Oil Refinery

Horse Pollution

Written by Mike Velemirovich and originally published in the Chronicle Herald’s “Driving Delusion” column on April 10, 2014. By the end of the 1800s, masses of people migrated from rural…

VW Intelligent Crash Response System

Volkswagen’s Intelligent Crash Response System

The Intelligent Crash Response System (ICRS), found in all Volkswagen Models, is one of many safety features meant to protect you and your passengers in the unfortunate event of an…

Bertha Benz

Bertha Benz: Mother of the Automobile

Written by Mike Velemirovich and originally published in the Chronicle Herald’s “Driving Delusion” weekly column on March 25, 2014. For decades the auto industry has been a man’s world filled…

Climate change: Russian art contest

Flat Earth and Climate-Change Deniers

Written by Mike Velemirovich and originally published in the Chronicle Herald’s “Driving Delusion” weekly column on March 10, 2014. Only a few dozen people have been fortunate enough to travel…

Icy road - Driving on Icy Road

How to Drive Safely in Icy Conditions

Seems odd to be blogging about winter driving tips at the end of March…but if you’re reading this from Eastern Canada you know the week (and winter!) we’re having, so…

Vehicle Accessories for Pet Owners

Vehicle Accessories for Pet Owners

Do you often bring your favorite furry friend along for the ride in your Volkswagen? If so, there are a few vehicle accessories available that come in handy for keeping…

Electric Car

Who Killed the Horseless Carriage (Who Killed the Electric Car)

Written by Mike Velemirovich and originally published in the Chronicle Herald’s “Driving Delusion” weekly column on March 6, 2014. In 1896 Henry Ford worked for Thomas Edison and spent his…

Dog Riding in Vehicle

Keeping Your Pet Safe While Traveling in a Vehicle

We wouldn’t dream of driving around with an unbuckled child in the back seat of our car, and the same should be said for our canine and feline friends.  Not…

The Driverless Car - Elephant

The Delusion of Driverless Cars

Written by Mike Velemirovich and originally published in the Chronicle Herald’s “Driving Delusion” weekly column on February 27, 2014. If a driverless car hits a tree and no one is…

Pedestrians

Etiquette in Road Rage

Written by Mike Velemirovich and originally published in the Chronicle Herald’s “Driving Delusion” weekly column on February 20, 2014. Pedestrians cause more auto body damage than snowstorms; or so you’d…