Doug Firby

I am a communications generalist with more than four decades of experience in online, blogging, newspapers, radio and magazines. I'm also a gearhead and an outdoor enthusiast. I write on cars, trucks, bikes and the auto industry for national publications. And I am president and publisher of Troy Media Digital Solutions.

Contributions to TL:

Quarantine life: Mach-E breaks ground as first modern Ford designed in driveways

COVID-19 pandemic may be halting progress but research & development on the Mustang Mach-E must go on. Here's how 3 Ford engineers are doing it - from home.

First Drive: 2020 BMW X5M Review

Not only is the 3rd-generation X5M the most energetic yet, but it's also just wicked fun. Our full review of BMW's redesigned performance SUV for 2020.

Review: 2020 Porsche Taycan 4S EV is a Sports Car First (Don’t Get It Twisted)

We head to Finland to put Porsche's new all-electric, all-wheel drive sports sedan to the test. Here's our full take on the stellar 429-hp 2020 Taycan 4S.

First Drive: 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLB 250 & 2021 Mercedes-AMG GLB 35 Review

The GLB is painting its target market with a broad brush: primarily forty-something families with a couple of kids and a dog. Read our full review.

First Drive: 2020 Nissan Titan Review

The Titan full-size pickup has been a venerable workhorse for Nissan, but age has been catching up with it. Will this major 2020 update make a difference?

2019 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV Review

Is Mitsubishi's top-selling plug-in hybrid SUV worth it? We review the 2019 Outlander's range, pricing, driving impressions, specs and more.