Author: Rick Mytych

SACRILEGE!

My mom claimed that my passion for Corvettes started when I was a young lad. My parents had taken my brother and I to the local Christmas parade and there it was amongst the floats and marching bands… a black ’63 split window. For more than 50 years, that has been my dream car. My first attempt to...

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California Dreaming.

Those who have read some of my previous articles know I’m not a fan of electric cars. So, when I heard that California’s Governor Newsom issued an executive order that will ban the sale of cars with internal combustion engines by the year 2035, I had to shake my head and say, “He’s dreamin.” Here’s...

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Cadillac’s ducks are back.

Did you even notice they’ve been gone for 20 years? Actually, the ducks are merlette swans and were part of Cadillac’s original logo. The swans are a knightly symbol that date back to the Crusades and are from the family crest of Antoine de la Mothe Cadillac. Three of the swans represent the explorer’s...

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Mach. Mach. Who’s There?

Some brands should be left alone. Muscle cars were a big deal when I was growing up. At the shop and local car shows, there were THE CARS… the ones everyone wanted the keys to. GTO Judge. Chevelle Super Sport.  Hemi ‘Cuda. Mach I Mustang. These are just a couple of the icon brands that rolled out...

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Audi chokes on a bad banana…  ad

On August 2, Audi tweeted this ad: And the outrage was immediate. Some were angry that a toddler was out of the driver’s line of sight and was oblivious of the pending danger of being run over. Others were offended by the pedophilia innuendoes of a female child in a leopard print dress consuming a...

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Transitioning Millennials

As Baby Boomers continue to down-size into smaller homes, furniture companies need to focus on Millennials – the population born between 1980 and 2000. Millennials account for over 79 million people and pump over $170 billion into the economy every year. This group is now transitioning; they’re...

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