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Boddums Up: GMC Sierra or Ford F-150?

A man is reading a paper while a spaceship is beaming light over him.
Hello readers, and welcome back, once again, to my award-winning series in which I take letters from you, sent to me, and provide answers to them. While I was going to pick five or six emails at random for this one, I noticed something odd while looking at some of the messages I’ve received. One particular email really stood...

The Lord of the Compact Crossovers: The Two Transports

The silhouttes of medieval man and horses are in front of a Ford dealership.
As a woodland elf, there is only one thing I love in this world. That’s getting the best of dwarves. While my people sought to create a well-rounded compact crossover that can safely transport a Fellowship to the likes of Mordor, the dwarves also set out to create their own version. The results were the 2021 Ford Escape vs...

Auto Industry Driving Divorces in the New Millennium

A couple is behind a broken heart with a key because the auto industry is contributing to divorce in today's live auto news.
Friends, today I’m here to talk to you about something most people seem to be ignoring: divorce rates in the US are on the rise. In fact, one expert I spoke to said they were “skyrocketing” at such an alarming rate that in another 10 or 20 years, people will likely be getting divorced before they even get married....

European Auto Executives Call Grand Cherokee “Unfair”

A well dressed man is giving the middle finger next to a Jeep emblem.
Several executives from European automakers have recently asked for FCA to suspend production of its 2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee, to give them appropriate time to build cost-competitive vehicles. Their issues largely lie with the Trackhawk high-performance variant outdoing their more expensive SUVs. While the executives of the various companies seem to have coordinated their statements, the Jeep response has...

Shopping for Cars: Used vs. Pre-Owned vs. CPO and More…

A woman is holding keys in front of a used car at a used Chevy dealer.
When done properly, shopping for a used vehicle should be a series of decisions and disappointments. This may seem simple enough, but if you head to a used Chevy dealer without being properly prepared for the jargon and industry nomenclature that you’re going to encounter, then you can be easily flummoxed or caught off-guard and end up buying something...

2020 was a Dumpster Fire; These Vehicles Weren’t

A man in a suit is holding car keys while standing in front of a dumpster that is on fire.
Up until a few short months into the year 2020, having a bad day consisted of the garbage bag splitting wide open on the living room floor as you were taking it out to the garage, discovering someone hacked your AOL email account, and finding a hair in your Mexican pizza from Taco Bell. And we are wondering, who...

BMW Joins Bitter Bidding Battle with Bugatti and Bentley for “Self-Cleaning Car” Patent

A hand is using a car's screen to select self-cleaning mode.
BMW is the latest luxury automaker to jump into the fight to acquire the rights to a patent for a self-cleaning car. This is the latest attempt by the builders of high-end cars and SUVs to set themselves apart from more mainstream brands like Chevrolet, Honda, and Ford. The luxury brands have felt the pressure in recent years as...

Gold Tooth Jeep is a Dealer You Can’t Refuse!

A man 's face with gold teeth is in front of a Jeep dealer in California.
The Golden State. The Land of Milk and Honey. The Place Where Every Teenager Wants to Go According to Music. California goes by many names thanks to its wild history and stunning natural beauty. From the redwood forests in the north and the mountains in the east to the beaches in the south and wildfire everywhere in between, there...

It’s Time To Rethink Cincinnati Marathons…Using Ford Trucks

A marathon runner is laying on the ground in front of a black Ford F-150 that left a Ford dealers in Cincinnati.
Americans have spoken. They don't want to throw their lives away, busting their knees every so often through the horrors of a marathon. Yes, they're good for raising awareness for certain illnesses and diseases, and, yes, they're good for helping charities, but that doesn't mean we can't make them more efficient. In fact, we can do away with the...

Former Prez Trump Enters Rehab For Twitter Addiction

Donald Trump is in front of annoyed people after getting his 2021 Ford Escape Hybrid.
It’s tiring running the country (…into the ground), and unfortunately, all that stress can sometimes lead to maladaptive coping behaviors. Leadership by tyranny on the Twitter platform has caused long-term mental and physical damage to Mr. Trump, our favorite former president. As he leaves the White House in a 2021 Ford Escape Hybrid donated by his last 17 loyal...