There are no longer any compact pickups in the U.S. market. The new 2019 Ford Ranger and its peers are all larger mid-sized trucks. Could automakers be missing a golden opportunity?
When Tesla Model 3 preorders opened, hundreds of thousands of Tesla fans put down a deposit and got ready for the long wait for delivery. This generated a huge amount of cash for the company, but now things are going in the wrong direction as Tesla is refunding a large number of those initial deposits. […]
Automakers first deployed these fuel-saving technologies on hybrids and pricey models. But you’ll soon see them on most daily drivers.
Toyota edges closer to a new sports coupe, but is this car for real, or just a video game avatar?
Drivers have paid $15 billion to repair pothole damage in the past five years.
All three of America’s top pickup truck manufacturers launched a new truck at the Detroit Auto show this month. Some clear trends have emerged.
This spring, the Ford F-150 is finally getting a diesel engine. It’s the first time the best-selling truck in the country has sported a diesel and Ford made sure it’s something to get truck buyers excited. Under the hood is a 3.0-liter V6 Power Stroke diesel with 250 horsepower and 440 lb-ft of torque. It’s […]
A December 11 article in the Washington Post about electric cars, hybrids and the concerns of local mechanics is a misleading mess. It’s nothing new when traditional media outlets try to write about cars. The problem is that the average newspaper reporter has no idea how a car works, nor how to report a trend […]
Ever think about who has to make those giant bows you see in commercials and in new car showrooms? They’re the specialty of a company in California. They supply the trademark bows you see in Lexus commercials, but they’ve produced the festive knots for a dozen other manufacturers, too.