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Greatest Hits: An Index of Essays & Articles On Various Topics

These essays and articles are excerpted from various postings I've made. Or articles I've published. Many of my regular blog entries are quips and comments about contemporary events. These are a little more timeless, lengthy and thoughtful.

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The Automobile Business

An Open Letter To Detroit General Motors Obituary The Littlest Car Industry Brand Licensing
The Perfect Storm Farewell Chrysler Malcolm In The Middle History Repeats Itself
GM CEO Job Interview Fixing Ford (2008) View From The Precipice Patience Pays
What If ...? Saving Chrysler (2007) Bedtime Story Predictions: Next 100 Years
Auto Advertising Fixing General Motors (2005) Postwar Small Car Ideas

Automotive History
America - 1957 Back To The Future A History Of Luxury Cars Time Machine
1959 Cars Of The World It's A 'Classic' Ten Profound Cars Time Machine II

Car Design
Art & Cars Cars As Appliances Derham Body Co. Mediocre Luxury
Allure of the Automobile Cars by the Pound Designer Edition Autos Size Matters
Best-Looking American Cars Car Styling Evolution Dull Car Design Suddenly, It's 1948

Car Marques
Bocar Edsel Lincoln Saturn
Borgward Fiat & Chrysler The Kennedy Lincoln Scion
Bristol Fiat Jolly Maybach Simca
Buick Flying Feather Mazda6 Smart ForTwo
Cadillac Ford Model A Mercury Stout Scarab
Chevrolet Volt Fuldamobil Nissan Micra Studebaker Lark
Chrysler Diablo/Dart Gaylord Oldsmobile Suzuki
Chrysler Newport Gogomobil Packard Tesla
Chuffley-Waite Graham-Paige Paxton Phoenix Toyota Corolla
Citroën Griffith Pierce-Arrow New Tucker Torpedo
Cord Hispano-Suiza Plymouth Vauxhall & Opel
DKW Honda Pontiac Volkswagen
Daimler Jaguar Porsche Zimmer Quicksilver
Dodge Jeep Saab Zündapp Janus
Duesenberg Lancia

Auto Shows & Auctions (with photos)
Auto Shows (1955 vs. 2005) 2012 Barrett-Jackson 2014 Scottsdale Auctions 2017 Scottsdale Auctions
1960 Philly Auto Show 2012 NY Auto Show 2014 Dr. George Car Show 2017 Monterey Week
1966 NY Auto Show 2012 Monterey Week 2014 Monterey Week 2018 Scottsdale Auctions
1996 Monterey Week 2013 Detroit Auto Show 2015 Detroit Auto Show 2018 Monterey Week
2005 Portland Auto Show 2013 Scottsdale Auctions 2015 Scottsdale Auctions 2019 Scottsdale Auctions
2007 National Lincoln Meet 2013 Motoring Thru Time 2015 Monterey Week 2019 Monterey Week
2010 Detroit Auto Show 2013 NY Auto Show 2016 Detroit Auto Show
2010 Monterey Week 2013 Monterey Week 2016 Scottsdale Auctions
2011 Allure of the Automobile 2013 B-J Las Vegas 2016 Monterey Week The Future Of Auto Shows
2011 Monterey Week 2014 Detroit Auto Show 2017 Detroit Auto Show How To Run A Car Show

Automobile Photos From Museum Visits
AACA Auto Museum Club Auto LeMay Museum Petersen Museum
Blackhawk Museum Don Garlits Museum Martin Auto Museum Simeone Museum
California Auto Museum Great California Adventure Nethercutt Collection Western Plane & Auto
Hall Of Flame

Driving Impressions and Road Tests
1995 Lincoln Mk. VIII 2003 Chevrolet Cavalier 2009 Mercedes CLK550 2013 BMW 750iL
2000 BMW 330xi 2004 Buick Century 2010 Chrysler 300 2013 Mercedes-Benz 550S
2000 Lincoln LS 2006 Chevrolet Impala 2011 Chevrolet Malibu 2014 Ford Fusion
2001 Toyota Camry 2007 Chevy Cobalt 2011 Chevrolet Impala Road Test Lingo
2002 Ford Escort 2007 Ford Focus 2011 Nissan Altima Gas Mileage
2002 BMW 330i 2007 Mazda3 2012 Chevrolet Impala
2003 BMW 330xi AWD 2008 Mazda6 2013 Ford Taurus

