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.
Mazda CX-5
27
Jul
2022
Posted in Chronicling the Changes Used Vehicle Shopping

Mazda CX-5: Chronicling the Changes

The Mazda CX-5 is a compact, two-row crossover utility vehicle with room for five. Launched in 2013, the CX-5 replaced the previous Mazda Tribute. In 2020, a premium Mazda CX-50 debuted; both models are sold today. Chronicling the Changes 2023…

Nissan Kicks
27
Jul
2022
Posted in Chronicling the Changes Used Vehicle Shopping

Nissan Kicks: Chronicling the Changes

Shoppers looking for an affordable entry-level model might consider the burgeoning small or subcompact crossover utility vehicle range. The Nissan Kicks, for example, is one such model, a tiny CUV with room for up to five. This front-wheel-drive-only model is…

First-Generation Nissan Rogue
26
Jul
2022
Posted in Chronicling the Changes Used Vehicle Shopping

Nissan Rogue: Chronicling the Changes

The Nissan Rogue is a compact, two-row crossover utility vehicle with space for five. Introduced in 2008, the Rogue has undertaken extensive overhauls and regular revisions since. Despite arriving later in the market than most competitors, the Rogue has made…

2015 Honda Pilot
25
Jul
2022
Posted in Used Vehicle Shopping

2015 Honda Pilot Overview

The midsize Honda Pilot is a capable, three-row SUV with room for eight. The Pilot is one of the first models in this segment and remains a strong competitor. Key attributes include a spacious and versatile interior, a polished and…

Toyota Avalon
25
Jul
2022
Posted in Used Vehicle Shopping

2017 Toyota Avalon Overview

Toyota’s response to the large sedans produced by Chevrolet, Dodge, and Ford, is the Avalon. This full-size sedan supplies the supple ride familiar to conventional sedans and equals that with premium elements, excellent dependability, and segment-leading safety ratings. The 2017…

2017 Cadillac XTS
25
Jul
2022
Posted in Used Vehicle Shopping

2017 Cadillac XTS Overview

The 2017 Cadillac XTS is a large, luxury sedan with room for five. Two V6 engine choices, available all-wheel drive, and a long list of technological features mark this model. Cadillac offers the 2017 XTS comes in Base, Luxury, Premium…

2014 Honda Civic Sedan
25
Jul
2022
Posted in Used Vehicle Shopping

2014 Honda Civic Overview

The Honda Civic is one of the most well-known model names in the world, a compact vehicle that is available in coupe and sedan body styles. The 2014 Honda Civic offers a tasteful and sporty design, with a long list…

24
Jul
2022
Posted in Car Shows Classic Cars

Hot Times at the Sanford Car News Cruise-In!

How’s your summer been? If you’re like most Americans, extreme heat has been part of the experience. Praise the Lord for air conditioning as the conditions are unbearable, even dangerous at times. But high temperatures are not keeping people inside….

2025 Cadillac Celestiq
22
Jul
2022
Posted in Concept Vehicles News

Cadillac Seeks to Regain Lost “Standard of the World” Moniker with Celestiq EV

Future standard of the world? In 1908, Cadillac won the prestigious Dewar Trophy, recognizing innovative advancements, particularly in engineering. Specifically, Cadillac was acknowledged for the interchangeability of its parts, a difficult feat at that time. Because of its leadership in…

First Generation Toyota RAV4
22
Jul
2022
Posted in Chronicling the Changes Used Vehicle Shopping

Toyota RAV4: Chronicling the Changes

The Toyota RAV4 is a compact, two-row sport utility vehicle with room for five. Introduced in 1997, the RAV4 has undertaken extensive overhauls and regular revision since. This crossover is one of our top recommended models in its segment when…

First Generation Honda Pilot
20
Jul
2022
Posted in Chronicling the Changes Used Vehicle Shopping

Honda Pilot SUV: Chronicling the Changes

The Honda Pilot is a midsize, three-row sport utility vehicle with room for eight. Introduced in 2003, the Pilot has undergone complete overhauls and regular updates since. This SUV is one of our top recommended models in its segment when…

2023 Honda CR-V
20
Jul
2022
Posted in New Models

Improved Honda CR-V Pushes Hybrids

Something interesting is happening on the road to electrification, at least for certain manufacturers. Instead of including hybrids in the transition, several automakers are heading straight to full electrics. Happily, not everyone has chosen this path and that’s exactly the…

AMTRAK Train No. 79
19
Jul
2022
Posted in Special

Dread Driving? Take AMTRAK Instead

Let’s face it: long road trips are not always what they are cut out to be. Sure, you have the flexibility to leave as you please, navigate backroads, or simply change direction on a whim. On the other hand, if…

2022 Ford Expedition
18
Jul
2022
Posted in New Vehicle Reviews

Ford Expedition: All-American SUV

The fourth-generation Ford Expedition rolled out in 2018 and received an update for 2022. The full-size SUV shares its underpinnings with the Ford F-150 and is available in standard and stretched wheelbase configurations. The Expedition is prized by large families…

Cadillac Celestiq show car
15
Jul
2022
Posted in Concept Vehicles

Cadillac Celestiq: Extraordinary Sophistication

Cadillac is going electric and the planned models will roll out gradually, but steadily. The first of the lot is the Cadillac Lyriq, a midsize SUV introduced in Summer 2022. Next up is the Cadillac Celestiq, a four-passenger sedan that…

lightning
14
Jul
2022
Posted in Articles

Is Ford Planning Two Additional Electric Trucks?

The Ford Motor Company is gangbusters about electrification, as it releases new models and ramps up production. In 2021, the Ford Mustang Mach-E made its debut. In 2022, the Ford F-150 Lighting rolled out. An all-electric Ford Transit van is…

2023 Honda HR-V
13
Jul
2022
Posted in Specifications

About the 2023 Honda HR-V Crossover

Honda’s lineup of utility vehicles includes the HR-V, CR-V, Passport, and Pilot. The Honda HR-V rolled out in 2016 and originally shared its underpinnings with the Fit subcompact hatchback. The Honda Fit has departed, therefore, to keep the HR-V going,…

Nissan Juke
12
Jul
2022
Posted in History

History of the Nissan Juke

The Nissan Juke is a rare breed, a quirkily styled model that by all accounts should have immediately failed in a discriminating consumer market. This subcompact crossover utility vehicle, however, rolled out in 2011 and stayed around through 2017, as…

Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid
11
Jul
2022
Posted in News

Last Call for These 2022 Hyundai Models

Mark 2022 as a watershed year for the Hyundai brand. But not necessarily for reasons you may think. Indeed, it was not the introduction of the full-electric Ioniq 5 that topped the news, although this model certainly portends what is…

Genesis GV60
08
Jul
2022
Posted in New Vehicle Reviews

Bedazzled by the 2023 Genesis GV60 EV!

The Genesis marque launched in 2015 and within a few years, it had three sedans for consideration. Soon thereafter, a succession of utility vehicles followed, including its latest model, the GV60. Unlike the others, the Genesis GV60 is electric only….