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June 6, 2023

Sports Cars and Classic Cars Blog - News

Opinion: Let’s Admit It – Robotaxis are a Flop

The bloom is off the rose so to speak. By Wallace Wyss - I'm talking about the latest pie-in-the-sky panacea foisted upon us: driverless taxis. San Francisco has been experimenting with it. Caroline Graham described the ensuing chaos in The … [Read more...]

Farewell to Giotto Bizzarrini, Creator of Legends

The car world would have been very dull without him.* by Mike Gulett - Giotto Bizzarrini (6 June 1926 – 13 May 2023) died on May 13, 2023 at the age of 96 in Rosignano in the province of Livorno, Italy where he was in a nursing home. The … [Read more...]

Steve Wozniak Gives Elon Musk and Tesla an Earful

A Way Out for Elon... by Wallace Wyss - An editorial on a site called quotes another wunderkind of the Silicon Valley Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak. This website quotes Wozniak arguing that "the Elon Musk-led company's … [Read more...]

All the World’s a Stage

by Wallace Wyss - One of my favorite lines from an auto writer is when Ron Wakefield once wrote in Road & Track "I have seen the future and it's no longer such a long way off." I recently wrote about Ford planning to offer as an option … [Read more...]

Editorial: The Coming Death (and Re-Birth) of Varoom

by Wallace Wyss - Back when I was a wet behind the ears copywriter on the Chevrolet account, in the Sixties, one headline I wrote was selected for an ad. Not sure if it was for a Camaro or Corvette but the key word was the one word headline … [Read more...]

The Big Changeover: How Robotaxis Will Change the Car Industry Forever

by Wallace Wyss - Elon Musk, even as we speak, is fighting for the validity of "full self driving" in court. That's the name of the option he sells on Teslas, though, to my knowledge, it hasn't been approved for use in all states and even where … [Read more...]