Food Or Diet

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Some people say that “there is no such thing as a “good food” or “bad food”, just bad diets”. Usually after that they say something about another kind of low-fat, balanced diet which will let you reach your 100′ birthday in good health. Most of this “wonder diets” became sooner or later another dietetics mistake […]


What Are Genetically Modified Foods

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It is difficult to think of another technology that has caused as much debate or concern as that of genetic engineering (GE) with food. Should patents on plants, animals and humans, as well as patents on their genes be allowed? Our ability to alter the genetic blueprint of animals and plants is in the process […]


Stock Picks Is Gm Chairman Losing It

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Don’t you just love it? General Motors can’t make a quality car to save its life, which is what it’s trying to do, and it wants Nissan to give it billions of dollars to show respect for a failed company. Over the last couple of years, you have heard of failed nation states, many of […]


Ladies And Gentlemen Start Your Careers Automotive Technicians Wanted

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It can be a challenge to land a prime spot on a race car pit crew. Yet vehicle dealerships across the country are scrambling to find qualified automotive technicians for their own “pit crews”-even with salaries of $30,000 to $70,000 or more, depending on the market and the technician’s level of training. The U.S. Bureau […]


Gm Solutions For Effective Change

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I, like so many people who have been following General Motors’ fortunes for some time, am wondering what the company’s long term plan of action is in the face of historic losses, plant closings, and unrelenting and widening competition. No, I am not talking about GM’s global operations, rather I am talking about the North […]


Gm Death Watch It Ain T Gonna Happen

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I have been enjoying reading the news these past few days, perhaps in a perverse sort of way. Pundits and prognosticators are all forecasting the pending doom of the world’s largest automaker as if the approaching layoffs and restructuring are signaling the venerable automaker’s end. Certainly, GM has some problems – big ones – but […]


Professional Maintenance Tips To Get Your Car Ready For The Road

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Anytime of year can be the right time to get your car in tip-top shape. Experts know that a top-notch pit crew can make the difference between winning or being an also-ran-even if you’re just getting ready for the next family trip. That’s why it’s important to remember that not all auto repair technicians are […]


Ford V Chevy The Battle Rages On

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As much as auto critics love to wring their hands over GM’s and Ford’s misfortunes the two automakers are locked in a perpetual battle for the coveted big pickup truck category. The Chevrolet Silverado and Ford F Series continue to duke it out for the number one spot. There is more at stake here than […]


The Rapid Vehicle Motor Company

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The Rapid Motor Vehicle Company was started in 1902 by Max Grabowski. It was the manufacturer of some of the earliest trucks and was purchased in 1909 by GM. In 1912 the name GMC was first used at the New York Auto Show and in 1996 the suffix Truck was dropped. What most people don’t […]


Give Those Microscopic Hitchhikers The Brush Off

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You might think your car or truck is clean. However, most drivers are carrying around a dirty little secret and don’t even know it. That’s why keeping the interior of your vehicle clean is important, especially for people with allergies. “Keeping your vehicle interior clear of dust, liquids and other particles is one of the […]


One Step Closer To Bankruptcy

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I have written a couple articles so far about the downfall of GM and Ford, although I have mostly focused on GM. GM announced today that they are going to offer some 113,000 hourly employees a severance package in the six figure range to leave and waive their rights to their healthcare benefits. Here is […]


8 Gm Brands 1 Or 2 Too Many

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Lots of folks are speculating about GM’s future. If you take all the press reports at heart, you would think that General Motors is on life support. Quite frankly, the opposite is true especially when you look at the global picture. In 2005, “the General” sold more than 9 million cars worldwide, the first time […]


Toyota The New Number One

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For the past several months news reports have been focusing on the declining fortunes of the world’s largest automaker, General Motors, as well as on the rise of Toyota to pre-eminence. Many are predicting that this will be the year that Toyota overtakes General Motors in sales while others are expressing caution regarding this assessment. […]


Buick Giving The Brand Meaning

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During the 1980s, Buick was a brand that successfully straddled the fine line between luxury and performance. This GM division sold big, fluffy Park Avenues and LeSabres, while also selling the luxury/sport Riviera and the Regal. It was this last model, the Regal, which stunned the automotive world by winning Grand National awards during the […]


Saturn That Was Then This Is Now

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Step back in time with me if you would, about 20 years to be precise, to an era when automaker General Motors was busy making plans for their all new company, Saturn. This wasn’t to be just another GM division mind you as Saturn was created as a separate import fighting company meant to take […]


Diesel Powered Cars Coming At You

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The number of diesel powered cars on North American highways has been dropping steadily ever since their peak in the mid 1980s. For many motorists, diesel engines conjure up images of pollution, poor power, and unreliability. However, one generation later and all that is about to change. New diesel powered vehicles will soon be arriving, […]


Cadillac Sixteen Concept Or Production Vehicle

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This past month I was finally able to get a first hand view of a fabulous looking concept car called the Cadillac Sixteen at the North Carolina International Automobile Show. As concepts go, the Sixteen is truly a radical looking, but thoroughly luxurious sedan that serves as a reminder of Cadillac’s past glory while incorporating […]


Gm Hybrid Vehicle Undergoing Testing By Cleveland Regional Transit Authority

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In a GM news announcement on February 10, 2006, the company announced the testing of a transit vehicle powered by General Motors’ hybrid technology, which will be used for Cleveland’s BRT (Bus Rapid Transit) automobile known as Silver Line. According to the recent GM news release, testing is currently being conducted by The Greater Cleveland […]