Tesla Cybertruck Is Already The Second Most Popular Electric Truck On The Market

Good morning! It’s Thursday, May 16, 2024, and this is The Morning Shift, your daily roundup of the top automotive headlines from around the world, in one place. Here are the important stories you need to know. Tesla’s Cybertruck Has Finally Arrived 1st Gear: Cybertruck Already Beating Out Electric Truck Mainstays The Tesla Cybertruck is … Read more

Drunk Teen Pulls Up To Gas Station With Tree Stuck In His Ford F-150

Photo: Ingham County Sheriff’s Office Automakers always seem to be trying to “go green” and “hug trees,” but not many of them have what it takes to truly make their vehicles one with nature. It seems one teenager in Michigan decided to matters into his own hands – sort of. The 2023 Ford F-150 Raptor … Read more

Ford Made A Ranger SHO 4 Years Before The SVT Lightning

We used to be a proper country. A country where performance pickups like the Chevy 454 SS, Toyota Tacoma X-Runner and GMC Syclone roamed the streets. Performance pickups still exist today like the Ram TRX and Ford F-150 and Ranger Raptor models, but they’re off-road focused. Things might have been different had Ford been first … Read more

Chevy Cuts Silverado EV RST By $10,600 Before It Goes On Sale, Still Costs Nearly $100,000

Image: Chevrolet After some fiery growing pains, Chevrolet finally announced pricing and another trim for the Silverado EV First Edition RST on Wednesday. Excluding destination charges, the Silverado EV First-Edition RST starts at $94,400. That price is a full $10,600 less than the original $105,000 price Chevy announced for the First-Edition RST two years ago. … Read more

What Do You Want To Know About The New Indian Scout?

Since the Scout name was revived by Indian ten years ago, the company has managed to sell 100,000 examples. That might not seem like an impressive number when compared to something like a Ford F-150, but in the bike world, that’s a whole lot of units. The mid-size cruiser market is hot right now, and … Read more

Automakers Face ‘Weeks Of Disruption’ As They Divert Cars From Baltimore’s Blocked Port

Good morning! It’s Thursday, March 28, 2024, and this is The Morning Shift, your daily roundup of the top automotive headlines from around the world, in one place. Here are the important stories you need to know. We Found a Top Secret Toyota Supra GT300 Build at New York’s Auto Show 1st Gear: Bridge Collapse … Read more

Do EVs Produce Lower Carbon Emissions Than Gas Cars? It’s Complicated

 Many folks believe the myth the process of mining metals for thousands of brand new electric cars to replace internal combustion engines causes more harm than good. The debate surrounding the true environmental impact of producing electric vehicles is seriously complex, but this video does a great job of summarizing it. While this video doesn’t … Read more

2025 Ram 1500’s New Twin-Turbo Inline-Six Barely Beats Old V8’s Gas Mileage

Photo: Ram For the 2025 model year, Ram dropped the V8s from its full-size pickup truck lineup and replaced them with a twin-turbocharged 3.0-liter inline-six that’s available at two output levels. The regular version makes 420 horsepower and 469 pound-feet of torque, but if you upgrade to the high-output engine, you get 540 hp and … Read more

SpaceX Would Rather Use A Ford F-150 Lightning Than Cybertruck

Photo: Jon Shapley (Getty Images) The Ford F-150 Lightning has earned the SpaceX seal of approval before the Tesla Cybertruck, and it has been photographed bearing the livery of Elon Musk’s commercial spaceflight company. It seems even SpaceX would rather rely on Ford’s EV pickup than the Cybertruck when it comes to the serious business … Read more

The Best 2024 Hybrids To Save You Money: Consumer Reports

Photo: Ford No one likes paying for gas, but at the same time, not everyone is ready or in a position to go full-electric. Hybrids offer a tempting middle ground between gas-only and electric-only that promises better fuel economy without the need to find a spot to charge. Typically, though, you’re paying more for the … Read more