Letters


Natural gas vehicles a practical solution

With more effective regulation, natural gas vehicles can allow the U.S. to meet clean air and energy independence goals, Subaru of America co-founder Harvey Lamm writes.


Management is the problem at GM

If you can't build decent cars in Germany, where car talent exists in overabundance, then it is management that is inept, a reader writes.


More scale doesn't always mean better

GM's disposal of Opel ("Auf Wiedersehen, General Motors," Feb. 20) will perhaps serve to further erode one of our most cherished, but wrongheaded, dogmas: Since a) scale certainly matters when it comes to cutting cost, then b) more scale is always a good thing.


Cars will be where we watch cat videos?

Keith Crain's comment about the testing of self-driving cars is well-taken ("Keep self-driving tests off public roads," Feb. 20).

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Tests don't belong on public roads

Keith Crain's column in the Feb. 20 issue ("Keep self-driving tests off public roads") was great. I don't understand why anyone would be pushing so hard for "easier" on-road testing.

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Fuel efficient cars always make sense

No one in the industry has a record for correctly predicting fuel prices or knows how they function in the permanently changed energy economics of the 21st century, writes one reader.

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All networks are vulnerable to hackers

The establishment of self-driving tests on public roads would create a monumental vulnerability that if exploited could collapse society with a keystroke, writes one reader.

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Japan sales need more analysis

In "Trump talk reminds us of previous Japan deal" in the Feb. 6 issue, Hans Greimel manages to do a "news analysis" without any analysis.

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Go with the flow of changing retail

I am paying for advertising on Facebook, I send email blasts to every contact -- business and personal -- and I promote my websites on all social media and Yelp, writes one reader.

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Train to adjust to the new customer

And while focusing on recruiting is all well and good, those efforts will do little to retain many of those potential hires once they interact with the existing culture at most retailers, writes one reader.

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Mexican workers build but can't buy

One reader's issue with Mexico under the North American Free Trade Agreement has been the lack of wage increases in the country.

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Carmakers can't be fooled by gas prices

Automotive News was correct in calling out the Detroit 3 in its editorial in the Feb. 6 issue ("Detroit 3 should skip scare tactics in CAFE debate") for using scare tactics and squishy jobs research when lobbying the president on fuel economy standards.

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First supercar built in U.S.? Not NSX

The new Acura NSX is unquestionably stunning and delivers all the attributes of a modern supercar. But it is not the first supercar to be built in the U.S., a reader writes.

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