I grew up a daughter of a Chrysler engineer, and a proud resident of Detroit. I was also proud of Lee Iacocca. Chrysler, GM and the Detroit News have come out and denounced the lies in the Obama Jeep ad. It's time Iacocca stands up for the truth too.
Carroll Shelby, who directed the effort in which Ford beat Ferrari at LeMans in 1965 and shocked the automotive world has died at 89. Shelby was one of the world's longest-living heart transplant patients and there's a transplant foundation for kids in hs name.
I had the privilege of attending the 2011 Ellis Island Family Heritage Awards in this, a particularly special year -- the 125th anniversary of the Statue of Liberty's dedication as a gift to the people of America from France.
I like the fact that GM, having suffered from a terrible inferiority complex for the past 20 years (often based, in truth, on some pretty bad product) seems, at least for its latest commercial, to have gotten some guts back.