Toyota Tumbles in Latest J.D.Power and Associates APEAL Study!

According to the good folks at J.D. Powers and Associates, they have released their  2012 U.S. Automotive Performance, Execution and Layout (APEAL) Study. Before I get to the Toyota tumbling act to where they currently reside now, I wanted to touch on a few things that I personally found interesting about the study. If you…

NHTSA Head Honcho David Strickland Fires Back at Sen. Chuck Grassley, Defends NHTSA and Toyota

Not one to speculate, and also not really surprised, the National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration Administrator (does it seem weird that the top title at NHTSA is Administrator? Isn’t is assumed that they’ll be administrating?) David Strickland, the government’s top safety official, formally released a letter in response to Sen. Chuck Grassley’s inquiry about…

Obituary: Lincoln 1917-2010…What Led to Its Timely Death

Yes, I’m fully aware that Lincoln is barely alive. Noticed that I didn’t say well…because it is anything but that. Why did I pick 2010? Because that was the year that the real last Lincoln was widely available to customers…the Lincoln Town Car (fleet sales ended in 2011). In fact, I would go as far…

Most People Don’t Get Social Media

Fortunately, I do. When I say that “most people don’t get social media”, I’m not just talking about those that actually are on social media on a daily basis for personal reasons (although some of them don’t as well), but those that are trying to use it to increase sales for their business, using traditional…

Job searching: you might be doing it all wrong

  (Editor’s Note: this article originally appeared in the Examiner, as I also write about career advice, specifically looking for a job, as well as transitioning careers). For most people, searching for a job can be a daunting task. It has been said that your job search can be a full time job, but in…