Joel Patel

Joel Patel

Joel is a dog lover, a foodie, and an automotive junkie. He’s usually tinkering away on one of his latest Craigslist finds or trying to find a new food spot on the weekends. His love for all things with an engine emerged at a young age, as he watched his father work on cars and has been obsessively chasing after them ever since. When not near a car or writing about one, he’s gaming, attending a baseball game, traveling, or watching a movie.

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Gas or electric? The 2019 Chevy Volt finally delivers the best of both

The Chevrolet Volt is a car that offers you the best of both worlds without compromise. Tricks learned from the Bolt EV allow you to regain some electric range while driving – a novel skill that comes in handy.
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The 2018 Kia Forte5 SX is one step short of a hot hatch

It’s not a true hot hatch, but the Forte5 SX comes awfully close to being one. And with loads of standard features at a reasonable price, you’ll be too busy enjoy your heated seats and Apple CarPlay to mind the missing power or sloppy…