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Honda Teases Styling of Adventure-Ready Prologue Electric SUV Coming in 2024

Honda Teases Styling of Adventure-Ready Prologue Electric SUV Coming in 2024

May 18, 2022 — TORRANCE, Calif. Styling completed at Honda Design Studio in Los Angeles shows hint of Honda e Prologue to be followed by first models based on Honda e:Architecture in 2026 Honda working closely with dealer network to prep for EV and digital sales future Honda released the first sketch previewing the d ... Continue reading

Did You Leave Your Child In The Car To Die?

Did You Leave Your Child In The Car To Die?

Over 900 children died of heatstroke since 1998, because they were left or became trapped in a hot car. It’s important for everyone to understand that children are more vulnerable to heatstroke and that all hot car deaths are preventable. ... Continue reading

U.S. Traffic Fatalities Reach 16-year High: NSC Offers Six Safe Driving Tips for Memorial Day

U.S. Traffic Fatalities Reach 16-year High: NSC Offers Six Safe Driving Tips for Memorial Day

The National Safety Council estimates 450 people may lose their lives on U.S. roads during Memorial Day weekend in preventable crashes. According to newly released estimates from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), U.S. roads are the most dangerous they've been in 16 years; roadway fatalities in ... Continue reading

2021-22 CX-9 Achieves "Good" Score and Highest Rating in New, Tougher IIHS Side Impact Test

2021-22 CX-9 Achieves "Good" Score and Highest Rating in New, Tougher IIHS Side Impact Test

WASHINGTON, May 18, 2022 -- The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) announced today that the Mazda CX-9 earned its top ... Continue reading

2022 Subaru Forester Earns Top IIHS Safety Awards

2022 Subaru Forester Earns Top IIHS Safety Awards

The 2022 Subaru Forester, a small SUV, earns a Top Safety Pick+ award from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. To qualify for either of the Institute’s two awards in 2022, vehicles must earn good ratings in six IIHS crashworthiness evaluations, including the driver-side small overlap front, passenger-side sma ... Continue reading

Evolution of American Car Mascots and Hood Ornaments Selections from the Jon Zoler Collection

Evolution of American Car Mascots and Hood Ornaments Selections from the Jon Zoler Collection

runs from May 2022 to March 2023. This is the first of a two-part display. ... Continue reading

New Vehicle Inventory Remains Stuck in Neutral in April

New Vehicle Inventory Remains Stuck in Neutral in April

Atlanta GA May 18, 2022, Cox Automotive reported that New vehicle inventory barely budged in April due to continued supply chain disruptions, according to a Cox Automotive analysis of vAuto Available Inventory data. Inventory of imports and small, fuel-efficient models were among the lowest due to strong demand driven ... Continue reading

Cox Automotive Update: Values, Affordability and Inventory

Cox Automotive Update: Values, Affordability and Inventory

In Southeast Michigan, where this note was drafted this morning, the signs of summer have returned: Trees are all but fully bloomed and the gardens are tall and green again. The annual cycle continues, so much looks the same. ... Continue reading

2022 Subaru Forester Wilderness - Review by Larry Nutson

2022 Subaru Forester Wilderness - Review by Larry Nutson

Over a decade ago my wife and I spent a couple years living in the suburbs outside of Hartford, Connecticut. In those days Subaru was selling in the range of 200,00 to 260,000 vehicles a year across the U.S. New England was good selling territory for Subaru. ... Continue reading

2022 Hyundai Kona Electric - Review by Mark Fulmer

2022 Hyundai Kona Electric - Review by Mark Fulmer

Driving the Kona Electric evokes many questions from folks weary of unstoppable fuel prices, and the most popular question was "So how much does it cost?" Well, the early hybrids and EVs were definitely pricey, but that situation is slowly changing. The SEL version of Hyundai's subcompact SUV has a MSRP (manufacturers' ... Continue reading

Everything You Need To Know About Solar-Powered Cars

Everything You Need To Know About Solar-Powered Cars

If we continue using oil the way we do today, the world may run out of the commodity in about half a century. This means that to continue driving our cars, we need to find a solution to this impending energy challenge. ... Continue reading

7 Car Detailing Tips With a DIY Detail Kit

7 Car Detailing Tips With a DIY Detail Kit

Car detailing is the most efficient way to have your vehicle looking sparkling new. It gets better as you can cut out the expenses of relying on a professional detailer by mastering the right car detailing hacks to help manage this process on your own. ... Continue reading

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