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Articles By John Welch


Lutz Takes The Wraps Off Of GM's Near Future Product
Lutz Takes The Wraps Off Of GM's Near Future Product
Thu, Dec 17, 2009 at 3:47PM by John Welch

Another day, another boring, useful-information free press conference from GM. The world has to be getting... Read More


Forza 3 Blowing Sony Into The Weeds
Forza 3 Blowing Sony Into The Weeds
Wed, Dec 16, 2009 at 5:41PM by John Welch

Forza Motorsport 3 is handily beating the crap out of its cross-Pacific rival Gran Turismo 5, mostly because... Read More


Dyson-Mazda Racing Into 2010
Dyson-Mazda Racing Into 2010
Wed, Dec 16, 2009 at 12:34PM by John Welch

The Lola-built LMP2 coupes of Dyson Mazda Racing are arguably the most visually stimulating cars entered... Read More


Whitacre Looking For a Few Good Executives, Willing To Work For Peanuts
Whitacre Looking For a Few Good Executives, Willing To Work For Peanuts
Tue, Dec 15, 2009 at 12:50PM by John Welch

Tex Whitacre Jr. and GM's Board of Executives are currently searching for “a motivating, inspirational... Read More


The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly
The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly
Fri, Dec 11, 2009 at 3:47PM by John Welch

Mulally and Whitacre make nice-nice;

Whitacre does not extend nice-nice to schleps within his own company;

and... Read More


Petit Le Mans Joins The Intercontinental Cup For 2010
Petit Le Mans Joins The Intercontinental Cup For 2010
Thu, Dec 10, 2009 at 12:34PM by John Welch

The American le Mans Series is expanding its world-wide influence during the winter break. The Petit Le Mans,... Read More


Danica Finally Signs With Dale Jr/NASCAR
Danica Finally Signs With Dale Jr/NASCAR
Wed, Dec 9, 2009 at 5:11PM by John Welch

So, it was bound to happen. Now that it has, are there any surprises in store for us? Any morsel of information... Read More


VW's Plan To Rule The World
VW's Plan To Rule The World
Wed, Dec 9, 2009 at 11:38AM by John Welch

Welp, they're gonna own us all one day. Volkswagen, I mean. Earlier this year the fiesty automaker declared... Read More


The Reason You Don't Work In Construction . . .
The Reason You Don't Work In Construction . . .
Tue, Dec 8, 2009 at 2:33PM by John Welch

. . . is pretty clear. At a construction site, there is no YouTube. Plain and simple. My 21st century... Read More


Grand-Am Off-Season Updates
Grand-Am Off-Season Updates
Mon, Dec 7, 2009 at 5:35PM by John Welch

We are mired in the racing dead-zone between November and February, but that doesn't mean there isn't plenty... Read More


Fiesta Pricing Announced, The 'Shopper Prices Our Own
Fiesta Pricing Announced, The 'Shopper Prices Our Own
Fri, Dec 4, 2009 at 4:41PM by John Welch

Aww geez, Ford went and screwed up the Fiesta. Who knows why; US crash regulations, marketing fluffery regarding... Read More


Fritz Gets Fired; Ms. Fritz Jr. Gets Fired Up
Fritz Gets Fired; Ms. Fritz Jr. Gets Fired Up
Thu, Dec 3, 2009 at 12:17PM by John Welch

I was sick. I missed it. Fritz Henderson has finally gotten pushed out of GM, Tex Whitacre has finally gotten... Read More


The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly
The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly
Tue, Dec 1, 2009 at 3:39PM by John Welch

The "small-car" landscape keeps getting bigger and brighter for American buyers;

Hyundai is cleaning... Read More


HAPPY THANKSGIVING Y'ALL !
HAPPY THANKSGIVING Y'ALL !
Wed, Nov 25, 2009 at 6:33PM by John Welch

Tomorrow the staff here at the 'Shopper will be observing the women-folk as they carry out their indentured... Read More


Motorcycle -Motored Mayhem
Motorcycle -Motored Mayhem
Wed, Nov 25, 2009 at 5:13PM by John Welch

I absolutely despise kypping other blog's stories for my own benefit, but these cars are just waaay to rad... Read More


More Lukewarm News Out Of GM And Toyota
More Lukewarm News Out Of GM And Toyota
Wed, Nov 25, 2009 at 12:26PM by John Welch

The Saab deal has crumbled, surprise surprise. Koenigsegg, unable to secure the loans necessary to acquire... Read More


Mark Reuss To Save the SS . . . es . . .
Mark Reuss To Save the SS . . . es . . .
Mon, Nov 23, 2009 at 10:50AM by John Welch

Any company suffering from economic malaise will want to streamline its product offerings in order to maximize... Read More


Toyota, Dana Must Report On Crusty Truck Frames
Toyota, Dana Must Report On Crusty Truck Frames
Fri, Nov 20, 2009 at 4:53PM by John Welch

Nah, Nah - Toyota finally screwed something up. Not that I'm wishing Toyota any bad luck, but MAN, am... Read More


Twelve Drivers Linked To USF1
Twelve Drivers Linked To USF1
Fri, Nov 20, 2009 at 11:22AM by John Welch

America needs a pick-me-up. A cattle-prod to the collective face. We need to go out and trounce the rest... Read More


Captain Slow Tells It Like It Is
Captain Slow Tells It Like It Is
Thu, Nov 19, 2009 at 6:05PM by John Welch

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