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.

2015 Dodge Challenger gets five-star NHTSA rating

It probably won’t make a difference when you tell your insurance agent you bought a Hellcat, but the Dodge Challenger earned a five-star rating from NHTSA.

BMW ConnectedDrive Store to open for US customers

Think of the BMW ConnectedDrive Store as Google Play for your BMW’s factory infotainment system, where you can buy apps you’d use while driving.

Hitachi construction equipment to get Nissan autonomous tech

Nissan said it will license its Around View Monitor (AVM) and Moving Object Detection (MOD) technology to Hitachi Construction Machinery Company.

Magnaflow already has cat-back setup for Ford F-150 2.7L EcoBoost

Despite the engine’s newness, the folks at Magnaflow already have a cat-back setup ready for the 2015 Ford F-150’s 2.7-liter EcoBoost mill.

Audi A3, S3 sedans earn five stars from NHTSA

And the good news for crash test results continues to roll in for Audi, this time for its A3 and S3 sedans.

Carlos Ghosn says infrastructure = EV sales

Renault-Nissan Alliance CEO Carlos Ghosn thinks he’s got this whole Chicken-or-Egg Conundrum of EV sales all figured out.

Audi A3 Sportback e-tron aces Euro NCAP

The Audi A3 Sportback e-tron became the brand’s first volume production plug-in hybrid to earn the top score of five stars in Euro NCAP crash testing.

Let the greening of Honda dealers commence!

Honda issued the “Honda ‘Green Dealer’ Guide” in an effort to help its dealers adopt what it called “more environmentally responsible business practices.”

Va-Va-Volvo: We play with the Volvo S60’s web browser

Yo dawg, we heard you like In-Car Tech, so we put In-Car Tech on your in-car tech so you can like In-Car Tech while you like in-car tech in your Volvo S60.

Saab gets stay of execution by court order

Those hellbent on transforming Saab into a new-age purveyor of Swedish-built, Asian-financed EVs now get a bit longer to reorganize their finances.


Ford SYNC 3 unveiled

It’s almost hard to believe Ford SYNC already is entering its third generation, but the Motor Company unveiled Ford SYNC 3 this week.

Volvo testing three-cylinder, 180-HP Drive-E engine

Volvo’s upping its Drive-E powertrain game by testing a three-cylinder engine that makes “around 180 horsepower,” according to the automaker.

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