Nearly 2,000 Ford Dealers Buy Into EVs

Nearly 2,000 Ford Dealers Buy Into EVs

Photo: Spencer Platt (Getty Images) Around two-thirds of Ford’s dealer network in the U.S. has signed up for the company’s electric-vehicle certification program, the price of batteries for electric cars is on the rise for the first time in over 10 years, and United Airlines is looking at Delta’s pilots’ contract as the template. These … Read more

‘Bullitt’ Was and Still Is Bad

‘Bullitt’ Was and Still Is Bad

Every few years someone will try to tell me that the 1968 movie Bullitt, starring Steve McQueen and renowned for its chase sequence, is good. “Have you seen the car chase?,” they will say, and that is usually the only thing, because Bullitt, as a movie, is trash. We bring this up once again in … Read more

Subaru Can’t Afford to Make EVs in US, Citing Fast Food Wages

Subaru Can’t Afford to Make EVs in US, Citing Fast Food Wages

Image: Subaru If you’re planning to sell electric vehicles in North America, chances are you’re trying to work out how to build EVs here, too. The Inflation Reduction Act has made it a worthwhile investment for automakers. Not Subaru, though — Subaru remains unconvinced, for the moment. We know this from comments made by CEO … Read more

Nissan GT-R, Presumed Dead, Is Back for 2023

Nissan GT-R, Presumed Dead, Is Back for 2023

Photo: Nissan Oh, the Nissan GT-R. When no 2022 model showed up in the U.S., most people assumed it was dead, because why wouldn’t they? It’s an old car, and it was cancelled in Europe. Nissan kept selling 2021 models into 2022, but that seemed like the end of the road. Not true: Godzilla is … Read more

American Airlines Deletes First Class on International Trips

American Airlines Deletes First Class on International Trips

Photo: Getty Images (Getty Images) Flying overseas in business-class or better is one of those things — like getting the Good Seats at the game — that, once you’ve done it, it’s hard to go back to coach or the bleachers. Some luxuries, you will convince yourself, are worth paying for. According to The Wall … Read more

Hyundai Touts 50 Percent Better Range in Next-Generation EVs

Hyundai Touts 50 Percent Better Range in Next-Generation EVs

Image: Hyundai Hyundai’s E-GMP electric vehicle architecture is among the most competitive out there currently from any automaker, thanks to its 800-volt design and solid driving dynamics. In the future, it’ll be replaced with a new platform that Hyundai is calling the Integrated Modular Architecture, which the company detailed on Wednesday morning. It’ll come in … Read more

Toyota bZ4X Gets Simple Recall Fix To Stop Wheels Falling Off

Toyota bZ4X Gets Simple Recall Fix To Stop Wheels Falling Off

Photo: Toyota The Toyota bZ4X is going back on sale now that Toyota has figured out how to keep its wheels from falling off. Toyota will resume production of the fully-electric crossover on Thursday, now adding washers to its wheel hub bolts. Toyota will then resume sales on October 26 in Japan, with bZ4X sales … Read more

Tracing the History of the Green Book in Southern California

Tracing the History of the Green Book in Southern California

Being drivers in the 21st century, modern technology has allowed us to have tons of information at our disposal. From travel times with ETAs that are accurate down to the minute to real-time traffic information, many of us take these conveniences for granted. It wasn’t always this way, as those of us who used to … Read more

Hyundai Wants Owners To Pay For Security Kit to Stop Car Thefts

Hyundai Wants Owners To Pay For Security Kit to Stop Car Thefts

2015 Hyundai SonataImage: Hyundai After a wave of Hyundai and Kia car thefts, and viral social media posts showing how to execute said car thefts, Hyundai has finally released a security fix for its vehicles. Millions of Hyundai/Kia owners can now feel some sense of safety knowing that their cars won’t be so easily stolen. … Read more