You might know him best as a team owner in NASCAR, but he owns 95 auto dealerships that employ 10,000 people. As such, he has seen a lot of change over the last few years and today he shares that experience. By TOM JENSEN www.wheelbasemedia.com   It’s good to be Rick Hendrick right about now. […]

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As usual, the “Hemi” has proven itself to be king of the street and king of the auction block. By TOM JENSEN www.wheelbasemedia.com The collector-car market continues to be white hot, with the latest car to sell for a jaw-dropping number being a 1971 Plymouth Hemi Cuda convertible that hammered for a world-record price of […]

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Even if the Google self-driving car works as claimed, there’s still four million miles of road to map and plenty of unanswered questions. By TOM JENSEN www.wheelbasemedia.com As Google’s Self-Driving Car Project continues to move closer to reality, it’s raising questions and opening eyes about just what it might one day become and when. In […]

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By TOM JENSEN www.wheelbasemedia.com With the 50th anniversary celebration of the Mustang happening in April, Ford Motor Co. decided to prime the pump for the big event one weekend before with a massive presence at the 12th annual Barrett-Jackson Collector Car Auction in Palm Beach, Fla. The assault was multi-faceted: Ford brought in some of […]

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A hungry hole beneath the National Corvette Museum swallows eight prized cars. The upside? It could have been much worse. By TOM JENSEN www.wheelbasemedia.com For most of the last two years, almost all the news about Corvettes has seemed to be so very positive: a successful 60th anniversary celebration, the launch of the new and […]

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By TOM JENSEN www.wheelbasemedia.com Intentionally or otherwise, Cadillac has created a small firestorm of controversy with its new top model: the ELR. And that may not be a bad thing. The quick explanation of the ELR is that it’s a sensationally styled and extremely luxurious two-door coupe with the plug-in hybrid powertrain of a Chevrolet […]

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Need a little fantasy break from the bleakness of winter? By TOM JENSEN www.wheelbasemedia.com Some genius at Sports Illustrated magazine figured out decades ago that February was fantasy time. The magazine has made untold millions after determining that guys who have been cooped up in their homes and offices all winter, freezing their you-know-whats off, […]

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