Category: News

Latest news about cars, trucks and driving in general.

Honda Service Pass
10
May
2022
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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…

diesel
04
May
2022
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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…

VINFAST
22
Apr
2022
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VinFast is Coming to America

VinFast, an upstart automaker from Vietnam, will enter the U.S. market this year. The company, founded in 2017 by Vingroup, is currently producing vehicles in its home country. Later this year, two all-electric SUVs arrive stateside, models that will later…

Hurricane Engine
25
Mar
2022
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What We Know About the Stellantis Hurricane Engine

A hurricane is brewing, but in this situation, it is entirely man-made. Precisely, the Hurricane that arrives this fall will not come from the Atlantic, although it will originate near the Gulf. The Gulf of Mexico, that is. Stellantis, a…

07
Mar
2022
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Gas Prices Breach $4 Per Gallon

To the surprise of virtually no one, the average price for a gallon of regular-grade gasoline topped $4 per gallon over the weekend. That is the highest price we have seen since 2008 and it shows no signs of easing….

Nissan Armada
10
Feb
2022
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The Nissan Armada Lives on Without a V8

Are you a fan of the V8 engine? If so, who can blame you? After all, the V8 is synonymous with raw power and remains the performance choice for not a few drivers. However, the V8 engine appears on its…

Toyota Tacoma
10
Jan
2022
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America’s Medium-Size Pickup Trucks by Sales

The 2021 sales numbers for medium-sized pickup trucks are in and there is little we found surprising. Yet, we can now say that the Toyota Tacoma is so dominant that it nearly matches the sales totals of the next three…

Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat Redeye
07
Jan
2022
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Dodge Challenger Overtakes Ford Mustang for Pony Car Laurels

Not since the Ford Mustang emerged in 1965 has it lost the top position for the segment it best represents: pony cars. But that 56-year streak came to an end in 2021 when the Dodge Challenger lived up to its…

Chevrolet Silverado EV
06
Jan
2022
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Chevrolet Prepares to Welcome Three New EVs

GM’s Chevrolet brand was an early proponent of electrified vehicles, introducing the Volt PHEV in 2011, followed by the Bolt EV in 2017. Few other manufacturers outside of Tesla and Nissan have shown such an initial interest in the emerging…

CES
10
Dec
2021
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Electric Chevrolet Silverado Launches in 2023

An electric version of the Chevrolet Silverado will go into production in early 2023, according to a report filed by Automotive News. The pickup truck, the first electric Silverado, follows the GMC Hummer EV to the market. We’ve already witnessed…

08
Dec
2021
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At Long Last, North Carolina Snags a Major Automotive Manufacturing Plant

Years of trying to land a manufacturing plant from a major automaker have finally paid off for the State of North Carolina. Earlier this week, Toyota announced that it had selected the Randolph County community of Liberty for the home…

Mazda MX-30
12
Oct
2021
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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,…

Rivian R1T
17
Sep
2021
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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…

18
Dec
2019
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Looking to book a C8 Corvette Stingray? Too late!

Chevrolet has just confirmed that the entire inventory reserved for pre-orders has completely sold out. If the manufacturer is to be believed, they need to first deliver on close to 40,000 units pre-ordered by customers before the first one could…

Hummer H3
29
Oct
2019
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GM Contemplating Reviving the Hummer brand

span style=”font-weight: 400;”>The Ongoing strikes with the UAW and the subsequent attempts for negotiations are slowly revealing some of the plans that GM has for the future. As per a recent report by Reuters, GM plans to invest nearly $3…

3D car puzzle
10
Apr
2015
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What to Do if Your Car Has Been Recalled

Last year, more than 50 million vehicles across the nation were recalled for a defective part, faulty mechanism or dangerous feature that had either been proven to cause or was capable of causing serious injury and harm. A blog in…