Profile of Ken Simmons

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  • Pickup truck heroes

    The marauding truck is nothing new on our highways. If you do any driving on the Avalon these days, you know you can't drive fast enough to keep ...

  • Not into NASCAR

    The cars are effectively identical, so the cubic dollars and engineering genius needed to develop each one goes effectively unnoticed. Crewchiefs ...

  • Guess I don't fit the senior model

    Funny, no mention of styling, comfort or ability to burn the rubber to the rims. What an oversight.I won't steal the organization's thunder, so ...

  • Mobile, but barely

    And slow - did we mention slow? Because that's the most infuriating thing about these wheeled houses. They can barely get out of their own ...

  • Porsche: still out of reach

    Mind you, at $1.60 an hour, neither the mortgage nor the project Porsche were very near to my grasp. Even the occasional Swiss-cheese 914 that ...

  • GM woes

    Even now, with the weight of the delayed recall on its shoulders, GM continues to announce part troubles. It's been a little more than a week ...

  • Dodging debris

    The object pierced the bumper shroud and also damaged the hood, headlight and fender. As the story published May 28 ("Driver feels lucky to be ...

  • Sportbikes shafted

    In their own words, FA covers "such owners or drivers (who) are unable to obtain automobile insurance through the voluntary insurance market." ...

  • Take time for tires

    Among the findings of a survey conducted in April are numbers that show just 41 per cent of drivers check their tire pressure monthly, and of ...

  • A taste of TT

    I like the TT, and I have since its less-than-auspicious beginnings in 1998. Like the Porsche 914, the little coupé was dismissed for its humble ...