When you are the Mustang you have a rabid fan base that is always clamoring for the next best thing to come on your model. Sometimes that new item can show itself with a great deal of nostalgia and inspiration from the past as we have seen. The new 2016 Ford Mustang will continue the road already paved by having the appearance and styling that takes us back to the 1960s as well as offering two new appearance packages that are a throwback to the 1967 Mustang. Continue reading Bringing Back Appearances: 2016 Ford Mustang
Amidst the financial collapse of the auto industry in 2008, Toyota was caught unprepared and with its proverbial pants down. At the time they were using an Edwards Deming influence manufacturing process which allowed them to build up to eight different cars on the same assembly line. This process was actually way out of control for what was taking place. This form of production and assembly was extremely expensive and caused the company to bleed fortunes away for several months and caused the leadership at Toyota to be frightened and find a way to regain their profits. Continue reading Is Toyota doing it old school?
Finally, Nissan has unveiled a new Titan and it ready to go on sale this fall as a 2016 model to entice us and give us the larges member yet in the form of the Titan XD Crew Cab which will be powered by the Cummings V8 turbodiesel that offers up 310 horsepower and 555 lb.-ft. of torque. This massive power is mated to a six-speed automatic transmission which when paired together give the Titan a towing capacity of more than 12,000 pounds and a payload of more than 2, 000 pounds. Continue reading 2016 will be the year of the new Titan
Several boxy style vehicles have made their way to the marketplace in recent years. With the rise of gas prices many manufacturers have moved toward smaller vehicles that offer great gas mileage and as the technology aboard has gotten more complete the boxy vehicles have been described as retro or chic. The Ford Flex is no stranger to being considered a fun and funky boxy style car. Appearing more like the next version of the station wagon than any other vehicle, the Flex offers features that are normally found in crossover SUVs as well as those found on the family sedans. Continue reading Boxy Ford Flex has excellent features
If you were to ask an average car shopper if they had ever considered a RAV4 Hybrid, the majority would say no. Some would say yes. Very few would say the real answer, which is that there is no such thing as a Toyota RAV4 Hybrid… until now.
Many cars don’t seem to make it across either pond and find their way to the US either because of our strict guidelines, or because the automakers haven’t decided if the car will actually do well here. The truth is, many cars will do just fine in the US, especially if they are marketed as a limited or new model, and Americans are always up for something new. The Volkswagen in question is the Scirocco which does not show up in the US, but it could do extremely well here.