2022 Toyota Avalon
31
May
2022
Posted in Special

Swan Song for the Toyota Avalon

The Toyota Avalon is a large sedan, the apex model in this brand’s car portfolio. Introduced for the 1995 model year, the Avalon originally targeted the big Buick and Mercury sedans of that day. Today, the Avalon soldiers on for…

car key fob
30
May
2022
Posted in Consumer Guidance

How to Prevent Car Theft

Despite technological advances, the motor vehicle theft rate in the United States continues to rise. According to the FBI, more than 810,000 vehicles were stolen in 2020, an increase of 11.8% over the previous year. A staggering $7.4 billion was…

2022 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid
27
May
2022
Posted in New Models

All About the Hyundai Sonata Hybrid

If you are in search for a fuel-efficient car, you’re in the company of legions of Americans. With fuel prices surging well above $4 per gallon, the search for efficiency is on. A growing list of full-electric vehicles is available….

transfer case
26
May
2022
Posted in Engineering & Technology

General Guide to Finding the Perfect Transfer Case for Your Needs

A transfer case is the heart of the four-wheel-drive system found in your rig. That means you want one that delivers amazing functionality and exceptional dependability. However, with so many transfer cases available on the market, it can be difficult…

Hyundai Georgia
25
May
2022
Posted in News

Georgia Chosen for Hyundai’s First EV Plant in America

Bryan County, Georgia is the site for a planned Hyundai manufacturing facility. Last week, Governor Bryan P. Kemp and other Georgia officials met with Hyundai Motor Group officials and announced that land near Savannah was selected. It will become the…

2022 Hyundai Ioniq 5
24
May
2022
Posted in New Vehicle Reviews

Hyundai Ioniq 5: All-New EV

The electric vehicle market continues to expand as new players enter. Hyundai is not new to the scene, but the Ioniq 5 is. This model builds on its Ioniq line of electrified vehicles to deliver an all-electric model with a…

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…

Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid
19
May
2022
Posted in Articles

All About Minivans!

The minivan segment is a shell of its previous glory. In the 1980s, just when the Chrysler Corporation was reviving the segment, customers began moving away from wagons to minivans. By 2000, crossover utility vehicles began to enter the market…

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…