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Lou Ruggieri

Lou Ruggieri


Lou has always had a passion for cars. He started off with a 1965 Mustang convertible and his love for automobiles has only grown stronger since then. Lou is a seasoned writer and has contributed to various well-known publications, including Motor Trend, Auto Connection, and the PowerAutoMedia Group. Whether it's an imported or domestic vehicle, as long as it looks great and performs exceptionally, Lou will always have something to share about it.

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Red Tesla Model 3

Tesla recalls more than 2 million vehicles: Everything you need to know about the latest Tesla recall

Tesla is recalling more than 2 million cars stretching back to 2012 due to an issue with its Autosteer feature.
ChargePoint Home Flex EV charging station charging a white Tesla in a garage.

The best (and worst) states to buy an electric vehicle – and the winner may surprise you

Looking to buy an electric vehicle? A new report details the best and worst states to buy an EV
Porsche 918 Spyder

The Porsche 918 Spyder: Why this limited-edition hybrid car is the king of kings

The Porsche 918 Spyder is one of the most lusted after supercars in the world. A limited edition hybrid that produced nearly 900 hp, it is currently the fastest production car Porsche has ever created.
2024 Toyota Tacoma

The all-new 2024 Toyota Tacoma is exactly as good as you hoped it would be

Toyota's most popular truck comes into 2024 new from the ground up with an all-new iForce Max Hybrid powertrain
Electric car plugged into charger

EV battery range is affected by cold weather, but longevity may improve in cold climates: Study

EV range is affected by cold weather, but a new study shows EVs that "live" in colder climates may actually have batteries that last longer.
2019 Chevrolet Silverado

Chevy Silverado, Ford F-150, Tesla Model Y: These are the most popular cars in every state

We all know what the best-selling cars are, but this is how their popularity breaks down by state.
2025 Toyota Crown Signia

All new 2025 Toyota Crown Signia is a crossover hybrid SUV for the U.S. market

The 2025 Crown Signia brings a new hybrid SUV to the Toyota's American lineup
The White Collection Porsches auction

Sotheby’s is auctioning off a rare, all-white collection of 56 Porsche sports cars

Known as The White Collection, this warehouse full of incredible cars is headed to RM Sotheby's auction, headlined by 56 pristine Porsches all painted in shades of angelic white.
Ford Mustang Mach-E

Ford recalls 35,000 Mach-E Mustangs due to major issue with EV battery system

Ford has recalled nearly 35,000 Mustang Mach-E EVs thanks to a major flaw with its battery system overheating
Charging the vehicle near the house. Holding smartphone. Young stylish man is with electric car at daytime.

Buying an electric vehicle will be a whole lot easier thanks to this change to the U.S. EV tax credit

With this change to the EV tax credit, buying an electric vehicle is a lot less burdensome.
ChargePoint Home Flex EV charging station charging a white Tesla in a garage.

Want to buy an EV? Don’t – this is why you should lease an electric car instead

Traditionally, buying a car is better than a car lease, but that's not necessarily true when it comes to electric cars.
Tesla Model 3 and Model Y parked in front of a city skyline on a runway.

Tesla has ‘waning marketability’ but still makes 5X more per vehicle than GM, Ford: Report

Tesla has been cutting EV prices, but they're still making more per car than competitors like GM and Ford.
Mini Cooper Countryman

The all new, all-electric MINI Cooper Countryman now comes in all wheel drive, too

Want a small, fun, all wheel drive EV? MINI Cooper made your dream come true with the SE ALL4 Countryman
7Charge electric vehicle charging station by 7-Eleven with an EV charging at a convenience store

EV charging stations stay broken because we don’t have enough electricians: Report

EV charging stations always seem to be broken, and now we know why: There just aren't enough qualified electricians
Alabama barn find reveals Chevy Corvettes, Ford Mustangs, and more

Alabama ‘barn find’ reveals 23 barely driven Chevy Corvettes, Ford Mustangs, and more

A brand new C4 Chevy Corvette ZR1, 1998 C5 Corvette Indy Pace Car Edition, SVT Mustang Cobra, SVT Ford Lightning, and 19 other classic cars found in a barn in Alabama
McLaren F1 front 3/4 view orange

The McLaren F1: Long live the king of speed

The McLaren F1 was an exceptionally designed car that broke all kinds of records. Here's what made it tick.
1989 Lamborghini Countach black

2 supercar icons – 1989 Lamborghini Countach and 1997 Ferrari F50 – headed to Sotheby’s

Two iconic supercars — the 1989 Lamborghini Countach and 1997 Ferrari F50 — are headed to Sotheby's.
Tesla Model S charging

Revolutionary innovation could power electric car batteries for 3,000 miles on a single charge

Range anxiety is a common problem for EV owners, but this groundbreaking battery innovation could eliminate that.
ChargePoint Home Flex EV charging station charging a white Tesla in a garage.

