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Winter and EVs

Winter - and cold weather - is just a few months away and that means more than just cold and probably snow. It also means power outages. Sometimes, these last for several days....

The Crucifixion of Oliver Schmidt

Volkswagen AG executive Oliver Schmidt is due to be sentenced this week for "cheating" Uncle. He faces seven years in federal prison and up to $400,000 in fines. His professional life...

A Not-Car Column….

Last weekend, we bought some land. This flies against policy (our policy) of never buying anything except that which can be paid for at the time of purchase - and even though...

Christmas Wish List…

Christmas is only hours away now. Maybe Santa will leave one or two of the following things under the tree... * Lower gas prices - Unleaded regular is creeping back up to $3...

Has Toyota Become the New GM?

I used to (and still do) bash GM for having adopted the "if you can't beat 'em, join 'em" strategy when it came to "safety" features and - far worse -...

Psychopath AGW (Redundant) Gets Re-Hired

The armed government worker performing the following Hut! Hut! Hutting! on a probably mentally ill but certainly not-violent man has reportedly just been reinstated. Watch this video. The AGW - who appears to...

Old Car End Run

I've written before about peacefully finding alternative ways of doing things that makes it possible to avoid the edicts of oppressive government. Here's a way to do that on four wheels:...

GM Picks up the Pieces… Maybe

Diesels are coming back. Just not VW’s diesels. The German automaker, if not kaput, has tapped out of that market to focus - mea culpa! - on electric cars (which will render the...

The Coverage Trap

Avoiding debt is key to maximizing your freedom. If you haven’t got a massive mortgage/rent/car payment to cover each month, you will probably have some money in the bank. You will certainly...

No Smoking… In Your Own Car

Soon, they'll be coming for your cigarettes. In your car. See Sandra Bland. Or, the study released by the CDC that characterizes "second-hand smoke" as the latest threat to "safety" and (of course) "the children." It urges...
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