Comments for TheDetroitBureau.com http://www.thedetroitbureau.com The Voice of the Automotive World Thu, 13 Dec 2018 04:39:50 +0000 hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.2.1 Comment on Americans Driving with Insufficient Headlights, Study Says by downforce /2018/12/americans-driving-with-insufficient-headlights-study-says/comment-page-1/#comment-964582 downforce Thu, 13 Dec 2018 04:39:50 +0000 /?p=132123#comment-964582 Good report, but on newer cars replacing headlights can be frightfully expensive (and likely contribute to higher insurance costs). By contrast, replacement bulbs for a 1996 Corvette cost as little as $4. What about aftermarket LED or even HID replacement bulbs? Would be great if Consumer Reports started testing and comparing these. Sylvania restoration kits are rated best, according to a couple of published reports. Good report, but on newer cars replacing headlights can be frightfully expensive (and likely contribute to higher insurance costs). By contrast, replacement bulbs for a 1996 Corvette cost as little as $4. What about aftermarket LED or even HID replacement bulbs? Would be great if Consumer Reports started testing and comparing these. Sylvania restoration kits are rated best, according to a couple of published reports.

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Comment on Americans Driving with Insufficient Headlights, Study Says by John /2018/12/americans-driving-with-insufficient-headlights-study-says/comment-page-1/#comment-964578 John Wed, 12 Dec 2018 19:53:30 +0000 /?p=132123#comment-964578 Why isn't this a justification for a recall? Sounds like a safety issue to me. Maybe it will drive the design back toward to glass sealed beam headlights, styling be damned. Why isn’t this a justification for a recall? Sounds like a safety issue to me. Maybe it will drive the design back toward to glass sealed beam headlights, styling be damned.

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Comment on Carlos Ghosn Formally Indicted – Could Face 10-Year Sentence by Allen /2018/12/carlos-ghosn-formally-indicted-could-face-10-year-sentence/comment-page-1/#comment-964555 Allen Wed, 12 Dec 2018 03:28:58 +0000 /?p=132023#comment-964555 "Ghosn, in particular, has not been accused of hiding..." So what was (or is) he accused of? “Ghosn, in particular, has not been accused of hiding…” So what was (or is) he accused of?

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Comment on GM Presses to Extend EV Tax Credits by Loren McDonald /2018/12/gm-presses-to-extend-ev-tax-credits/comment-page-1/#comment-964528 Loren McDonald Tue, 11 Dec 2018 17:08:17 +0000 /?p=132067#comment-964528 "The automaker is rapidly approaching the sales threshold set by Congress – 200,000 battery models – after which the incentives would be phased out. " GM already hit the 200,000 threshold, having now sold an estimated 203,960 through November, so the phaseout begins on April 1, 2019. “The automaker is rapidly approaching the sales threshold set by Congress – 200,000 battery models – after which the incentives would be phased out. ”

GM already hit the 200,000 threshold, having now sold an estimated 203,960 through November, so the phaseout begins on April 1, 2019.

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Comment on Tesla’s Musk Expresses Interest in Closing GM Plants by Christian Morales /2018/12/teslas-musk-expresses-interest-in-closing-gm-plants/comment-page-1/#comment-964524 Christian Morales Mon, 10 Dec 2018 23:44:20 +0000 /?p=132055#comment-964524 Sound's like the face off between Musk and the SEO of General Motors. What's comes next? Sound’s like the face off between Musk and the SEO of General Motors. What’s comes next?

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Comment on FCA Set to Open New SUV Plant in Detroit by Paul A. Eisenstein /2018/12/fca-may-set-to-open-new-suv-plant-in-detroit/comment-page-1/#comment-964471 Paul A. Eisenstein Fri, 07 Dec 2018 17:25:03 +0000 /?p=131978#comment-964471 Or, perhaps, VW? Or, perhaps, VW?

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Comment on FCA Set to Open New SUV Plant in Detroit by John /2018/12/fca-may-set-to-open-new-suv-plant-in-detroit/comment-page-1/#comment-964470 John Fri, 07 Dec 2018 16:35:58 +0000 /?p=131978#comment-964470 Maybe FCA can buy the Poletown plant from GM at a bargain. Maybe FCA can buy the Poletown plant from GM at a bargain.

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Comment on Faraday Future Furloughs More Employees by Michael Strong /2018/12/faraday-future-furloughs-more-employees/comment-page-1/#comment-964468 Michael Strong Fri, 07 Dec 2018 15:08:46 +0000 /?p=131954#comment-964468 You know, it's when you have a drawn out thought "... before ... aahhh ... some churn at the top ..." Or, truth be told, some days it's tough to edit your own stories. Nice catch! Thanks! Mike You know, it’s when you have a drawn out thought “… before … aahhh … some churn at the top …” Or, truth be told, some days it’s tough to edit your own stories. Nice catch! Thanks! Mike

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Comment on FCA Pledges $5.7B Investment in Italian Auto Plants by Allen /2018/11/fca-pledges-5-7b-investment-in-italian-auto-plants/comment-page-1/#comment-964464 Allen Fri, 07 Dec 2018 03:45:31 +0000 /?p=131815#comment-964464 "FCA’s operating margin in Europe improved to 3.2%..." What was it before? “FCA’s operating margin in Europe improved to 3.2%…” What was it before?

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Comment on Faraday Future Furloughs More Employees by Allen /2018/12/faraday-future-furloughs-more-employees/comment-page-1/#comment-964463 Allen Fri, 07 Dec 2018 03:31:34 +0000 /?p=131954#comment-964463 "...the company was assumed dead before a some churn at the top..." What's a some churn? “…the company was assumed dead before a some churn at the top…” What’s a some churn?

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