Eric Peters: Not a four wheeled-indenture

Eric Peters: Not a four wheeled-indenture

By Eric Peters The more I work on the ’72 Beetle – aka Sexual Chocolate, the car I am helping my teenage protege learn to work on – the more I realize why most teenagers have lost interest in cars. It’s the money, mostly. The Beetle is not just easy to work on, it is […]

Eric Peters: The Clover who squealed

Eric Peters: The Clover who squealed

By Eric Peters Late last week, it was revealed who squealed. The Clover responsible for making it impossible for any of us to buy a diesel-powered Volkswagen henceforth – and a lot more – is Stuart Johnson, the former head of VW’s Engineering and Environmental Office in Auburn Hills, Michigan. He was outed in a […]

Eric Peters: Silence of the Lambs?

Eric Peters: Silence of the Lambs?

By Eric Peters You’d think maybe he killed someone. Oliver Schmidt is facing 169 years in prison. Earlier this week, the 48-year-old German national was frog-marched before the judge who will preside over his coming criminal trail, shackled at the ankles and waist, wearing an orange, Hannibal Lector-style one-piece jumpsuit. All that was missing, really, was […]