July 2022

Stick Shift Basic Tricks

Things You Should Never Do to a Manual Transmission Car

Too many of us have bad habits when it comes to driving a car or truck with a manual transmission. Here’s a good reminder on things you should never do to a manual transmission car or truck that while might not seem to be a problem immediately, does result in premature wear of your clutch as well as damage to your transmission.
2022 Kia Sorento PHEV with paddle board on roof

Things That Bug Me About My 2022 Kia Sorento PHEV

I love my 2022 Kia Sorento Plug-In Hybrid (PHEV), but even so, there are a few things that bug me about the way Kia has implemented this otherwise fantastic vehicle. Note, I am calling these things out in the spirit of objective feedback (in the hopes someone at Kia might make improvements in future iterations and or software updates) and in support of the owner community that I frequently interact with on social media.