Jim Gorzelany, Forbes

Jim Gorzelany

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Chicago, IL, United States

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  • The Wirecutter

Recent articles by Jim:

Is It Better To Lease Or Buy A Car In Summer 2022?

It’s a challenging time to buy a car. Inventories remain low due to manufacturing and supply chain issues, demand is high and prices are skyrocketing. Does it make better sense to lease? A guide to the pros and cons of leasing in summer 2022. → Read More

Why Buying A Hybrid Or EV To Beat High Gas Prices Might Not Make Financial Sense Right Now

Inventory shortages and increased demand is sending prices of the most fuel-frugal models, where they’re still in stock, through the roof. → Read More

Could This Be The EV Charging Station Of The Future?

At least one company thinks there’s a more accommodating way to juice up an electric vehicle, → Read More

Finding The Safest And Most Fuel-Efficient Cars And SUVs For 2022

They can save cash at the pump as well as help save lives on the road → Read More

BNW i4 Road Test: Getting A Charge Out Of The Brand’s New Electric Warrior

Watt's not to love? → Read More

BMW i4 Road Test: Getting A Charge Out Of The Brand’s New Electric Warrior

Watt's not to love? → Read More

High Octane Anxiety: ‘Regular’ Cars That Need Premium Gas

Fuel costs are high enough without having to fill the tank with a costlier grade. → Read More

These Are The Biggest Money-Saving Plug-In Hybrid Cars And SUVs For 2022

Low fuel costs, extended electric-only ranges, and generous federal tax incentives save cash both up-front and down the road. → Read More

Buying A Car In A Red-Hot Market— Without Getting Burned

Supply chain issues are making it difficult—though not impossible—to find a deal on the vehicle of your choice. Here are the new rules of the road when shopping for a car. → Read More

Mutual Appreciation: Used Cars That Sell For More Than New Ones

COVID convulsions have made nearly everything you knew about used-vehicle valuation wrong. → Read More

Here’s Why Your Toilet May Actually Be Cleaner Than Your Car’s Interior

Some areas are just plain gross when it comes to bacterial build-up → Read More

Here’s What To Do If Your Vehicle Won’t Start Or Gets Stuck In This Weekend’s Arctic Blast

Here’s how to get going and stay safe if you absolutely need to venture outdoors. → Read More

Here Are The Best Year-End New-Car Deals

Clearance Deals May Be Scarce This December, But We Still Found Some Solid Money-Savers. → Read More

These Are The Best Vehicles For The Money At Driving In Snow

You don’t need to drive a huge and unwieldy pickup truck or SUV to obtain added grip over slippery pavement this winter. → Read More

These Are The Best New Cars, Trucks, And SUVs To Lease

Finding a model that holds onto its projected residual value is the key to getting a great deal on a lease. → Read More

All Of The Most Fuel-Efficient Rides On The Road Are Now Electric

Still, the 10 most frugal models among hybrids and gas-powered models come close. → Read More

New Features Car Buyers Want Most—And Those They Steer Clear Of

Today’s vehicles offer a wide array of fanciful features, but apparently there can be too much of good thing. → Read More

Rain Dropped: AAA Says Driver Assist Systems Can Fail In Poor Weather

Just like human eyes, a car’s safety system sensors have trouble “seeing” the road on a rainy day. → Read More

Why California’s Bay Area Is Now The Best Place To Buy An Electric Car

The incentives to trade in an older gas burner for an EV, hybrid, or e-bike are now among the most generous in the nation, provided one qualifies. → Read More

Hurricanes Further Squeezing Auto Supply And Demand—Beware Of Flood-Damaged Used Cars Adding Insult To Injury

As it is, new-vehicle production is snarled, dealer inventories are slim, and prices are already through the roof. → Read More