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

Hyundai Tucson vs Santa Fe: Which Is the Better Crossover?

Tucson vs Santa Fe

Shoppers searching for a modern, upscale two-row crossover will find Hyundai has many from which to choose. So, I tested both the Hyundai Tucson and Santa Fe to see how they line up. The Tucson is a compact five-passenger crossover about the size of the Toyota RAV4. The Santa Fe is also a five-passenger…

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Car Models With the Highest & Lowest Markup for May 2023

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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Honda Pilot vs. Passport: Which SUV Is the Best?

Honda Pilot vs Honda Passport

If you are a Honda fan looking for a roomy family crossover SUV, Honda offers you two outstanding choices larger than its top-selling CR-V. I just had to test both for myself to see how they line up. The Pilot has three rows and is widely considered a benchmark in its segment. Honda also offers…

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Subaru Forester vs Outback: Which Is Best For You?

Subaru Forester v Outback

Subaru has slowly but surely worked its way to the top of the sales charts in the two-row crossover segment by offering drivers different takes on the same great theme. The five-passenger Outback and Forester may appear similar on a screen when you research them online, but there are essential differences…

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Toyota RAV4 vs Honda CR-V: Which Is the Right Crossover for You?

Toyota RAV4 vs Honda CRV

The Toyota RAV4 and Honda CR-V are the vehicles that created the two-row family crossover segment. Many generations later, they have been refined and polished to provide a buyer with exceptional value, driving satisfaction, reliability, and safety. However, they both have very different personalities. The…

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Kia Telluride: Top Alternatives for 2023/2023

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? I tested both the Honda…

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Best Seven Passenger SUVs [Top Picks for 2023]

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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