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 offers rebate to those who install EV charging stations

Nissan will offer a $500 rebate in concert with a $500 rebate from Georgia Power to employers in Georgia who install EV charging stations.

VW e-Golf gets Limited Edition trim package

The VW e-Golf may not be numerous here in the States, but for an EV, it sells well in Germany. VW hopes a new Limited Edition trim will spice up sales here.

Ford F-750 gets the Tonka truck treatment

At the National Truck Equipment Association’s show this week, a Ford F-750 was unveiled in full Tonka truck livery. Full disclosure: I want it.

Ford Crew Chief rebranded as Ford Telematics, goes global

We’ve mentioned Ford Crew Chief before. It’s called Ford Telematics powered by Telogis now, because the Motor Company is rebranding it and taking it global.

VIDEO: Go inside the Toyota Mirai production line

You can’t say Toyota doesn’t sweat the details on its Toyota Mirai hydrogen-powered car — especially after watching these videos of the production line.


Nissan Sentra earns IIHS Top Safety Pick rating

The 2015 Nissan Sentra earned Top Safety Pick status from Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, improving from “Poor” to “Good” in the small overlap test.

Frontier living: Backroading in a 2015 Nissan Frontier PRO-4X

A week in the 2015 Nissan Frontier PRO-4X is reminding me why I chose a Ford Ranger over a Fronty in 2007, and why I might change that decision today.

Why that guy who “fixed” his hybrid battery is in for trouble

The VP of a company that rebuilds hybrid batteries says that guy who did a self-repair on his hybrid battery may be in for a rude awakening.

MINI Clubman variant is newest Vision Gran Turismo DLC

The MINI Clubman got a go-fast makeover as it became the latest downloadable content (DLC) for Polyphony Digital’s “Gran Turismo 6″ video game.

Toyota i-Road coming to Japan’s Park24 car sharing service

The Toyota i-Road ultra-compact three-wheeled electric car will enter a trial car sharing service via Japan’s Park24 starting in April, according to Toyota.

#BlackYeah: Chevy Silverado W/Ts get Black Out package

In a world of would-be Stormtroopers, the Chevy Silverado 1500 W/T Black Out Package is a freakin’ Darth Vader. Black yeah, it’s awesome.

OK, OK, glow-in-the-dark Nissan LEAF is pretty cool

A Nissan LEAF got glow-in-the-dark paint. Is that cool? You bet. Especially when both the paint and the car can derive their energy from the sun.

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