Compact Value: 2019 Kia Forte Sedan

Kia rolls out its third-generation Forte. Compact cars and all car models, in general, have seen an unprecedented drop in sales over the past decade. Consumers have voted with their wallets, opting for more utility vehicles and pickup trucks instead. Some manufacturers, such as Ford and Fiat Chrysler, are cutting … Read more

Raise the Stakes: 2019 Genesis G70

With the G70, Genesis now has a trio of luxury sedans to consider. Things are getting serious at Genesis Motors. When launching the upscale brand in 2015 with two sedans, the Hyundai Motor Group promised to populate its luxury marque with six models. This year, Genesis released its third model, … Read more

7 Facts About the Volkswagen Beetle

You would be hard-pressed to find another vehicle with a model name as well known or as even as old as the Volkswagen Beetle. Years before it showed up on our shores, the Beetle design was established, the work of Ferdinand Porsche. In 2014, Volkswagen marked the 65th anniversary of … Read more

Fuel Types and Your Car

Have you been to a service station lately? Unless you are part of the small cohort of electric vehicle devotees, then you are making regular visits to the fuel pump and shelling out a lot of cash in the process. While visiting the pump, you will find several grades of … Read more

SUV Zenith: 2019 Subaru Ascent

Subaru’s Ascent is this brand’s largest SUV. The 2019 Subaru Ascent fills a hole in this automaker’s product line, by supplying a sizable three-row crossover SUV. It represents Subaru’s largest model yet, a vehicle designed to keep growing families in the brand fold. Although the Ascent is not Subaru’s first … Read more

SEMA Shock Yellow Chevy Camaro Dazzles

There is yellow and then there is Shock Yellow. We’re still two weeks away from the start of the 2018 SEMA Show, which has become the definitive auto show for all things wild and crazy. Just like its host city, Las Vegas. Automotive manufacturers routinely roll out one or more … Read more

Keogh to Volkswagen: A Brilliant Move

Audi’s U.S. chief heads to Volkswagen. Audi of America’s loss is Volkswagen of America’s gain. This week, Volkswagen announced that Audi’s president will become president and CEO of the Volkswagen Group of America as well as head the Volkswagen brand in North America, beginning November 1, 2018. Scott Keogh’s appointment … Read more

Rogue Sport Delivers a Difference for Nissan

The Rogue Sport is one of three strong Nissan small crossovers. Small crossovers are the primary mode of transportation for many families. Every manufacturer sells them and in the case of Nissan you have three models to consider: Kicks, Rogue Sport and Rogue. The Nissan Rogue Sport shares little with … Read more

Hold Fast: VinFast Does Paris

Vietnam throws its hat into the automotive manufacturing ring. Vietnam has a homegrown car company known as VinFast and this upstart automaker is showcasing its new models at the 2018 Paris Motor Show. VinFast is not a household name and its vehicles aren’t likely to be sold in the U.S. … Read more