Friday, July 10

Month: July 2015

When You Want Driving Fun, Check out this Car
Brands, Chevrolet

When You Want Driving Fun, Check out this Car

Driving is something we all have to do unless we live in a large city with a fantastic transit system that is able to get us where we need to go.  For a majority of Americans, and for the pleasure of having the opportunity to spread out on the open road, most of us have to drive at some point in nearly every day.  Whether you are cruising across the country for a summer of fun or you have to make that daily commute to the “salt mines” to make the bacon to feed your family the longing to have a great driving machine that makes the ride fun is a feeling that can creep in at times. (more…)
Hyundai Santa Cruz Named 2015 Concept Truck Of The Year
Brands, Hyundai

Hyundai Santa Cruz Named 2015 Concept Truck Of The Year

FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., July 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- It kicked off 2015 with a buzz-generating surprise debut at the North American International Auto Show in January, and now the popular Hyundai Santa Cruz has earned the prestigious title of Concept Truck of the Year at the 14th annual North American Concept Vehicle of the Year (NACVOTY) Awards at the Concours d'Elegance of America at St. John's. (more…)
Classic Power from the Challenger
Brands, Dodge

Classic Power from the Challenger

The new version of the Dodge Challenger made its first appearance in 2008 and for one particular model there have been little to no changes over the last seven years.  Of course calling this a new version only means its modern since the Challenger in this style is truly a throwback to the Challenger of old that went by the wayside for so many years only to reemerge and bring back a style that we love to see and is a lot of fun to drive.  The one Challenger that has not changed over the past seven years has been the 5.7L R/T manual model. (more…)
Honda Opens New Silicon Valley Facility to Advance Connected Mobility
Brands, Honda

Honda Opens New Silicon Valley Facility to Advance Connected Mobility

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., July 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Honda today marked the opening of its new Silicon Valley R&D facility, using the occasion to unveil a refreshed 2016 Accord featuring Honda's first application of Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™.  Honda also announced a new open innovation R&D initiative, Honda Xcelerator, which will provide resources to breakthrough technology innovators to help rapidly develop prototypes with the potential to transform the automotive experience. (more…)
Xerox Jumping Into Auto Research
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Xerox Jumping Into Auto Research

It seems everyday we hear about a new tech company that is jumping into the automotive space. They want to join the race for technology in the connected car. From Google and Apple to Pioneer and Samsung, everyone wants a piece of the automotive pie. It seems that Xerox also wants to play the automotive technology game. They, however, aren’t interested in building an autonomous vehicle. They have other plans for their automotive technology. (more…)
2016 BMW 6 Series:  Continued Greatness
BMW, Brands

2016 BMW 6 Series:  Continued Greatness

The BMW 6 Series has been one of the most famous, celebrated and exalted cars on the market for many years.  Whether that’s because of the top of the line engineering that goes into this car or the fact it is really a car lineup by itself is hard to figure, but either way this is a car worthy of a great deal of attention and enthusiasm.  Offering you a coupe, a convertible and even the four-door Gran Coupe gives you a great choice between the styles of car you want.  If you choose to have the M added to the name, well you get the M6 which is considered to be the high end sport model which is extremely exciting to drive. (more…)
Critics Argue Driverless Cars Are Unsafe
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Critics Argue Driverless Cars Are Unsafe

With all of the talk about autonomous, or driverless cars, the debate on safety is heating up. While self-driving car makers like Google, Apple, Uber, and Tesla claiming that autonomous vehicles will keep drivers, cyclists, and pedestrians safer, others argue that robocars cannot adjust for emergencies, causing more accidents and deaths. Why do critics argue against driverless cars? (more…)
2016 Ford Fiesta: A Smart Subcompact Car
Brands, Ford

2016 Ford Fiesta: A Smart Subcompact Car

The Ford Fiesta is a small car and one of the least expensive vehicles on the entire car market.  This makes it a great choice for those who are just starting out and are budget-conscious.  the Fiesta comes in a variety of builds such as the five-door hatchback, the four-door sedan, and the Fiesta ST that gives a fantastic power punch.  Not only does the Fiesta come in a size and with the equipment to be a great subcompact car, but with the fuel efficiency so many want in order to get more out of a tank of gas so as to not spend all the disposable income on gas. (more…)
Prices Revealed for the Special Edition Toyota Models
Brands, Toyota

Prices Revealed for the Special Edition Toyota Models

Toyota has announced the two Special Edition models will have extremely affordable pricing for both vehicles.  The Camry will show up with a price of $26,550 and the Corolla will cost $21,470.  These prices allow us to enjoy the benefits of higher end features with better performance parts that allow these two to be limited run vehicles that are both affordable and will certainly be highly sought after in the States.  Whether it’s a great marketing ploy or really a much better version of what is already being offered it’s hard to tell, but the reality is, we are taking notice, especially when the pricing is so reasonable. (more…)