The Feds Didn’t Kill Pontiac, I did.

The Feds Didn’t Kill Pontiac, I did. – National

Photo courtesy of GMauthority.com

So I read earlier this week that Bob Lutz is saying that the US Government killed Pontiac. He says that GM had big plans to rescue the struggling brand with innovative, rear-wheel designs that included small performance cars that would have set the Germans back on their heels. Had these plans come t…

Read More >

Great Moments in GM Marketing: The XP-75 – National

Great Moments in GM Marketing: The XP-75 – National

Facing tough German competition, the people at General Motors come up with a large-displacement supercharged contender that outpowers but also out-weighs the BMW-and-Benz-powered entries. The look of their new model is controversial, but we’re told that it has to be that way due to existing platform constraints. And, of course, they’ll need a massive cash injection from the United States Government to make the whole thing happen, and they’ll get it, even though the aforementioned government wants them to build something completely different.

Read More >

Sacramento Taxi Drivers Protest Rules Requiring Better Hygiene English Proficiency

Sacramento has earned the ire of local cab drivers by suggesting they shower more often, speak English and be able to make change. "Telling people to take showers!? To take an English test!?" asks Kazman Zaido, indignation audible in his voice. Zaido, head of the Sacramento Taxi Cab Union, says many of the drivers in his union have worked in Sacramento for many years. They know perfectly well what level of professionalism is expected of them, he says, and they deliver it. In his view, such rules, if implemented at all, should apply only to new drivers. Dozens of angry drivers marched yesterday on Sacramento's city hall in opposition to these and other new controls, according to the Sacramento Bee. The city's revenue manager, Brad Wasson, tells ABC News the big cab companies endorse the rules, which are the result of more than 20 meetings over the past 18 months between city officials and representatives from the taxi and hotel industries. "From all that, we have established a set of best practices," he says. Wasson says virtually all the opposition comes from smaller cab companies and independent drivers. Read More >

Contest Rules and Regulations

"TMZ BEAT OUR HEADLINE"

OFFICIAL RULES
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER
OPEN TO LEGAL RESIDENTS OF THE UNITED STATES (EXCLUDING PUERTO RICO THE U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS, AND OTHER COMMONWEALTHS, TERRITORIES AND POSSESSIONS), 13 YEARS OR OLDER.

Read More >