Given that most modern cars run on gasoline and can’t drive themselves I think it’s going to be difficult for any of them to survive outside a museum more than 25 years from now. Gasoline is going to become hard to find should there be a big battery breakthrough (and the just-announced aluminum-ion batteries may be… » 4/10/15 1:06am 4/10/15 1:06am

I have a funny story about FRA. I was flying Lufthansa from Sofia to Paris vis Frankfurt. Originally the connection was 1:25 but after I bought the ticket it was changed to 0:55. Thats a tight connection in a huge airport you need to clear customs at but it was too late for me to do anything. Our flight out of Sofia… » 4/08/15 1:21am 4/08/15 1:21am

Whats interesting is that at my regular Ford/Mazda store I’ve bought 6 cars over the last 25 years (4 Miatas and 2 Fiestas) and have had virtually no negotiation over price besides comparing sales vs leasing (4 purchased and 2 leased is the score). This isn’t because they are a fixed-price dealer per se but because… » 4/08/15 12:35am 4/08/15 12:35am

The big difference is that the Federal law only applies to interactions between the Federal Government and individuals. (which can include "closely-held" businesses per the Supreme Court's re-writing of the law). The Indiana law was expanded to include not just those situations but also to include interactions between… » 4/02/15 10:35am 4/02/15 10:35am

I think these results probably have little to do with Mitsubishi and more to do with Ford. Why spend $27k or more for a GTI when Ford is selling the Focus ST and it's little brother the Fiesta ST for much less after discounts? Sure the GTI is awesome to drive but it's also heavy and frankly VW/Audi doesn't have a… » 3/23/15 10:18am 3/23/15 10:18am