Articles by Meg Thomson

How to Take a Zero-Waste Road Trip

How to Take a Zero-Waste Road Trip

Every year, more than 8 million tons of plastic end up in…

Plant a Tree to Offset Your Car’s Carbon Emissions

Plant a Tree to Offset Your Car’s Carbon Emissions

One passenger vehicle emits an average of 4.6 tons — or 9,200 pounds —…

Millennials Are Creating a Demand for Sustainable Products, Including Hybrid and Electric Vehicles

Millennials Are Creating a Demand for Sustainable Products, Including Hybrid and Electric Vehicles

As an automotive journalist, I spend a decent portion of my day reading…

Do the Police Have the Right to Search Your Vehicle During a Traffic Stop?

Do the Police Have the Right to Search Your Vehicle During a Traffic Stop?

If you’re pulled over by a police officer, it’s possible they will…

Motorcyclists Are 28 Times More Likely to Die in an Accident than Those in Passenger Vehicles

Motorcyclists Are 28 Times More Likely to Die in an Accident than Those in Passenger Vehicles

While it’s true that fewer motorcyclists die each year than passenger vehicle…

EPA to Overturn Regulations Requiring Cars to Meet Minimum Fuel Economy Standards

EPA to Overturn Regulations Requiring Cars to Meet Minimum Fuel Economy Standards

In 2012, the Obama Administration set up historic regulations that required automakers to…

This Is Us: The Characters and Their Cars

This Is Us: The Characters and Their Cars

One of the hottest shows on television right now, there’s no question…

Why the Gas Station TV Screen is a Terrible Idea

Why the Gas Station TV Screen is a Terrible Idea

Picture this: You’re traveling alone. Evening is turning into night and you’re almost…

Exclusive Interview: Michigan State Senate Candidate Mallory McMorrow on Sexism and Female Representation in Automotive

Exclusive Interview: Michigan State Senate Candidate Mallory McMorrow on Sexism and Female Representation in Automotive

At a convention in Detroit last fall, I had the privilege of…

This Is Us: The Pearson Family’s Jeep Grand Wagoneer

This Is Us: The Pearson Family’s Jeep Grand Wagoneer

If you’re a fan of This Is Us, there are three things…

Review: Chevrolet’s Virtual Dynamics Lab 4-D Experience at the 2018 Chicago Auto Show

Review: Chevrolet’s Virtual Dynamics Lab 4-D Experience at the 2018 Chicago Auto Show

Prior to this year’s North American International Auto Show, Chevrolet announced a…

PSA: Stop Posting to Your Instagram and Snapchat Stories Behind the Wheel

PSA: Stop Posting to Your Instagram and Snapchat Stories Behind the Wheel

More than 16 million Snapchat users have admitted to using the app while driving…

Winter Storms: Drivers in the South Have a Right to Freak Out When It Snows

Winter Storms: Drivers in the South Have a Right to Freak Out When It Snows

Those of us from the Northern half of the United States are…

Virginia Toll Road Costs Commuters $40 Each Way Just to Go to Work

Virginia Toll Road Costs Commuters $40 Each Way Just to Go to Work

In the past, we’ve taken a look at some of the most…

Are You Saving Your Classic Car for Your Child? Studies Show They May Not Want It

Are You Saving Your Classic Car for Your Child? Studies Show They May Not Want It

Classic cars have been sought-after for decades, with Baby Boomers working to…

4 Safety Features Michael Scott Should’ve Had On His Car

4 Safety Features Michael Scott Should’ve Had On His Car

We all know that Michael Scott had his own quirks, and a…

5 Things You Might Not Know About Dean Winchester’s 1967 Chevrolet Impala

5 Things You Might Not Know About Dean Winchester’s 1967 Chevrolet Impala

Any Supernatural fan out there knows that Dean Winchester’s 1967 Chevrolet Impala is more…

Katie Cassidy Partners with AT&T’s “It Can Wait” Campaign to Prevent Distracted Driving

Katie Cassidy Partners with AT&T’s “It Can Wait” Campaign to Prevent Distracted Driving

Known for her CW Network roles in Gossip Girl  and Arrow, Katie Cassidy has…

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