Month: February 2022

car crash
 0 Comment on IIHS Recognizes Safest 2022 Vehicles
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IIHS Recognizes Safest 2022 Vehicles

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) announced this month the vehicle models that it deems safest. Backed by the…

2022 Toyota Corolla
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The Venerable Toyota Corolla Stands Strong

The 2022 Toyota Corolla soldiers on in the shrinking compact car segment. More than a half-century has passed, and the…

Vincenzo Lancia
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The History of Lancia

Part of the Stellantis conglomerate, Lancia is a car manufacturer based in Italy, renowned for its rally heritage, and automotive…

Ford Ranger Raptor
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Coming to America: Ford Ranger Raptor!

Rumors that the Ford Ranger Raptor would arrive stateside have percolated for months. Yesterday, the news boiled over when CEO…

Tesla Dealer
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Brand Value: Tesla Shows Strongest Growth

We love our brands and often base our purchases on recognition. Indeed, household names such as General Electric, DuPont, and…

Hyundai Santa Fe
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The Hyundai Santa Fe With Black Cladding

The 2022 Hyundai Santa Fe gains an XRT trim with blacked-out touches. A few years back, Hyundai trailed its competitors…

shattered glass
 2 Comments on What is a Safety Glass and How Does It Work?
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What is a Safety Glass and How Does It Work?

Did you know that the discovery of safety glass was accidental? In 1903, Edouard Benedictus was doing some experiments using…

catalytic converter
 1 Comment on The Function and Purpose of a Catalytic Converter
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The Function and Purpose of a Catalytic Converter

Thanks to strict pollution norms enforced around the globe, catalytic converters have become mandatory. That’s because a catalytic converter can…

2022 Nissan Altima
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Value Proposition: 2022 Nissan Altima Sedan

The Nissan Altima is your crossover alternative. Shoppers looking for a new ride that combines value, room, tech, and safety…

Volkswagen Golf R
 2 Comments on It’s Back! Volkswagen Golf R Hot Hatch.
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It’s Back! Volkswagen Golf R Hot Hatch.

The VW Golf R is back and better than ever. Not since 2019 have we seen a Golf R, the…

frozen grille
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How To Install Grille Guards On Vehicles

Intro In a traffic-prone environment, the risk of vehicles colliding is very high. And in a survey done between 1998…

 2 Comments on Nissan is the Latest to Ditch V8s
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Nissan is the Latest to Ditch V8s

Car manufacturers are running away from V8 engines at a steady clip or at least it seems that way. This…

Lexus UX Hybrid
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Kia, Buick Top J.D. Power Dependability Survey

Vehicle dependability is a huge consideration for consumers and who can blame them? After all, we expect our new rides…

manual transmission
 1 Comment on How Do Manual Transmissions Work?
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How Do Manual Transmissions Work?

Manual transmissions are the original kind of transmission, as ancient as the first cars produced. However, their design changed massively…

Number Five
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5 Reasons to Dump Your Car

The COVID-19 pandemic has dramatically affected car sales in the United States, particularly new vehicle sales. In 2020, consumer uncertainty…

Chevrolet Camaro
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Is Chevrolet Done With Cars?

In the nearly 120-year history of building cars in the United States, the Chevrolet name has stood above every brand…

GMC Canyon
 3 Comments on The Off-Road-Worthy GMC Canyon AT4
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The Off-Road-Worthy GMC Canyon AT4

GMC’s off-road AT4 proves itself. The GMC Canyon is a midsize pickup truck and a strong alternative to the larger…

Alfa Romeo Tonale
 1 Comment on Introducing the 2023 Alfa Romeo Tonale
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Introducing the 2023 Alfa Romeo Tonale

Seven years is a long time between new models for an automotive brand. Then again, we are talking about Alfa…

Lordstown Endurance
 2 Comments on Lordstown Endurance: Ready, Set, Go?
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Lordstown Endurance: Ready, Set, Go?

Lordstown Motors may release the Endurance later this year. Bringing a new vehicle to the market is fraught with challenges….

Chevrolet Spark
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Lights Out on the Chevrolet Spark

  America’s most inexpensive car is the Chevrolet Spark, an import from South Korea that is also one of the…

2023 Chevrolet Corvette ZO6
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Chevrolet Milestone: 70th Anniversary of the Corvette

We’re many months away from the 2023 calendar year, but that’s not stopping Chevrolet from touting a very important milestone….

Edsel Ford
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Ford Marks 100th Anniversary of Lincoln Ownership

Today marks an important milestone in the history of the Lincoln Motor Company. Precisely 100 years ago, the Ford Motor…

boxer engine
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What is a Boxer Engine?

Every engine has a V-engine layout to some degree. The regular in-line engines have a cylinder bank angle, that’s the…

2022 Nissan Frontier
 5 Comments on Off-Road Beast: 2022 Nissan Frontier PRO-4X
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Off-Road Beast: 2022 Nissan Frontier PRO-4X

Nissan’s off-road PRO-4X trim delivers as promised. Nissan kept the previous-generation Frontier around for much longer than anyone thought possible….

 1 Comment on Daimler Rebrands as Mercedes-Benz AG
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Daimler Rebrands as Mercedes-Benz AG

Daimler AG, the parent company of Mercedes-Benz, has a new name. As of February 1, 2022, the company is formally…