THE WEEKLY DRIVER

THE WEEKLY DRIVER


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#180, New website thatsanicecar.com showcases exotic cars
May 10, 2021

It's easy to hear overt enthusiasm in Bill Mayer's voice. He's owned, restored and sold several of what he calls "works of art" — classic and exotic cars. - After many years of planning, Mayer is now also the co-founder of the website, ThatsANiceCar.

#179, California hydrogen highway growing, still unheralded
May 03, 2021

Three mainstream automobile manufacturers, Honda, Hyundai and Toyota, sell and lease hydrogen vehicles. The Clarity (Honda) and Mirai (Toyota) are sedans; the Nexo (Hyundai) is a sport utility vehicle. - Combined,

#177, Author details Indy car racing and its money-grab
April 26, 2021

A long-time battle between racing organizations could have destroyed Indy Car Racing. It's unlikely anyone has as much intimate knowledge of the chaos, anger, resentment and money-grab than John Oreovicz. -

#178, Nvidia expanding the future of autonomous vehicles now
April 16, 2021

Nvidia, an American multinational technology company based in Santa Clara, California, began in 1993. It originally designed graphics processing units (GPU) for gaming, professional markets and mobile computing. - Since 2014,

#176, RVTravel.com expands, adds weekly podcast
April 12, 2021

RVTravel.com is the country's pre-eminent recreational vehicle website. It reports on every conceivable component of tthe ever-expanding industry. It has expert text and video, twice-weekly newsletters, daily tips,

#175, 2021 LA Auto Show virtual media preview
March 29, 2021

After a postponement and cancellation because of the COVID-19 pandemic, LA AutoMobility and the LA Auto Show will be back later this year at the Los Angeles Convention Center. Collectively, the automotive industry can't wait. -

#174, iseecars.com: Ford tops new, used 2020 sales
March 18, 2021

Karl Brauer has an extensive history in the automotive industry, including his current position as the executive analyst for iseecars.com. - The website, an automotive research firm and data-driven car search engine,

#172, Tiger Woods, Rolls-Royce, New Corvette C8 book
March 09, 2021

There's always a lot happening in the auto industry. But it's been a particularly wild ride lately. - Tiger Woods crashed a new 2021 Genesis GV70. I test drove a 2022 Rolls-Royce Ghost for four days. And a new coffee table-sized book on the new mid-en...

#171, Liz Carmichael: car fraud, transgender, anti-hero
February 22, 2021

"The Lady and the Dale" tells the little-known story of Liz Carmichael in the 1970s. Carmichael rose to prominence when she released a fuel-efficient, three-wheeled vehicle while being responsible for one of the biggest auto scams in history. -

#170, WeatherTech Raceway ready for racing
February 08, 2021

Just like any business relying on visitors, WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca had it tough during 2020. Events were rescheduled and canceled. But management did its best to offer recreation opportunities when it could. -