The Production VW Midsize Coupe Still Doesn't Look Like A Coupe

The Volkswagen New Midsize Coupe concept that debuted earlier this month at the Beijing Auto Show didn't look much like a coupe in the sketches. Then we saw the live pictures and still thought it wasn't a coupe. This is reportedly the production version, a reasonably attractive four-door not-a-coupe. » 4/29/14 1:45pm 4/29/14 1:45pm

What Chinese Carmakers Can Learn From Dumb Starbucks

Right around the corner from my house, Dumb Starbucks opened up. And it's practically all I've heard about all weekend. This was a bit alarming to me, as I'm accustomed to being the subject whenever "dumb" was discussed in my neighborhood. Like most people, I think there's a lesson here for Chinese carmakers. » 2/10/14 4:20pm 2/10/14 4:20pm

China's Cultural Revolution is the reason why we have Chinese Copycats…

As a prelude to A Brief History of Asian Stealth, Part 2 (which will focus on the People's Republic of China and its People's Liberation Air Force), one needs to understand the history of the PRC's aerospace industry. In order to understand that, one needs to understand the motivations of the Chinese Cultural… » 1/25/14 9:44am 1/25/14 9:44am