The 8 Best French Cars To Buy In 2022

best French cars

There’s something unique about French cars. It’s a combination of style, fun factor and something we can’t quite put our finger on. Something only French cars bring to the table but is unquantifiable. With better build quality than ever before and huge strides in reliability and ease of maintenance, French … Read more

What is the Peugeot e-Rifter?

Peugeot e-Rifter

The Peugeot e-Rifter is a multi-purpose vehicle splitting from the previous family version of the Peugeot Partner. The regular variant was first announced in 2018, while the electric variant was unveiled in 2021. Nowadays, all the regular gasoline and petrol engines have been dropped, meaning that the e-Rifter is the … Read more

What is the Peugeot 508?

Peugeot 508

The Peugeot 508 is a mid-size sedan or station wagon first revealed in 2010. Its market positioning is complicated, given that it replaced both the frugal Peugeot 407 and the prestigious Peugeot 607. This unique car received critical acclaim in China, with sales surpassing those seen in Europe. That’s a … Read more

What is the Peugeot 308?

Peugeot 308

The Peugeot 308 is a compact hatchback or station wagon first revealed in 2007. Foremost, the Peugeot 308 was aimed at the European market, which extended to select regions in Asia, Russia, and South America. A significant market for the 308 is China, where it is sold as a compact … Read more

How to Personalize Your Ride

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When you purchase a late-model used car, it often takes time before it truly feels like your own. For instance, familiarizing yourself with the workings of a new infotainment system may require undergoing a robust learning curve. However, once you are satisfied with how the technology works, you are ready … Read more

9 Automotive Trends For 2022

2021 VW ID4

Pictured: This Volkswagen ID.4 entered the market in 2021. For 2022, additional VW EVs arrive along with many more models from competing brands. As the world recovers from the pandemic many sectors are expecting growth this year, including the automotive industry.  If you’re keen to learn about the key automotive … Read more

Euro Car Quintet: So Much Want

Europe

Europeans have a certain knack for designing either the most refined cars or the most obnoxious automobiles the world has ever seen. There’s quite a bit of history in proving this. Think of the Citroën DS for refined and the Lancia Delta S4 for craziness. But what’s in the past … Read more

5 Turkey Cars We Would Rather Forget

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Countless cars have come to the market that also have made history. But for some, they have done so in the wrong way. On the other hand, some manufacturers developed an interesting feature that paved the way to a new era, such as the Volkswagen Beetle, while others created an … Read more

5 Best European Motorsport Races

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Motorsport is highly ingrained into European culture. Indeed, from brands such as Lancia and Peugeot which have an impressive rally pedigree, Britain’s ever-so-popular Rallycross competitions, up to brutal endurance races such as the 24 hours of Le Mans. Notably, most if not all the brands compete in races across Europe … Read more

What’s Next for Corvette?

Chevrolet Corvette Z06

The eighth-generation (C8) Chevrolet Corvette represents a sea change for this sports car. As the first mid-engine design, the current iteration simply elevates the name. Indeed, when the 2020 Corvette Stingray made its debut, it was quickly recognized as one of the most powerful as well as the best-handling version … Read more

The History of Dacia (Automobile Dacia S.A.)

Dacia

Dacia is one of the few reasons why the outside world has heard of Romania. Most commonly, people know about Romania from Dracula or the ruler Vlad “The Impaler”, the ex-footballer Gheorghe Hagi, or the gymnast and Olympic gold medalist Nadia Comăneci. Still, we aren’t here to discuss the latest … Read more

What is the Kia Cerato?

Kia Cerato

Kia is a Korean automotive brand that manufactures vehicles of all shapes and sizes. One such car in their roster is the Kia Cerato that has been in production since 2003. In America, the same car is called the Kia Forte, while in Europe, it is known as the Kia … Read more

6 Tips for Mounting a Laptop in a Car

laptop in car

Many people utilize laptops in their cars for a variety of reasons. From typing up work reports to listening to music to checking commercial project progress while on the road, there are always reasons to stay connected. But this can quickly become a major problem if you do not have … Read more

What is the Toyota Avanza?

