Top 10 States With the Highest Auto Loan Delinquencies

By | 2018-06-01T06:09:28+00:00 May 31st, 2018|Categories: Auto industry news|Tags: |

Auto loans are at an all-time high, up year-over-year to $1,108 TRILLION for the first quarter of 2018, according to Experian. The good news is that the deep sub-prime and sub-prime have reduced year-over-year. Deep subprime, is defined as a FICO score below 300-500 by Experian, and subprime is a FICO score of 501-600. [...]

Gov. Brown on CARB – to the Sun and back

By | 2018-01-29T17:15:20+00:00 January 29th, 2018|Categories: #climatechange, Auto industry news, California, California Air Resources Board (CARB), Politics, Zero Emission Vehicles (ZEV)|Tags: |

* Californians drove almost 335 Billion miles last year * historic agreement (now known as CARB) was between California's Republican Governor Reagan and the United States Republican President, Richard Nixon * Henry Ford II came out to California to complain about not being able to meet standard Governor Brown was the keynote speaker at the [...]

Former-Ford Exec now CEO of GKN Plc amid turmoil

By | 2017-12-11T13:29:28+00:00 December 11th, 2017|Categories: Auto industry news, Automobiles and Energy, Automotive executives|Tags: , , |

Whoa, someone call Shonda Rhimes. There has to be a backstory to this that is worthy of the screenwriter that has mastered the television show, Scandal. Let's look at this in a way only Rhimes could. The press release from GKN was direct, "Kevin Cummings, previously CEO Designate, will leave the Board and GKN with [...]

Victor Muller and the Spyker C8 Preliator

By | 2018-04-25T15:51:40+00:00 August 21st, 2016|Categories: Auto industry news, Automobiles and Energy, Aviation and Aerospace, Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance, Spyker|Tags: , |

He's back! It was so good to see Victor Muller standing in the middle of the Lodge at Pebble Beach during the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance. Muller goes through the aviation history of the Spyker, and what Preliator means (even though his Son Oliver told me it meant something different). The engine is 5-liter, 610 [...]