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Test Drive: Tesla Model X Isn’t Really All That (video)

In December, I wrote a post for this new service called Green Commuter, which is awesome.  Please check it out here. As a part of my compensation, they gave me a Tesla Model X to drive for a week, which I drove to San Diego and back.  Though I hadn’t planned on writing a review of the Model X, people keep asking how I liked...

Freak Of The Week: Masshole

(Warning: this post is wildly inappropriate for kids.  For a killer bedtime story, look at another post.) I recently returned from a family trip to Cape Cod.   By end of it, I needed a solid laugh.  Or at least a kick ass car spotting to ease my familial induced malaise. Happily, on my very last day, the Baby Jesus was kind enough to bless...

7 Deadly Car Show Sins (Video)

People behave pretty badly at car shows.  We’re exhausted, we’re hungover, we’re under a lot of pressure to do our jobs and do them well.  The bad news is, people can be pretty awful. The good news is, I got a lot of it on video. Oh and, who are we kidding, I’m no angel. I do terrible, awful, no-good, very bad things.. one could...

Freak Of The Week: Jettamino

A few months ago, I was driving in the valley when my daughter whispered in an ominous tone, ‘Mom, you’re gonna wanna see this..” like she had seen something scary like Godzilla or a bare-faced Kardashian.   And there, parked along Topanga Canyon there was the Jettamino. It is, in fact, exactly what it sounds like– a Palomino pony driving a VW Jetta. Just kidding, it’s...

I Saw Our Bright Future In NY! (& It Wasn’t A Tesla)

The other day, another automotive ‘professional’ said to me, “I worry we’re all going to be driving automonous cars in the future and that’ll be the end of cars as we know them (frowny face).”  And, right on cue,  I lost it. I went on a rampage on how in modern times, new drivers have entered the automotive space and that has made it much more...

Freak Of The Week: Plutonium Prius

Oh Prius. I know I tend to pick on you. But, let’s face it, you tend to bring it on yourself.  Like this little number recently spotted by a beloved Mini Motorhead in the valley: At first, you think ‘That’s cool. Green flames? Way to differentiate your Liberal-mobile!’  That’s a tall order in these parts.  But then you get a better look: Oh no!  This...