John Goreham

John Goreham is a life-long car nut and recovering engineer. John's focus areas are technology, safety, and green vehicles. In the 1990s, he was part of an academic team that built a solar-electric vehicle from scratch. His was the role of the battery thermal control designer. After earning his engineering degree, John also completed a marketing program at Northeastern University. For 20 years, he applied his engineering and sales talents in the worlds of semiconductor manufacturing, biopharmaceutical production, and automotive electronics supply chain. Always a writer,  John has published numerous articles in technical journals such as Chemical Processing Magazine. In 2008 he retired from that career and dedicated himself to chasing his dream of being an auto writer. In addition to online publications such as Car Talk, John's work has appeared in print in dozens of American newspapers, and he provides reviews to many vehicle shopping sites.

Posts by: John Goreham

Car Models With the Highest & Lowest Markup for February

Highest Lowest Markup

The recent work stoppages and a never-ending boom-bust cycle for semiconductors has wreaked havoc on the U.S. auto market. The result is that a shortage of vehicles is driving the value of used cars up, and new vehicle prices are being marked up dramatically by dealers. The most commonly-used phrase for the…

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Kia Telluride: Top Alternatives for 2022/2023

Kia Telluride Alternatives

If an auto expert suggested ten years ago that Kia would reset the bar for the three-row SUV segment, it would have elicited more than a few laughs. Kia’s progress was steady in small quirky vehicles, but it hadn’t had a breakout hit with large vehicles. Yet. Kia did reset the bar, and the Telluride…

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Honda CR-V vs Honda Passport: Which Honda SUV Is Best?

Honda CR-V vs Honda Passport Which Is Best

Honda offers shoppers looking for a roomy five-passenger SUV two great choices. The CR-V is a mainstay in the American family car market, often being among the top sellers in the country overall. We know that the CR-V defines that segment, but what is this reborn Passport all about? In this comparison and…

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Best Seven Passenger SUVs [Top Picks for 2022]

Best 7 Passenger SUV

SUVs come in many shapes and sizes, so it is hard to know where one segment begins and one ends. Among families with two or three children, the added capacity for kids in that third row offers flexibility when carpooling. This list is of the smaller end of the scale. It’s for folks who understand…

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Best AWD Vehicles Under $30K

Best AWD Vehicles Under 30k

All-wheel drive vehicles are popular across America. Not only does all-wheel drive offer superior traction in winter weather, but it also provides a definite performance edge in spirited driving. We searched for a selection of the very best AWD sedans and SUVs one can purchase today with a budget of $30K…

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Ford Bronco vs. Ford Bronco Sport: Which Bronco Is Right for You?

Ford Bronco vs Ford Bronco Sport

The Ford Bronco is back. One of the iconic names in SUV lore, the all-new Bronco and Bronco Sport are among the most off-road-capable vehicles on the planet. More importantly, the product line is so broad, anyone seeking a two-row SUV with serious off-road capability should have no problem finding the right…

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Chevy Bolt & Bolt EUV: Top Alternatives for 2021/22

Chevrolet BoltBolt EUV Alternatives

The Chevy Bolt five-door hatchback and Bolt EUV (electric utility vehicle) are two of the best affordable battery-electric vehicles by nearly any measure. However, they are both currently off the market due to a recall involving a manufacturing defect in their battery packs that can cause fires. For those…

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Best Trucks By Cab Size [Ranked for 2022]

Best Trucks by Cab Size

Pickup trucks come in all shapes and sizes. Decoding the lingo of truck configurations is no small task, but we can help. In this overview, we will break down the best trucks according to three common cab styles: single, double, and crew Check out our full list of the best trucks here >> Read more…

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Best Trucks By Size [Ranked for 2022]

Best Trucks by Size

Whether a pickup is your family’s daily driver, the backbone of your business, or your utility vehicle when it comes time to tow the boat, no other vehicle is as capable as pickup trucks. Which truck is the “best” is up to you as the consumer. If you prioritize value and reliability, we can offer…

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Toyota RAV4 Hybrid: Top Alternatives for 2021/2022

Toyota RAV4 Hybrid Alternatives

The top-selling green crossover in America is the Toyota RAV4 Hybrid. For years, Toyota has maintained a pace of sales of the RAV4 Hybrid higher than the pace of sales of many conventional crossovers of its size. It is hard to find faults with the RAV4 Hybrid. It has many advantages in its segment including…

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