2017 Kia Niro: A spitfire that’s a gas (with just a little gas)

Before we start talking about this groovy little hybrid, our gentle readers should know that as of now, Kia still does not have any protections in place for its LGBTQ employees.  Oversight? Possibly. Lack of civil rights and protections are…

Tesla, Uber rocked by allegations of racism, sexual assault

Tesla and Uber are under fire–again. The former is accused of being “a hotbed for racist behavior”, while Uber passengers allege that they were sexually assaulted by drivers. Uber The claims against Uber are shocking, but sadly, they may not…

2017 Toyota Highlander: One of the top ‘family’ SUVs of the year

I love the Toyota Highlander.  The interior always looks nice, even on the base models. The exterior always looks sleek and rugged and comes in eye-catching colors. There’s plenty of room inside for just about everything or everyone you need…

Faraday Future’s prospects are poor

On paper, electric car start-up Faraday Future looks like a big winner. Its funders have deep pockets, it’s attracted some very talented employees, and most importantly, it’s based in China, which is not only the world’s largest auto market, but…

2017 Lexus RC350 is handsome and charming

Like a sharp-dressed man capable of sparkling cocktail conversation, the Lexus RC350 is handsome and charming. Those aren’t usually words one would use to describe a Lexus, the brand that’s always racing after perfection, but has been known to leave…

FCA, Ford, GM, Hyundai, Nissan, Subaru, Tesla, Toyota, VW earn perfect marks on LGBT rights

Every year around this time, the HRC publishes its Corporate Equality Index. The CEI ranks America’s Fortune 500 companies on ten different criteria related to rights, protections, and benefits offered to LGBT employees. A perfect score of 100 means that…

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2017 Volkswagen Golf GTI: The hot hatch

No doubt about it: Volkswagen needs to repair its reputation with consumers in the wake of Dieselgate. One good way to do that might be to loan everybody a new Golf GTI. Once naysayers got behind the wheel and put…

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Waymo’s fully self-driving cars drive themselves around Phoenix

Last week, we told you that Waymo was ditching semi-autonomous or “assisted self-driving” features in its vehicles. That’s because in tests, it found that drivers weren’t paying attention to the road, meaning that they weren’t prepared to take control of…

2017 Nissan Titan: Just call me Big Daddy!

Sometimes, words just catch your eye: “It can still pull a respectable load, and it doesn’t feel strained while doing so.” That’s what U.S. News and World Report says about this year’s Nissan Titan, and let’s be honest, a gay…

How will self-driving vehicles change your hometown?

Autonomous vehicles offer tantalizing possibilities for commuters, tourists, and the environment, but the technology is still so new, it’s hard to separate pipe dreams from hard realities. The only way to determine the real effect that self-driving cars will have…