How Auto Journalism Fails When Nationalism Gets Involved

There was an unspoken rule when I started doing this job back in the 90s – as a British journalist you were supposed to be kind in your reviews of British cars. The editor didn't follow you home one night and threaten you with a terrible death if you did happen to tell the audience that the latest Jaguar S-Type was in… » 2/20/15 2:05pm 2/20/15 2:05pm

Lotus, Still Queens Of The F1 Hot Take, Comment On Williams' Thumb Nose

Thumb nose? Naw, brah. It's a tongue nose, according to Formula One's Most Amusing Social Media Team. The Lotus F1 Team recently took photos of the leaked Williams to task for being perhaps the most protrudey of the 2015 probosces and won the Internet by comparing it to cute baby animals. » 1/22/15 5:57pm 1/22/15 5:57pm

A 'New' Lotus Is Coming, But What Is It? (Updated)

Lotus managed to sell 54% more cars in the last nine months than in the previous year, a sign that they're attempting to crawl back from near oblivion yet again. Simplify and skirt bankruptcy is what Lotus does best. The British carmaker also says they're ready to debut a new car at the Geneva Motor Show in March. » 1/20/15 7:45am 1/20/15 7:45am

The Guy Who Tuned Every Lotus For 26 Years Has Left Lotus

Lotuses are known for having some of the finest tuned chassis in the world. That's all thanks to Matt Becker and his father Roger Becker, who combined have 70 years experience at Lotus, a company that has only existed for 66. That's pretty impressive. But now that era is over, Matt Becker has left the building. » 12/11/14 10:38am 12/11/14 10:38am