SEMA Landscape Report

Roads less traveled: Where are you driving in 2021?

How much did you cut back on driving during the coronavirus pandemic of 2020? According to the Department of Transportation and Federal Highway Administration, Americans...
Larry's bookshelf

Remembering two heroes who influenced a young reporter

I am not a fan of celebrity, but I have vivid memories of the days I met Leo Levine and Peter Manso, both of...

Bondurant’s name lives on in those he made better drivers

When the first news release arrived March 22 announcing the name change of what thousands of graduates have come to revere as the Bob...

Lessons learned at Bob Bondurant driving school still fresh in my mind

(Editor’s note: During the month of March, the Journal will present a series of stories about driving schools, including some first-person accounts.) “Look ahead! “Look far ahead!” Those...

Turning around wrong-way drivers, and tearing down roads that tore up cities

Wrong-way drivers cause mayhem and even death on the highway, but Czech automaker Skoda and a GPS app supplier have what seems to be...
Route 66 license plate

License plates provide kickback to benefit Route 66 preservation

Now it goes through Saint Looey Joplin, Missouri; Oklahoma City looks mighty pretty You'll see Amarillo; Gallup, New Mexico; Flagstaff, Arizona; (Don't forget Winona) Kingman, Barstow, San Bernardino Bobby Troup wrote those...

A dozen of our favorite Super Bowl car commercials

My favorite part of the Super Bowl is the commercials, hands down. The snacks come in a close second. In anticipation for Super Bowl LV...
Extreme E

Like the first, second automotive revolution’s triggered by environment and health concerns

It wasn’t slick marketing campaigns or some exotic and newfound rate of travel, not even the electric starter or air conditioning, or even in-vehicle...
teen drivers

Teens and cars: Speed thrills, but also kills

Other than the collector car auction and car show calendars, there seems to be no rhyme nor reason to the flow of news releases...
railroad tracks

Secret revealed: I’d like to drive a hi-rail

I knew I shouldn’t have clicked the “open” button on the news release, but I couldn’t help myself, and now it’s a couple of...