Junkyard Find: 1983 Mercury Lynx L Wagon

Before the North American Ford Escort became a Mazda 323/Protegé sibling, the folks in Dearborn masterminded a Mercurized version known as the Lynx. Escort wagons are rare now (though I have shot a couple during my junkyard wanderings), so I did a doub…

Ripple Effects from Uber’s Deadly Self-Driving Crash Have Far-Reaching Impact

Fallout from the fatal collision involving an Uber self-driving vehicle and a pedestrian continues to course through the ride-hailing company and beyond.  Among the latest developments: Uber will not attempt to renew its autonomous-testing permit in California, which expires at the end of this month, regulators said Tuesday. The company’s retreat from the state likely heads […]

Arizona, Suppliers Unite Against Uber Self-driving Program

Ever since last week’s  fatal accident, in which an autonomous test vehicle from Uber struck a pedestrian in Tempe, Arizona, it seems like the whole world has united against the company. While the condemnation is not undeserved, there appears to …