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Where the Rubber Meets the Road … or, How Come Trojan Doesn’t Make Tires?

If they did, I’d buy them. Whether it’s tires for your car or … well, you know … freshness counts. Prophylactics have a “use by” date. Tires should too. Fortunately, there is a way to know if the rubber that you’re trusting with your life is going to hold together and not fail at an inopportune … Continue reading

Radical Surgery

Can the U.S. automakers fail? No. Too expensive socially, economically and environmentally to allow. Your government agrees and is in the process of bestowing so-called bailout money on GM and Chrysler. So, what must the big three accomplish next to survive? Technological leadership, retail consolidation and the scariest prospect of all … regaining consumer confidence. Let’s for … Continue reading