How American Does An American Car Have To Be?

When the Ford Explorer came out in 1990, it was a hot commodity and early on, dealers struggled to keep them on the lots. My father was an automotive reviewer at a local newspaper at the time and his boss was trying to track down an American SUV to replace his Isuzu Trooper. He wanted an Explorer and wouldn’t… » 4/14/13 12:00pm 4/14/13 12:00pm

Are You Proud To Buy American Cars?

Mr. Siler just dropped a load of seeming anti-American sentiment in the midst of our week-long Amerigasm, commenting on the lack of desire to buy American cars. Though the piece was reasoned, it's time for those of us who believe the U.S. of A. is the greatest and the best to explain why we're going to overcome this… » 7/03/08 11:45am 7/03/08 11:45am

Five Reasons Why We're Not Proud To Buy American Cars

We just read Car & Driver's recent salute to five vehicles demonstrating all that's right and good with American car companies. Although they're right to be pointing out five great products, the Amerigasmic rah-rah fest left a bad taste in our mouths. Not because it's slightly sycophantic, but merely because it's… » 7/03/08 11:15am 7/03/08 11:15am