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Its a new month, we are back to fully engaged reality, with the expected increased turmoil in the world, and a ton of opinions on the Canadian economy, and the dollar.
Yes...we knew it was coming during the summer.
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As we move closer to "connected cars" and self driving cars. Old school mechanical cars are starting to look totally archaic, although easily restorable. You have to wonder about the challenges that these new cars will pose decades from now in the restoration process. By then the software to operate many of the features will be long gone.
Think about this for a moment.
Have you noticed how the mainstream media is increasingly in the eyeball business. Literally rehashing the same stories, photos, content, over and over in their quest to capture more eyeballs.
In an atmosphere of diminished attention span, humans just "shut down" to ingesting the same s#&t over and over.
A record September, and a record 3rd quarter. Fascinating results when everyone fires on all cylinders, gets the game plan, and the money flows freely. Let's not forget new models too. It literally took years to arrive at this juncture in Canada.
As expected trucks are increasing their popularity and market share.
Finally GM throttled up in September with a strong month...
We are increasingly reading opinions by pundits that Canada is falling behind. A couple of years ago we mentioned that Canadian companies were sitting on mountains of cash, while the conomy was relying on the Canadian consumer, and cheap money.
We are seeing the results of a lack of "corporate leadership and innovation" in Canada. Cheap money from the banks has camouflaged a myriad of weaknesses, while increasing a wave of consumption.
Canadian auto sales are one effect of cheap money.
The Corvette Z06 has a 0 to 60 of 2.95 seconds with an 8 speed automatic...impressive.
Old and new cars at The Maserati Centennial 2014.