Category Archives: Editorials

Editorial: OEM Shills Among TTAC’s Best & Brightest – If It’s News Now Why Wasn’t It News Then?

Regular readers of Cars In Depth know that I’m a fairly longtime contributor to The Truth About Cars. My former editors at TTAC, Ed Niedermeyer and Bertel Schmitt, recently launched a new automotive news and commentary venture called the Daily … Continue reading

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Bumped – Malware Warning: We Were the Target of a Malware Attack But Everything is Clean and Safe Now

It appears that over the past few days this site was the target of malware hackers. As a result Google and Firefox have been giving viewers a Malware warning about Cars In Depth. To remove the malicious software we’ve completely … Continue reading

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Who Failed to Use Due Care and Caution, Ndamukong Suh or the Cop Who Ticketed Him?

Detroit Lions defensive player Ndamukong Suh may not be the best driver in the world. He’s had at least three accidents in the past four years and has also been ticketed. Of course when you and I have a collision … Continue reading

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Museum of Automotive Art: Could It Be Built?

Is it time to build a museum dedicated to automotive art? I was just going through Future Retro, a book about fine art connoisseur Frederic Sharf’s collection of original styling sketches and drawings from the domestic automakers’ design studios.  The … Continue reading

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“All Made Right Here in the U.S.A. Right here in America. Made in America” – Well, Except for the Chassis, Motor, & Electronics Made In England

In August of 2009, President Obama traveled to a former RV factory in Indiana to announce that Navistar would be getting a $39 million grant as part of the economic recovery package to convert that factory to the production of … Continue reading

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Editorial: Protect Free Speech on the Internet – Stop Brett Kimberlin’s Reign of Terror

When I started Cars In Depth, I wanted to keep the focus on cars and car culture. It’s true that some of our most popular posts have touched on political or social issues, but they’ve always had something to do … Continue reading

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Does Buick Need the Verano?

That question was posed by a blogger on another site recently and it echoed in my brain when I had a chance to drive a Verano at a press event a couple of weeks ago.  I’m not sure that it’s … Continue reading

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Jalopnik Completely Sells Out with “Branded Content”
That’s Really Awesome Ray

Jalopnik hasn’t announced it yet on their site but in an email published by Business Insider, Gawker Media chief Nick Denton revealed that his company’s sites will be moving towards “branded content”. Jalopnik editor-in-chief Ray Wert is getting a promotion … Continue reading

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Detroit City Employees Waste Millions on Car Leases: $608/mo for ’04 Dodge Intrepid & Jalopnik Wants To Give Them Raises

Some people just don’t get it. A news crew from Detroit’s WXYX-TV discovered that the financially insolvent city of Detroit has wasted $4 million making monthly payments and paying mileage overages on 110 city vehicles whose leases have expired years … Continue reading

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Why People Think Lamborghini Owners Are Douchebags:
“My first one did that”

  Far be it from me to stereotype people based on the cars they drive. The only two people that I personally know who own Lamborghinis have not only been gracious to me but they are both very philanthropic. I’m … Continue reading

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