Carl Anthony

Carl Anthony

Carl Anthony

Features Editor
Growing up, Carl was a car and truck enthusiast and often wrote auto themed articles for his high school paper. His stay at Sioux Falls Ford as a Master Certified Sales Consultant would lead sister dealership Luxury Auto Mall of Sioux Falls (Cadillac, Mercedes, BMW, Sprinter) to recruit him when they re-branded. Carl would later assume a critical management role for the organization and mentor many employees under his direction. 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. The career combinations earned him accolades as one of the most influential young figures in the state. Carl now lives in Detroit and contracts with Jackson Dawson Communications on behalf of Ford Motor Company. He regularly consults with other figures in the auto industry, sharing insights, lessons and stories. Carl is a member of Detroit Working Writers and enjoys a multitude of health and fitness activities.
Lemur BlueDriver Review - an OBDII Monitor for the Masses

Lemur BlueDriver Review – an OBDII Monitor for the Masses

It seems like we do everything on mobile devices nowadays…and why would scanning a check engine light be any different? For technicians logging hours at dealerships or car buffs turning wrenches in their own garages, the Lemur BlueDriver is a must.  The little device works with any smart phone after installing the Lemur Blue Driver App, from the Apple […]

Want to Save Over a Billion Dollars on Fuel? Chrysler Does...

Want to Save Over a Billion Dollars on Fuel? Chrysler Does…

Fuel economy is one of the biggest things on the minds of people looking to purchase a car.  I saw this all the time when I was a sales consultant back in Sioux Falls.  And as consumers increasingly desire savings at the pump, Chrysler is meeting them where it matters.  The Auburn Hills, Michigan based automaker […]

11 Nauseating Kinds of Drivers...

11 Nauseating Kinds of Drivers…

Certain types of driving habits just get under our skin.  And some of us, although we hate to admit it, have done something on this list.  If you are currently engaged in one (or more) of these activities, it is never too late to stop. The first step is admitting you have a problem… #1 […]

Why This Photo Inspires Sore Wrists...

Why This Photo Inspires Sore Wrists…

Girls in scandalously clad attire have been posing on automobiles for goodness knows how long.  The fastest, most exotic cars seem to have women of the same nature draped all over them for the cameras to capture.  They say sex sells and I suppose that’s true of the latest hot rod being loved on by […]

Aluminum Body Ford F-150 Already Seeing Action?

Aluminum Body Ford F-150 Already Seeing Action?

Ford might be crazier than that date you took out for Chinese food recently.  The one insisting she move in and the two of you get a poodle named Fluffy because that would be “like super cute.”  After hearing all about her best friend Tiffany’s plastic surgery mishap and the ex-boyfriend’s raging alcohol problem, you […]

Burning Rubber in San Antonio: Why Tires Matter

Burning Rubber in San Antonio: Why Tires Matter

I really wanted to test drive the boats on the San Antonio River Walk.  They look like a lot of fun… except for that awkward steering. My lesson on the mechanics of Starboard and Port Tiller Steering would have to wait.  It was time to head to The Cooper Tire & Vehicle Test Center for […]

5 Best Vehicles to Survive the Zombie Apocalypse

5 Best Vehicles to Survive the Zombie Apocalypse

What a wonderful evening for you and your date, now strolling along after seeing the latest romantic comedy.  It’s a picture perfect moment of true love about to be suddenly interrupted by a crazed maniac leaping from the alley! He snarls and takes a hefty bite right out of your date! You run him off […]

Burning Rubber in San Antonio: Dual Irons & The Alamo

Burning Rubber in San Antonio: Dual Irons & The Alamo

Although my beloved home of Detroit was still asleep, I was wide awake at 5am. It was a cool Monday in the Motor City. Even in the summer, the mornings have a bit of a chill in Michigan. Yet the welcome from the American Airlines crew was warm. “Our pleasure to have you, Carl,” the […]