Ford Logo
04
Jan
2024
Posted in News

Strong Fourth Quarter Propels Ford Sales

In 2023, Ford continued to expand its range of vehicles, affirming its leadership in the gas vehicle market with its top-selling trucks and vans, while also seeing a surge in electric and hybrid vehicle sales. The result was a sales…

Stellantis
04
Jan
2024
Posted in News

Stellantis Sales Fall Slightly in 2023

Stellantis, under its FCA US LLC division, reported a mix of outcomes in its 2023 vehicle sales. The company saw total sales of 343,552 vehicles in the fourth quarter and 1,527,090 vehicles for the full year. While these figures represent…

Genesis G70
04
Jan
2024
Posted in Special

Traditional Car Body Styles Remain Important to Consumers

While GM, Ford, and Stellantis have largely stuck nails in the car coffin, several competing manufacturers have stayed with them. Yes, crossover utility vehicles continue to dominate the market, but there is still room in the market for sedans as…

Honda
04
Jan
2024
Posted in News

Honda Registers Banner 2023

Over the past few days, numerous automakers have released their U.S. sales figures for 2023. The majority have seen sales increases, with several reporting significant double-digit growth. Notably, American Honda has achieved extraordinary success, selling over 1.3 million units in…

upward sales
03
Jan
2024
Posted in News

Subaru, Nissan, GM Report 2023 Sales

Automakers with a U.S. presence continued to report 2023 sales today. Three manufacturers – Subaru, Nissan, and GM, each achieved gains over 2022. All three offered brief news releases. We have culled through all three to supply the following information….

Mazda Logo
03
Jan
2024
Posted in News

Mazda’s Remarkable Sales Performance in 2023

Information in this article is based on a press release distributed by Mazda. In a year marked by remarkable achievements, Mazda North American Operations (MNAO) has reported a notable increase in its December 2023 sales, reaching 39,518 vehicles, which signifies…

Toyota logo
03
Jan
2024
Posted in News

Toyota Announces 2023 U.S. Sales

Information in this article is based on a press release distributed by Toyota. Toyota Motor North America (TMNA) has closed 2023 with remarkable success, setting a new benchmark in its U.S. sales history. The automaker reported a total sale of…

Hyundai Logo
03
Jan
2024
Posted in News

Hyundai Motor America Reports Record 2023 Sales

Information in this article is based on a press release distributed by Hyundai. Hyundai Motor America ended 2023 on a high note, achieving its highest December sales total in company history with 75,164 units sold, marking a 4-percent increase compared…

Kia logo
03
Jan
2024
Posted in News

Kia Achieves Record Sales in 2023

Information in this article is based on a press release distributed by Kia. In a remarkable year for Kia America, 2023 stands out as a historical milestone with the automaker shattering its previous yearly sales record. In a dazzling display…

minivan doors
03
Jan
2024
Posted in Special

In Praise of the Lowly Minivan

Remember those days when choosing a car felt like selecting the perfect ensemble for a special night out? When considering a new vehicle, it’s about more than just looks. We think of comfort, functionality, and yes, those ever-important modern tech…

winter road trip travelers
01
Jan
2024
Posted in Driving Tips

Your Winter Road Trip Guide

Winter road trips offer a unique and enchanting experience, far removed from the common summer getaway. The crisp air, serene snow-covered landscapes, and the quiet beauty of winter can make for an unforgettable journey. However, these trips require meticulous planning…

car mechanic
29
Dec
2023
Posted in Consumer Guidance

Mechanic Talk and Your Ride

Making a trip to the auto service center is just part of owning a car. Having a clear, detailed chat with your mechanic matters more than you might think. When your car’s up on the lift, that’s your chance to…

27
Dec
2023
Posted in Special

50 Active Car Brands in the U.S.

Car brands in America. The U.S. automotive landscape is a vibrant mosaic of 50 active brands, headlined by industry giants such as Chevrolet, Toyota, Ford, Honda, and Hyundai. This dynamic market also includes popular brands like Nissan and Kia, alongside…

car tools
25
Dec
2023
Posted in Car Care

Car Tools Every Driver Should Own

If you own a vehicle, there are certain car tools every owner should have. For those who work on their cars up to avid enthusiasts, additional tools are essential. What should you stock? Where should you buy them? Read on…

bridge traffic
22
Dec
2023
Posted in Driving Tips

Christmas Catastrophe: Disaster Averted

Following my Thanksgiving post, I received a request to share a Christmas adventure story. However, my husband Will and I traditionally don’t travel during the holidays. We prefer to celebrate Christmas at home, where family members join us to spend…

car broker
20
Dec
2023
Posted in Car Buying Tips

How a Car Broker Can Secure Your Next Vehicle

For anyone diving into the often-tricky world of car shopping, a car broker can be a game-changer. These pros cut through the confusing world of buying a car, bringing savvy and negotiation skills that often mean big savings and a…

water pump
18
Dec
2023
Posted in Car Care

Water Pump Troubles and Replacement

At the core of a vehicle’s cooling system lies the water pump, a crucial component that serves as the engine’s safeguard against overheating. This pump is responsible for the circulation of coolant – a combination of water and antifreeze –…

Christmas Stocking
15
Dec
2023
Posted in Special

100 Last-Minute Christmas Stocking Stuffers!

Christmas is closing in fast! Likely, you have the bulk of your shopping done, but you may still be shopping for a few small items to round out your gifting. To that end, we present our list of 100 Christmas…

cash for car
13
Dec
2023
Posted in Car Selling Tips

Options for Disposing an Unwanted Car

If you’re stuck with a car that’s seen better days and just won’t start, there’s no need to worry. Disposing of a non-functional vehicle can be straightforward and might even bring in some extra cash. Let’s explore your options for…

2024 Honda Accord
11
Dec
2023
Posted in New Vehicle Reviews

Honda Makes its Case With the Accord

Sedans may be losing popularity due to the ever-increasing demand for crossovers, yet Honda continues to update and improve its core models. While Honda has a strong presence in the utility vehicle market, its midsize Accord sedan, along with the…