Category Archives: Trends and Fashions

2011 LA Auto Show – Fashion, Trends and Fads

In the year since I started publishing these posts, one of the things people tell me they enjoy most is the summary of trends from the auto shows.  Some have even commented I must be a bit crazy to do … Continue reading

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2011 Frankfurt – Jubel und Buhrufe

For those who haven’t run and gotten their google translate web page out, Jubel und Buhrufe is the rough German translation of Cheers and Jeers.  To highlight the highs and lows of the Frankfurt Auto Show we brought our venerable … Continue reading

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2011 Frankfurt – Eco Trends

As I was walking around the Frankfurt Auto Show two weeks ago (has it been that long already?) I was struck by the continued emergence of the Eco-Brands at most of the auto makers (I am including all manners of … Continue reading

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2011 Frankfurt – Exterior and Interior Design Trends

If you just finished reading the Frankfurt Auto Show Wheel Trends report, you are probably not going to be surprised when reading my opinions about Exteriors, because the themes seem to be the repeating.  New finishes, new shapes and attention … Continue reading

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2011 Frankfurt – Wheel Design Trends

So somewhere in the 2400+ photos that I took (and almost lost) in Frankfurt are a few pictures of wheels.  OK, more than a few, I actually took roughly 250 pictures of wheels which works out to just over 10% … Continue reading

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2011 Chicago – Day 2 Interior Report

If you happened to read yesterday’s report yesterday, I’d like to apologize as it appears half of it went missing. The report is corrected now and all 4 test tracks have been reviewed. Today we’ll cover some highs and lows … Continue reading

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2011 NAIAS Recap and Summary

The North American International Auto Show is now in the history books and from a consumer point of view it was a qualified success.  I say qualified because although The Detroit News reported an improvement to more than 735,000 visitors, … Continue reading

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