Author Archive | Lisa Brock



By John and Laurie Wiles In just six weeks the doors of the Jacob Javits Center on Manhattan’s West Side open for the 2020 New York Auto Show. Anyone with an interest in vehicles of every ilk does not want to miss this automotive spectacular. There are, of course, auto shows held all over the […]

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Who Needs Winter Tires

By: Nicole Wakelin It’s the thick of winter here in New England and at this very moment a substantial layer of snow is coating the roads. This is February, so it’s not unexpected, but it still makes the morning commute a slog. Snow makes driving a particular challenge for teenagers who don’t have years of […]

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Pony Car Passions…

By: Tim Plouff  The physical search started in early January, however, the mental calculations for a new sports car started months, if not a few years, earlier. Fortunate to have owned a 350Z Roadster for ten years, the heart started to wander despite the excellent handling, performance, and reliability of my blue ragtop. Shared adventures […]

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Electricity or Gasoline: Which Should Fuel Your Next Car?

By: James MacPherson Electric cars currently account for only two percent of the new vehicle market. The auto industry, however, believes this will change. Major players, such as General Motors and Volkswagen, are predicting a rosy future for electric vehicles, or EVs.  As Bob Lutz, former head of global product development at General Motors, wrote […]

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New England Motor Press Association Announces Winter Vehicle and Ragtop Awards

— Association Also Honors Executives and Industry Standouts — Cambridge, Mass., May 29, 2019 — At its annual awards dinner, held at the MIT Media Lab, the New England Motor Press Association honored four individuals for their outstanding contributions to the automotive industry and awarded trophies for the organization’s annual NEMPA Winter Vehicle, Ragtop and […]

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