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2020 Mercedes GLE450

If you pop the hood of the new GLE - Mercedes’ mid-sized SUV - you will see something no one has seen under the...

2019 Subaru Crosstrek Plug-in Hybrid

Why buy a hybrid when gas is cheap? To go faster, of course. A bit more speed is among the benefits you’ll get if you...

2019 VW GTI

The VW GTI isn’t a muscle car, but it was inspired by one - the 1964 Pontiac GTO. That car is considered by many to...

2019 Lincoln Nautilus

Sometimes, the loudest guy in the room doesn’t get all the attention. Nor should he. Lincoln is quietly establishing itself as America’s premier luxury car brand...

The Last Buick

It hasn't been announced yet, but Buick won't be around much longer. It's already mostly gone. GM just announced the cashiering of the Cascada convertible...

2019 VW Atlas

VW - which built its business selling small cars - is building big ones to grow its business. Models like the new Atlas - which...

2019 Ford F-150

It’s interesting that just as diesels are disappearing from the passenger car market, they’re making a big comeback in trucks. Ford is the latest to...

The $70 Million “Investment”

Electric cars continue to cost lots of money - contrary to the now-forgotten original point of the exercise, which was once upon a time...

2019 Mitsubishi Mirage

Saving money on gas is great - but how about saving money on the car? If it costs you less, then you have more...

What Cadillac Should Have Done… and Still Could

As Cadillac’s market share continues to wilt, it’s worth considering what Cadillac once was - and could be again. If, that is, it could take...

2019 GMC Canyon

Trucks are hugely popular; they are selling so well that major automakers like Ford and GM have been dropping cars from their lineups -...

2019 Honda Insight

The biggest problem for hybrids is that gas is really cheap. This makes it harder to sell a hybrid based mostly on how little...

2019 Ramosaurus Rex

Conan, what is best in life?  Crush enemies, see them fleeing before you, hear the lamentations of their women. Yes, indeed. In thirty years - from 1989...

The Amen Corner

I’ve written about the media’s active complicity in pushing the EV Agenda. This includes the car media, which seems to have very few car...

Elon’s Game of Three Card Monte

Elon is in the news again - but not for the right reason. The SEC is angry with him over his Tweets - which ought...

Stevie Behind the Wheel

I recently test drove a new car with an autopilot system. Turn on the cruise control and the car not only maintains whatever speed...

The Unintended Consequences of ASS

The Japanese make Bonsai miniature trees by stunting real ones. In this case, the result of altering the natural course of things is pretty. When...

No More Horsepower For You!

Well, GM has decided it's time to stop touting horsepower and displacement - it's so internal combustion. Instead, Cadillac will tout Newton meters - the...

How Elon Takes Money

Give Elon credit: He knows how to take money. Not make it. That’s the result of honest, honorable work and the free exchange of value...

Casualties of Saaaaaafety

Saaaaaaaaaaaaaaafety has cost us a lot - and not just money. It has sucked almost all of the the fun out of driving - especially...

Property Taxes and Slavery

A reader questioned my objection to property taxes; here's my response: Jason asks: I understand what you say about property taxes being a rent to...

Consent – or Else

  If a man walks up to a woman and places his hands on her body without her permission - her consent -  it is...

Sleeping is Now a Crime

It's become one of those self-evident truths Massa Tom once wrote about to state that government has become overtly punitive - as opposed to...

Cash for Clunkers Returns

Bad ideas set bad precedents - the thing usually gets done again, or gets expanded on. So it’s no big surprise that Colorado has...

Update on the Glendale Sadist

The local media in Glendale, AZ is doing a capital job reporting on the story of the AGW who brutalized the passenger in a...

Today’s Clover: Slow – and Slower

Here's today's Clover - the geezer in the white Blazer ahead of the blue minivan. The Blazer never quite gets to the speed limit...

Female AGW Conjures Ilse Koch

Some of you will be familiar with Ilse Koch - infamous wife of Buchenwald concentration camp commandant Karl Otto Koch. She was tried after...

Reader Question: Off-Roader Recommendation?

Here's the latest reader question, along with my reply! James asks: I currently have a 2007 Scion Tc which has been absolutely incredible. My favorite...
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