Smart…..The death and return of the brand to the U.S.
Born from watches and bread in the same place as some of the best luxury cars, the Smart brand would seem to be coming from the best place it could. Well that was also said about Edsel and DeLorean, and we know what happened to them. Created as a way to escape the big car deal, without lowering its brand image, Daimler-Benz seemed poised to take on the word of small cars with its Smart brand. Although we have seen where the small car market has would up lately.
Born from a dream to re-invent the high end market, Maybach has come along way in its quest of becoming a competitor to Bentley and Rolls Royce. Yes it seems that maybe this car did have a chance when it burst onto the scene. But like the many other cars of its kind, it quickly faded into the background. What went wrong you may ask
When it comes to bringing back the dead, no auto company has done it better than Chrysler. Of course you could say that bringing back the 300, Challenger and the panel wagon design. But one zombie return was not done as well as the rest of these models. This would be the return of the Charger.
If your one of those people who have a job where you think at any moment you may not have a job, then your one of the millions of people who are not part of a union. Sure unions are a good thing to have, especially when you have a boss who has the power to fire you when you piss him off. I for one work at one of those jobs, where everyday I wonder if my boss will let me go because I pissed off a supplier. This causes
It’s been a long time coming, but it finally happened. Someone has seen the light in a great brand and is trying to revive it. Since the sale of Chrysler to Daimler-Benz back in 98, we haven’t really seen much good come from this brand. Sure there was the Crossfire and PT, but what else has come from Chrysler. Sales and quality
F1 the final frontier! This is the final frontier for any auto company. To be able to afford an F1 team is a major hurdle for any company. With costs sky high and regulations upon regulations, why would anyone want to enter this arena? Just like Hollywood, Formula 1 is the big leagues of the auto market. If you can build a team which takes the manufactures title then you will have the perfect recipe for a car which
Well it was a little over a decade ago that Dodge made its grand return to the NASCAR stock car series. So why has the best Chrysler engine of all time been left behind. Was it GM and Ford complaints over the power produced by the Hemi, or is it
Well its hard to believe it that its only been 50 years since Enzo Ferrari made one bad comment to a tractor builder. I think if he could see what has become of his former customers company, he might want to re-track his previous comment made to Ferruccio Lamborghini. If your wondering what I am talking about well here is your