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.
If you’ve ever worked with a one-upper, please accept my apologies. Apologies also to Ford F-Series, who has just been one-upped by Ram Heavy Duty trucks.
We told you some GM full-size trucks would get the GM Hydra-Matic 8L90 eight-speed automatic gearbox. So, too, does the 2015 Chevrolet Corvette.
The folks at National Electric Vehicle Sweden (NEVS) have been hoping to take disheveled Swedish brand Saab into a new, sustainable era by making electric vehicles out of Saab chassis. This week, the first in a prototype series of Saab 9-3-based EVs was shown in Sweden.
At this stage in the horsepower and size wars among full-size trucks, every little advantage is worth pursuing. Case in point: Ford’s “cobra head” turbo exhaust downpipe that helps the 6.7-liter Powerstroke diesel make best-in-class horsepower and torque.
Volvo said its AstaZero Proving Ground will serve as a test bed for future safety and crash avoidance technologies — and in some cases, robots will drive vehicles on the test track.
You’re reacting one of two ways right now: “Woah, that’s cool,” or, “Woah, that’s kinda scary.”
GM is pimping a new eight-speed automatic transmission for its full-size trucks, but only for the 6.2-liter V8. Where is the eight-speed gearbox for the V6?
A bidder at Gooding and Company’s Pebble Beach Auction got a one-of-a-kind BMW i8 Concours d’Elegance Edition for the princely sum of $825,000.
The first BMW i8 plug-in hybrid sports cars were delivered to some pretty elite customers at Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance last week, according to the German automaker.
Subaru EyeSight crash avoidance technology helped the redesigned Subaru Legacy and Outback get Top Safety Pick + ratings in Insurance Institute for Highway Safety testing.
Heads up, valet drivers: Get saucy with the clientele’s new Corvette, and you might get caught red-handed. Prod the skinny pedal at your own peril.
The optional Infinity audio system equipped on our 2014 Hyundai Sonata limited sends the last year of the swoopy Sonata out on a high note.