Is Matte Where It’s At? (Matte Car Paint Trends)

matte car paint on Alfa Romeo Stelvio

While I only attended two major auto shows this year (the NY Auto Show and SEMA), I’ve noticed a growing trend towards “flat” or matte paint finishes…or vinyl wraps that are meant to look like a matte paint finish. While some might argue this car color “trend” isn’t really a … Read more

Tesla’s Retail Strategy: Flawed and Arrogant

Tesla brand

Based on an article from the July 26th edition of Automotive News, it seems that start-up automaker Tesla plans is to sell cars the same way that Apple sells iPods. Tesla won’t have dealer showrooms – they’ll have manufacturer-owned “galleries.” Tesla won’t have service departments – they have field technicians called … Read more