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  1. WY seeks to ban EVs

    Should they ban ice in your state you can always move to WY. Maybe they'll ban electric stoves as well. https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/cars/news-blog/wyoming-lawmakers-advance-legislation-to-ban-electric-vehicles-44498815
  2. Toyota has 3 of 6 on most disappointing list which Includes Tacoma, Ford fails to place

    Some of the Taco comments could have been taken off of the Tacoma threads on this site...
  3. Tesla, Ford and GM stock prices

    Tesla closed at $125 today, Ford $11 , I might consider buying Tesla should it sink below $100 , believe the stock market is head lower in early 2023. Ford isn't doing great either. Below from NBC news: But Tesla’s stock has dropped more than other larger automakers since Musk announced...
  4. New Hampshire Socks it to KIA dealership

    https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/cars/news-blog/dan-obrien-kia-hit-with-1-25m-judgement-for-deceptive-practices-44498320 Once went to a KIA dealership in Lakewood , CO - experienced crude sales tactics, I was looking for a particular model and color which wasn;t in stock and the sales...
  5. Turkey vs Gas Prices

    Ok may be dating myself but didn't seem that many years back where you could spend $50 at a grocery store and get a free turkey up to 16lbs and I recall getting one free at Safeway and another at Kroger, now spend $25 and get a turkey for .99/lb Everyone focuses on gas prices but when is...
  6. Saudis jumping on the EV bandwagon

    Who will be next, maybe Exxon Mobil ? Gonna be like microbreweries soon, every city, town and village will be making EVs. :) https://www.reuters.com/business/autos-transportation/saudi-crown-prince-launches-ceer-first-saudi-electric-vehicle-brand-2022-11-03/
  7. GM to "shore up" the grid

    Some on here have questioned whether the grid has capacity for the anticipated EV onslaught, not to worry GM has the answer https://www.theverge.com/2022/10/11/23391433/gm-energy-ev-battery-solar-panel-charger-grid-utility
  8. No Haggling Strategy for Ford's EVs in 2024

    Gotta wonder what dealerships think of this plan along with the investment dealers will be required to be allowed to sell Ford EVs . Sounds like Mr Farley is really really intent on mirroring Tesla's market strategy. 2024 ain't that far away. Apologies in advance if it's offensive to reference...
  9. Ford Reduces Carbon Footprint

    https://www.torquenews.com/3769/ford-partners-green-power-firm-move-toward-its-clean-energy-goal Seems like they are living up to commitments, would speculate they are getting some tax incentives like are offered to residential users
  10. Imogene & Black Bear Passes, Telluride, CO

    Vehicles stranded on black bear pass on Sat, 15 people "rescued": https://www.outtherecolorado.com/news/15-people-rescued-in-colorado-as-mudslide-shuts-down-mountain-pass/article_8c7864e8-1bee-11ed-8f26-f35d13e82131.html Decided to drive Imogene Pass on Friday, hadn't been up there in a number...
  11. “Pathetic quality”: RV dealers are fed up with what manufacturers are producing

    From this article : https://www.rvtravel.com/pathetic-quality-rv-dealers-fed-manufacturers-producing-1017b/ Wife and I have made a number of camping trips this year - staying in our tent, but I'd estimate in campgrounds 2/3 or maybe more "campers" have RVs. And according to articles purchases...
  12. Ranger missing from this list, Tacoma isn't

    1st numerical column is new car price, to the right used car, link below to article. Now I still see a good many new Tacos - but the number of newer model RAV4s I see is amazing, many driven by millenials, gen xs . Usually not rated as the top SUV but tells you something regards Toyota's...
  13. Tacolorado

    11 hrs in the Ranger on Memorial Day round trip from Denver to Pagosa , spent some time Taco counting, all told counted 37 , far fewer Rangers and less than a handful of Gladiators. Traffic moved well, noticed a good many pickups towing RVs, at this time of year not a whole of motor homes on...
  14. Disabling radio play until door opens

    Looked in the display menu and the manual and couldn't find where one can stop the radio from playing when the you park and shut off the engine, I prefer not to have the radio play until I exit the vehicle. Assume it can be done thanks
  15. Older Ranger Sighted - Unsure which gen

    Usually don't pay much attention to older beaten pickups but glanced over at a truck on my right and it clearly said "Ranger" on the front quarter panel, had antique Colorado plates so it was at least 25 yrs old, I'd guess from the late 60s or early 70s and it had two tone paint, one color was...
  16. Adaptive Cruise Control Behaviour

    Experienced this several times on uphill mountain driving, when approaching another vehicle that has slowed braking occurs to keep the prescribed distance, but when the vehicle in front speeds up the cruise control seems to apply full throttle and with boost applied the Ranger accelerates...
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