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 contracts with Jackson Dawson Communications, primarily as a vehicle trainer and Right Seat Host. 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. He drives a 2015 Ford Fusion Titanium.
Carl Anthony

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Ram Trucks: Houghton's Heros

Ram Trucks: Houghton’s Heros

Reading by the warmth of the fire, with a cup of tea denotes a classic winter picture.  Yet, for the Ram Heavy Duty that writes its own books and prefers octane over Earl Grey, the perfect snow day is quite different.  The cold is something to be embraced, not tucked away from.  It’s an opportunity to […]

5 Cool Trucks at the 2015 Chicago Auto Show

5 Cool Trucks at the 2015 Chicago Auto Show

2015 Chicago Auto Show Festivities continue in The Windy City and while it may be common to think cars, trucks get a portion of stage too.  And this year in Chicago, trucks are making us dream; making us wonder what it would be like to “have that in my driveway.” Here are 5 cool trucks […]

Surviving Friday the 13th Car Guy Style

Surviving Friday the 13th Car Guy Style

Most likely, today will be the worst day of your life.  Everything bad that could possibly happen to you will . . . and then some. You will be late, spill coffee, get stuck in an elevator, miss your client meeting, get a rejection letter, lose your keys, get jammed in traffic, receive a flat […]

370Z NISMO Roadster Concept Revealed

370Z NISMO Roadster Concept Revealed

Drum Roll Please . . . Nissan, during media preview at the 2015 Chicago Auto Show, revealed the 370Z NISMO Roadster Concept.  The angelic white ride easily reflected the distinct style of Nissan’s performance division but there was an extra touch.  It’s a convertible! As a result, the stakes are higher . . . “With as […]

Chicago Auto Show: Reflection In Wheels

Chicago Auto Show: Reflection In Wheels

The 107th annual Chicago Auto Show opens to the public on Valentine’s Day and if you and your sweetheart are car enthusiasts, this is the perfect date.   Here is a preview and a look back at the luminous history of The Chicago Show. Toyota The Japanese automaker is paying forward with their “Walk In My […]

5 Ridiculous Car Memes That Tell All

5 Ridiculous Car Memes That Tell All

In honor of memes being everywhere these days, I made a few of my own.  I created these car memes late at night – when most normal people are asleep.  I made them on weekends – when most normal people are out on dates or with friends. I made them and laughed hysterically.  When I […]

Contest: Win a Free Lemur BlueDriver for Your Best Car Story!

Contest: Win a Free Lemur BlueDriver for Your Best Car Story!

  Frustrating being at the repair shop, feeling like you got the run around . . . Tell us your WORST, most HILARIOUS and downright RIDICULOUS experience with a repair shop or service facility.  Did they try and sell you a muffler belt?  Or insist everything on your car was broken?  We want to know […]

Why Car Enthusiasts Should Embrace Cafeterias . . .

Why Car Enthusiasts Should Embrace Cafeterias . . .

In high school, my classmates and I would dream about what cars we wanted when we “grow up.”  It filled many of our lunch time chats during the late 90’s.  Sloppy Joes, green beans and chocolate milk were premium fuel as we all tried to convince each other of the superiority of the specific car […]

Top 5 Car Commercials of Super Bowl XLIX

Top 5 Car Commercials of Super Bowl XLIX

While the New England Patriots and the Seattle Seahawks battled on the gridiron and Katy Perry debuted a new kids show (or tuna awareness program) the automakers were jockeying for position on the airwaves. Here is a recap of the most memorable auto commercials of Super Bowl XLIX: #1 Nissan’s “With Dad” Happy Chapin’s 1974 […]

Snow Covered Car

If Your Car Could Tweet: 10 Status Updates Cars Would Post

Social media makes it easy to tell the world everything we are thinking, feeling, eating, drinking, moving, purchasing, waiting for, looking at and complaining about.  And we can tag any number of people associated with said things.  Well, what if automobiles could partake in the deep intellectual world of status updates and hash tags? What […]

Cobra CDR 900 HD Dash Camera Review

Cobra CDR 900 HD Dash Camera Review

Be it short runs to the grocery store or long road trips, the Cobra CDR 900 HD Dash Cam is ready to capture the action! Professional drivers will like the CDR 900’s ability to record the track while the everyday family can appreciate the security it provides.  Social media gurus will enjoy posting their daily […]

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 […]