Lyndon Johnson-- yes, that's his real name-- is a journalist, editor and avid fan of cars and motorcycles. In his spare time between writing/editing for a small-town weekly newspaper and nailing perfect rev-matched downshifts while managing Facebook's Manual Transmission Preservation Society, he freelances at Technology Tell's In-Car Tech Tell.
Nissan’s Technical Center had a crazy idea: Why not take a Nissan LEAF electric vehicle (EV) and slap a bed from a Nissan Frontier pickup truck on the back instead of a hatch? The crazier part? They actually did it.
This week, a court lifted a ban on Uber rideshare service in Germany despite protestations from Taxi Deutschland, a German taxi trade group that fought to keep Uber out of the country.
We’ve all seen vehicles that age not-so-gracefully. We’ve even seen our share of vehicles that age disgracefully. A lot of the blame centers on ultraviolet (UV) rays. Ford engineers have been working on Ford F-150 parts to ensure they can withstand the worst UV conditions on earth and still look as good as day one when you make your last truck payment.
Ford says it will offer its Surveillance Mode technology to competitors in the police vehicle industry — if they want it.
Here goes a statement you may not be ready to hear: The Buick LaCrosse is among the best interiors in all of GM, and perhaps among all American automakers.
Elio Motors says it will be taking the unusual step of selling some of the equipment it bought from the former General Motors truck plant in Shreveport, LA ahead of its planned 2015 production start date.
Charter Communications, the nation’s fourth-largest cable operator, has purchased more than 800 new full-size Ford Transit vans for its fleet.
Honda says wind turbines powering its transmission plant in Ohio, have proven themselves to be even more efficient at power-generation than first thought.
Honda is showing a couple of cool technologies at 2014 ITS World Congress in Detroit, MI, including automated lane change capabilities and “virtual tow.”
The Kia Soul EV is getting quite a bit of advertising in my area now, so it interested me to see the model priced from $33,700 before a $7,500 tax credit.