Carl Anthony

Carl Anthony

Carl Anthony

Detroit Editor
It started with lining toy cars up on his bed followed by auto themed articles for his high school paper. From there, it was Sioux Falls Ford as a Master Certified Sales Consultant, then sister dealership Luxury Auto Mall of Sioux Falls (Cadillac, Mercedes, BMW, Sprinter) recruited him. Carl would later assume a critical management role for the organization and mentor numerous employees. At the same time, his voice was heard across South Dakota on radio station KELO-FM and his writings were featured monthly in 605 Magazine, The Motor Market, and The Sioux Falls Business Journal. Carl now lives in Detroit and represents multiple automakers as a sales trainer, vehicle coach and Right Seat Host. He regularly consults with other figures in the auto industry, sharing insights, lessons, and stories. Carl is President of Detroit Working Writers and enjoys a multitude of health and fitness activities. He drives a 2015 Ford Fusion Titanium.
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Cooler Driving Tips From Ford

Cooler Driving Tips From Ford

“Hot town, summer in the city, back of my neck getting dirty and gritty,” The Lovin’ Spoonful so famously sang. And if you have a car with black, leather interior, you well know that blazing heat feel the moment you sit down. Just the other day, I went to the grocery store. I can be […]

Towing Tips From General Motors

Towing Tips From General Motors

Summer is still in full swing and this time of year, it’s fun to take a family outing.  ATVs, boats, and campers all help us enjoy the season so much more. And to get those things to our getaway destination, safety is essential. General Motors provided this handy towing info-graphic. These are really great tips you […]

Ford Mustangs at the Movies (Infographic)

Ford Mustangs at the Movies (Infographic)

Car guys can’t watch movies . . . For example, during a horror flick, when the car breaks down in the middle of nowhere, on some creepy road.  I diagnose the problem and instruct the characters (as if they can hear me) on how they can fix their car and avoid the psycho watching through the […]

Porsche 911: Evolution of Style

Porsche 911: Evolution of Style

The Porsche 911 is bold enough to take the race track on the world stage but graceful enough to capture the imaginations of car loving children. I had a Porsche 911 poster on my bedroom wall, years ago. It has stood the test of time, and even with continual upgrades, the Porsche 911 maintains much […]

Volkswagen Chattanooga Rolls 500,000th Passat

Volkswagen Chattanooga Rolls 500,000th Passat

Volkswagen’s Chattanooga assembly recently landed a production milestone when the 500,000th Passat rolled from the line. Employees took a break to celebrate the accomplishment. The Candy White Limited Edition Passat featured black interior, keyless access with push button start, a rear-view camera, heated seats, premium radio, and 17 inch alloy Sonoma wheels. Powered by a 170 […]

Ram Trucks: Shifting Paradigms

Ram Trucks: Shifting Paradigms

Pickup trucks where once just a bed with 4 wheels.  They were large tools with strictly utilitarian applications.  Workhorses of the farm and mules of the construction zone, trucks belonged there and only there. There was always a downfall with trucks of yesteryear.  Limited seating, poor fuel economy, dismal ride, and nonexistent luxury. Growing up, […]

Hyundai Unveils Recognized Collision Repair Program

Hyundai Unveils Recognized Collision Repair Program

An unexpected fender bender is unpleasant, although some of that frustration will be relieved for Hyundai owners. Hyundai Motor America has unveiled the Hyundai Recognized Collision Repair Center program. The initiative ensures both Hyundai dealership-owned collision repair centers and independent shops have the proper training, tools, equipment, and facilities to correctly repair Hyundai vehicles. Customers […]

Volvo Introduces Unique Warranty

Volvo Introduces Unique Warranty

Volvo Cars of North America now offers lifetime warranty on parts and labor for all Volvos serviced after the factory warranty. Volvo customers will only pay once for replacement parts and labor, excluding accessories and wear items, for as long as they own their Volvo. In addition to lifetime parts and labor warranty, customers will receive […]

Around The World In 15 Taxis

Around The World In 15 Taxis

When somebody says “taxi” I think New York City but there is some disagreement on who actually owns the title of the first taxi. One claim is the Reimenwagen, produced by German industrialist Gottlieb Daimler, put into public use in 1897.  However, around the same time, Walter C. Bersey’s fleet was active through London and […]

2017 Ford F-150 Raptor: The Bold, Bad Beast

2017 Ford F-150 Raptor: The Bold, Bad Beast

The 2017 Ford F-150 Raptor recently completed over 1,000 miles of testing, through the hard desert climate of the Southwestern United States.  The course the F-150 Raptor ran mimics the infamous Baja in Mexico, with deep sand, steep climbs, rough silt beds, and tight trenches. On the 66 mile course, the 2017 F-150 Raptor averaged 55 […]

Happy July 4th From Automoblog

Happy July 4th From Automoblog

Fireworks, cookouts, and camping! It’s a time where families and communities come together to celebrate the birth of the United States.  This weekend, we pay tribute to the brave men and women who have displayed courage in defending our home. As Stars and Stripes shine all across the country, Automoblog staff members share their favorite […]

Chevrolet Hot For Smartphone Cooling

Chevrolet Hot For Smartphone Cooling

These days, we use our smartphones for everything.  Texting and calling are only half of it too – I use mine for navigation, checking hotels, dinner reservations, flight statuses, social media, and listening to music. Such connectivity is nice, but it’s easy to find your phone heating up and the battery dwindling. Constant use of […]

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