2011 Chevrolet Volt
25
Jan
2023
Posted in History

History of the Chevrolet Volt

The Chevrolet Volt is a plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) that was produced by General Motors. Development of the Volt began in 2005, and the car was first introduced as a concept car at the 2007 Detroit Auto Show. The…

Genesis G80
24
Jan
2023
Posted in New Models Specifications

Genesis 2023 Sedans: G70, G80, & G90

Hyundai’s Genesis brand launched for the 2017 model year, rolling out three consecutive sedan models before following with a trio of utility vehicles. This brand’s SUVs are the most significant sellers, reflecting overwhelming customer interest in high-profile vehicles and the…

bolt
20
Jan
2023
Posted in Special

What Are the Advantages of Solid-State Batteries?

Solid-state batteries are a type of lithium-ion battery that use a solid electrolyte instead of a liquid one. Currently, the technology is emerging and may someday become the standard for powering electric vehicles. The Benefits of Solid-State Batteries There are…

Chevrolet Corvette E-Ray
18
Jan
2023
Posted in New Models

Chevrolet Introduces Its Hybrid AWD Corvette E-Ray

Seventy years ago the Chevrolet Corvette made its debut at New York’s Motorama, firmly establishing itself as America’s sports car. Through eight generations, the Corvette has loomed larger than life and now it will see one of its most significant…

Tesla
17
Jan
2023
Posted in News

Tesla is the New Luxury King

The luxury market has a new champion as Tesla took the top sales position for 2022, displacing BMW the previous leader. The electric vehicle maker doesn’t break down its sales by region, therefore the numbers are estimates based on new…

Pontiac Aztek
13
Jan
2023
Posted in History

History of the Pontiac Aztek

The Pontiac Aztek was a compact crossover sport utility vehicle produced by the Pontiac division of General Motors between 2001 and 2005. This SUV was designed as a versatile, family-friendly vehicle that could be used for both everyday commuting and…

Chrysler 300
11
Jan
2023
Posted in Chronicling the Changes Used Vehicle Shopping

Chrysler 300: Chronicling the Changes

eThe Chrysler 300 is a traditional, full-size sedan with room for five. Along with the Dodge Charger, these two models offer standard rear-wheel drive, a feature common to large American cars of a bygone era. The 300 straddles the mainstream…

business graph
09
Jan
2023
Posted in News

U.S. Auto Sales Fall; GM Retakes Sales Crown

Sales of passenger vehicles dropped in 2022, falling below 13.4 million annual units. GM was one of the few manufacturers to report an increase for the year, enabling this automaker to reclaim the top U.S. sales spot from Toyota. However,…

Volkswagen Tiguan
06
Jan
2023
Posted in Chronicling the Changes Used Vehicle Shopping

Volkswagen Tiguan: Chronicling the Changes

Volkswagen arrived late to the compact utility vehicle game, releasing the oddly named Tiguan in 2009. Its lateness, though, has everything to do with its commitment to wagons. As the market changed, Volkswagen responded with its first utility vehicle, followed…

car diagnostic
04
Jan
2023
Posted in Maintenance & Repairs

Car Won’t Start: Basic Diagnostic Tests

There are three essentials that must be in place for gasoline and diesel engines to start: spark, fuel and mechanical soundness or compression. Begin your diagnosis by exploring all three areas one step at a time to discover your car…

02
Jan
2023
Posted in News

Electric Vehicle Tax Credits: Are You Eligible?

A new year brings with it a fresh set of regulations, rules, and tax changes, including tax credits. Beginning January 1, 2023, the U.S. Treasury Department and the IRS issued details on specific clean vehicle provisions of the federal Inflation…

Dodge Journey
30
Dec
2022
Posted in Chronicling the Changes Used Vehicle Shopping

Dodge Journey: Chronicling the Changes

Based on the same platform underpinning the Chrysler Sebring and Dodge Avenger, the Dodge Journey blends attributes from a station wagon and a utility vehicle to form this model. Across its 12-year model run, the Journey went from leading-edge to…

Subaru Crosstrek Hybrid
27
Dec
2022
Posted in Chronicling the Changes Used Vehicle Shopping

Subaru Crosstrek: Chronicling the Changes

Subaru has long been ahead of the curve in developing crossover utility vehicles. Years before other manufacturers jumped in, the company had the market cornered. For the 2013 model year, Subaru introduced its smallest model yet, the XV Crosstrek. Based…

2022
22
Dec
2022
Posted in Special

The Best-Selling Cars of 2022

Manufacturers may sell far more utility vehicles and trucks than they do cars, but that does not mean that there isn’t a market for coupes, hatchbacks, convertibles, and sedans. Most manufacturers have cut back on car models with the Buick…

child labor
19
Dec
2022
Posted in News

Hyundai Kia Has an Underage Worker Problem

A Reuters investigative report dropped a bombshell last week, revealing that at least two Hyundai Kia suppliers employed underage, migrant workers. The discovery affects two suppliers in Alabama with up to a half-dozen more possibly in violation of state and…

Toyota Prius
16
Dec
2022
Posted in New Models

Introducing the All-New 2023 Toyota Prius

The Toyota Prius is the consummate hybrid electric vehicle, a model that’s dominated the market for the past quarter-century. Even as Toyota adds hybrid variants to most of its other lines, the Prius remains an important model. For 2023, the…

Cadillac Escalade
14
Dec
2022
Posted in New Models Specifications

About the 2023 Cadillac Escalade

The Cadillac Escalade needs no introduction, but we won’t allow that fact to stop us. Introduced in 1999, the Escalade soon established itself as the “bling” champion of SUVs. Based on GM’s truck platform, the Escalade has evolved to become…

Jeep Cherokee
12
Dec
2022
Posted in News

Jeep Cherokee Future in Doubt

Parent Stellantis will close an Illinois plant and may move production to Mexico. Jeep’s Cherokee utility vehicle may soon see the axe, or its production may relocate from Belvidere, Illinois, to Mexico. Automotive News reported recently that the plant will…

Toyota Crown
09
Dec
2022
Posted in New Models Specifications

About the 2023 Toyota Crown

The Toyota Crown is a large sedan, a model that replaces the Toyota Avalon for 2023. The Crown name is one of Toyota’s oldest, a model that’s been absent from the U.S. for decades. The latest Crown launches this model’s…

06
Dec
2022
Posted in Maintenance & Repairs

Signs of Engine Mount Wear, Failure

Engine mounts are often overlooked when faults emerge or parts are changed. Further, they are paramount to reducing noise, vibration, and harshness. Moreover, they are essential to the longevity of the engine, therefore let’s understand why engine mounts are so…