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

  • Nissan's Next-Gen LEAF Could Be An SUV

    October 19, 2021

    The Nissan Leaf was one of the first all-electric vehicles on the market. Despite having a large lead over other automakers, the Leaf isn’t as…

  • 2022 Genesis G90 Overview

    October 19, 2021

    What's New The 2022 Genesis G90 arrives for its third model year on sale with minimal updates. The sedan’s navigation system gets over-the-air map updates,…

  • 2022 Hyundai Palisade Overview

    October 19, 2021

    What's New The 2022 Hyundai Palisade enters the new model year without any major changes. The base SE trim now comes with blind-spot monitoring as…

  • 2022 Ford Bronco Everglades Has A Snorkel

    October 18, 2021

    A leaked official order guide from earlier this September revealed the Ford was working on coming out with a Bronco Raptor and Bronco Everglades for…

  • Tesla Quietly Takes Cybertruck Pricing Offline

    October 18, 2021

    When Tesla unveiled the Cybertruck roughly two years ago, the electric automaker quickly got the funky pickup onto its website. The truck was available in…

  • Will Acura's 2023 Integra Be A Rebadged Civic?

    October 15, 2021

    Compact luxury sedans with coupe-like styling are in. Mercedes-Benz sells the CLA, while BMW has the 2-Series Gran Coupe. Acura is looking to enter the…

  • 2022 Lexus LX 600 Drops V8 Engine

    October 14, 2021

    Toyota may not have any plans to sell the new Land Cruiser in the U.S., but Lexus is bringing the 2022 LX 600, which is…

  • 2021 Ford F-150 Safety Rating Upgraded By IIHS

    October 14, 2021

    The 2021 Ram 1500 is getting some competition when it comes to crash-test scores from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). For 2021, Ford…

  • Honda Sensing 360 Coming To U.S. By 2030

    October 14, 2021

    Honda Sensing isn’t a new suite of advanced safety features. The Japanese automaker introduced the safety system in 2014 with the 2015 Honda CR-V. Looking…

  • 2022 Ford Mustang GT May Offer Less Power

    October 13, 2021

    For years, the available 5.0-liter V8 engine in the Ford Mustang GT has made 460 horsepower. According to a report from Muscle Cars and Trucks,…

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