Michel Deslauriers' review of the BMW X4, which calls the vehicle "transgender"

Canadian Auto Journalist Michel Deslauriers Calls The BMW X4 ‘Transgender’ Without Understanding What Transgender Means

Every so often, we receive emails that read something like this: “Why does the world need a car site just for LGBT shoppers? How the hell are their needs any different from the rest of us?” To which we typically…

2015 Mercedes-Benz C-Class

2015 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Adds Class

With each generation, Mercedes claims the C-Class is more sophisticated, more upscale, and just more of everything.  That was true when the 1994 C-Class replaced the 190E and it’s true as the fourth-generation supplants the third.  You often hear these…

2015 Audi A3 TDI

2015 Audi A3 TDI Could Trigger Adultery

I’m a sucker for small German sedans, hooked by the Mercedes 190E a few decades ago.  But the current wave, including the Mercedes-Benz CLA and Audi A3, make my heart patter.  I’m not immune to the wicked ways of VW…

New Orleans celebrates Mardi Gras

A Mardi Gras Driving Guide To Help You Navigate The Streets Of New Orleans This Fat Tuesday

Note: Every year, I tweak and repost this article for those of you who can’t be with us in New Orleans for the joys and pains of Fat Tuesday. More sober posts tomorrow!  Across most of the U.S., today is…

2015 Honda Fit

That’s So Gay: 2015 Honda Fit Is Fit For A Queen Or A Jester

My favorite new show for 2015 is Galavant, ABC’s new comedy about a medieval hero called Gal (short for Galavant) who comes to save the people of Valencia from the queerly evil and very campy King Richard (his older brother…

Exxon

ExxonMobil Accused Of Anti-LGBT Discrimination In Hiring

Given ExxonMobil’s long, long history of anti-LGBT bias, it will probably surprise absolutely no one that the company has been accused of discriminating against LGBT job applicants. What may be surprising, though, is that the company could be forced to…

Screencap of internal memo posted to ExxonMobil's LGBT employee group (via Joe.My.God)

After Years Of Bigotry, ExxonMobil Protects LGBT Workers From Discrimination

For 17 years, ExxonMobil shareholders refused to grant workplace rights and protections to the company’s LGBT employees. As a result, workers could be fired simply because of their sexual orientation or gender identity, and for much of that time they were denied the…

2015 GMC Canyon All Terrain extended cab front three-quarter vie

2015 GMC Canyon Is A Good, Pretty Truck With Little “Wow” But Lotsa “Oooh!”

We’ve all been on those dates where we can honestly say we had a decent time but nothing happened that made us want to start sharing photos on Instagram. That was basically my wet, winter weekend with the 2015 GMC…

Ford logo

Ford Fires Contractor For Homophobic Comments, Contractor Files Religious Discrimination Claim: Who’s In The Right?

A former Ford Motor Company contractor has filed a complaint with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. The worker alleges that the automaker fired him after he made homophobic comments to Ford staff. According to WXYZ Detroit, Thomas Banks was an employee of Rapid…

2015 Cadillac ATS coupe

2015 Cadillac ATS Coupe Offers Big Luxury In A Pint-Sized Package

It was January of 2012, and I had just arrived in Detroit for the North American International Auto Show. At the hotel, I hung up my assortment of (mostly) wrinkle-free shirts, plugged in my ailing iPhone, and slapped some water…