2016 Toyota Avenza

One in a series of articles examining makes and/or models not sold in the U.S. market. The Toyota Avanza isn’t a vehicle developed by Toyota. Instead, the Japanese marque Daihatsu makes it (called the Daihatsu Xenia), and both brands sell the vehicle with different names. This was made possible due … Read more

What is the Suzuki Wagon R?

Suzuki Wagon R

A kei car from Suzuki in Wagon R guise. One in a series of articles examining makes and/or models not sold in the U.S. market. Suzuki is a Japanese automotive brand that is known for its cars and motorcycles. But it is their smaller vehicles that get the most attention … Read more

What is the Honda BR-V?

2022 Honda BR-V

The Honda BR-V is one in a series of articles examining makes and/or models not sold in the U.S. market. The Honda BR-V is a sub-compact crossover introduced by the Japanese automotive brand in 2016. Honda took this route since it wanted to infiltrate the lower-end crossover market. So, they … Read more

What is the Kia Picanto?

Kia Picanto

One in a series of articles examining makes and/or models not sold in the U.S. market. The Kia Picanto is a small hatchback that was introduced in 2004. The Korean brand brought it to the market as a viable and practical city car that would appeal to buyers looking for … Read more

What is the Toyota Fortuner?

2021 Toyota Fortuner

One in a series of articles examining makes and/or models not sold in the U.S. market. The Toyota Fortuner is a mid-size SUV built by this Japanese brand since 2004. The Fortuner came to replace the highly successful 4Runner, as it was discontinued in most global markets (but not in … Read more

What is the Suzuki Alto?

Suzuki Alto

One in a series of articles examining makes and/or models not sold in the U.S. market. The Suzuki Alto is a microcar, better known as a Kei car in the Japanese market. The term ‘kei’ stands for light automobile, which is certainly true for the Alto since it is extremely … Read more

Barrett-Jackson Raises $5.8 Million for Charities

Scottsdale, Arizona auction extravaganza sets more than 95 world records. The annual Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale, Arizona, auction is the largest of its kind in the world, one of four or more conducted annually by this prestigious automotive auction house. This year, the Scottsdale event saw 95 world records fall with top … Read more

The 14 Brands of Stellantis

Stellantis brands

An all-new automotive brand is here and we can’t wait to learn what Stellantis will do as it manages 14 brands from two previously separate automakers. Stellantis, which roughly translates as “to brighten with stars,” is the fusion of Groupe PSA and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles. The now-active company is trading … Read more

GMC Sierra vs Ford F-150 Harley-Davidson Pickup Trucks

Harley Davidson trucks

Pictured above: Summit White and Onyx Black Harley-Davidson GMC Sierra Branded Harley-Davidson pickup trucks have been quite a commodity for motorcycle enthusiasts and longtime patrons. At the beginning of production in 2000, early versions of cross-branding were done with the Ford F-150 to highlight customer appreciation for trucks. The relationship … Read more

Hypermiling Defined!

Disclaimer: Never put yourself or other drivers in harm’s way when practicing some of these techniques which may, incidentally, be illegal in some jurisdictions. There is a group of people on the roads who seek to squeeze more miles out of a gallon of fuel than seems scientifically possible. Known … Read more

8 of the Worst Car Names of All Time

A car’s name is supposed to evoke respect as well as engender consumer interest in a product, but sometimes manufacturers choose an identity that does just the opposite. In some instances the car’s name may simply be a cultural mistake, what sounds right in the native tongue, but translates badly … Read more

Affordable Leases For Under $4,000 Per Month

  Leasing deals cover models such as this Aston Martin Vantage GT. $4,000 per month for an automotive lease? Surely, you jest! For well-heeled shoppers, $4,000 is the top-end cost of leasing a late-model used car, something few of us common folks can afford. Indeed, if we choose to lease … Read more

8 Concept Cars That Should Have Been Built

Concept cars reflect the dreams and aspirations of designers with not a little influence from engineering teams. Some manufacturers, such as Honda, routinely make their concepts a reality, while others tease us with amazingly beautiful visages then scrap their ideas completely. Auto Trends — with not a little help from … Read more