May 2019

The 2019 Indy 500 Was a Reminder That Racing Can Be Fun

May 31, 2019 // 0 Comments

I’m a casual racing fan, at best. That may sound weird coming from a car guy, but I’ve come to learn over the years that being into cars doesn’t obligate you to be into racing. I’ve had stints of deeper fandom in the past. Teenage me talked my dad into…

Ford’s F-150 Diesel Goes Downmarket

May 31, 2019 // 0 Comments

As rival General Motors prepares to tempt a broad swath of pickup buyers with its late-arriving 3.0-liter Duramax inline-six diesel, Ford Motor Company is changing its tactics. When the company’s 3.0-liter Power Stroke turbo-diesel V6 launched fo…

How to REALLY Pack Like an Automotive Journalist

May 31, 2019 // 0 Comments

Recently, august buff book publication Car and Driver published a piece of content dubbed “How to Pack Like an Automotive Journalist.” The piece doesn’t appear to be sponsored content – it reads as if C/D polled staffers for recommendations, and follow…

Ask Bark: Don’t Call It a Comeback

May 31, 2019 // 0 Comments

Yes, dear readers, I’ve missed you. More importantly, I’ve missed your questions and the opportunity to provide my occasionally helpful feedback. So we’re rebooting the “Ask Bark” column, which will run approximately as of…

QOTD: Picturing Yourself in a Caddy?

May 31, 2019 // 0 Comments

For many people past a certain age, the word “Cadillac” still inspires visions of finned Sedan de Ville Broughams of the ’70s and ’80s, usually driven by the aging wife of an even older retired businessman. Your author used to l…

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