Category Archives: Commentary

Exploring Alfa Romeo’s Big ‘Sales Surge’ in 2017

Alfa Romeo had a banner year in 2017. Previously offering only one choice in the US, they are now offering two. After offering the Giulia, a luxury sedan, Alfa Romeo increasing the number of cars it imported to the United States from 516 to 12,031. It was a big increase for the company, but it … Read More

Horner: Verstappen stayed strong during Red Bull F1 rough patch

Verstappen, a top Dutch F1 racer, was able to finish strong this year. He recently signed back on with Red Bull team even though they and he had a less than stellar previous year. He had some disappointing finishes, but with better design and added aggression on the track, he was able to control a … Read More

When Will We See Chinese Cars On North American Roads?

Chinese motor companies, though a major part of the world car economy, are not present in the US. The reason isn’t clear, but there have been showings of their companies at car shows, even in the 2000s. One company is planning on entering the market in 2019. They have opened an R&D lab in Silicon … Read More

EV startups try to avoid being stepped on as auto giants push into market

A decade ago, the hurdles for EV startups were great. It was hard for early companies such as Lucid, Fisker Automotive and Tesla to create new components and products for electric vehicles. But today, those hurdles have lessened. Many of the big auto brands are racing to the market by scaling and tooling new electric … Read More

2018 Porsche Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid Sport Turismo First Drive: The One with Everything

Porsche has taken the popular concept of a station wagon, with it’s convenience features with a luxury car in it’s new Turbo S E-Hybrid. It’s efficient and can still obtain fast speeds without overheating. The drawback is that the battery uses more space, taking away from cargo room and weighs about 600 pounds. Key Takeaways: … Read More

Best Forgotten: The Story of the Pontiac Aztek

Although the Pontiac Aztec has been considered uncool for some time now, the popularity of shows like Breaking Bad have brought attention to this model that has been described as a minivan in drag and has received years of criticism. Now though, bloggers are starting to describe it as cool and sales are increasing. Key … Read More

2019 Chevrolet Silverado 1500: Chevy Trucks It Up

The Chevy Silvarado 1500 is Chevy’s answer to the Ford F-150, Ford’s heavy duty truck line. While this still feels heavy and large, it cuts weight due to mixed materials instead of aluminum in the F-150. Not too much else is being revealed though. Chevy is planning on doing the big release at the Detroit … Read More

2018 Range Rover Velar P380 Tested: Big Engine, Big Price

The 2018 Range Rover Velar P380 has a big engine and also a big price. This car is on the large side. There is very good cabin space to be found in this vehicle. It is a very heavy car, but it is more big boned than fat. It weighs in at an astounding 4676 … Read More

Rahal says new IndyCar aerokits mean RLLR needs new signing Sato

Graham Rahal has added two cars to his team for the 2018 Indy racing season due to issues involving the new aerokit. He has hired Japanese racer Takuma Sato looks forward to rejoining the RLLR after a five year absence that he believes helped him mature to become the winner of the Indy 500. Key … Read More

2018 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross Driven: Sporty Looking, Not Sporty Driving

In an effort to bring excitement back to the Mitsubishi lineup of cars, the 2018 Eclipse is being released with the Eclipse Cross being an option that offers a mid range SUV size, not as large as some, but offering more room than many models, the Eclipse Cross is Mitsubishi’s attempt to combine some of … Read More

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