My Car Quest

January 18, 2021

Editorial: How Elon Musk Shamed Detroit

Wherein a Native Detroiter Expresses Disillusionment with the auto culture he grew up in... by Wallace Wyss - As a child growing up in Detroit, I thought the Big Three automakers (There was still the Little Fourth, American Motors, and … [Read more...]

What Hydrogen Powered Autos Need is an Elon Musk…

by Wallace Wyss - But Musk doesn't like hydrogen. He thinks it's the long way around getting rid of internal combustion engines. He calls them "fool cells" and a "load of rubbish". He told Tesla shareholders at an annual meeting years ago that … [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...]

Mercedes-Benz Vision EQS – An Electric Car With The Looks to Beat Tesla

by Wallace Wyss - Warning: it's just a concept. But I can say that if the production model is only 12 months away that this must be close to the final production car. I think it is a beautiful advance for Mercedes and has what German automakers … [Read more...]

Editorial: Are America’s Big Three Car Makers In Too Much of a Hurry to Go Electric?

by Wallace Wyss - There is a scene in the movie, The Wizard of Oz where the intrepid Dorothy works her way up to the stage where the Wizard is pontificating and peers behind it and sees a little man with a big microphone. I am wondering, as … [Read more...]

Musk vs. Bezos – The Battle of the Titans Shapes Up For Electric Vehicles

by Wallace Wyss - Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos certainly are larger than life titans of industry with both working and leading in more arenas than just electric vehicles. Today we focus on electric driverless vehicles. Elon Musk We should not … [Read more...]