Articles by Daniel Susco

Honda May Be Developing Plug-in Hybrid Pilot, And I Am Super Pumped

Honda May Be Developing Plug-in Hybrid Pilot, And I Am Super Pumped

If you have read my articles on The News Wheel, you may…

Lessons Learned Cleaning an Infestation of Carpet Beetles Out of My Car

Lessons Learned Cleaning an Infestation of Carpet Beetles Out of My Car

Let me tell you about my day on Wednesday. The first part…

Ohio Department of Transportation Wants To Remind Everyone to NOT DO THIS

Ohio Department of Transportation Wants To Remind Everyone to NOT DO THIS

In Ohio, it is probably safe to say that most of us…

Model Preview Recap: Here’s What We Know About the 2019 Silverado 1500 So Far

Model Preview Recap: Here’s What We Know About the 2019 Silverado 1500 So Far

The 2019 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 is a hotly anticipated new arrival. However,…

GM Settles With Motorcyclist Who Claimed Self-Driving Bolt Hit Him

GM Settles With Motorcyclist Who Claimed Self-Driving Bolt Hit Him

Now is a very sensitive time for self-driving cars, as fatal crashes…

EPA Watchdog To Review Many Scott Pruitt Decisions Including Emission Rules Cut

EPA Watchdog To Review Many Scott Pruitt Decisions Including Emission Rules Cut

According to a memorandum acquired by Bloomberg, a working group of the…

Uber May Turn To Bitterest Rival To Fix Its Self-Driving Car Program

Uber May Turn To Bitterest Rival To Fix Its Self-Driving Car Program

In the wake of the tragic crash where a self-driving Uber vehicle…

Road Trip Food DIY: Making Your Own Beef Jerky

Road Trip Food DIY: Making Your Own Beef Jerky

Beef jerky is a staple of the American road trip as well…

Fast-Charging EV Battery Tech Gets Boost, Weirdly, From British Petroleum

Fast-Charging EV Battery Tech Gets Boost, Weirdly, From British Petroleum

Last year at about this time, I wrote a story about a…

Motor Oil 101: What Do the Numbers Mean?

Motor Oil 101: What Do the Numbers Mean?

I fancy myself to be mildly handy around a car—I know when…

Quick Refresher: This Is The Difference Between Potholes and Sinkholes

Quick Refresher: This Is The Difference Between Potholes and Sinkholes

I had a bit of a chuckle today when I read a…

Study: Even One Connected Car Can Help Prevent Phantom Traffic Jams

Study: Even One Connected Car Can Help Prevent Phantom Traffic Jams

It’s an often-repeated claim that with self-driving and connected cars, traffic will…

Supreme Court: Rental Car Drivers Still Have Privacy Rights If Not On Rental Agreement

Supreme Court: Rental Car Drivers Still Have Privacy Rights If Not On Rental Agreement

In a unanimous decision, the Supreme Court has ruled that not having…

GM Files Patent for Folding Cars

GM Files Patent for Folding Cars

Weird patents are fun. They can give us a glimpse of a…

Mary Barra, Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers Throw Support Behind Single National Fuel Efficiency, Emissions Standard

Mary Barra, Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers Throw Support Behind Single National Fuel Efficiency, Emissions Standard

Last month, I speculated about what the position of the automakers would…

GM Uses Advanced Software, 3D Printing to Make Kinda Creepy-Looking Lightweight Parts

GM Uses Advanced Software, 3D Printing to Make Kinda Creepy-Looking Lightweight Parts

General Motors and Bay Area-based software company Autodesk have teamed up over…

California, 16 States, District of Columbia Are Officially Suing EPA for Slashing Fuel Efficiency, Emissions Rules

California, 16 States, District of Columbia Are Officially Suing EPA for Slashing Fuel Efficiency, Emissions Rules

It’s time to put away those qualifying words and phrases like “impending,”…

Drilled Brakes 101: Why Are There Holes in My Brake Rotors?

Drilled Brakes 101: Why Are There Holes in My Brake Rotors?

When it comes to disc brakes, the general principle is pretty easy…

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