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2018 Extended-Length Lincoln Navigator: When Huge Isn’t Big Enough

3 hours agoVehicles / Cars : AutomoBlog

In the neo-Edwardian age we are all descending into, Daisy Buchanan 2.0 will probably be driving a 2018 Extended-Length Lincoln Navigator when she runs over a poor person. Calling this thing “big” is like calling the USS Shenandoah “big.” It greatly downplays its magnitude. Even though Lincoln touts the size of their new Extended-Length Lincoln […]

Faurecia: The Automotive “Make Tank”

2 days agoVehicles / Cars : AutomoBlog

It’s a calm summer day in Holland, Michigan, a thirty some thousand people city in the state’s western region. A near 200 miles from Detroit, Holland is not a traditional automotive headquarters. Driving through town, past the tulip beds or one of the many churches, there are few if any clues Holland is really at […]

Restomods: Best of Both Worlds

3 days agoVehicles / Cars : AutomoBlog

It’s an age-old car question – are you a classic or a modern car lover? In recent years, we’ve seen people ask “why not both” through a new trend: resto-modding. While there is no clear-cut definition, a restomod vehicle is one that has been externally restored to original, or close to the original appearance, yet […]

2018 McLaren 570S Spider: A Convertible But Not Really

3 days agoVehicles / Cars : AutomoBlog

McLaren calls their new 570S Spider “a convertible without compromise.” And sure, that’s just what you’d expect them to say, but convertibles inherently have many engineering compromises. That’s not to say the 570S is not a good car. It is. It is a very good car indeed. Besides a drop top, what does the McLaren […]

Ford Announces Kentucky Truck Plant Investment, Shifts Focus Production

3 days agoVehicles / Cars : AutomoBlog

Ford Motor Company is investing $900 million into the Kentucky Truck Plant for upgrades to build the all-new Ford Expedition and Lincoln Navigator. The vehicles will arrive at Ford dealers this fall but also be exported to 55 markets globally, including the Navigator to China. The automaker says this latest investment in Kentucky will help […]

2018 Chevy Camaro ZL1 1LE Achieves Personal Best At Nürburgring (Video Included)

3 days agoVehicles / Cars : AutomoBlog

The 2018 Chevy Camaro ZL1 1LE has returned home with a new record in its hat: the monster Camaro just lapped the Nürburgring’s 12.9-mile Nordschleife (“North Loop”) at 7:16.04, making it the fastest Camaro ever on the famed German track. The ZL1 1LE’s time places it nearly 14 seconds ahead of the Camaro ZL1 with the […]

Nissan Expands EV Charging Network With New Stations

3 days agoVehicles / Cars : AutomoBlog

Ah, good news. One of the main problems with EVs, besides the energy density of batteries, is charging when you’re out and about. Finding electricity is easy, but finding higher voltage electricity, which will charge your car faster, is harder. The only real answer seems to be adding dedicated high voltage “fast charging stations” onto […]

Jaguar To Debut Compact Performance SUV Next Month

5 days agoVehicles / Cars : AutomoBlog

Jaguar has announced the new E-PACE, a compact performance SUV meant to expand the automaker’s PACE lineup. The forthcoming E-PACE is said to have sports car like design elements, agile driving dynamics, and functional, everyday practicality. The E-PACE is the third new nameplate in Jaguar’s already diverse and growing portfolio. Success Streak The new E-PACE […]

2018 Subaru Crosstrek Pricing, Trim Levels Announced

5 days agoVehicles / Cars : AutomoBlog

Alright, listen up! Pay attention all you campers, large dog owners that need walking havers, urban dwellers with fully paid-up REI memberships, and especially people that live in areas of the planet with particularly difficult weather: Subaru has finally dished on the cost of the all-new Crosstrek for 2018. Have no fear, it’s not that […]

