Category Archives: On The Road

Contestants Announced for Middlecott Sketchbattle Experiment LA

I have three reasons to start the introduction of Sketchbattle contestants with a picture of Joe Louis.  First, The Middlecott Sketchbattle Experiment is billed as “THE Fight Club of Design”.  Second, the Sketchbattle originated in Detroit, a city steeped in … Continue reading

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A Slippery Slope – Winter Driving Part 1

Those of you who know me on Facebook have been treated to my rants about winter tires for a number of years.  Some 25 years ago I moved from the beaches of the Carolinas and Virginia to the snowy climate … Continue reading

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The Week that was Woodward 2015

When people ask me about the best time to do anything with the auto industry in Detroit, I always answer the same; the week before the NAIAS auto show and the week before the Woodward Cruise.  It seems these are … Continue reading

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NAIAS 2015 – Its all about the Trucks

With fuel prices in Detroit dropping below $2.00 a gallon for the first time since I bought a new car with more than 200 horsepower (actually since March 2009), its no surprise that it seems everyone brought a new truck … Continue reading

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Paris 2014 – les Femmes

It has become a tradition to highlight Daniele Madia’s photographs of the ambiance, environment and curves of European auto shows in a separate posting.  Far be it for me to break with tradition……..

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Mondail de L’Automobile Paris 2014 by DaniPhotoDesign

Color me a lucky guy!  I get to travel to a few auto shows every year.  I love nothing more that seeing the latest and greatest and debating with colleagues and experts the merits of each.  Unfortunately my budget leaves a little … Continue reading

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Iconic Anniversaries

Are you happy it finally feels like summer in the D?  Need to spend an evening with some awesome cars?  Do GT40’s, Maseratis, Mustangs, Porsches, and the letters Z06 get your blood boiling?  What about hanging out with some awesome people? … Continue reading

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