Category: Automotive

The End of the Auto Show… Maybe?

Let’s face it, the Auto Show has been dying for a while. Manufacturers who once spent millions on lavish displays and hospitality booths have left even the major market shows for a few years. Some shows altered timing of the event to find better weather and/or less competition (cough, Detroit). Then there was a global

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Auto Enthusiasts are Poised for a Fun Summer

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The COVID-19 pandemic has upended the entire world. Economically, socially, politically, everything is in a state of confusion and, in some cases, fear. The auto manufacturing industry is bleeding hundreds of millions of dollars. People are losing jobs, plants are closed, pending vehicle models are being postponed or canceled outright. On top of that, most

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The Dream Garage Game

I’m at 35,000 feet, no new podcasts, the wifi isn’t working, and I’ve already read the airline magazine. It’s time to go back to an old friend to keep me occupied, the “Dream Garage Game.” The Dream Garage Game is something most auto enthusiasts have played by themselves, with friends at work, over drinks at

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Is Rivian “The One?”

I first heard of Rivian when I saw their pickup (R1T) and SUV (R1S) at the 2018 LA Auto Show. The stat sheet left me impressed, but skeptical. Electric vehicle companies are known to make pretty outlandish claims (I’m looking at you, Faraday and Lucid). I am wary of a mid-size pickup claiming a 400-mile

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Bring on the C8

Lead photo by GM The Hype The hype over a mid-engine Corvette has been building for decades. With the official debut announced, it is reaching a fever pitch. Chevrolet didn’t have a choice regarding this dramatic move with the Corvette. Anyone who’s driven a C7 hard, specifically the Z06 or ZR-1, knows the current configuration

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How to say goodbye to your free time

If you’re a car enthusiast with a modicum of free time on your hands, I bet you have engaged in the wonderful flight of fantasy that is the on-line car configurator. Any manufacturer worth their salt has a method for you, the buyer/dreamer, to build your own dream car. Some are relatively basic (Ford and

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