Joel Patel

Automotive Editor

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Based out of the Washington, D.C. area, Joel Patel is an automotive journalist that hails from Northern Virginia. His work has been featured on various automotive outlets, including Autoweek, Digital Trends, and Autoblog. When not writing about cars, Joel enjoys trying new foods, wrenching on his car, and watching horror movies. 

Recent Contributions by Joel

  • RAM 1500 vs. Toyota Tundra

    January 14, 2022

    The full-size pickup truck segment continues to be one of the most popular ones in the industry. To stay competitive, Toyota recently came out with…

  • Toyota Tacoma vs. Toyota Tundra

    January 14, 2022

    If you find yourself at a Toyota dealership, you’ll have two pickup trucks to choose from: the Tacoma and Tundra. Choosing between the two seems…

  • Ford F-150 vs. Toyota Tundra

    January 14, 2022

    In the full-size pickup truck segment, the Ford F-150 continues to reign supreme. At the time of writing, no other truck offers the same well-rounded…

  • Average New Car Prices Exceeded $47k In December 2021

    January 13, 2022

    The COVID-19 pandemic and semiconductor shortage caused new and used car prices to skyrocket last year. According to a report by Kelley Blue Book, the…

  • 3/4 Front Glamour 2022 Toyota Highlander

    2022 Toyota Highlander Review

    January 12, 2022

    A choice for everyone. The 2022 Toyota Highlander is available in a dizzying number of configurations. Including the available Highlander Hybrid, the Highlander is available…

  • 3/4 Front Glamour 2022 Volkswagen Atlas

    2022 Volkswagen Atlas Review

    January 12, 2022

    Streamlined lineup. For 2022, the Volkswagen Atlas now has an updated lineup. The base S trim from last year has been dropped, making the SE…

  • 3/4 Front Glamour 2022 Toyota Camry

    2022 Toyota Camry Review

    January 12, 2022

    Two good powertrains. One of the 2022 Toyota Camry’s best qualities is just how many powertrains it’s available with. The regular Camry is available with…

  • Toyota May Be Running Out Of EV Tax Credits

    January 7, 2022

    Toyota is about to launch the all-electric bZ4X electric SUV in the middle of 2022, but it's going to be in a tricky situation. The…

  • Chrysler Going All-Electric By 2028

    January 6, 2022

    Chrysler, by the majority of metrics, is an automaker that’s stuck in the past. The automaker only has three vehicles in its lineup, which include…

  • Toyota Sold More Cars Than GM In 2021

    January 5, 2022

    For the first time since 1931, General Motors was not the best-selling car company in the U.S. In 2021, Toyota dethroned GM to sell the…

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