1966 Oldsmobile Toronado | GM
Tips, Tricks & Trends

Why Are So Many Cars Front Wheel Drive?

There are many reasons why there are so many front-wheel-drive cars. We’ll try to knock out what most of those reasons are. First some background. Front-wheel-drive has been around forever. It came into prominence in the US for racing with Harry Miller’s Indy 500 efforts in the early-1920s. In Europe, there were a number of …

1974 Pontiac GTO | GM
Cars

How GM Took Iconic Brands And Fouled Them

General Motors makes decisions in a time/space netherworld we mortals know nothing about. While we look upon many of its historic brands with reverence, it looks to them as only names bonked onto an ever devolving line of subcompact mushmobiles. What once stood for performance, style, engineering excellence, or desirable transportation in its simplest form, …

Fall Guy | ABC
Trucks & SUVs

10 Best TV Pickup Trucks Ever

There was a gang of TV shows in the 1950-1990s where a cool pickup was as integral as any character actor, maybe even more so. We miss some of these shows while others, well, they are best left to memory. Still, with an average TV series broadcasting 26 shows a season not counting summer reruns, …