Eric's Autos / Automotive

Eric's Autos: Reviewing the 2015 Acura TLX

It's rare for a luxury car's price to go down for the new model year. Rarer still for that to happen when the car in question is "all new." Well, here you are - the 2015 TLX. It replaces the TL luxury sport-sedan and (more or less) fills the same...

Eric's Autos: Self-Driving Cars

You've heard about the "self-driving" car? Here's a preview: This is me driving a 2015 Acura TLX. Actually, it's the Acura TLX driving me. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1-2jhHL6frY The car (and other Acuras, including the new MDX) has a "...

Eric's Autos: Reviewing the 2015 Infiniti QX80

Well, gas is cheap again. Does it mean big SUVs (with big, thirsty V8s) will make a comeback? I doubt it. Even though the cost of fuel is down, the cost of everything else has gone up. I don't buy the happy talk about the "recovery." No one I ...

Eric's Autos: Classic Car Pros and Cons

It's fun to own a "classic" (read, pre-modern) car. It can also be a hassle. Before you dive in, it's a good idea to know what you're in for, both good - and bad. The good: Pre-modern cars have personality; they're interesting - something ...

Eric's Autos: Electric Lemonade

Remember the definition of insanity? Doing the same thing over and over and expecting a different result? Welcome to the wacky world of electric cars! Going on 100 years now - and they keep churning them out (with "help" from Uncle, natch). There...