The 2013 Toyota Tundra has won the annual Best Resale Value Award in its category from Kelley Blue Book. This award continues a trend of Toyota Tundra pickups having high resale values.
A new B20 diesel blend is now on sale in four San Francisco, CA gas stations. Excuse our non excitement, but the blend retails for the same price as non-blended diesel fuel. Why isn’t it cheaper?
If you’re like me, you love yourself a good old fashioned stick shift. There’s something about banging from one gear to the next that makes driving just a little more enjoyable.
However, unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ve noticed that manuals are getting harder and harder to find on new car lots. There are three key reasons for this:
- Emissions and fuel economy regulations have forced automakers to implement complicated electronic controls that are incompatible with manual transmissions.
- Automatic transmission efficiency has dramatically improved in the last decade or so.
- The operating costs of a modern automatic are lower than ever.
Am I glad to pronounce the death of the manual transmission? Not at all. Yet the fact is, the manual transmission is dead.
Here’s how it happened.
There is a rumor circulating that the 2014 Toyota Tundra will make its debut at the 2013 Chicago Auto Show. And it looks like some design changes are in the works.
A bizarre news item was reported on Friday saying that the 50+ year ban on parking your truck in your driveway on in a city street overnight was lifted in Coral Gables, FL. That’s right you could have gotten a ticket for parking your truck in your driveway or on the street. Really!