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  • Self-Sabotage

    The NYT ran an article about how Toyota is falling behind in getting electric cars on the road. The only model the company could manage to launch here in the US had to be recalled because [checks notes] it had a problem with the wheels. They could fall off. Self-sabotage? Consider it. When I learned … read more

  • We Buy the Car They Tell Us to Buy

    Free will and the right to choose are not dead, but they are elusive when buying or leasing a hybrid car in California. I’ve just emerged from a two-year journey to replace our 2016 Toyota Prius. In the beginning of my search, a chip shortage and supply chain problems made it hard to get a new … read more