Daveinva
Daveinva
Aug 5
21

Sedans sell fine, they just don't have the same margins. Whoever figured out they could charge $5,000 more for most of the same parts was an evil genius.

Aug 5
9

Trying to think of the last time there was this much of a market disagreement between the US and Europe in car design. One of our most prominent companies is now without any sedans in their lineup, and the other Big Three aren’t selling too many. Now, leaving aside value judgments (mine is, this sucks, I miss cars), Read more

Aug 5
7

(Hmmmmm, lots of VeeDub ads making the grade....)  Thanks to the editing where the action is timed to the music, this 2000 Jetta ad is a complete masterpiece:

Aug 5
3

Seriously, can’t believe they didn’t mention it. 

Aug 5
25

Volkswagen: Da da da, ich lieb’ dich nicht du liebst mich nicht aha aha aha

Aug 5
17

Where have you been? Ever since Orlove took over they’ve been way more open with their college-kid angstiness.

Aug 5
38

Massively important point that is often overlooked when it’s convenient. The strike was an illegal action under law. I’m no Reagan fan, but the controllers forced his hand and got the predictable results.

Aug 5
55

I don’t get why everyone hates on Reagan for enforcing the FSLMRS that was signed by Carter about 3 years before Reagan fired everyone. The damage was done when FSLMRS was passed, not when it was enforced. Read more

Aug 5
45

Holy shit, this. I am no fanboy either but I’m sure I look like it because I feel half my comments these days are calling out Raph and Erik on their crusade against Tesla because... reasons?  This may be the worst take yet. 

Aug 5
90

1st Gear: I’m no apologist for Tesla, trust me. But Tesla has a solid track record of, like, actually manufacturing shit. Maybe not on schedule, and perhaps not with the greatest quality, but building units and pushing them out the door on a daily basis. Nikola? They just broke ground on a manufacturing facility that Read more

Aug 5
5

That’s going to be the new name for this - goodbye NPoCP. Guessing the overlords got offended by people possibly being offended and decided to offend us

Aug 5
38

Way to change up the voting buttons so now I have to think too hard about which one to choose to vote “crack pipe”. Hopefully it doesn’t result erroneous election results since they’re now switched. 

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