The Evening Rush for Oct. 19, 2015

Your nightly cull of automotive, gear and lifestyle news, all in one place.

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The Evening Rush is your daily roundup of auto, gear, and lifestyle news, all in one place. Less time searching, more time driving. Motor on.

Automotive

Undecided on how you feel about the 2016 Honda Civic? Let The Drive’s West Coast editor Chris Cantle do the heavy lifting for you. More here.

Cadillac has special-edition matte CTS-V and ATS-V models on deck. Only 99 will wear “Crystal White Frost.” Chilly. More here.

Cadillac

Tech analysts from Jeffries & Co. estimate that the Apple Car will be priced at roughly $55,000 when it goes on sale around 2020. More here.

Fiat Chrysler and joint-venture partner GAC just produced their first Jeep Cherokee in Changsha, China. The model will utilize a 2.4-liter four-cylinder gasoline engine, with a 2-liter gas unit to follow. More here.

Volkswagen AG has retained Dr. Christine Hohmann-Dennhardt as Board Member for Integrity and Legal Affairs. The move is intended to help restore credibility and accountability to the German conglomerate, in the wake of #dieselgate. More here.

Gear

Don’t be caught in the cold without power. Invest in the iQ2000 portable Generac generator and party on. More here.

The Drive’s staff writer, Ben Keeshin, will convince you that nothing fits a Gucci bomber jacket quite like a Mercedes-Benz 230SL. More here.

You can now rent a drone at select ski resorts to film your epic winter adventure. Or if you’re like us, your montage of painful fails and blunders. More here.

Lifestyle

Did you grow up in the city and never learn how to chop wood? Don’t worry, there is a new book for that (and many other life skills) called The Kaufmann Mercantile Guide: How to Split Wood, Shuck an Oyster, and Master Other Simple Pleasures. More here.

As the weather starts to change, you might want to warm up with some nice whiskey. In Brooklyn, check out Char No. 4. More here.

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If you woke up this morning saying, “Man, I really want some insulated, high-top, flannel rimmed Vans,” you’re in luck. More here.