Archives: 2015 Volks...

Your writer is lucky enough to be involved with Stanford University’s revolutionary Revs program and at a recent event a former student showed him “the latest car we have, an electric Golf”. We were in VAIL—the Volkwagen Automotive Innovation Laboratory—and surrounded by...

An Odyssey in Orange County: Giant Red GMC Part 2 Nov15

An Odyssey in Orange...

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Archives: 2012 Golf ...

One of the easiest ways to go faster— i.e. generate extra horsepower—in cars built in the last few decades is to remap the car’s electronic brain. Service providers often allege that not only will their work allow the engine to develop more power, gas mileage will improve too due to...

A Giant Red GMC, the...

“But you have to be able to drive it in…” the Public Storage woman trailed off, looking over my shoulder. “You didn’t tell me that on the phone – now I have the truck being towed over here – I’d better call him before he arrives…” But she was across the room,...

2017 Porsche Panamer...

One of the pleasures of Pebble Beach week is the chance to drive new cars. Go early in the morning, and there are the quiet roads to begin to get to grips with them. This year your writer pottered over to the Quail to see if he could have any seat time in a Porsche, by choice a 718, but...