors, having recently emerged from bankruptcy and reeling from the collapse of the Koenigsegg Group AB deal to buy Saab, its Swedish auto division, has drawn a line in the sand.  In its announcement, GM stated if they did not have a suitable buyer for Saab by year end, they would “begin an orderly wind down of the global Saab business at that time.”  Due to nondisclosure agreements, GM is not discussing any ongoing negotiations. Read more

Ford returns fire. New Mustang V6 to outperform Camaro

November 30, 2009 · Posted in Commentary · Comment 

Ford announced a new V6 for their Mustang for the 2011 model year.  Ever since its introduction, the new Chevrolet Camaro has been outselling the Mustang.  Equipped with a 304 horsepower 3.6L engine, the Camaro’s V6 easily outpowers and squeezes more miles out of a gallon of gas than Mustang’s current 4.0L V6 offering.  Read more

GM announces 2011 Cadillac CTS Coupe

November 29, 2009 · Posted in Commentary · 4 Comments 

Cadillac announced plans to start producing the CTS Coupe this coming Spring.  The new variation of the popular CTS sedan will be sold as a 2011 model.  According to Bryan Nesbitt, Cadillac general manager, the 2011 CTS Coupe’s design is “virtually unchanged” from the concept version shown at the 2008 Detroit auto show.  The coupe is four inches shorter in height than the sedan it is based on. Read more

Blue laws are an anachronism

November 9, 2009 · Posted in Commentary · Comment 

I moved to Colorado a little over 3 years ago from Washington state, having lived there for 17 years.  I moved to Washington from California, where I essentially grew up.  In California, there are no blue laws.  In Washington, liquor sales are prohibited on Sunday, but beer and wine are still available.  Read more

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