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Entries by Steve Parker from 07/2008

It's An Automotive Revolution -- Take Back Our Businesses Now!

| Posted 07.08.2008 | Green

Take a look at the health of a country's car manufacturers and it's usually closely related to the health of that nation in general. This theory certainly holds true for America, especially at this moment in time.

Navy Cancels as a NASCAR Sponsor; With This Economy, Who's Next?

| Posted 07.09.2008 | Entertainment

The Pentagon is convinced that NASCAR delivers one of its most dependable pools of potential recruits, so NASCAR's top drivers and teams over the years have carried sponsorships from the Armed Forces.

Next Toyota Prius to Be Built in US, But "Karoshi," or Death By Overwork," Tempers the Company' s Announcement

| Posted 07.11.2008 | Business

Trying to make death by overwork acceptable to any society, because survivors are able to get some monetary benefit is ridiculous, repulsive and outrageous.

Solar Cells, Turbo-Diesels Spell Future For Cars

| Posted 07.12.2008 | Green

Many news reports the past two days have been about Toyota's intention to build the next-generation gas/electric hybrid Prius at a factory now under c...

The Detroit Three --- Making Any Relevant Cars or Trucks?

| Posted 07.15.2008 | Business

That the Detroit Three have to build cars and trucks which make sense now and in the future, and which Americans want to buy.

Can GM Survive?

| Posted 07.21.2008 | Business

John McCain visited a GM factory and said if cars like the Volt, a plug-in gas/electric hybrid GM is developing, really do make it to market (still a question mark), "hundreds of thousands of jobs will be created." He's wrong.

Street Racing Kills -- Help Me Stop It

| Posted 07.22.2008 | Healthy Living

San Diego counts so many bodies and seriously injured people from street racing they say it is at "epidemic" levels and is a public health problem.

XM plus Sirius = Satellite Radio Monopoly

| Posted 07.24.2008 | Business

Now, after several years of competition between XM and Sirius, there will be one satellite radio company -- a monopoly created by the federal government. And you don't need me to tell you how strange that is.

Hydrogen Is The Answer ... Uh, Isn't It?

| Posted 07.28.2008 | Green

If Obama is sworn in, how can he best get us on the road to using hydrogen, along with wind and sea power, as a critical element in producing electricity for this country ... and for our cars?

Nascar Runs 3 1/2-Hour Tire Test at Indy; Calls it "Brickyard 400"

| Posted 07.29.2008 | Media

The only way to run a successful racing series is as a benevolent dictatorship.