The state of Georgia can't catch a car break. It loses on Saturn, BMW, and Mercedes-Benz, then saw its Ford and GM plants get shuttered. And now Kia's plant is on hold
. Remind us not to ride with Britney Spears anywhere in the state, please?
Since we've already invoked Britney's name
, can we wonder openly for a second why her driving and parenting skills are a bigger news story than the new government in Iraq? Than the election in New Orleans? Than the incredible second-season death spiral of Reno 911
?Miami may be tops in road rage
, but they'll never compete with real Rage
.Honda's doing it all
: building plants, adding capacity, replacing the Insight and boosting sales. We're trying to think of a "we make it simple" joke but nothing....just air....
Step aside, Mick and Keith: AutoPacific says
that once again, Lexus is giving the most satisfaction in the new-car business. And Hyundai's no stranger to good feelings from buyers, either, but it's just a little easier to imagine roadies ushering concert babes into an LS than into a Tiburon.
And finally, TheCarConnection salutes the state of Texas for considering a move to 80-mph speed limits
, where appropriate. In a show of solidarity, we'll do doughnuts around the state capitols of our choice until they too submit. Viva Brock Yates!