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

  • BMW iX EV red color exterior color

    BMW Paying $1,000 To Tesla, Lucid, Rivian Owners To Switch Brands

    March 4, 2024

    Competition between automakers is a great thing for consumers. It means better vehicles, more features, better performance, and, crucially, better prices. According to a bulletin…

  • Hyundai Nexo hydrogen car fuel cell

    Hyundai NEXO Now Has A $35,000 Discount

    March 4, 2024

    The United States has adopted electric vehicles as the environmentally friendly option to gas-powered vehicles. That hasn’t stopped a few automakers from selling hydrogen vehicles,…

  • 2025 Fisker Alaska

    Is Fisker Going To Survive?

    March 4, 2024

    Things at Henrik Fisker’s second automotive company, Fisker, are starting to look grim. The startup arrived with a bang with affordable, innovative electric cars, but…

  • Should You Charge EVs After Every Trip?

    February 29, 2024

    With more drivers turning in their gas-powered vehicles for all-electric cars, a lot of new EV owners are looking at a steep learning curve with…

  • Should You Charge EVs To 100%?

    February 29, 2024

    Mainstream electric vehicles have been on sale for roughly 14 years now, but there are a lot of misconceptions surrounding EVs. Most of the mystery…

  • 2024 Ford Maverick Hybrid

    Ford Maverick EV Reportedly Delayed

    February 29, 2024

    With the Ford Maverick, the American automaker had a true eureka moment. Shoppers have been complaining about how large and expensive trucks have become for…

  • Apple Car Concept

    Apple Car Abruptly Canceled: Report

    February 29, 2024

    According to a new report from Bloomberg, Apple is abruptly canceling its plans for an autonomous, all-electric vehicle. The project, which has nearly spanned a…

  • 2024 Jeep Compass

    2024 Jeep Compass Base Price Cut By $2,500

    February 27, 2024

    At the beginning of the month, Jeep slashed pricing for the Grand Cherokee by $4,000. The price cut was due to the rising cost of…

  • 2024 Ford F-150

    2024 Ford F-150 Hit By Delivery Delays

    February 27, 2024

    Shoppers who have been waiting for their 2024 Ford F-150 and all-electric F-150 Lightning to be delivered are potentially looking at waiting a little bit…

  • 2024 Mercedes-Benz G-Class Overview

    February 27, 2024

    2024 Mercedes-Benz G-Class Changes The 2024 Mercedes-Benz G-Class arrives as a carryover model for the new year. Mercedes introduced a limited-edition Stronger Than Diamonds Edition…

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