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FCA Recalls 182,000 Jeep Wrangler 4×4 for Faulty Airbag Sensors

56 minutes agoVehicles / Cars : AutomoBlog

According to filings with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) is currently recalling 182,308 2016 and 2017 Jeep Wrangler 4×4 vehicles in the United States. The issued recall is to fix airbag sensors which may disconnect during an accident, and thus, not deploy the airbag. The cause of the problem is […]

FLARED Auto Emergency Kit Review

2 hours agoVehicles / Cars : AutomoBlog

One day a big box arrived on my doorstep. “Ah, this must be that FLARED (all caps, if you please) auto emergency kit management wants me to review,” I muse. Out of the cardboard shipping box comes an off-white suitcase-esque deal styled like an Anvil road case. It’s about the size of five or six […]

First Look: 2017 Land Rover Discovery

yesterdayVehicles / Cars : AutomoBlog

After 13 years, Land Rover is bringing back the Discovery name to the U.S. in mid 2017. The new Discovery will be lighter, longer, wider, and slightly more powerful than the current model. The 2017 Land Rover Discovery was previewed by the Land Rover Discovery Vision concept at the 2014 New York Auto Show. With […]

Ford Modeling Interiors for Smartphone & Tablet Storage

yesterdayVehicles / Cars : AutomoBlog

The header on a recent Ford press release reads “Americans Carry Around So Many Electronic Devices that Ford Had to Rethink the Car Interior” My first thought was, “well duh.” What’s next? “Ford Announces Bigger Seat Cushions For Lard-Butt American Market?” Then I thought about it for another half second and realized it’s a pretty cool […]

BMW Celebrates 30 Years of M3 Heritage

yesterdayVehicles / Cars : AutomoBlog

30 years, really? BMW has been turning out these little brutes for that long? I know, they’re not so little any longer, but when they started out, the first M3 was sort of like a 2002 Tii on steroids, or perhaps an updating of the original concept. By now, we’re onto BMW’s game, but at […]

Apple CarPlay vs Android Auto (Infographic)

2 days agoVehicles / Cars : AutomoBlog

Smartphones have come a long way in making our lives easier. With the ability to connect to a car’s audio system, they can provide enhanced infotainment on the go. One can even use the apps to enable voice commands to take over many basic controls, like checking the car status, playing songs, or even adjusting the […]

Letter From The UK: Low Autumn Sun

2 days agoVehicles / Cars : AutomoBlog

Geoff Maxted warns that you won’t see him coming...  As an automotive writer I take my driving seriously. I also take the driving of other people seriously. It has become necessary for me to take the hard line view that driving standards are not what they were. My experience obviously is here […]

Nostrum Energy: Unlocking Raw Performance Through Direct Injection

3 days agoVehicles / Cars : AutomoBlog

Facilitating the creation of 500, 600, 700, and more horsepower cars is not Nostrum Energy’s mission, but it is a joyful byproduct of their long-term combustion control research. The Ann Arbor, Michigan based company is developing injectors for numerous direct injection applications that should excite and anchor the right feet of go-fast enthusiasts everywhere. Forget […]

2016 Volkswagen Tiguan SEL 4Motion Review

4 days agoVehicles / Cars : AutomoBlog

Not all SUVs will appeal to all people. That’s why automakers, like Volkswagen, build vehicles for a niche group. For those looking for a fun commute and a vehicle that offers utility, the Volkswagen Tiguan could be your ticket to more rewarding drive times. It features a turbo engine, a panoramic sunroof, 6-speed automatic gearbox, […]

Safest Times For Driving: Does Your Commute Put You At Risk?

