Author: Matthew Keegan

Matt Keegan is a journalist, media professional, and owner of this website. He has an extensive writing background and has covered the automotive sector continuously since 2004. When not driving and evaluating new vehicles, Matt enjoys spending his time outdoors.
29
Jun
2022
Posted in Concept Vehicles

Delicious Rendering: Buick Wildcat Concept

Do you remember the original Buick Wildcat? It was a full-size model sold for two generations ending in 1970. The Wildcat was and is a performance model, offered in two- and four-door sedan styles as well as a two-door coupe…

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28
Jun
2022
Posted in News

Ford Stopping Lease-End Purchases for EVs

The Ford Motor Company has three electric vehicle models available with more on the way. The F-150 Lighting, Mustang Mach-E, and the e-Transit are the models currently on sale. For customers who lease these vehicles, a new provision in the…

steering wheel
27
Jun
2022
Posted in Special

Hands-Free OK? Consumers Indicate Otherwise

Hands-free driving is on its way. Will consumers embrace the technology? The push for electric vehicles includes a parallel movement to fully autonomous cars. Together, they comprise the chief elements of mobility for the decades ahead. Hands-Free or Hands-On Driving…

Dodge Challenger Hellcat
24
Jun
2022
Posted in News

Dodge Prepares to Go Electric

Make no mistake that Dodge was and is the performance brand for the Chrysler Group. But that group as we once knew it has changed as the American brands comprised of Dodge, Chrysler, Jeep, and Ram are now under the…

Ford EcoSport
23
Jun
2022
Posted in Specifications

Farewell to the Ford EcoSport

The Ford brand is dominated by utility vehicles and trucks, therefore it is a bit surprising that its smallest crossover is going away. Indeed, the 2022 Ford EcoSport is the final model year for this subcompact model, an import from…

2022 Toyota RAV4 Off-Road
22
Jun
2022
Posted in New Vehicle Reviews

Best-Selling Crossover: 2022 Toyota RAV4

The family car is no more, at least it isn’t in the form that we once knew – a four-door sedan. Sure, there are some sedans to be had, but most shoppers prefer utility vehicles, as these are prized for…

2023 Toyota Sequoia
08
Jun
2022
Posted in Specifications

2023 Toyota Sequoia Specifications

The Toyota Sequoia is all-new for 2023, launching this model’s third generation in summer 2022. The Sequoia is based on the identical body-on-frame platform as the full-size Toyota Tundra pickup truck. It will also be built on the same assembly…

drive-in theater sign
06
Jun
2022
Posted in Special

Happy National Drive-In Movie Day!

Remember drive-in movies? If you’re under 30, the answer may be a resounding no. Even for older folk, the concept may be more of an idea than an experience. Indeed, beginning in the 1960s, improvements in-home television and expanded screen…

car dealer
03
Jun
2022
Posted in Articles

Closed on Sundays: Car Dealerships

Shop for a new or used car and your local car dealership may be closed. Notably, in 13 states dealerships may not conduct business on Sundays, while in another seven, their hours are restricted. In the remaining states, districts, and…

Dodge Viper
02
Jun
2022
Posted in Articles

Snake Bitten: Remembering the Dodge Viper

No other car in the history of Dodge has placed a halo firmly over the brand as the Viper. Sure, the Hellcat has its place in brand lore, but the Viper is what gave Dodge its modern performance panache. Without…

Toyota Camry Hybrid
01
Jun
2022
Posted in New Models

The Affordable, Efficient Toyota Camry Hybrid

Are high fuel prices getting you down? We absolutely understand this, because as of this writing gas prices are well over $4 per gallon. We are in the record-setting territory and, sadly, there is no relief in sight. We realize…

2022 Toyota Avalon
31
May
2022
Posted in Special

Swan Song for the Toyota Avalon

The Toyota Avalon is a large sedan, the apex model in this brand’s car portfolio. Introduced for the 1995 model year, the Avalon originally targeted the big Buick and Mercury sedans of that day. Today, the Avalon soldiers on for…

car key fob
30
May
2022
Posted in Consumer Guidance

How to Prevent Car Theft

Despite technological advances, the motor vehicle theft rate in the United States continues to rise. According to the FBI, more than 810,000 vehicles were stolen in 2020, an increase of 11.8% over the previous year. A staggering $7.4 billion was…

2022 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid
27
May
2022
Posted in New Models

All About the Hyundai Sonata Hybrid

If you are in search for a fuel-efficient car, you’re in the company of legions of Americans. With fuel prices surging well above $4 per gallon, the search for efficiency is on. A growing list of full-electric vehicles is available….

Hyundai Georgia
25
May
2022
Posted in News

Georgia Chosen for Hyundai’s First EV Plant in America

Bryan County, Georgia is the site for a planned Hyundai manufacturing facility. Last week, Governor Bryan P. Kemp and other Georgia officials met with Hyundai Motor Group officials and announced that land near Savannah was selected. It will become the…

2022 Hyundai Ioniq 5
24
May
2022
Posted in New Vehicle Reviews

Hyundai Ioniq 5: All-New EV

The electric vehicle market continues to expand as new players enter. Hyundai is not new to the scene, but the Ioniq 5 is. This model builds on its Ioniq line of electrified vehicles to deliver an all-electric model with a…