Tag Archives : Chrysler


Marking the End of the Retro Styling Movement 1

Automotive companies have made waves in recent years with retro inspired styling.  All of the major American brands introduced one or multiple models that paid homage to styling from the 60s and 70s.  These cars give buyers from older generations a gateway into their pasts with modern versions of models from a simpler time, while […]


5 Cars We Could Have Done Without in the New Millennium

So perhaps this piece is long overdue. I mean, it is 2013 already. But I decided to take a look back at cars that were introduced in the new millennium. There were some great models — like the Honda S2000, the Audi A5, the Cadillac CTS and the Ford Fusion. Maybe another day we can […]


The Cars We Know and “Love.” Is it Time for a Rethink?

When it comes to cars, Americans love their tradition. Ours are some of the oldest carmakers in the world, with the rich histories of Oldsmobile, Pontiac, Plymouth, AMC, Eagle and Mercury adding to the culture of their parent companies. Hm. Okay, so maybe I exaggerated a little; maybe we have killed off more car history in the last 25 years than we have […]

The Civic: 2012 & 1973

Book Review: Harry Truman’s Excellent Adventure 1

If you are on this site, you have probably figured out that I have something of a fascination with cars. What probably doesn’t come through, though, is an interest in history that is more than passing. Indeed, my collection of nonfiction books dwarfs the two small shelves of novels at the back of my office. […]