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Entries by Kate Kelly from 06/2009

Now That We Own GM: A Little of the Early Story

| Posted 06.02.2009 | Business

We all know the story of Henry Ford and his assembly line, but what is there to know about General Motors?

Everything Old Is New Again -- Even Electric Cars

| Posted 06.16.2009 | Business

Electric cars are not new; they were first used 100 years ago, the preferred vehicle for both women and doctors.

Auto Sales Stimulus: 1909

| Posted 06.24.2009 | Politics

In 1909 mining heir Robert Guggenheim sponsored a cross-country auto race. This June, a commemorative race is underway. And this time we have bridges.

Fireworks and the Fourth

| Posted 06.29.2009 | Politics

Though the beauty of fireworks against the night sky is incomparable, maybe we ought to be satisfied with good friends, good food, and an annual renewal of resolve to do some form of volunteer work to "make the world a better place."