How will Koji Sato lead Toyota?

Koji Sato is coming in as Toyota’s new CEO. He is coming over from president of Lexus International. And Toyota’s current beloved CEO for the last 13 years, Akio Toyoda, will be moving on as chairman. Passion-wise... it seems like Koji Sato shares a lot of...

Akio Toyoda steps down as Toyota’s CEO

On April 1st (no Fools) Akio Toyoda will step down as Toyota’s CEO. Akio will stay on as chairman, and will be replaced by President of Lexus International, Koji Sato. Koji helped lead the GR brand, and seemingly shares many of the same core philosophies when it comes...

MAZDA CX-50 2.5 TURBO PREMIUM PLUS review

Mazda quietly knocked it out of the park with the CX-50 2.5 Turbo. It might sound harsh, but I just didn't expect much. I mean - how much can you expect from another white crossover? And when I first drove the CX-50 2.5 Turbo, initially I didn’t feel anything...

The Hummer EV is a 9,000lb pile of shit

Can we officially call it? The Hummer EV is a 9,000lb pile of shit. And I don't intend on letting GM forget it either. But in fact, it’s not just GM. There have been 3 Big Three unforgivables in the past couple years. 1) Ford’s Mach E Mustang… a 4-door crossover EV...

2023 Honda Pilot TrailSport – sensibly capable

The Honda Pilot has gotten exactly what it needed… mainly to not be invisible. Honda chiseled the redesign of the 2023 Pilot, gave it some noticeable colors. AND more importantly, made a TrailSport model. The Pilot's TrailSport trim... Is honestly what’s bumped the...

Car Stereo needs a comeback

I don’t know about y’all, but I like the cars that go boom. And I've been feeling the need for a big-bad, ground-pounding stereo again. It used to be a staple of import car culture. Seems like a third of us worked at a car audio shop. Literally… it was like that. And...

Shell / Volta Theory – based off the LA streetcar Scandal

Here’s a juicy follow-up to yesterday’s news of Shell Oil’s purchase of Volta EV charging stations. Of course it’s totally gossip. But it’s a theory nonetheless, so let’s have some fun with it. Besides, a little conspiracy theory never hurt anyone these days. So here...

Shell Oil bought Volta – an EV charging company

Shell Oil bought Volta… an ‘American electric vehicle infrastructure company’... for a cool 169 million. Significance: An oil company bought a charging company. So obviously, Shell sees an EV-future on the horizon. But that doesn’t mean Shell sees ‘the writing on the...

Honeymoon destinations – in a 1970 Chevy C10

Oh great it's another cheesy love story... blah. Let me set the stage: Kelvin got his first real six-string, bought it at the five & dime. And Erica, she was just a small town girl, living in a lonely world. You get the picture right? High school sweethearts, high...

Corvette E-Ray – AWD, Hybrid, and poorly named

I was really trying to steer this article in a positive direction, but screw it, it goes where it goes. Chevrolet released details on the Corvette E-Ray. And all the automotive websites are saying the exact same things about it. You know… 'specs' & whatnot. But...
issue 29 teaser

issue 29 teaser

Normally, we feel like 'teasers' are stupid. But check out this 240sx going in the next issue. Yes - definitely ...
sema 2013 recap

sema 2013 recap

SEMA was unbelievable again this year, just as it always is. The show is so overwhelming and awesome… that you ...
SEMA 2013

SEMA 2013

We're at the 2013 SEMA Show in Las Vegas this week. Holler at us if you see us walking around and keep an eye on ...
Swap, Drop, & Roll

Swap, Drop, & Roll

While most of the population drive around like a bunch of automatons, not being able to identify the make of a car ...
No Diving

No Diving

Here's what we need to realize & remember as we work on our own stories/car/projects/journeys in life. So many ...
2 Degrees of Separation

2 Degrees of Separation

College universities have a way of motivating the masses of students through somewhat negative tactics - like ...
Race For Keeps

Race For Keeps

'Obsession' is usually a negative word. It conjures up images of preoccupation, restlessness, abandoned ...
Brand Skankin’ New

Brand Skankin’ New

You gotta give it to Volkwagen enthusiasts.  They will take a brand new car and cut into it like it was a can of ...
Function is the Fashion

Function is the Fashion

Now this is a story all about how, you like to read features just like the Fresh Prince.  Gotcha. This is a story ...

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