Family vehicles worthy of your attention

We are nearly through half of 2015 as the calendar goes, but as the automotive calendar states we are much closer to the end than the beginning as many new models will show up in the fall to kick of the next model year. This gives you the opportunity to grab some amazing deals at your local dealerships, finding great financing and pricing, but what vehicles should you shop for when you visit? Continue reading Family vehicles worthy of your attention

Staying Under the Radar: Vehicles that make Great Stealth Rides

Watching movies and seeing the awesome high profile vehicles that are used by either the hero or the villain don’t give us a good view of what reality and perception are. We know high profile and high powered sports cars are more the target of attention from law enforcement where no one expects the driver of a family sedan or wagon to be on a stealth mission or able to drive at high rates of speed. Here are six vehicles that will fly under the radar and be less likely to draw attention for drivers who typically speed. Continue reading Staying Under the Radar: Vehicles that make Great Stealth Rides

Bringing Back Appearances: 2016 Ford Mustang

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

Is Toyota doing it old school?

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?

2016 will be the year of the new Titan

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

Boxy Ford Flex has excellent features

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