Commentary: Looking Out Through The Thick Of It

Being (self) quarantined and practicing social distancing has caused some form of cabin fever amid the quest for answers from the powers to be. While our first responders and healthcare workers are doing their best with limited resources to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic, we are doing what we can to maintain our health and dignity during these times.

Commentary: Why Are There No Photos of Engine Bays in Vehicle Reviews Anymore?

This came about a debate among my fellow automotive media professionals whether it is necessary to include photos of the engine bay in our reviews and other related content – with the notable exception of this article, of course. It went back-and-forth. Some argue that because these photos are no longer engaging in their readership. Others argue that some engine bays are worth including in their article.

COVID-19 Update: Staying At Home and Connected

There have been plenty of responses to the COVID-19 situation that has permeated into this country. It was reported that the USA now has the most confirmed cases in the world. This has prompted continued responses from governments and the automotive industry to try to stem this virus from doing further damage to society and the economy.

COVID-19 Update: Ford, FCA to The Rescue

Ford announced on Tuesday, March 24 that they will start producing more than 100,000 plastic face shields for "medical professionals, factory workers, and store clerks" per week at one of their assembly plants in Michigan. They will also produce ventilators, as well as Powered Air-Purifying Respirators, for patients, healthcare professionals, and first responders, as well.

Commentary: Support Your Local Grocery/Food Delivery Person

Are you sick of what's being done – or, not done – about it by the powers to be? Are you sick of people losing their minds over overstocking toilet paper, while food shelves are trying to keep up with people in need during these interesting times? Rather, about restaurants closing their dining areas and resorting to counter pick-up or delivery?

Twin Cities 2020: Yes, That Was Me On The Radio…

Results. Think about that for a moment. Isn't it the goal of any publication – digital or otherwise – is to achieve a following? To get webpage hits, likes, social media interactions, views on viral video sites, and so forth?

Commentary: COVID-19 vs. The World

COVID-19 has begun to crimp several people's livelihood. It has become a global pandemic that has taken lives, quarantined others, and caused panic in various places on Earth.

Commentary: No Auto Show This Week in Geneva

However, things are different in Geneva this week. PALEXPO was ready to welcome hundreds of media professionals, industry people, and the general public for the 90th edition of the Geneva International Auto Show.

Commentary: Sunset Across The Pacific

To summarize, General Motors announce that they will "cease Holden sales, design, and engineering operations by 2021" and end Chevrolet brand sales in Thailand by the end of 2020. Furthermore, Great Wall Motors will most likely buy the production facility in Thailand from GM.