The SUV market is exploding with new models at an alarming rate. The fact that so many vehicles are being offered that sit higher and offer more capability than ever is a testament to the confidence many automakers have in gas prices remaining steady for the future. Of course, not every automaker is building dense […]Read more "The New GMC Acadia is Up to the Task"
If a car company could puff out its check, Kia would be doing just that. This brand has become a significant performer in the US market over the past several years. It feels like every time we turn around Kia is earning another award and coming to their own with the significant style and performance […]Read more "Time to Puff Out the Chest"
When a car company hits the market in the US it takes time to get a strong foothold and be able to offer the variety of vehicles and powertrains needed to be an effective and successful company. For the entire US automotive industry 2015 was a record year that was only surpassed by 2016 for […]Read more "Record Year Capped Off by a Stellar December for Kia"
Technology companies in Silicon Valley have often been told they couldn’t do certain things or their ideas were insane. Time and again these geniuses of technology have proven to us they can actually get things done and know exactly how to bring new products and new ways of doing things to the market. Because of […]Read more "Waymo is Looking to Double Down and Lead the Way"
If you were to consider the operations that FCA has in store for us with the Jeep brand that was reported only a month ago in December, you’d notice there seemed to be no way Jeep would be ready for all the changes that were in the pipeline at the time. Since the discussion in […]Read more "The Difference a Month Makes"
Unfortunately the Detroit Auto Show was lacking a new Buick model this year. The brand didn’t even have a new concept vehicle to show off as it had last year with the gorgeous Avista concept coupe. Even though Buick didn’t bring us anything new for this show, they promise to have a new model for […]Read more "An Uneventful but Informational Detroit Show for Buick"
Because Volkswagen was found to be cheating in regards to the emissions regulations that were in place it’s easy to assume the same of FCA and the allegations they’ve been cheating as well. Volkswagen was found to have installed a defeat device in many of their vehicles that were powered by small diesel engines in […]Read more "So Far, the FCA Diesel Scandal is not a Repeat of the VW Emissions Scandal"
The world has been without a direct competitor to the Jeep Wrangler for far too long. In previous years, the Ford Bronco was the perfect competition for the Wrangler, giving us another highly capable off road vehicle, but Ford cancelled production after a long run, leaving us with only the one choice. News from the […]Read more "Finally; The Return Begins"
We typically live our lives of civility and in a mundane world where there are some small victories along the way. What we normally drive when we have a family to look after or when we have a long commute or even a city to drive through isn’t always that exciting. The reality is what […]Read more "The Car You’ll Want to Drive"
The beauty of the Detroit Auto Show each year is the fact it’s the first auto show of the new calendar making it the place where new announcements and the forward thinking and looking information can be shared. At this show Waymo announced its self-driving minivans will be on the road later this month and […]Read more "Self-Driving Minivans Hitting the Road"