Eric's Autos / Automotive

Eric's Autos: Hands in Our Pockets

Most of us would probably be ok, money-wise . . . if the government weren't constantly taking so much of our money. Even when you try to live frugally, government makes life almost impossibly expensive. I'll give you an example, True Story-style. ...

Eric's Autos: Reviewing the 2014 Mazda3

Some small cars are bigger than others. Sexier and roomier - and quicker - too. One of them also gets better gas mileage than its rivals. Which small car, specifically? The new Mazda3. It's what Mark Twain might have called a sockdollager. I call...

Eric's Autos: The Old Kaw

If you're into naval history, you probably know the story - and the significance of - HMS Dreadnought. The first big gun battleship, launched in 1906. She mounted 12 inch guns in two main turrets - giving her massive firepower compared with her ...