The Right Way to Merge Lanes to Avoid Traffic-Induced Road Rage

The world can be divided into two kinds of drivers: Those that get over into a lane to exit or merge early (lineuppers) and those that zoom by until the last moment (sidezoomers), cutting the line in a sense. The war between lineuppers and sidezoomers is part of what makes driving hell sometimes. It turns out, we're… » 1/14/14 9:13pm 1/14/14 9:13pm

Big factory, small film crew, no CGI, no Voice of God narration =

I have been a full time automotive marketer for just over ten years now. In that span of time, I've done some really cool stuff - like my part in helping to launch the Tesla Roadster - and a lot of stuff that frankly isn't all that glamorous or sexy (certainly not to people outside the industry). » 11/25/13 4:56pm 11/25/13 4:56pm

Yes, It's Ethical To Drive A Stick Shift

I really shouldn't have to even be answering this question. This week in Salon David Sirota wrote an article asking "Is it ethical to drive stick?" It's great to see a mainstream, intelligent publication like Salon talking about manual transmissions, except for one thing: the article is inane, and the fundamental… » 5/16/12 12:00pm 5/16/12 12:00pm

2013 Porsche Cayenne Diesel: 28 MPG And 406 Lb-Ft O' Torque

Enthusiasts love diesel engines for their massive torque and non-hybrid-laden efficiency. Enthusiasts generally don't like the Porsche Cayenne because it's not a 911. Heads will surely explode, then, with the announcement that the 2013 Porsche Cayenne will finally be offered in the U.S. with the company's 3.0-liter… » 4/03/12 10:15am 4/03/12 10:15am