Driving Electric

I’ve been driving a Fiat 500e for over a month now. When I noticed an article in Green Car Reports for an $87/month lease, I rushed out to my nearest Fiat dealership. It was quite a deal and I had been looking at elective vehicles (EVs) for a while test-driving the VW eGolf, Ford Focus EV, and Nissan LEAF before making a decision. I hadn’t checked out the BMW i3 [&hellip

Dadvertising Takes Over Super Bowl 49

It’s the Fifth Anniversary of my automotive Super Bowl ads analysis with fellow journalist Melanie Batenchuk from BeCarChic.  We took a look at all the car ads that ran during last night’s game.  There were a couple standouts for sure. The big theme across many advertisers was the emphasis on dads.  Unlike prior years where puppies and babies ruled, this year was clearly the year of the dad in parenting. [&hellip

Not A Case of the Mondays with Porsche Panameras

There we were stuck behind a 5 mph backhoe on the country roads north of Atlanta, Georgia. I was sitting in the passenger seat of the Porsche Panamera S E-Hybrid while Chris Little from Limited Slip Blog drove. With the hybrid’s top speed of 177.7 mph (leave it to Germans to be that precise on a spec sheet), 416 horsepower and 435 pound feet of torque the Panamera’s other qualities [&hellip

Our Mario Kart Family History

It all began around age 2.  The boys would play Mario Kart on the Wii with me. I would sit on the couch and they would stand in front of me. Holding the Wii steering wheel they would move the wheel side to side as I controlled the turns holding their elbows while they pressed the accelerator button. Eventually the boys told me to stop holding their elbows and they [&hellip