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.
Ford Ranger Raptor
14
Oct
2021
Posted in Stories

How Ford Plans to Overtake GM in Pickup Truck Sales

Nearly everyone knows that the Ford F-150 is the best-selling pickup truck line in the United States. In fact, it has held that position since the late 1970s. As such, some may be under the impression that Ford leads the…

Mazda MX-30
12
Oct
2021
Posted in News

Mazda Rolls Out EV, Expands Crossover Lineup, and Adds an I6 Engine

Mazda may not have the scope and breadth of larger competitors such as Toyota, Nissan, and Honda, but it does claim a solid following in the U.S. market. This automaker is making moves as it updates and transitions its fleet,…

Lexus RX
09
Oct
2021
Posted in New Vehicle Reviews

The Current-Generation Lexus RX Closes Out in Style

The Lexus RX got it all started nearly a quarter of a century ago as the first mass-produced midsize luxury sport utility vehicle. Four generations later and still maintaining its bestseller status, the current model closes out as a new…

06
Oct
2021
Posted in New Vehicle Reviews

Honda Delivers a Civic Lesson for the Ages

Honda launches yet another new Civic model. The market for small cars continues to shrink, but the remaining players remain locked in a fierce battle for customer attention. The Toyota Corolla, Honda Civic, and Nissan Sentra dominate the segment, but…

Mini Cooper S
04
Oct
2021
Posted in New Vehicle Reviews

Mini Cooper S….Oh, Yes!

A Mini Cooper with maximum fun. The Mini Cooper is an outlier amongst mainstream models for its size, style, and price. There is not anything quite like it on the market and for this reason, it continues to attract a…

knob
01
Oct
2021
Posted in New Models

About the Jeep Wagoneer and Grand Wagoneer

The Wagoneer returns and it is more luxurious than ever. The Jeep brand expands yet again, just months after adding a three-row variant of the Grand Cherokee. We test drove the Grand Cherokee L this summer and found it well-suited…

breakdown triangle
29
Sep
2021
Posted in Articles

What Belongs in an Emergency Kit?

What’s in your emergency kit? It can happen to anyone at any time: a flat tire, dead battery, or some other crisis causes a vehicle breakdown, leaving you stranded. An active cell phone connection is one way to call for…

Jeep Grand Cherokee L
24
Sep
2021
Posted in New Vehicle Reviews

The All-New Jeep Grand Cherokee Gains a Third Row

The Grand Cherokee L in 2021, followed by the Grand Cherokee in 2022 Jeep continues to make strides as a global leader of four-wheel-drive models. Some 80 years after the first Jeeps crossed pock-marked battlefields in Europe, the brand has…

car care cleaning
20
Sep
2021
Posted in Car Maintenance Tips

How to Get Your Car Ready for Cold Weather

Cold weather is on the way. Is your vehicle ready? Car repair people recommend consumers perform semi-annual checkups of their vehicles ahead of both hot and cold weather. This makes sense as extreme temperatures always take a toll on cars….

Rivian R1T
17
Sep
2021
Posted in News

First Electric Truck: Rivian R1T

The first electric pickup truck isn’t from Tesla, Ford, or Chevrolet. Instead, Rivian earns that distinction as the production of its all-new R1T model started this week. Rivian is an upstart automaker with a plant in Normal, Illinois. The company…

Volkswagen Taos
16
Sep
2021
Posted in New Vehicle Reviews

Behind the Wheel of the All-New Subcompact Volkswagen Taos

The Volkswagen Taos is all-new for 2022. Volkswagen arrived late to the utility vehicle game, entering the market in 2009 with the Tiguan. Since then, the automaker has introduced four more models, including the all-electric ID.4. For 2022, Volkswagen has…

2023
14
Sep
2021
Posted in New Models

First Look at the 2023 Models

For 2023, these models seem set for the market. Car manufacturers plan their vehicles years in advance, with a four-year lead time the average. Even so, these automakers have a strong idea where their model lines are headed 10-15 years…

Nissan Frontier
10
Sep
2021
Posted in New Vehicle Reviews

Behind the Wheel of the All-New 2022 Nissan Frontier

The Nissan Frontier steps out as a formidable competitor. We last saw a new Nissan Frontier model in 2005 and that’s a long time to keep this midsize pickup truck unchanged. Interestingly, even as the segment gradually shrunk and later…

Toyota Corolla Cross
09
Sep
2021
Posted in New Models

First Look: 2022 Toyota Corolla Cross

The Toyota Corolla Cross is an entry-level crossover utility vehicle. Toyota has a new crossover utility vehicle rolling out in October 2021 and we could not be more excited about it. Yes, it is true: we are chiefly car fans,…

Infiniti QX60
08
Sep
2021
Posted in New Models

Overview of the 2022 Infiniti QX60

The Infiniti QX60 enters its second generation better than ever. Infiniti has a new crossover utility vehicle, although the name itself is not new. This fall, the 2022 Infiniti QX60 arrives, launching the second generation for this luxury SUV. Fresh…

Toyota RAV4 Prime
06
Sep
2021
Posted in New Vehicle Reviews

Skip the Cord with the Toyota RAV4 Prime

The RAV4 Prime is the plug-in hybrid with a strong incentive. The Toyota RAV4 is a compact crossover utility vehicle with room for five. It’s Toyota’s best-selling model and even outsells the Camry sedan we featured here last week. Toyota…