February 2020

GM Adding Two Shifts At Michigan Plants

February 28, 2020 // 0 Comments

Given the disparity between the U.S. and Canadian auto industries, it’s not surprising that Friday started with news of a shift dropped at Fiat Chrysler’s Windsor, Ontario minivan plant and ends with two more added at General Motors facilit…

Dead Car, Dismal Discounts

February 28, 2020 // 0 Comments

Yesterday was a sad, sad day for lovers of the traditional domestic full-size sedan — a rapidly vanishing breed. The last Chevrolet Impala rolled out of Detroit-Hamtramck, and with it the last General Motors big car. Chapter closed. It’s a sign o…

Swiss Government Puts Kibosh on Geneva Motor Show

February 28, 2020 // 0 Comments

The Swiss city of Geneva will not see crowds of international visitors descend on the continent’s premier auto show next week. Instead, ticket holders will stay home, waiting for a refund, while automakers swallow their losses. Blame lies on the …

So Long, Sajeev: The Piston Makes Its Last Slap

February 28, 2020 // 0 Comments

After a decade-plus of being TTAC’s foremost expert in Panther-bodied Fords, as well as the go-to Texan for any of your questions about OBD II or old-car designs, Sajeev is moving on. He’s found a full-time home with another outlet, and we wish him wel…

From Spring Break to an Endless Summer?

February 28, 2020 // 0 Comments

I was once a disillusioned grad student, endlessly unhappy with my prospects and with a simmering anger within my soul. I previously ranted for Blue Oval News, after that outlet beat Ford in court. But when that gig ran its course and grad school had m…

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