Are More Women Joining the Auto Industry?

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In spite of the massive strides made in workplace equality, the automotive industry is still a traditionally male-dominated field. Women in the industry face sexist and misogynistic behavior, often because their male counterparts believe they don’t or shouldn’t know anything about cars due to their gender. However, in spite, or perhaps because, of this stigma, […]

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10 Best Sleeper Cars

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In the past 20 years, emissions laws have tightened the strings a little on performance models. A single performance-oriented model in a company’s lineup is doing pretty well these days, but while many driver-focused models are designed with “look at me” aesthetics and loud exhaust, a select group of enthusiasts seek out more subtle performance […]

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My Thoughts on the 2018 Mustang

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The Ford Mustang has been with us since 1964. It is one of the most recognizable cars on the road. Whether you love or hate the Mustang, you have to credit the team at Ford for reinventing America’s pony car six times, and those are just the major redesigns. 2018 brings us a refreshed version […]

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Best and Worst from the North American International Auto Show

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It’s been over sixty years since America’s motor city was born in a cloud of red, white and blue tire smoke — and baby, Motown’s got a brand-new bag. A high-quality, very possibly imported bag that can pair with your smartphone wirelessly, to be exact. Changing consumer demands and competition with Vegas’ Consumer Electronics Show […]

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Your Guide to The Best Car Shows in 2017

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What do Frankfurt, Tokyo and Detroit all have in common? If you said long lines and poor air quality, well you’re right, but these cities also host some of the world’s largest auto shows. Automakers don’t typically get the chance to interact directly with the car-buying public, except for Tesla with its unorthodox direct-sales strategy. […]

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2017 Ford Transit Van Review

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Before there was the crossover, there was the minivan, and before there was the minivan, there was the honest van. The Ford Transit is a throwback to a bygone era. It has no rear windows, bland box-on-wheels styling, an uninteresting power plant and a cavernous rear end. That might not sound like much for nearly […]

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How to Prepare Your Car for Winter Weather

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Before I get into how to prepare your car for winter weather, you MUST watch this amazing commercial from Mercedes-Benz about just that: winter weather. It’s completely fantastic: Now THAT is a good commercial. Now, time for the info: If you’re a veteran of northern winters, you’re probably familiar with methods of keeping your pipes […]

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Director Reviews: 2015 Scion xB “review” in the style of Wes Anderson

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I’m a big fan of Wes Anderson. I absolutely loved Rushmore, The Royal Tenenbaums, Life Aquatic, The Darjeeling Limited, and Fantastic Mr. Fox. I still haven’t seen Moonrise Kingdom and thought The Grand Budapest Hotel was slightly overrated, but I still love his style of themed colors, centered images, and unique storytelling. Wes Anderson parodies are […]

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