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All Roads Lead to 2016 for Elio Motors

3 months agoVehicles / Cars : AutomoBlog

Elio Motors is a unique auto manufacturer, offering an unusual product with a remarkable value proposition. The Elio (the company and their car share the same name) carries a target price of $6,800 with an estimated fuel economy of 84 mpg highway. To achieve these extraordinary numbers, the company is developing a modern, yet uncomplicated […]

Best Winter Maintenance Tips for Your Vehicle

3 months agoVehicles / Cars : AutomoBlog

Those of us who live in the northern half of the United States are accustomed to the drill: every year, the approach of winter means the possibility of driving in treacherous weather conditions (we can hear you Floridians smirk). Deep down, you know there are preventative maintenance items your daily driver needs, but the exact […]

New Ford Suit Simulates Impaired Driving

3 months agoVehicles / Cars : AutomoBlog

With the holidays fast approaching, additional travel for many families is expected and for some, additional apprehension. Holiday weekends are a catalyst for this, particularly with impaired driving. According to the National Highway...Show More Summary

185 Most Popular Off-Road Destinations

3 months agoVehicles / Cars : AutomoBlog

There is nothing quite like the thrill of off-roading and in the automotive world, it’s a culture onto itself. Part Catalog surveyed the off-road community in order to determine the most popular 4×4 locations in the United States. Clint Henderson of Part Catalog says they had over 3,800 responses and are shooting for over 6,000 for 2016. […]

2016 Scion iM 5-Door Hatchback Review

3 months agoVehicles / Cars : AutomoBlog

When we took delivery of the new 2016 Scion iM, our initial reaction was that Scion has pulled off a hatchback design that looks impressive, with a presence that shouts cool. It’s designed for a younger generation of buyers who are looking for a city commuter with utility and style to match. And the iM […]

Gasoline Direct Injection: Fad or Future?

3 months agoVehicles / Cars : AutomoBlog

The internal combustion engine is 150 years old and its thermal efficiency – the amount of energy converted from combustion into mechanical work – is unlikely to achieve parity with emerging alternatives. For the performance enthusiasts among us, harboring anxiety over the future, you are not alone. Show More Summary

Lewis Hamilton: Man or Machine?

3 months agoVehicles / Cars : AutomoBlog

Over the years many great, title-winning Formula One drivers have been accused of simply having the better car. From Alain Prost and Ayrton Senna, to Michael Schumacher and his compatriot Sebastian Vettel; all have had their exploits undermined by those who claim their advantage was a mechanical one, unrelated to their quality behind the wheel. […]

Small Community Home to Vital Ford Testing

3 months agoVehicles / Cars : AutomoBlog

Old Man Winter is not the most enjoyable companion and for those living where snowfall is common, it’s only a matter of time. If the rush of pumpkin spice, peppermint, cinnamon flavored everything wasn’t a sign of winter approaching, certinately the endless array of holiday, romance movies, adorning my Netflix account are. Danielle informed me […]

Nomad Roadtrip Car Charger Review

3 months agoVehicles / Cars : AutomoBlog

There are times I find myself wishing I had a vehicle phone charger. I travel often for my work in the automotive industry and as I wait to board a plane, I am responding to e-mails, texts, and calls. By the time I land in my next city, get back to the people who contacted […]

2015 Chevy Colorado 4WD Z71Crew Short Bed Review

3 months agoVehicles / Cars : AutomoBlog

Chevrolet got out of the mid-size pickup market a few years ago but they are back in the game with a new, all-purpose player. The 2015 Chevrolet Colorado goes up against the Toyota Tacoma and Nissan Frontier and they’ve come up with a good one to compete with their Japanese rivals. Not everyone needs a […]

Event Hostess Index: A Sign of Economic Health?

3 months agoVehicles / Cars : AutomoBlog

The annual Specialty Equipment Market Association Show in Las Vegas, better known as SEMA, was held recently and it did not disappoint. Each year, it brings together thousands of automotive performance part manufacturers, alongside companies who make shiny wheels, burbling exhaust systems, restoration parts, and everything between. Show More Summary

First Look: 2016 Honda Civic

3 months agoVehicles / Cars : AutomoBlog

Without a doubt, the 9th generation Honda Civic will go into the company’s history book as a most disappointing piece of metal. In its short life cycle, the Civic needed four major refreshes in order to compete with its mainstream rivals. However, with the introduction of the 10th generation, 2016 Honda Civic, it looks like […]

Rental Cars & Millennials: Enterprise Leads Recent Study

3 months agoVehicles / Cars : AutomoBlog

I travel often for my work in the automotive industry, sometimes hitting several cites a week at my busiest. I noticed, this past year especially, more Millennials when I pick up my rental cars from the airport. Probably not surprising then are the results of the J.D. Power 2015 North America Rental Car Satisfaction Study. […]

2016 Hyundai Tucson Sport AWD Review

3 months agoVehicles / Cars : AutomoBlog

In the competitive compact crossover/SUV segment, the only way to survive is to keep improving on what you have. That’s what Hyundai has done with the all-new, 2016 Tucson compact SUV. It’s what the brand is doing across their entire lineup and it’s why the South Koreans are catching Toyota and Honda. Hyundai Tucson competes […]

Ford Bronco & Ranger to Return?

3 months agoVehicles / Cars : AutomoBlog

Enthusiasts rejoice, the Ford Bronco is coming back!  And the Ranger! Probably... The tentative labor agreement between Ford Motor Company and the UAW shows the outgoing Focus and C-Max at the 2.8 million square foot, Michigan Assembly Plant will be replaced with a new Ranger. And there is strong evidence in the […]

First Look: 2017 Mercedes-Benz GLS Class

3 months agoVehicles / Cars : AutomoBlog

Next week at the 2015 Los Angles International Auto Show, Mercedes-Benz will be unveiling the mildly refreshed 2017 GLS Class (formerly GL Class). In an effort to realign their SUV lineup with their sedan lineup, Mercedes-Benz will market the GLS as the “S Class of SUVs.” This means the GLS will be the most luxurious 3-row […]

Subaru Announces New Model, Furthers Environmental Commitment

3 months agoVehicles / Cars : AutomoBlog

Subaru confirmed the Tribeca’s replacement will be produced at the SIA plant in Lafayette, Indiana.  SIA is an acronym for Subaru of Indiana Automotive Inc. Production of the new crossover will begin in 2018. The new vehicle is unnamed for now, but will likely carry something synonymous with an outdoor lifestyle, similar to its family […]

27 Things You Must Know Before Buying Used Cars

3 months agoVehicles / Cars : AutomoBlog

In car lingo, a “cream puff” is a pre-owned vehicle in exceptional condition. Although rare, it’s easy to spot these by the attention given by the previous owner. The inside is well kept, the engine was maintained, the miles are low, and even the price is right. Dealerships and shoppers alike love these. They generate […]

2016 Honda Odyssey 5 Door SE Review

3 months agoVehicles / Cars : AutomoBlog

The minivan has taken the brunt of many jokes over the years, but the jesting will cease from this journalist after our test drive in the 2016 Honda Odyssey 5 Door SE van. There is nothing “mini” about this vehicle as it’s cavernous interior can haul 8 people in comfort all day long. If you’ve […]

Hyundai Announces Luxury Line

3 months agoVehicles / Cars : AutomoBlog

Hyundai has gone without a luxury counterpart since their first vehicles arrived in 1967, but not anymore. The automaker is creating a new luxury brand, focusing on high standards of performance and innovation. Although operated under the overall Hyundai banner, “Genesis” will be a stand-alone for those wanting a different type of automotive ownership experience. To […]

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