Posts Tagged ‘automobile’

Jag and Buick? Really?

MaxPower March 19th, 2009

I wouldn’t have guessed it, but Jaguar and Buick are the two most reliable car brands. Strange days for Japanese makers, especially in light of consumer perception that Toyota (deserved) and Honda (not as deserved) are high quality manufacturers. Jaguar and Buick surged to the top of J.D. Power and Associates’ closely watched vehicle dependability […]

Automotive Super Bowl Ads

MaxPower February 2nd, 2009

Check out the Super Bowl ad by Audi which features Jason Statham doing what he does best, driving a get-away car (does he do anything else?). The A6 is looking pretty sweet. I like when he shrugs off the Lexus in the 90’s. Heh. And then Hyundai (really?) has a good ad. The BMW guy […]

You Don’t Say

MaxPower January 28th, 2009

Out today: TORONTO — Auto industry analyst Dennis DesRosiers says he expects 500 car dealerships in Canada to close over the next five years. Despite $12 billion in yesterday’s federal budget to help consumers finance new vehicle purchases, DesRosiers says the Detroit Three’s dealerships will experience a major downsizing. He says tight credit markets have […]

It is called customer service

MaxPower January 26th, 2009

The news in the auto business has been dire. The Big 3 in North America are asking for bailouts but they aren’t the only ones, all car manufacturers are suffering. No one is pulling the trigger on new cars over the past couple of months. Enough mainstream media reports with the word recession in them […]

Ontario Gov’t Backs Down on Driving Restrictions

MaxPower December 9th, 2008

The Ontario Government has backed down on and withdrew the plan to restrict drivers aged 16 to 19 with a G2 graduated licence to just one other teen in a vehicle. We had previously talked about the issue here and here. “We certainly did get comment (and) we said we would listen to what people […]