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Nissan Shares A New Graphic For Marriage Equality

In case you missed it, Nissan spoke out loudly and proudly in favor of Friday’s Supreme Court ruling in Obergefell v. Hodges. In fact, in keeping with its A+ rating from HRC, Nissan issued not one, but two pro-marriage-equality statements — one…

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BMW, General Motors, Honda, Infiniti, Nissan, Subaru Cheer SCOTUS Marriage-Equality Ruling

Fiat Chrysler may have been first out of the gate, but several more automakers have sent us their comments on this morning’s historic Supreme Court ruling that brings marriage-equality to all 50 states: BMW As a global company that advocates…

FCA US employee resource group, the Gay and Lesbian Alliance (GALA),  gather around a specially wrapped Fiat 500X at the Motor City Pride parade on June 7, in Detroit

Fiat Chrysler Is The First Automaker To Applaud The SCOTUS Marriage-Equality Ruling

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is the first car company to respond to this morning’s hugely important Supreme Court decision guaranteeing marriage equality throughout the U.S. Here’s the statement in full, straight from FCA’s mouth: FCA US has a longstanding commitment to diversity…

International Rose Test Garden, Washington Park, Portland, Oregon

Fantasy Road Trip: San Francisco To Portland, Taking The Scenic Route, Day 4

And so we came to the last day of our four-day road trip. This was a different sort of day — one that took us back to well-traveled, densely populated areas of the country, and to get there, we had…

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2015 Land Rover Discovery Sport: Land Rover Discovers Its Sporty Side & Slick Hide

My husband hopped in the Discovery Sport and said, “So, which Range Rover is this?”  After which a long conversation ensued, wherein I explained why an Evoque is a Range Rover while a Discovery is a Land Rover, and the…

Thunderhead Software Wants Car Salesmen To Suck Their Beefy Pecs. Or Something.

Lots of companies sell products designed to improve customer relationships. In fact, there’s currently a boom in software that skims data from clients’ public profiles on Facebook, Twitter, Google, and elsewhere to show their likes, dislikes, personal relationships, and more. But none of those…

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Did The Supreme Court Hurt Or Help LGBT Americans With Yesterday’s License Plate Ruling?

Yesterday, the Supreme Court issued a ruling involving free speech and specialty license plates. (If you missed it, wrote about it for TheCarConnection.com.) In a 5-4 decision, the majority found that license plates are state speech, not personal speech, and that…

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Thursday Read: “Why Are All ‘Girls Working On Cars’ Photos So Freaking Terrible?”

As a kid, I was never into cars. Sure, I loved tinkering, taking things apart, seeing how they worked, putting them back together. I could spend hours fiddling with watches or computers or the ancient light board that sat backstage…

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Fantasy Road Trip: San Francisco To Portland, Taking The Scenic Route, Day 3

The first day of our road trip from San Francisco, California to Portland, Oregon was all about acclimating our Southern selves to the foggy, majestic Pacific coastline and the twisting, turning Pacific Coast Highway. The second day was about moving inland for a…

Bigoted Michigan Auto Shop Owner Brian Klawiter Is Still A Bigot & Should Probably Stick To Fixing Cars

Remember Brian Klawiter, owner of the diesel repair shop DIESELTEC in Grandville, Michigan? The oh-so-media-savvy guy who announced on television that he’d happily refuse service to LGBT customers but give a discount to any straight person who walked in carrying a…