Miscellaneous Automotive
2010 Auto Debuts Car Clubs Mr. Goodwrench Rod & Custom
21st Century Predictions Car Magazines Model Auto Review Self-Driving Cars
AAA Going Bad? Car Musings Model & Toy Cars Stoplight Lottery
Archie's Cars Crapmobile Memories Motor Oil Taxi !
Auto Buzzwords Diesel: Esperanto of Fuels NASCAR Tires & Belts
Auto Paint Explorer Concept Cars Oil Dependency The Truth About Car Writing
Auto Service Writers Headlight History People's Cars The Truth About Tires
AutoBiography: Cars In My Life Hot Rod Lincoln Pep Boys Topper's Car
Automobile Quarterly Hot Wheels Popemobiles Topp's 'World On Wheels'
Axle Ratios Hemmings Promotional Models Toy & Promo Cars
Buying A New Car - 2005 Investing In Toy Cars Road & Track Oscar Mayer Wienermobile
Buying A New Car - 2008

Car Drawings

'36-37 Lincoln Zephyr '50 Studebaker '56 Chevrolet '58 Packard
'37 Lincoln K-Series '51 GM Le Sabre '56 Chrysler Dart '59 Cadillac
'38 Lincoln Zephyr conv. '51 Lincoln Cosmopolitan '56 Continental Mark II '59 Sting Ray racer
'38-40 Graham Sharknose '51 Nash Rambler '56 Facel Vega '60 Ford Sunliner
'39 Lincoln Zephyr sedan '52 Lincoln '56 Ford Fairlane '61 Lincoln Continental
'39 Plymouth '53 Cadillac Le Mans '56 Lincoln '63 Buick Riviera
'40 Mercury Eight '53 Studebaker '56 Mercury XM '63 Lincoln Continental
'40 Packard Darrin '53 XL-500 concept '56 Packard Predictor '64 Lincoln Continental
'40-41 Lincoln Continental '54 Buick Wildcat II '56 Studebaker Hawk '65 Mercer Cobra
'41 Chrysler Thunderbolt '54 Chevy Corvette '56-58 Dual Ghia '66 Oldsmobile Toronado
'41 Graham Hollywood '54 Chevy Nomad '57 Ford Thunderbird '67 Volkswagen Beetle
'47 Chrysler Town & Country '54 Dodge Firearrow '57 Mercury '69 Lincoln Mark III
'47 Lincoln Continental '54 Ford F/X Atmos '57 Nash Ambassador '72 Lincoln Mark IV
'47 Studebaker '54 Lincoln Capri sedan '57 Plymouth '77 Lincoln Mark V
'48 Divco Delivery Truck '55 Lincoln Capri coupe '58 Chuffley-Waite '84 Lincoln Mark VII
'48-49 Cadillac '55 Lincoln Futura '58 Edsel '94 Cadillac Seville
'49 Buick Roadmaster '55 Oldsmobile '58 GM Firebird III '03 PT Cruiser Coupe
'49 Lincoln '56 Cadillac Fleetwood '58 Lincoln Continental Mk III

Behind The Drawings - A History Of AutoSketchs

Aerotrain Hiawatha Locomotive Real Trains PRR MU Commuter Cars
Air Rage Interstate Highways Toy Trains PRR T1 Steam Loco
America - 1957 Mass Transit Musings U.P. Challenger Loco Philadelphia Trolleys (1955)
Before Ambulances Model Train FAQs PRR Consolidation Loco Railroad History
Boeing 737 Model Train Layout Tips PRR GG1 Electric Loco School Buses
Car & Train Photos PRR Mallet Steam Loco The Mallard (L.N.E.R.)

