Call me Low-Cal Al: Testing the 2.7L Ford F-150

Just after Lyndon tested the 3.5-liter EcoBoost engine, I was able to get my hands on the baby of the family: The 2.7-liter EcoBoost V6 in the Ford F-150.


Fully Evolved: 2015 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution reviewed

Mitsubishi may have a bad rap for its financials, but it’s still capable of producing a hell of a car, as the final Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution shows.

Call me Al: Fab Ford F-150 tailgate tech is built for me

It’s not all about the aluminum, baby. For short folks, the improved Ford F-150 tailgate step may be simple, but it’s also a godsend.

Perfect Fit? Well, when it comes to Honda Fit MPGs, yes.

After a week with a 2015 Honda Fit, I was surprised by both its willingness to rev and its superb fuel economy. Best of both worlds? Indeed.

Oak Ridge National Laboratory 3D prints a Shelby Cobra

If you had a big enough 3D printer, you might reasonably want to 3D print a Shelby Cobra, right? That’s what Oak Ridge National Laboratory did.

Perfect Fit? We spend some time in the new Honda Fit

The Honda Fit finds no shortage of fans. Count us among them. But with the newest generation of the car, we wanted to test it for two reasons:

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!