Combustion vehicles invite law-breaking. Petro-masculinity is deep-seated in American culture. But California, at least, has vanquished emissions tampering. These are the takeaways from last week's report of super-spreader pickup trucks.
A wave of U.S. car buyers nearly tied the all-time record for truck and SUV purchases, just weeks before the American people at large elected a President who wants to get rid of gas-guzzlers altogether by 2050.