Happy 50th Birthday Chevrolet El Camino

We nearly missed it, and we appreciate Hemmings Auto Blog » 10/16/08 12:45pm 10/16/08 12:45pm for reminding us today is a most momentous day: The day, 50 years ago, when the 1959 Chevrolet El Camino was introduced to the public. That's right, today is the birthday of that most quintessential of truck-cars, the one which acts as the butt of half of all…

The Problem With The Pontiac G8 El Camino

We love the idea of the 2010 Pontiac G8 El Camino, this much goes without saying, but there's been a lot of hemming and hawing about the long term viability of the product from a business perspective. Motor City Blog Man Todd Lassa has a theory on the General's strategy and it kind of makes sense to us. Remember when… » 3/27/08 3:30pm 3/27/08 3:30pm

Jalopnik Reviews: 2007 Ford Expedition EL, Part 3

Why You Should Buy This Car: You're Mormon, have a Napoleon complex or travel with a posse. You subscribe to the belief that it's both about the size of the boat and the motion of the ocean. You crave the most comfortable way to get from A to B, not the quickest; your seven friends and their dogs feel the same way.… » 12/13/06 1:17pm 12/13/06 1:17pm

Jalopnik Reviews: 2007 Ford Expedition EL, Part 2

Exterior Design ****
For a Baby Huey, the Expedition EL is a svelte looking ride. The previous generation 'Peditions (and their even uglier Lincoln counterparts) were too tall for their relatively short length, such that they came across as hunchbacked. By stretching the wheelbase by two feet, Ford created a balanced,… » 12/12/06 12:00pm 12/12/06 12:00pm

Jalopnik Reviews: 2007 Ford Expedition EL, Part 1

As wee ones, my sister and I wanted a dog, but the old man said no. Dogs control your life, he said, so in our household we instead adopted a string of short-lived b-list pets: turtles, hamsters, fish, a guinea pig and several frogs. At one point, we even had a hermit crab, though it died before growing large enough… » 12/11/06 12:06pm 12/11/06 12:06pm