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Nissan Takes Page From Chinese Market With Karaoke-Equipped Vehicles

A white Nissan Titan Karaoke Edition advertisment is shown at a Nissan Titan dealership.
Move over James Corden; Nissan is coming for you. The Japanese automaker recently announced plans to bring one of the Asian market’s most beloved features to North American shores, unveiling a new in-vehicle karaoke system on select models. Car crooning is already a massive trend in China, where automakers have integrated a number of popular karaoke apps into their...

Huge Ford Leak: CEO’s Shocking Letter Exposed!

A 'Dear Santa' list is shown at a Ford F-150 dealer.
Friends, I take my job as an auto industry insider and investigative reporter very seriously, which is why I work so hard to bring you the latest inside info. In particular, I really enjoy revealing the seedy, slimy underbelly of the industry, whether that means exposing a Ford F-150 dealer that’s trying to sell Chevy trucks with Ford stickers...

Squid Game Sales Promotion Leaves Dozens Injured

A Hampton Roads Chevy dealership was offering a Squid Game based promotion.
In an ill-advised attempt to capitalize on the popularity of the Netflix smash-hit Squid Game, a local Hampton Roads Chevy dealership has launched a new sales promotion that pits customers against one another in a variety of childhood games. The South Korean series is already the most-watched program in Netflix history, but some say its ultra-violent nature makes it...

Consultants Definitely Not Trying to Make EVs Look Bad

A gas pump and EV charging station are shown with the words 'what are the real cost.'
The other day, after my seventh cup of coffee, second pack of cigarettes, and fourth mild bout of paranoia, I was taking my typical stroll through the Internet’s playground of news stories and reports. During this digital constitutional, I came upon something most interesting: a story by Car and Driver that was in response to a study recently published...

First Rivian Built, First Rivian Crashed

A silver Rivian R1T is shown from the front.
September was a big month for one of the auto industry’s newest startups: Rivian managed to build its first production vehicle ready for sale. In keeping with tradition for the auto industry, Rivian also managed to crash its first vehicle last month, demonstrating both the highs and lows of making trucks in America. Fortunately for you, dear reader, I...

New Chevy Lease Is Maybe TOO Hot

A white Chevy Bolt EV is shown on fire after making a Chevy lease deal.
As the seasons change and the cold weather approaches, a new lease deal from Chevy is burning up the automotive world. Chevy’s flagship EV was already an exceptional value in its class, but a new cost-saving feature has ensured that––at least until the fire department shows up––the hottest Chevy lease deal is the Chevy Bolt. While not mentioned in any...

How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Living in the Simulation

Neo from the Matrix is shown with glasses advertising online car sales.
The algorithms that increasingly run our world are getting smarter every day. While some privacy advocates might get freaked out by Facebook’s ability to predict our next purchase or Pandora’s knack for catering to our musical taste, there’s no denying the convenience of the all-knowing, all-seeing code that dictates everything around us. From grocery shopping to Christmas gifts and...

Ford Lawyers Up, Takes All Comers in Copyright Wars

Ford dealer and GM dealer logos are shown over notice of lawsuit paperwork.
Far from being discouraged by a recent lawsuit, Ford is now looking to extend its reach far beyond the automotive world. Recently accused by General Motors of usurping the name of its hands-free driving system, the automaker is now boldly infringing on the copyrights of other intellectual property while hiring every lawyer they can find. With a leaked list...

Chevy Colorado: An Unexpected Halloween Hit

An orange 2022 Chevy Colorado is shown next a witch and the words 'trick or treat.'
When you go to open your front door on Halloween night, don’t be surprised to find the iconic Chevy logo staring you in the face. The sleeper hit of this year’s spooky season is the 2022 Chevy Colorado, with kids across the country flocking to dealerships to recreate the midsize truck’s distinctive look. Early sales reports indicate that the 2022...

New Financing Option Coming Soon to a Dealer Near You

A line of vehicles at a car dealership are shown advertising a new car loan.
Friends and readers (those terms are mutually exclusive, I assure you), if you’re savvy enough to recognize the genius that I offer you, then you know that I’ve got my finger on the pulse of the auto industry, and I’m generous enough to share that wisdom with you. Sometimes, the information I deign to offer is with regard to...

