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Loud pipes on motorcycles save lives

Loud pipes on motorcycles save lives

Loud motorcycles can be annoying, that’s understood. But they only disrupt your quietude for a second or two, and we’re talking about safety here.

Three good used vehicles for towing your summer toys

Three good used vehicles for towing your summer toys

Need four-wheel drive, some towing power, storage space and reliability? Look at the Toyota Sequoia, the Ford Explorer Sport Trac or the Mazda CX-9. Used models of all three offer comfort and the ability to take a few bumps and bruises.

Ford Fusion 2018 – get it while you can

Ford Fusion 2018 – get it while you can

Ford’s decision to axe its passenger cars is regrettable, but there may be some killer deals coming as dealers scramble to clear their lots

Buying used: Hyundai Equus 2011 is loaded, with a few flaws

Buying used: Hyundai Equus 2011 is loaded, with a few flaws

At first blush, the Equus appeared to be on equal footing with anything else in this upper crust of the market

Ford F-150 Lariat is a gentleman’s pickup truck

Ford F-150 Lariat is a gentleman’s pickup truck

Take an existing model produced in huge volumes, with established manufacturing protocols and proven technology, add a bunch of extras, throw on some fancy paint and wheels and charge the moon for it

Motorcycle madness: what you can do to stay safe on two wheels

Motorcycle madness: what you can do to stay safe on two wheels

Be aware all the time. As soon as you start believing in your own excellence, a farmer will back his tractor out of a field, some dolt will pull out of a driveway without looking, or something will fall off that truck in front of you and you’re in deep trouble.

The MKZ: not your father’s Lincoln

The MKZ: not your father’s Lincoln

The MKZ Hybrid is a lovely automobile in many ways but a road-scorcher it ain’t. I like the idea of a luxury car with an environmental conscience. Who says upscale cars have to be wasteful and thirsty?

The 2018 Toyota Sequoia is upscale with a practical nature

The 2018 Toyota Sequoia is upscale with a practical nature

Sequoia’s real forté is highway cruising. The V8 engine is a paragon of smoothness, versatility and flat-out raw power

Electric cars won’t save the world but they will destroy lives

Electric cars won’t save the world but they will destroy lives

There are gasses and pollutants far worse than carbon dioxide. Just ask the cobalt miners in the Congo

Are minivans the modern everyman vehicle?

Are minivans the modern everyman vehicle?

Today’s breed of these people-movers can be fast, comfortable, powerful and, sometimes, more than competent when it comes to handling and braking. Here are three used models to consider