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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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 […]

June Sales Report

June Sales Report

Ford Motor Company, General Motors, and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles all posted sales gains last month.  Each manufacturer saw an increase in demand and overall sales for their models. Mercedes-Benz, Kia Motors, and Hyundai all saw record sales too, while Mazda logged their best June in 13 years. Ford Motor Company The Dearborn, Michigan automaker increased […]

Honda Fit & Finish

Honda Fit & Finish

The 2016 Honda Fit holds a few best-in-class titles, including passenger space and cargo capacity.  It’s the definition of big things in small packages.  We took the 2015 Honda Fit for a spin back in January and found the cargo room to be one of it’s greatest strengths. Plus it’s kinda cute – although under the […]

AU.TO: Searches & Success

AU.TO: Searches & Success

Adam Jansen is a passionate entrepreneur.  He believes success comes to those who listen, take advice and display humility in all their dealings. “It may not happen overnight but if you build something that is great and you have the right intentions, I think that success will be there,” he says. Jansen is the Vice President […]

Lexus RC F GT Concept Competes at Pikes Peak

Lexus RC F GT Concept Competes at Pikes Peak

Sunday, the new Lexus RC F GT Concept will compete in the Time Attack Class of the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb. The vehicle is inspired by the legacy of the IS F CCS-R that competed two years ago. Sunday’s event at Pikes Peak marks the 93rd running of the race, envisioned by Colorado Springs […]

Ford Enters Third Dimension

Ford Enters Third Dimension

Ford Motor Company recently created a site, connecting with fans on an unique level.  The automaker now offers 3D models and printable files of some of their lineup, including the elusive and iconic GT. Other 3D Ford models include F-150 Raptor, Shelby GT350R, Focus ST, and Fiesta ST. Additional Ford vehicles are forthcoming. The Ford […]

2016 Ram Heavy Duty: Torque, Towing & Triumph

2016 Ram Heavy Duty: Torque, Towing & Triumph

Towing specifications, torque output and the practicality of each are highly scrutinized by heavy duty truck buyers.  The market is exceedingly competitive and it’s a game of inches in both categories for manufactures. With strong offerings from competitors, Ram is looking to set the pace and distance themselves. The brand recently announced record breaking figures […]

Safety & Security the Volvo Way

Safety & Security the Volvo Way

Volvo builds their legacy on safety innovations and the automaker has yet another reason to strive in that arena.  In a comprehensive study on collision avoidance technology, City Safety equipped Volvo’s reduce insurance claims for rear end collisions by 28 percent. Insurance data analyzed in the study covered 160,000 vehicle years.   Figures show, regardless if injuries were […]

Infiniti Q30: Rarity Over Distinction

Infiniti Q30: Rarity Over Distinction

The Infiniti Q30 Concept appeared at the 2013 International Motor Show in Frankfurt, Germany.  This September, the first compact vehicle from Infiniti will return to Frankfurt for the official reveal. Final dynamic testing and product validation is taking place across Europe.  Development of the Infiniti Q30 happened at Infiniti’s Engineering Center in Cranfield, UK. What is […]

Father & Son Create Memories With Heritage Racing

Father & Son Create Memories With Heritage Racing

Creighton University professor, Jeff Maciejewski often tells students to think like an entrepreneur.  In his classroom, constant dialogue persists on ways to seize the next opportunity in an ever changing business climate. Maciejewski guides students through the waters of advertising and media ethics – underneath a car guy all the while. When the marker board […]

19 Reasons Why This Is The Wildest F-150 Commercial Ever

19 Reasons Why This Is The Wildest F-150 Commercial Ever

When I was in high school, my friends and I had the Ford vs. Chevy debate.  Back and forth we would go and the battle was never ending. I can’t remember comparing anything remotely specific about the F-150 and Silverado and why one was supposedly better than the other. The typical conversation was: “Ford stands […]

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