Forbes automotive columnist Jerry Flint provides a history lesson of various automotive couplings and even triads to illustrate that while a few have been beneficial to one or (rarely) all parties, most fall flat on their faces. None, however, are easy for any of the parties, successful or not.
Automotive curmudgeon critic Jerry Flint puts Mazda in his crosshairs for
his latest column, Backstreet Driver. He addresses what is a well-known issue about the automaker:
There has been no growth in Mazda sales for over a decade.
Hyundai and Kia Motors are in the fast lane among the major automakers. In the U.S. alone, their combined sales
were four times greater than their sales a mere seven years ago. The new Hyundai Sonata is garnering rave reviews among
customers and the press. What's more, with Ford and GM pulling away from the minivan segment, the new Kia Sedona
(pictured) is looking to secure another piece of the automotive pie. Across the Pond, Hyundai is beating Honda in
Europe in sales, all of which has autodom
Jerry Flint and Doug Flint - two automotive pundits that we've spoken of here many times before - team up as
father and son and tackle the topic of do-it-yourself auto maintenance in the elder
Flint's recent column.