Helpful Tips From Chevy For Bolt Owners

A white Chevy Bolt EV is shown on fire.
I love the auto industry, which is why it’s often deeply satisfying to watch it burn down – sometimes literally. If you stay abreast of the latest news from the industry, then you’ve probably already heard about Chevy issuing a recall on more than 140,000 vehicles, including the Chevy Bolt EV and the all-new Bolt EUV, due to issues...

Get Your Car Ready for Winter

A close up of a car is shown parked on a snowy road after leaving a used car dealer.
Whether you’re shopping for a vehicle right now at a new or used car dealer, or you have a vehicle that you’ve owned and loved for many years, now is the time to consider the months ahead. Even though it feels like we just left summer behind, and autumn has barely unfurled its cool, pumpkin-spiced blankets around us, winter...

Dad’s Grand Cherokee Doubles As World’s Largest Classic Rock Archive

A large pile of CDs are located in the back seat of a used Jeep Grand Cherokee.
Researchers announced a major discovery today after a treasure trove of classic rock albums were uncovered in the backseat of a local dad’s used Jeep Grand Cherokee. Ethnomusicologists from around the world are now descending on the man’s garage, and early reports rate the collection as one of the most extensive and important of its time. “I’m just glad someone...

Buying an SUV? Keep Your Friends in Mind

A 2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee L vs 2021 Toyota Highlander comparison is taking place in the driveway of a house.
Choosing the right SUV is hard – even worse, a lot of online resources don’t really help. Instead, they provide you with a lot of rubbish about horsepower, towing, cargo capacity, and other such offal that no one really needs to know about. For example, if you start looking at the 2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee L vs 2021 Toyota...

Apples Forgotten in Backseat Just Live There Now I Guess

A silver 2022 Chevy Traverse is shown form the rear parked in an apple orchard.
A bag of perfectly good apples are now rotting in the backseat of an area couple’s 2022 Chevy Traverse after their annual trip to a local orchard. Witnesses say Tom Cole and his girlfriend spent hours finding the perfect produce to “match their aesthetic,” but reports now indicate that the chosen apples have a slim chance of ever seeing...

BREAKING – 5th Gen Mazda Miata “NE” Will Be All-Electric and Made of Cork!

A sticky note lists the new Miata perks.
Since its introduction in 1989, the Mazda MX-5 Miata has been one of the world’s most beloved sports cars. This lightweight roadster is a brilliant combination of British tradition, American ingenuity, and Japanese engineering - and for its current generation (known as the ND by enthusiasts), the Miata even added a healthy dose of Italian styling thanks to its...

F-150 Lightning or Cybertruck: Which is More Practical to Charge?

A blue 2022 Ford F-150 Lightning and a grey 2022 Tesla Cybertruck are shown during a 2022 Ford F-150 Lightning vs 2022 Tesla Cybertruck comparison.
If you’re at all interested in an electric pickup, then you’re probably keeping a close eye on these two popular models that have been bandied about quite a bit. Looking at the 2022 Ford F-150 Lightning vs 2022 Tesla Cybertruck, one of the most important considerations to have in mind is what it will take to keep them charged....

New SUV Dreading Start Of Tailgate Season

A tailgate party is shown outside of a stadium after leaving a New Jersey Kia dealership.
Football season is upon us, and with it comes the official start of tailgate season. For those who can’t participate in the battle on the gridiron, the stadium parking lot is its own field of dreams: a magical place where all decorum around public drinking is thrown out the window, and the only rule is to never flip another...

Back-To-School Spurs Tune-Ups for Anxious Parents

A classroom chalkboard shows a drawing of a 2022 Chevy Colorado.
When Maria Hamilton rolled into the service center of her local Chevy dealership last week, there was some confusion among the staff. Hamilton had just purchased her brand-new 2022 Chevy Colorado days before, and, barring a case of buyer’s remorse, it was difficult to figure out why she was back so soon. After a short discussion with the manager,...

Eight Budget DIY Car Maintenance Items No One Is Telling You About

A mechanic is shown looking under the hood of a car during a budget DIY maintenance.
#1 Fuel Additives There are thousands of marketed products out there that are used to clean your engine internals. The combustion process in an engine creates a lot of undesirable byproducts, especially when things are not perfectly dialed in. Having a dirty mass airflow sensor or clogged filter can cause a host of issues. Also, as a vehicle ages, things...