Brandon Seiler's Blog on Cars archive for Jan. 2009

THURSDAY, JAN. 29, 2009

The Homer

The world is full of back seat drivers of nearly every orientation. As Detroit flounders about searching for a way to meet the obvious needs of American drivers (low cost, high mileage cars) taking the time to criticize their apparent ineptitude is both fun and...

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TUESDAY, JAN. 27, 2009

Dear Mr. President, where's my car?

Dear Mr. President, I would like a people’s car and I could have used it yesterday. Please excuse the edgy reference, but in 1933 Hitler asked Ferdinand Porsche to build a “Volks-Wagen”, a car for the people. Porsche answered with what would become the Volkswagen...

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FRIDAY, JAN. 23, 2009

Super cop car for 2012

By 2012 it’s likely American cops could be patrolling the streets in a real life version of David Hassellhoff’s crushingly 80’s Night Rider car, KITT, minus the pretentious attitude and quip comments. It’s called the E-7. Designed by Carbon Motors with over 100 features specifically...

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WEDNESDAY, JAN. 14, 2009

Aurora Avenue, Part 2 - The Denunciation

Snubbed, I was snubbed. No prostitutes, no drugs, and the closest I got to powering about in a muscle car was revving the engine of a moldy 1970 Cadillac Coupe DeVille; the cheapest car on the lot at the only antique dealership I could find...

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MONDAY, JAN. 12, 2009

Aurora Avenue, Part 1

This week, I’m infected with an intrepid disease. It has me thinking it’s a good idea to do something I swore I 'd never do again: Return to explore the used car capitol of Western Washington and the culture it has managed to cultivate over...

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TUESDAY, JAN. 6, 2009

Marijuana and Driving

Marijuana. What does it mean to you? For the cool kids out there, it probably arouses questions such as: Who’s got it? How much do I have left? And, Do they know? Sure, most people with their heads moving freely outside of their ass cheeks...

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Brandon Seiler's Blog on Cars

Brandon Seiler is a bonafide car guy, member of the Northwest Auto Press Association and proud Washingtonian. He covers the latest auto news, technology, and pretty much anything having to do with car culture. You don't have to like cars to read his blogs, you just have to be able to read.


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