The Automotive Industry, Briefly

Month: April 2016

Driving a Manual; The Lost Art Explained

Many years ago the manual transmission was the only one offered and no cars came with power steering either. Driving a car at this time in the history of the automotive industry was a skill you had to practice and learn that did not offer […]

Defining Funky and Utility in a Practical Way

When you make a vehicle it doesn’t have to conform to every idea of what that vehicle should be. That has been the ongoing statement from many automakers who love to create some of the funkiest models for us to enjoy. The beauty of these […]

Being Disrespected

04.15.16 - 2016 Mitsubishi Outlander

Should all cars receive respect on the market? Not at all, some don’t have the versatility to be able to fit into several places on the market, but some have enough of what we need to be a great car to buy and enjoy. While you might not like some of these cars, others on this list just might be the right choice for you as you see what these cars that have been disrespected have to offer. Once you find that car which will fit your lifestyle the best, you will wonder why more people aren’t enjoying the car you chose for their driving needs.

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Taking Steps Forward

It seems every automaker on the market has something new to prove each year. This year Subaru has impressed the world with the announcement of a new scalable platform that will underpin every single model in the brand. This will have a dramatic impact on […]

Making a New E-Class is a Big Step for Mercedes-Benz Every Time They Do it

Often we overlook the model where the bread is buttered and focus on the more attractive and glorious of the lineup. In the case of Mercedes-Benz the E-Class has been the most successful selling vehicle over many years and they have created several different version […]

An Integration We Can All Benefit From

04.06.16 - Automatic Emergency Breaking

Many vehicles are now being made with better safety features and more driver information systems than ever before. One of the most important improvements we have seen in the recent auto industry is the inclusion of automatic emergency braking. This has been one of those features that we look at and wonder why we didn’t have it much sooner. Not only have we regretted the lack of technological advancements that have resulted in a large number of rear end collisions that could have been avoided, but now we see this feature will become a standard offering on vehicles in the near future.

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What is the Yaris Sedan?

For most of us the thought of a Toyota Yaris brings to mind great gas mileage, a small stature and a hatchback that offers the versatility desired. Did you know the Yaris comes in a sedan form as well? Well, it does and what this […]