2018 Mazda MX-5 Miata Club: Way too much compact gay fun!

The Mazda Miata isn’t for everyone, but oh, it’s an amazing ride. It’s a fun, fabulous sports car that was meant to run wild on roads where they don’t post speed limits. If you want a sports car for your…

Gaywheels car-buying guide part 9: Financing your new car and understanding the cost of ownership

Financing your new car and understanding the cost of ownership In the U.S., the average cost of a brand-new car is over $36,000. That’s a mountain of moolah–far more than many consumers can pay outright, even with help from a…

2018 Toyota Camry XSE V6 sedan has more than 15 pieces of flair

One of my favorite movies is Office Space with Jennifer Aniston, who plays a server at a TGI Fridays-type restaurant.  In one scene, her boss gives her grief because she’s only adorned with the minimum 15 pieces of flair. So, when…

Oh crap: Tesla Autopilot was engaged during last week’s fatal crash of a Model X

Last week, we told you about a fatal crash in Mountain View, California involving a Tesla Model X. On Friday, Tesla confirmed that Autopilot was engaged at the time of the collision. Tesla published a blog post about its findings,…

EPA chief Scott Pruitt is probably violating ethics rules, but he’s going to undo emissions regulations anyway

Climate change denier and current EPA chief Scott Pruitt has apparently been renting a condo in Washington, D.C. from energy company lobbyists. That sound you didn’t just hear was the sound of no one clutching her pearls. CNN reports that the…

Gaywheels car-buying guide part 8: Must-have features: Fuel economy, safety systems, and infotainment

Must-have features: Fuel economy, safety systems, and infotainment Today, we’ll look at a few more features to consider for your next ride. How you prioritize them can have a dramatic impact on your safety, your bank account, and your enjoyment…

Car maintenance 101: The basic checks

Regularly checking your car’s fluids and tire pressure might seem like pretty basic maintenance, but you may not do it often enough. Sometimes you get too busy with other things, or maybe you weren’t shown how to do it properly….

Self-driving car news: Uber’s California permit expires, deadly Tesla crash linked to Autopilot?

Yesterday, we told you that Arizona’s libertarian-leaning, Trump-friendly governor had revoked Uber’s permit to test self-driving cars in the state after getting a gruesome reminder about the importance of regulation. Today, we learn that something similar has happened in California–though…

2019 Ram 1500 is stronger, kinder

The new 2019 Ram 1500 pickup is both stronger and kinder. It’s stronger in terms of its capability and kinder in luxury and style. Its body and soul are both more beautiful. A quick preview drive in Scottsdale, Arizona proves…

Arizona governor completely reverses course, suspends Uber’s self-driving program

Arizona’s GOP governor, Doug Ducey, has had a dramatic change of heart about Uber’s self-driving car program. To put it in context, here’s a little backstory. In December 2016, Uber rolled its fleet of autonomous vehicles onto the mean, hilly…