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.
car accident
23
May
2022
Posted in News

Traffic Deaths Reach 16-Year High

Traffic accidents are a significant deal, but even worse are those that leave victims injured or dead. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) tracks data from all 50 states, districts, and territories, and shares that data with Americans. Traffic…

Genesis GV60
20
May
2022
Posted in New Models

Highlights of the Genesis GV60

Genesis’ first fully electric vehicle, a crossover SUV, is now available. The 2023 Genesis GV60 expands Hyundai’s product line to six vehicles, including two other crossovers and three sedans. The new model is based on Hyundai Motors’ dedicated electric vehicle…

Toyota Corolla Hybrid
18
May
2022
Posted in Consumer Guidance

How to Save Money With a Hybrid Electric Vehicle

Hybrid electric vehicles are passenger models that use two energy sources: gasoline or diesel fuel and electricity. The Toyota Prius is the best-selling hybrid model, but there are dozens of other hybrids sold by a variety of manufacturers. Because hybrids…

Cadillac Lyriq
17
May
2022
Posted in New Models

Cadillac Announces Lyriq EV Pricing and Range

Cadillac’s first all-electric model, the 2023 Lyriq crossover, arrives this summer. Just ahead of the order books opening on May 19, the luxury marque announced vehicle pricing and an EPA-estimated range. Cadillac prices the Lyriq from $62,990 for rear-wheel drive…

car smashed
16
May
2022
Posted in Articles

When is Your Car a Total Loss?

Smash! You never saw it coming — a driver runs a red light, and slams into the side of your vehicle, leaving behind a trail of twisted metal, broken glass, and thousands of dollars in damage. Airbags saved the day…

texting while driving
13
May
2022
Posted in Articles

Distracted Driving Recognition and Tips to Avoid It

Distracted driving is not just a nuisance, it’s also a killer. Indeed, in 2019, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reported that 3,142 people were killed due to distracted driving. That represents nearly 1 in 14 motor vehicle deaths….

Factory Man
12
May
2022
Posted in Book Reviews

Book Review: Factory Man

From time to time I receive requests to review books, but will often pass on them as I usually don’t have the time (or interest) to read what is being offered. In the case of James E. Harbour’s Factory Man,…

2022 Infiniti QX60
11
May
2022
Posted in New Vehicle Reviews

Second Look: 2022 Infiniti QX60 SUV

The Infiniti QX60 shines among luxury SUVs. It doesn’t happen that often, but sometimes a manufacturer delivers a follow-up of the same model year vehicle. That’s twice as nice and allows us to take a deeper dive. In 2014, we…

Honda Service Pass
10
May
2022
Posted in News

Honda Service Pass Adds Complimentary Care

New vehicle shoppers should be aware of the perks that come with buying a vehicle. Most people are familiar with powertrain and bumper-to-bumper warranties. Some also realize that roadside assistance is typically offered. What only a few manufacturers offer is…

Mitsubishi Outlander
09
May
2022
Posted in New Vehicle Reviews

The Mitsubishi Outlander is New and Improved in Almost Every Way

Introducing the 2022 Mitsubishi Outlander. Marketing pros used to utilize phrases such as “New!” and “Improved!” to push their products. After a while, the terms lost their impact, particularly as consumers realized that updated packaging was not enough. But with…

tornado
06
May
2022
Posted in Articles

Driving During a Tornado

Not many Americans have seen a tornado, despite what movies such as The Wizard of Oz and Twister may indicate. With video footage widely available, it may seem that we have driven right past one, but most likely you have…

diesel
04
May
2022
Posted in News

Record High Diesel Prices Persist

Rising diesel prices show no sign of easing. “Pain at the pump” is the norm these days as fuel prices are the highest we have seen in more than a decade. But if your vehicle takes diesel fuel, that pain…

summer travel
03
May
2022
Posted in Articles

Summer Car Preparation Tips

Hot weather is on the way and it will be here before you know it. Much like the winter months, the summer season is equally challenging to your vehicle. Although your car is designed to withstand temperature extremes, high temperatures…

Kia logo
02
May
2022
Posted in New Vehicle Reviews

Kia Sorento: Style, Value, & Capability

When Kia rolled out the now wildly famous Telluride in 2020, this automaker did not stop producing the Sorento. Both models are three-row crossover utility vehicles, therefore it seemed reasonable that the Sorento would go. But Kia would have none…

Number Four
28
Apr
2022
Posted in Engineering & Technology

4 Disruptive Automotive Technologies

The word “disruptive” by itself can signal something that is unsettling. When put in the context of automotive technologies, it points to positive changes that are innovative and wholly useful for manufacturers and consumers alike. The auto industry is constantly…

Ford F-150 Lightning
27
Apr
2022
Posted in New Models

10 Reasons for Purchasing the Ford F-150 Lightning

The Ford F-150 Lightning is an all-electric take on a traditional full-size pickup truck. Introduced in early 2021, production began in April 2022. The first-year model is sold out, but reservations for subsequent years will soon open. 10 Reasons If…