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The Truth About Press Cars

I estimate that I’ve been loaned around $8 million worth of vehicles by car companies to review. These are called “press cars” and the total cost of delivering these vehicles to me is somewhere in the low six-figures and I’ve done about five figures’ worth of damage to them. How does giving me a free car make sense to… » 6/29/15 1:20pm 6/29/15 1:20pm

How Money Is (Not) Made In Auto Journalism

Do you work in an industry that is fundamentally broken? If you do, does it leave you unsettled because you don't know how best to react? That terrible self-pitying need to sit and moan with your colleagues about the desolation of the wider situation set against the exciting knowledge that now is the time you might… » 1/16/15 3:00pm 1/16/15 3:00pm

Read The Car Review That Every Autojourno Has Tried To Copy

As I sit here, fresh from the elegant embrace of BMW's new 2002, it occurs to me that something between nine and ten million Americans are going to make a terrible mistake this year. Like dutiful little robots they will march out of their identical split-level boxes and buy the wrong kind of car. Fools, fools!… » 12/12/14 1:10pm 12/12/14 1:10pm