L. Scott Bailey Carly Fiorina & HP Nicholas Kueny George Romney
Matthias Baldwin Eddie Fisher Jerry Lee Lewis Mitt Romney
George Barris Jerry Flint Abraham Lincoln Linda Ronstadt
Chuck Berry Gerald Ford Hy Lit Charlie Ryan
John R. Bond Jim Fowler Bruce Lulow Les Schwab
The Big Bopper Vincent J. Fumo Bob Lutz Vito Scotti
Craig Breedlove Annette Funicello Tom McCahill L.J.K. Setright
Malcolm Bricklin Robert L. Gardner John McCain Carroll Shelby
Helen Gurley Brown Dennis J. Gartland Henry N. Manney III J.R. Simplot
Bob Brudzinski Giorgetto Giugiaro Bob Marple David Sinclair
William F. Buckley Pat Goss My Mom Phoebe Snow
Fidel Castro Ed Gray Lord Montagu Gil Spear
Cheap Canadians Brian L. Hayes Randy Mytar Arlen Specter
Aunt Ceil Phil Hill J.B. Nethercutt Jo Stafford
Dick Clark Christopher Hitchens Paul Newman Rick Steves
Jeremy Clarkson Dean Jeffries Joe Niagara William B. Stout
Hillary Clinton Chuck Jordan Cubby O'Brien Elizabeth Taylor
Boyd Coddington The Kardashians Barack Obama Margaret Thatcher
Richard Corliss Kim Jong-il Keith Olbermann Helen Thomas
My Dad Caroline Kennedy Sarah Palin George W. Walker
Steve D'Ambrosia John F. Kennedy Les Paul Craig Watjen
Bobby Darin Robert F. Kennedy Tom Peterson Maury Willyard
David E. Davis Jr. Ted Kennedy Pope John Paul II Walt Woron
Jimmy Dean John F. Kerry Elvis Presley David Wu
Phyllis Diller Beverly Rae Kimes Princess Margaret
Maureen Dowd Rodney King Ronald Reagan
Peter Egan Thomas Kinkade Jerry Reed
Den Fenske

America - 1957 Disney In India Mr. Potato Head Seeking Nostalgia
Argomania Elvis & His Mark II Mount St. Helens Swiss Colony
Barbecue Grills Fatherhood Movie Cowboys Technology
Bottled Water Geezer Stuff NY World's Fair '64-65 The Fifties
'Bullitt' Home For Christmas Olive Garden Thomas The Tank Engine
Busy Hands Are ... The IKEA Experience Remembering Camelot Top 'Simpsons' Episodes
Coffee Stuff The Kardashians Roomba We're All Tomatoes
Conserve This! Miracle Hat

Philly Memories I Philly Memories VII American Bandstand Philadelphia Trolleys
Philly Memories II Philly Memories VIII American Graffiti - Philly Rohm & Haas Co.
Philly Memories III Philly Memories IX Atlantic City, NJ St. Joseph's Prep
Philly Memories IV Philly Memories X Camden, NJ Simeone Auto Museum
Philly Memories V Philly Memories XI Memories: NE Times Uniroyal - Tacony Plant
Philly Memories VI 1960 Philly Auto Show Pep Boys Villanova University

About Bisphenol A Discovery Plastics, Inc. How To Start A Restaurant Overhauling The SBA
Air Rage Don't Bank On It The IKEA Experience Retailing
America - 1957 Just For Entrepreneurs Indecision & Procrastination Rohm & Haas Co.
Assets In The Elevator Finance & The Economy Investing Smartly Rubbermaid
Bad Predictions Fixing The Postal Service The Joy Of Manufacturing The Somat Machine
Business Advice Grudge Report Lessons From The Car Wash Shoe Musings
Busy Hands Are ... Handling Business Finances Luck Of The Irish Swiss Colony
Corky's BBQ Houses & Mortgages Make A Profit On Everything Technology
Death of Magazines How To Start A Business Masonite Trade Show In A Box
Dead Horse Strategies How Not To Start A Business Newspaper Death Watch Worth Every Cent

Alternate History Car Costs vs. Medical Costs Haiti: Lost Cause Media: Better Than You
America - 1957 Catholic Stuff Health Care Musings Obama Watch
Arab Street Conserve This! A Health Care Solution Obesity
Black Studies Education Immigration Politics Made Simple
The China Problem Eight Americas Islam Summer Of 1967
Fabulous Posts About Gays Keep Portland Weird Undeserving Poor
Funeral Planning Luck Of The Irish Vote For Me

Alternate Universes Book Reviews Restaurant Reviews
Miscellaneous Musings Miracle Hat You Gotta Have Heart
Fighting Cancer Peanut Butter And, In Local News ...
Gluing Philosophy Butt Math Shoe Stuff
Tools, Hardware, & Machinery The End of the Internet Travels & Wanderings

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If I have slandered any brands of automobiles, either expressly or inadvertently, they're most likely crap cars and deserve it. Automobile manufacturers should be aware that they always have the option of trying to change my mind by providing me with vehicles to test drive. I'll dutifully report my road test impressions on this car blog.

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