Jaguar Land Rover Classic Works: The UK’s Motor City

6 days agoVehicles / Cars : AutomoBlog

Jaguar, along with corporate sibling Land Rover, have been doing the factory refurbished thing for a while now. They join the growing trend of auto manufacturers keeping the original flame burning for those who desire, or can afford, factory originality. Their latest press release is slugged as being from “Ryton-on-Dunsmore, UK” and believe me, it […]

2018 Honda Accord To Debut In Detroit

last weekVehicles / Cars : AutomoBlog

The 2018 Honda Accord will make its global debut in Detroit, Michigan on July 14th, now less than a month away. The automaker released the above concept drawing which gives us some insight as to what the car will look like. Although we can only see a portion of the vehicle, Honda promises the new […]

2018 Hyundai Elantra Trim Levels Expand

last weekVehicles / Cars : AutomoBlog

Hyundai has gone and messed with its popular Elantra for 2018, or at least tweaked one of the available option packages. That could be trouble – monkeying with the Elantra, pretty much Hyundai’s bread and butter car, might spell disaster – but have no fear, Hyundai is on top of the situation. Hyundai’s Elantra, now […]

2018 Ford F-150: Bad Ideas, Big Bets And Beer Can Jokes

last weekVehicles / Cars : AutomoBlog

Ford Motor Company has, in recent times, put a strong emphasis on material composition. When I was selling Ford trucks seven, eight years ago, the high-strength steel frames were always a focal point. As sales consultants, we would often explain the frame’s benefits, touching on things like towing capability, payload capacity, and overall durability. At […]

2018 Volkswagen Tiguan: Pricing & Trim Level Overview

last weekVehicles / Cars : AutomoBlog

Volkswagen of America, Inc. has announced the pricing, equipment options, and trim levels for the 2018 Tiguan. VW designers focused on a modern look with the vehicle’s body lines and wider stance. The automaker’s MBQ architecture, which the new Tiguan is built from, is important to note. The vehicle gains 10.6 inches in length over […]

General Motors Proposes New Supplier Park In Texas

last weekVehicles / Cars : AutomoBlog

General Motors continues to invest in their American facilities, committing most recently to a new supplier park at the Arlington Assembly Plant in Arlington, Texas. The new supplier park will have two industrial manufacturing and warehouse buildings comprising more than 1.2 million square feet. The forthcoming park will support future vehicle production, house over 1,200 […]

Hyundai Kona: The SUV For City Folk

last weekVehicles / Cars : AutomoBlog

Well, at least Hyundai is up front about what their new Kona SUV is built for. Right there in the title of their press release, the thing reads: “Kona: World Premiere Of An Urban SUV For Active Lifestyles.” Far too many SUVs are pitched with this farcical idea that you’re going to be driving your […]

2018 Honda Fit: Little But Kinda Big

last weekVehicles / Cars : AutomoBlog

The Honda Fit, besides having an adorably Japanese name (seriously, who would name a car that? The same society that would name one of their cars the Bongo Friendly, I suppose) aims to be nearly all things to a certain slice of the population pie. The Fit wants to be small enough for the urban […]

Is Lincoln The Watered Down Cadillac?

last weekVehicles / Cars : AutomoBlog

Lincoln is, by this point in its life, a very strange company. At one time, they were the ride of choice for Presidents and rockstars and mobsters. The Kennedys, Pete Townsend, and the Corleones all had a thing for Lincolns. They were credibly going toe-to-toe with Cadillac for the pinnacle of huge American luxury cars […]

Letter From The UK: A Breed Apart

last weekVehicles / Cars : AutomoBlog

A small green jewel of an island in the middle of the Irish Sea is home to one of the most exciting and nerve-shredding Motorsports events anywhere on the planet. Although it is part of the United Kingdom, the Isle Of Man has its own parliament and government which have competence over all domestic matters. […]

General Motors Assembles First Round of Driverless Test Vehicles

last weekVehicles / Cars : AutomoBlog

General Motors recently announced the completed production of 130 self-driving Chevrolet Bolt EV test vehicles. The fleet is equipped with GM’s latest autonomous technology, and will join the more than 50 other Bolt EV test vehicles already in service. Show More Summary

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