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?


I. CAN’T. EVEN. How is it to live with BMW i8?

Some argue the Tesla P85D is the pinnacle in this price bracket. I say the BMW i8 is the most technologically advanced vehicle on earth below $150K.


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.

Why rice cookers will drop the cost of your hybrid or EV

Believe it or not, a component in high-end rice cookers could make hybrids and EVs cheaper. Here’s a video that explains why:

Day Dream Diaries: I want to build a propane track car

I recently was introduced to propane-powered vehicles for the first time. Check out what I’ve learned so far, and see what I hope to do with it.

Escalade Escapades: We test the 2015 Cadillac Escalade

The 2015 Cadillac Escalade dazzled us when we saw it at the official reveal. But now it is in my driveway, and I can ogle the grill. Man is it big!

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.

Chevrolet Spark EV motor plant goes solar

The Chevrolet Spark EV electric motor plant in Baltimore, MD now has a full solar array and LEED certification, according to the automaker.

EV rebate makes comeback in TN

Weeks after Georgia ended its state-funded rebate for EV and PHEV purchases, Tennessee has announced its own EV rebate program is making a comeback.

Mitsubishi iMiEV: Don’t count the Diamond Star out of the electric race

OK, so it ain’t no Tesla. And yes, the doors are tinny when you slam them. But the Mitsubishi iMiEV also doesn’t have a Tesla price point!


Want a Toyota Mirai? Here’s where to get one.

The Toyota Mirai hydrogen fuel cell vehicle will be available on a very limited basis in California only. If you live there, here’s where you can get one: