Mark Stevenson, Contributing Writer

Mark Stevenson began his professional career in information technology before switching to automotive writing in 2012. After freelancing for many outlets in the United States and Canada, Mark became managing editor of The Truth About Cars, one of the internet’s oldest automotive blogs. He left automotive journalism for a short stint with the the world’s largest investment-grade automotive auction house before contributing to Internet Brands Automotive starting in 2017. Mark spends time away from the keyboard attempting to wrestle extra power out of a 1.0-liter Fiesta, keeping dead brands alive by riding a Buell XB9S Lightning, and watching a copious amount of bad automotive television with his two dogs, Nismo and Maloo.

Articles

Fisker EMotion: here's why we're skeptical about Fisker's latest electric car

Fisker EMotion: here's why we're skeptical about Fisker's latest electric car

After the rise and fall of Henrik Fisker's former automotive venture, a number of analysts and enthusiasts are skeptical about his newest company—Fisker, Inc.—and its first creation, the EMotion electric sedan. It's not hard to see why. The second company bearing the Fisker name has...

January 18, 2018
 
McLaren Monocage II carbon fiber monocoque structure

Carbon fiber from plants close to carbon-neutral? Scientists hopeful

When it comes to materials with the most promise in automotive applications, carbon fiber and graphene each rank high on the list. Unlike graphene, however, real-world carbon... read more January 17, 2018


 
Mike Jackson standing in front of Ford F-150 Raptor at NAIAS 2015, Credit: AutoNation

Electric cars are 'historic opportunity' for US carmakers: Autonation CEO

Unlike many auto dealers and dealership groups that see selling electric vehicles as a necessary burden, AutoNation CEO Mike Jackson believes electric vehicles offer a... read more January 17, 2018


 
2019 Ram 1500, 2018 Detroit auto show

2019 Ram 1500 pickup has 48-volt 'mild hybrid' system for fuel economy

The dominant news at the 2018 North American International Auto Show in Detroit was about pickup trucks. Ironically, the Detroit automaker with the fewest electrified models... read more January 16, 2018


 
Fisker EMotion

Fisker EMotion: what we learned about 400-mile electric car at CES

Fisker Inc., the second namesake automaker from the Danish auto designer, rolled out its first model at the Consumer Electronics Show last week and gave us some details on... read more January 15, 2018


 
Wind farm outside Fort MacLeod, Alberta, Canada   [photographer: Joel Bennett]

All renewable energy types to be cost-competitive by 2020: report

Renewable-energy generation costs are falling like photons onto a solar panel. By 2020, it's expected all types of renewable-energy generation will be able to compete with... read more January 15, 2018


 
Rhode Island license plate. Image courtesy of Wikipedia.

Tesla wins another, licensed to sell electric cars in Rhode Island

Tesla can now add another notch to its sales board. Rhode Island will allow the direct sale of Teslas and has issued a state dealer license to the company to open a dealer in... read more January 15, 2018


 

 
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