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.

Call me Al: Nothing light about Ford F-150’s Sony audio

There’s lots of talk about the aluminum-bodied 2015 Ford F-150 losing weight. Don’t be fooled into thinking its Sony premium audio system is a lightweight.

Dudes play Forza Horizon 2, win Mazda MX-5s

It’s a pretty good day when your Forza Horizon 2 obsession wins you a Mazda MX-5.

Call me Al: Driving the aluminum 2015 Ford F-150

Much has been said about the Ford F-150’s transition to an all-aluminum body for 2015. So how does it affect handling and fuel economy?

Horse! Shaker audio rocks in 2015 Ford Mustang GT

The 2015 Ford Mustang GT has a great V8 rumble, but the optional Shaker audio upgrade offers great rumble for your tunes, too.

Forget LeMans, Ford GT to debut in Forza Motorsport 6

The biggest Ford GT news this weekend was about its return to LeMans in 2016, but to us the biggest news is the Ford GT showing up on Forza Motorsport 6.


Horse! Understanding the visceral appeal of a Ford Mustang

I never really “got” what all the fuss was about with the Ford Mustang. Having driven a 2015 Ford Mustang GT last week, that has finally changed.

Subaru bringing zero-landfill expertise to national parks

Subaru is known for operating a “zero-landfill” factory in Indiana, and now, the automaker will bring its know-how to national parks.

Uber drivers going yellow in NYC

New York City is allowing some Uber drivers to paint their cars yellow and use them as taxi cabs.

Subaru Starlink services priced, packaged

If you want Subaru Starlink services on your new Scoob, we can now officially share with you the pricing for those services.

Now shipping: Kicker L7 loaded enclosures, CompQ Subs

Kicker announced it is now shipping its L7 loaded enclosures and CompQ subwoofers as the second wave of its Q-class gear unveiled at International CES.

Volvo XC90 T8 powertrain cleaner than expected

Those who overlook Volvo’s powertrains do so at their own peril: The Volvo XC90 T8 PHEV powertrain is even cleaner than Volvo first thought it would be.

SolaRoad proves mostly successful

Remember the SolaRoad in the Netherlands? It turned out more successful than many naysayers thought.

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