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Daimler Killing the Internal Combustion Engine?

If a recent report is correct, there will be no further development in their internal combustion engine (ICE) lineup. Electric motors are their main focus. As we continue forward in the automotive world, electric vehicles are looking more like our inevitable future from a mass production and manufacturing standpoint. Volkswagen has already committed towards ending […]

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China Trade, Tariffs, and the Automotive Aftermarket

The automotive world is a global economy and one of the major producers has been China. How will current and future tariffs affect the industry? In major media coverage of the tariffs against China, we hear about how it will impact large scale companies like the automotive manufacturers. We haven’t heard how it will affect […]

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2020 Land Rover Defender Debuts at IAA

After three years, we finally get a brand-new Land Rover Defender. Let’s at a look at what we’ll see when it lands on our shores in the Spring of 2020. Outside of Jeep, no other platform has had a continuous run of production vehicles like the Land Rover Defender has. For 67 years, the British […]

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Tesla Service Center in San Antonio for sale at $4.75-Million

A Tesla Service Center in San Antonio, Texas goes up for $4.75-million, but is it a sign that Tesla is going down? No and read more on why. A press release from B+E, an investment brokerage firm in New York, NY, came out with an interesting headline. “Tesla San Antonio Service Center Location for sale […]

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Black and Tan and Willys Models for the JL Wrangler

Jeep announces a new special edition model and a returning one from the JK for the 2020 Jeep Wrangler JL A popular favorite from the JK, the Wrangler Willys will be coming back as another model for the 2020 Jeep Wrangler JL but a new model will appear along side it, the Black and Tan. […]

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Will the 2020 Ford Explorer be a Proper SUV?

When the last generation Ford Explorer debuted, fans cried foul of its CUV design. The 2020 Explorer returns to its RWD roots, but will it be a proper SUV? When the original Ford Explorer came on the scene, it wasn’t a first of its kind, but it quickly rose to prominence thanks to the first […]

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Volkswagen ID.R Sets New Record on Tianmen Shan

Setting the first ever time up the 99-turn Tianmen Shan Big Gate Road, Romain Dumas and the ID.R continue to push electric vehicle performance records. Look, it’s no secret: I love EVs as much as I love ICE cars. So, when the ID.R sets a new record, it’s something I look into. This one, however, […]

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Jessi Combs – July 27, 1980 – August 27, 2019

In an attempt at breaking her own record in a Jet Car, Jessi Combs was involved in an incident that has tragically taken her life. She was 39. There are many people we all look to as heroes in the automotive world. Few transcended multiple genres like Jessi Combs did as both men and women […]

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Gearwrench Bolt Biter Extraction Sockets Launched

Rounded bolts suck but the Gearwrench Bolt Biter Extraction Socket might be the ultimate solution to those damaged fasteners. When I saw these Gearwrench Bolt Biter extraction sockets at SEMA 2018, I was interested in what really made them different. Extraction sockets aren’t anything new and have been around for longer than you or I […]

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The Last True Leader – Lee Iacocca: Oct 15 1924 – July 2 2019

Lee Iacocca is a man who brought Chrysler back from the brink and behind the Ford Mustang. Here is the story of this great leader we lost on July 2, 2019. As much as we bemoan the crossover, drastic changes to famous nameplates, and anything else we can complain about when it comes to our […]

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