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Historian Confirms That There Were No Chevy Silverados During the 1500s

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For many drivers, workers, and tradesmen, the Chevy Silverado 1500 is the most reliable workhorse on the road. While many discuss the vehicle’s positive attributes, such as its various powertrains, towing capability, and ability to go the extra mile for consumers, one topic is conspicuously absent from many instances of discourse. We’re, of course, referring to the identifying number...

Pat the Patriot Sez: The “ST” in Ford Explorer ST Stands for “Socialist Takeover”

Two red 2022 Ford Explorer XT's are shown on a red background.
Folks, I’m a patriot. I bleed for the red, white, and blue. Am I excited when my country goes to war? Hell yeah, brother! Do I only buy American brands? You’re damn right I do! You can’t imagine how pissed off I am at the Benedict Arnold we all know and used to trust called Ford. I know what...

How to Know When You Find a Lemon

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Here at The Lemon, we pride ourselves on providing our fine readers with the latest headlines and stories, as well as bold, in-depth human interest pieces and the occasional guide or informational article. And yet, we seldom dive into the heart of our very namesake: that some used cars out there are of very poor quality. Today, I’m going...

Chevy Introduces Louder EVs to Attract New Drivers

Electric vehicle sales have been on a major upswing lately as high gas prices and EV subsidies drive consumers to ditch their gas-powered vehicles for new electric or hybrid models. Chevy has gone all-in on the EV trend with the recent announcement that it will electrify two of its most popular models: the Blazer SUV and Silverado pickup. The...

Arby’s Now Offering Vehicle Service at Select Locations After Merger With Toyota

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2022 is more than halfway through, and shocking news keeps popping up that gauges our interest. In an age where corporations such as Amazon and Wal-Mart offer consumers an all-inclusive shopping experience, a new contender has entered the fold. It was announced earlier this week that American fast-food chain Arby’s and Japanese-based automobile manufacturer Toyota would merge. “This is...

Exclusive Car Buyer’s Guide

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Friends, I’ve worked in and covered the auto industry for the better part of 60 years now, which makes me something of an expert when it comes to cars and auto sales in general. More than that, however, I’m an expert in car buyers and the kinds of people the brave men and women of our nation’s dealerships have...

Boston-Area Mall Tests New Drive-Thru Shopping Experience

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“Money never sleeps” is what I believe a large, surprisingly eloquent gecko once said, and I can’t help but feel like it’s true – certainly in our modern capitalist society. And since the money is always talking, businesses across this great nation of ours are always on the lookout for new ways to bring in more customers. Recently, a...

Three Cost-Efficient Trucks You’ve Never Heard Of

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If you are on the hunt for used trucks for sale, you’re probably looking for one that is as fuel-efficient as possible. What you may be unaware of is trucks with great fuel economy have existed for almost a century, rather than just being a more recently available feature. The 1933 Dash Motors Outrider Most people don’t realize it, but the...

College Bro Climbs Mount Everest in a Ford Explorer

A red 2019 Ford Explorer is shown on top of Mount Everest after leaving an all season tire dealer.
They said it would never be done. It’s improbable for people to successfully reach the peak of Mt. Everest on foot, and physically impossible to reach it by vehicle. Since the first British expedition up the mountain in 1921, dozens of lives have been lost attempting to ascend this Himalayan landmark. Why so much death and carnage? Turns out,...

Proud Boys Storm Ford Dealership After F-150 Loses Reader’s Choice Poll

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It’s been over a year since the capital was stormed by a massive group of mouth-breathing mongoloids that we refer to as Trump supporters. With the ongoing trial of former president Trump, some optimistically believed that the country could continue the process of healing after it flirted with fascism. The white supremacist networks that seemed to gain confidence in...

New Car-Buying Strategies for Modern Times

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There was once a time long ago when giant sloths still roamed the land where you could simply go to a dealership, look a salesman in the eye, and tell them the price you were willing to pay for a car. It could be just a fraction above the invoice price, so low they wouldn’t be able to feed...

Weaponize Your SUV With These 3 Simple Tricks!

A black 2022 Terradyne Gurkha is shown parked in a wasteland after leaving an SUV dealer near you.
Dear reader, I’m going to start by pulling off the adhesive medical strip real quick: the world is ending, and we’re all doomed. I can’t say for sure if it will be due to increasing worldwide temperatures and melting icebergs or because drag queens are reading to school children, but something will definitely be the tipping point that sends...

Ford Explorer and Chevy Traverse: SUVs of Extraordinary Taste

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Friends, if you’re anything like me, you won’t buy a vehicle – or even take it for a test drive – without doing a tremendous amount of research about it first. There’s no reason to waste your time or money on a car, truck, or SUV that can’t do what you need it to. When I’m shopping for a...

SCOTUS Votes 6-3 in Favor of No Longer Allowing Women to Drive Cars

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There’s no question that the automotive industry has made some considerable changes in recent years. While usually, these are related to technological innovation and bold new designs that many look forward to every year, a landmark ruling from the highest court in the land has shifted the paradigm throughout the entire industry and made ownership more exclusive than ever...

Electric Powertrain Revealed to Be Nothing but a Bunch of Gerbils

Gerbils are shown covering the hood of a white 2023 Chevy Bolt EV.
The EV revolution is in full force. Many manufacturers have been taking great strides in advancing their electric powertrains to alleviate the stress consumers are feeling over high gas prices and lower the amount of harmful emissions that are released into the earth's atmosphere every year. Coincidentally, many EV models are being announced as several manufacturers are unveiling their...

A Used Jeep Can Be a Trove of Lost Treasure

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In my decades covering the auto industry, I’ve learned a few things: how to drink whiskey from a lady’s shoe at 3:48 in the morning, how to find water in a desert based on the shadow of a pelican, and just how poorly most people approach shopping for a used car. Your average customer gets so hung up on...

Car Possessions Are Surging!

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When looking at the health of the auto industry, there are many different markers that people like to consider and signs that can help us understand how things are going. While some experts like to look at sales numbers and the market share of a given brand to see how the company is doing, I prefer a more holistic...

Ford Announces Prayer to Replace All Routine Maintenance

A Ford F-150 for sale is shown with the hood open.
The recent overturning of Roe v. Wade and the subsequent ruling that allows prayer back in public schools has caused quite a commotion, as well as division through the country. While many are outraged at the prospect of the United States becoming a theocracy, some have welcomed the change with arms wide open. The possible eradication of church and...

Ford to Make Tires From Recycled MAGA Hats

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Dearborn, MI – The Ford Motor Company has long been an institution of innovation and one that's not afraid to think outside the box when it comes to producing various products to aid consumers in a time of uncertainty. With gas prices continuing to rise and a world that's still adapting to life after the pandemic, a major step...

Ask Grendel the Gamer – I’m 8 and Sold My Parents Car for Roblox Money

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Welcome to the Ask Grendel the Gamer Column here at The Lemon! We take questions from gamers across the world who enjoy gaming or are having trouble justifying to their parents why they spend so much time online with those creepy mole people who haven’t seen real sunlight in 20 years. Contact Grendel at grendelgamerlemonnews.org.com.net or write to I...