My Car Quest

April 11, 2021

Design History: 2004 Chevrolet Nomad Concept

by Wallace Wyss - Oh I remember the original Nomad--the '55,'56 and '57--but somehow this attempt to bring it back eluded me. Actually the '54 Nomad concept had a Corvette front end, but the production car was regular Chevy, using only the show … [Read more...]

Jaguar is Going All Electric in 2025

by Mike Gulett - When I think of Jaguar I think of beautiful sports cars, fast race cars and stylish luxury cars. I also think of technology innovations like disc brakes. Now I must think of electric powered vehicles because Jaguar recently … [Read more...]

Editorial: Will Ferrell in the Super Bowl Cadillac Commercial

by Wallace Wyss - Yes, all media is subject to review and since I wrote TV commercials myself in another life, I let the brickbats fly. In this case it was the Will Ferrell ad for the 2021 Super Bowl (American football). You can … [Read more...]

General Motors to Phase Out Petroleum-Powered Cars and Trucks by 2035

EDITORIAL: GM announces it will sell only vehicles that have zero tailpipe emissions by 2035: Not so fast, says Wyss... by Wallace Wyss - We're all supposed to be cheering that General Motors wants to end sales of gas and diesel engine … [Read more...]

Business: Tesla Steams Full Speed Ahead…

by Wallace Wyss - It is to laugh, if I didn't have reasons to cry. I'm talking 'bout the Detroit Big Three and their abject failure to match Elon Musk as he built Tesla into the world's leading electric car maker. I grew up in Detroit … [Read more...]

Design Commentary: Proposing the Next Generation Corvette (like 2023)

And why it's needed... by Wallace Wyss - OK the new Corvette is, admittedly, a tour de force. After 60 yrs of promising it they finally went mid-engine. Now they have a world class car to combat the European claims of superior handling, speed, … [Read more...]