4 days agoVehicles / Cars : AutomoBlog

Is driving in the middle of the night safer than driving during the day? Sure, you may have the street to yourself for the time being, but you also have to compete with the lack of daylight and the possibility of an alcohol-induced reckless driver. Instamotor, the local marketplace app for buying and selling used […]

Automoblog Book Garage: The Complete Book of Classic Ford F-Series Pickups

5 days agoVehicles / Cars : AutomoBlog

On any given job site or farm; in any given work zone, or neighborhood driveway, you are likely to see a Ford F-Series. The truck is a mainstay of the American landscape, reflecting both the labors of hard work and the rewards such pursuits bring. Trim levels like the XL and XLT reflect a certain […]

2017 GMC Sierra HD: Journal Entries & Rotating Assemblies

6 days agoVehicles / Cars : AutomoBlog

The heavy-duty truck market is one of the most competitive segments in the automotive industry. With Ford and Ram delivering strong offerings in their own right, GMC is looking to level the playing field with the 2017 Sierra HD. The truck’s redesigned Duramax 6.6L V-8 turbo-diesel is something loyal GMC buyers will appreciate. “With nearly […]

2017 Honda Civic To Feature Turbo Charging & Manual Transmission

6 days agoVehicles / Cars : AutomoBlog

Neo-luddite gearheads! Honda has heard your cries! Those of you that loath automatics and semi-automatics with a white-hot revulsion that will never be extinguished, deliverance is at hand! Not only does the new for 2017 Civic lineup feature turbocharged engines, but, a manual transmission will also be available. Look, I like a manual transmission. Especially […]

GM’s Hydrogen Fuel Cell: Star Trek, Moon Landings & The Electrovan

last weekVehicles / Cars : AutomoBlog

To many, the hydrogen fuel cell is the way we will power our personal vehicles in the future. Non-polluting, they run on the most abundant stuff in the universe and their only real emissions is water. It sounds sci-fi and futuristic, because it is, but the ironic thing here is although the hydrogen fuel cell […]

Spray Nine Review Part II: Tackling The Old Toaster Oven

last weekVehicles / Cars : AutomoBlog

Spray Nine did a great job on the bulldozer, but now for the real test. You would think that the dirtiest thing to clean around my property would be my bulldozer. No. It’s my toaster oven. That’s right; my shop appliance. I had to obtain special permission from my wife to bring my workshop toaster […]

Spray Nine Review Part 1: Tackling The Dirty D6

last weekVehicles / Cars : AutomoBlog

“What are you doing today, Uncle Mikey?” “Why, Maude, I’m glad you asked. I will Spray Nine my bulldozer.” That’s right. I made a new verb. You can medal at the Olympics and you can Spray Nine dirt away. The latter is much easier, especially with Spray Nine’s Heavy-Duty Cleaner, Degreaser, and Disinfectant. Granted, you’ll not […]

AmericanMuscle Annual Car Show Benefits Make-A-Wish® Foundation

last weekVehicles / Cars : AutomoBlog

One of the great things about the automotive culture is its ability to bring people together.  You see this at a variety of car shows every year, from major events like the North American International Auto Show to more intimate get-togethers. When I lived in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, for example, car enthusiasts would gather […]

The 2017 Ford F-150 Raptor: Mr. Miller, Your Car Is Ready

last weekVehicles / Cars : AutomoBlog

In this case, that reference is to George Miller, former emergency room doctor who is now best known for switching careers and directing family movies like Mad Max: Fury Road, and disaster movies strewn across post-apocalyptic war zones like Babe: Pig in The City. Speaking of post-apocalyptic landscapes: Southern Arizona. For some reason – which […]

2017 Mazda CX-3 Grand Touring AWD Review

last weekVehicles / Cars : AutomoBlog

From the outside, the 2017 Mazda CX-3 is visually appealing and hits the mark in the world of near-lookalike crossovers. Its lines are not dull, it looks both athletic and sculptured, and is sportier than most of the competition. That’s just the outside. What about the inside and its driving dynamics? We wanted to find […]

New Buick Luxury Sub-Brand Focuses On Evolving Customer Base

last weekVehicles / Cars : AutomoBlog

This is a very interesting, and potentially very shrewd move by Buick. In a certain way, they’re taking a page from Honda, Nissan, and Toyota’s playbook circa late-80s and are rolling out a high-end luxury brand-within-a-brand much like Acura, Infiniti, and Lexus. And all signs point to Buick going worldwide with this plan. First, there’s […]

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