Study: People are giving up popular cars (like the Toyota Tacoma and Honda Civic) for EVs like the Tesla Model 3

Toyota SUVs are some of the most traded-in vehicles, and people are seeking EVs instead: Study
Mini Cooper Countryman Electric

A huge week for electric cars: MINI Countryman electric makes its North America debut

The MINI Countryman Electric heralds the next phase of MINI; larger, electric, and a ton of fun
2024 gmc acadia all new at4

New GMC Acadia has wider, longer stance and has hands-free driving tech baked in

GMC has announced the all new Acadia, with a wider stance and hands-free driving
RM Sotheby's Lost & Found Ferrari collection

Lost Ferrari collection rakes in over $16 million at auction (with one surprise standout)

The twenty Ferraris which comprised RM Sotheby's Lost and Found Collection brought in over $16.7 million
Lucid Air Sapphire on the road

Lucid takes aim at Tesla Model 3, Model Y with $50K EV plans

The Tesla Model Y may be a best-selling EV, but Lucid has plans to take on the EV giant.
C6 Corvette Z06 Blue

The C6 Z06: Chevy’s first supercar was a force of nature

Chevrolet's 505 horsepower C6 Z06 was the first Corvette that could be considered a legitimate supercar
2023 GMC Cayon Denali

Review: The GMC Canyon Denali handles both off-roading driving and valet parking with style

Need a truck that can transition from rough offroading to a night on the town? Try the GMC Canyon Denali
Ford F-150 blue front 3/4 view

These are the best hybrid trucks you can get right now

These are the best hybrid trucks available on the market right now
ev charging in sunny weather

This AAA change is great news for electric vehicle drivers with range anxiety

AAA has partnered with Blink Charging to increase charging stations and roadside assistance for electric vehicle customers across the country.
James Bond Z8

The BMW Z8 is an underappreciated gem (and maybe the best Bond car)

The BMW Z8 is not just for 007. Here's what to know.

The 2024 Toyota Land Cruiser is a modern SUV with throwback styling

Everyone loves the Landcruiser, and Toyota's 2024 installment of the long-running SUV is packed with features without losing its offroad soul.
Chevrolet Corvette C5 Z06

C5 Corvette Z06: The Corvette that changed the game

The Chevrolet C5 Corvette Z06 was created to be a high-performance sports car capable of taking on the world.
mercedes-benz eqe

Mercedes-Benz’s new EQE EV SUV pricing is out, and it’s well over six figures

Mercedes-Benz has announced pricing for its EQE SUV. The six-figure sticker price is not a shock.
Tesla Model 3 parked in a desert in front of sand dunes next to a camel.

Does hot weather affect electric cars? What you need to know

Extreme heat can affect EVs much in the same way as severe cold weather can.
1973 Aston Martin V8 James Bond

Up for auction: James Bond’s Aston Martin V8 (complete with Q gadgets)

The 1973 Aston Martin V8 that starred in James Bond movie The Living Daylights will be auctioned off August 18th

The new MINI interior is retro-cool and all digital

MINI has a new inteirior for its latest vehicles that put everything behind a familiar - but new - central display.
First Generation Dodge Viper RT/10

The first-gen Dodge Viper: A modern-day Shelby Cobra

The Dodge Viper was introduced to the world in 1992 with exotic good looks, a 400-horsepower V10 engine, and a bad attitude.
1991 Acura NSX

The first gen Acura NSX: A supercar daily driver

The first generation Acura NSX was a supercar that could an everyday driver.
Colorful supercars parked

Report: The car colors with the best (and worst) resale value

A report by says that yellow cars have the highest resale value
2024 MB CLE Coupe

The new Mercedes-Benz CLE Coupe is here — and it’s stunning

You may want to hold off on buying a new car until you see the 2024 Mercedes-Benz CLE Coupe.
Electric car plugged into charger

One company has figured out how to make an EV battery that charges in 6 minutes

Nyobolt has revolutionized EV charging, creating a lightweight battery for electric vehicles that can charge to 100% in just 6 minutes
Electric vehicle charging

A new study highlights the impact switching to EVs could have on our health

Changing to zero-emissions vehicles by 2035 can help save more more than 89,000 lives and reduce asthma attacks by more than 2 million.
RM Sotheby's Lost & Found Ferrari collection

These vintage Ferraris were once lost to time, but can now be yours

Twenty collector Ferraris found in Indiana are set to be auctioned off in August.
Front end view of a 1997 red Ferrari F50 parked

The Ferrari F50: The most underrated Ferrari ever

The Ferrari F50 was probably your fantasy sports car as a kid — and it’s still pretty spectacular today.
Mercedes-Benz ChatGPT interior

Mercedes-Benz adds ChatGPT for in-car voice control

Mercedes-Benz adds ChatGPT to MBUX equipped cars to take voice-control infotainment to a new level.