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.
Buick logo
19
Sep
2022
Posted in News

Is the Buick Brand Ending?

General Motors finds itself at a crossroads. The company is transitioning to electric vehicles, cutting models, and introducing new ones. Soon, the Chevrolet brand will be without the Malibu and Camaro, car models that will join the Sonic, Cruze, and…

Ford Mustang
15
Sep
2022
Posted in New Models News

Evolved 2024 Ford Mustang Upholds its Pony Car Mantle

Coupe and convertible Ford Mustang models carry forward. The Ford Motor Company is eager to transition to electric vehicles, except when it isn’t. The corporation, with several very popular all-gasoline models in the F-150, Bronco, and Mustang, is hedging its…

Chrysler 300C
13
Sep
2022
Posted in News

Big Hemi Powers Final Edition Chrysler 300C

The Chrysler 300C is going away, a traditional full-size sedan that’s taking its final bow for 2023. The sedan line, initially introduced in 1955 and resurrected decades later, fades away as the Chrysler marque prepares to shift to full electric…

Hyundai Tucson PHEV
09
Sep
2022
Posted in New Vehicle Reviews

The Hyundai Tucson Now Offers Two Hybrid Choices

Standard and plug-in hybrid Hyundai Tucson models join the product line. Model Overview | Review (Highlights) | Specifications | Key Attributes Hyundai is making a huge bid for electrification with its Tucson compact crossover utility vehicle. Beginning in 2022, the…

2022 Audi Q5
07
Sep
2022
Posted in New Vehicle Reviews

Summer Breeze: 2022 Audi Q5

The Audi Q5 supplies style and verve in the luxury realm. Midsize, two-row luxury utility vehicles are the go-to models for consumers who want something besides a sedan or mainstream model. The Audi Q5 is one such vehicle, a five-passenger…

Stray Cats logo
05
Sep
2022
Posted in Car Shows Classic Cars

Stray Cats Hot Rod Association Presents Its
27th Annual Rod & Custom Charity Car Show

Hot Rods and Custom Cars Highlight Annual Stray Cats Show Stray Cats HRA | Classic and Antique Cars | Batch #1 | Batch #2 | Batch #3 | Car Events Fans of car shows have much to look forward to…

2023 Hyundai Palisade
02
Sep
2022
Posted in New Vehicle Reviews

The Head-Turning, Attention-Grabbing Hyundai Palisade

The Hyundai Palisade is elegant and affordable. Model Overview | Review (Highlights) | Specifications | Key Attributes Hyundai shook the midsize, three-row crossover utility segment in 2020 when it introduced the Palisade. The new model immediately supplied a bridge between…

Volkswagen Tiguan
30
Aug
2022
Posted in New Vehicle Reviews

The Roomy Volkswagen Tiguan Crossover

The Volkswagen Tiguan is practical and predictable. Model Overview | Review (Highlights) | Specifications | Key Attributes Volkswagen rolled out the current-generation Tiguan in 2018. This year, the model offers updated exterior styling, a refreshed interior, upgraded technologies, and expanded…

Kia EV6
25
Aug
2022
Posted in New Vehicle Reviews

Kia EV6: Full-Electric Crossover SUV

The Kia EV6 is this brand’s first fully dedicated electric vehicle. Model Overview | Review (Highlights) | Specifications | Key Attributes Korean automaker Kia continues to dazzle the market with interesting, even exciting models. The Telluride SUV may be the…

2022 Hyundai Kona N
22
Aug
2022
Posted in New Vehicle Reviews

Performance Crossover: Hyundai Kona N

The Kona N throws down the performance in the small crossover segment. Model Overview | Review (Highlights) | Specifications | Key Attributes Whoever said that the fun-to-drive on-road experience is limited to sports cars and touring models? Through the years…

Ford Fusion
18
Aug
2022
Posted in Chronicling the Changes Used Vehicle Shopping

Ford Fusion: Chronicling the Changes

Ford has seen much success in the midsize sedan arena, starting with the Taurus in the mid-1980s to the Fusion beginning in the mid-2000s. The Fusion spawned other models, including the Mercury Milan and the Lincoln MKZ. All three are…

Chevrolet Traverse
16
Aug
2022
Posted in Chronicling the Changes Used Vehicle Shopping

Chevrolet Traverse: Chronicling the Changes

The Chevrolet Traverse is a midsize, three-row crossover utility vehicle with room for seven or eight. Launched in 2009, the Traverse arrived late to the market that had already transitioned to crossovers. The delay, though, is attributable to GM sticking…

California Beach
15
Aug
2022
Posted in Special

The Best Cars for the Beach

Surf’s up! And with that pronouncement comes many trips to the ocean, gulf or lake all summer long. Small numbers of beaches around the country still allow people to drive right along the shoreline, typically in a 4×4 or some…

Jeep Wrangler
12
Aug
2022
Posted in Articles

All-Wheel Drive v. Four-Wheel Drive: What Are the Differences?

Shop for a vehicle, especially an SUV, and you may find all-wheel drive (AWD) and four-wheel drive (4WD) listed as available choices. In both cases, power goes to all four wheels when these systems are operating. While these two systems…

flood cars
11
Aug
2022
Posted in Consumer Guidance

Flood Cars and How to Avoid Them

When a hurricane impacts America, the damage is sometimes extensive. Lives are turned upside, property damage assessed, and a long rebuilding process begins. Flood cars are one part of the equation, vehicles are damaged beyond repair. Even so, tens of…

Ford Flex
10
Aug
2022
Posted in History

History of the Ford Flex

One part crossover and another part station wagon, the Ford Flex was an unusual vehicle for its time. Introduced in 2009 and continuing through 2019, the Flex underwent modest changes during its 11-year model run. The Flex shared its underpinnings…