Washington Post, New York Times talk automotive technician shortage

Two of the nation’s largest media outlets last month took a look at the skilled automotive repair worker shortage, a bit of high-profile exposure which might help convince prospective students, parents and educators/counselors to look favorably upon aftermarket careers. Both pieces offer great food for thought for collision repairers as … Continue reading

Ford Sees Self-Driving Vans, Drones Working Together to Deliver Food

We’ve seen plenty of self-driving prototypes intended to transport people, but we’ve yet to encounter a completely autonomous process for transporting goods directly to a customer’s doorstep. With the new Autolivery concept, has envisioned a future of self-driving vans and drones working together to achieve this goal. Not unlike something … Continue reading

The design inspiration for Lynk & CO’s first model

GOTHENBURG, Sweden — Peter Horbury has worked on countless projects during his 40-plus years as a car designer, but he says his most recent undertaking — bringing Geely’s Lynk & CO to life — was “incredibly challenging” and “truly unique.” Horbury and his team decided that Lynk & CO’s first … Continue reading

Car Review: 2017 Chevrolet Camaro SS 1LE Manual

The 2017 Chevrolet Camaro SS 1LE is a rolling manifestation of Bruce Springsteen’s most celebratory lyrical fairy tale, the “all-American boy with a nose for trouble finds his way by means of a pushrod-V-8–powered muscle car with a weary but naturally beautiful girl in the passenger seat.” Born from the … Continue reading

Peeking Inside the GM/Ford Transverse Nine-Speed Automatic

There’s been a flurry of recent information released about the new 10-speed automatic that rivals GM and Ford have co-developed for longitudinal engines as it gets readied for production in the Chevy Camaro ZL1, Ford F-150 EcoBoost 3.5, and Ford Raptor, but Chevy’s unveiling of the Equinox provided our first … Continue reading

Pittsburgh residents get ready for driverless Uber cars

Very soon, residents of this hilly city will become the first Americans to test out Uber’s self-driving car service. It is a historic moment not just for the ride-hailing company, but also for robotic cars in general. For many people, the technology will finally become a reality, one they can touch … Continue reading