Archive for December, 2015

What Can Cause Low Brake Fluid?

Thursday, December 31st, 2015
What Can Cause Low Brake Fluid?

One of the first thoughts when that little brake warning light goes on is “Rats, is my parking brake on?” followed swiftly by a sinking sensation as you realize that the warning may be because of something much more serious. The brake warning lights generally activate when brake fluid is running low and needs to be changed. But what can cause low brake fluid in the first place? Keep reading to learn some of the most common reasons (and what to do about them). (more…)

Going to NAIAS 2016? Get your own Ford GT (Snap Kit)

Tuesday, December 29th, 2015
Limited Edition Ford GT Snap Kits at NAIAS 2016

Have you ever wanted a Ford GT? Well, if you have any ounce of speed-loving passion to you, of course you have! And this year at the 2016 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS), some lucky kids are going to get to go home with a free Ford GT! Of course, we mean a limited edition Ford GT snap kit, not the full-size supercar. (more…)

2016 Dodge Charger Takes the ALG Residual Value Award in the Full-size Car Category

Wednesday, December 23rd, 2015
2016 Dodge Charger Wins ALG Residual Value Award

Many vehicles that offer premium performance fall short when it comes to real-world reliability. After all, do you really want to take the same vehicle grocery shopping that you use on the track? While the gut reaction may be no, sometimes you need a vehicle that can satisfy on speed, dependability, style, and still be big enough to pick up the kids from school. Which is why it’s so good to hear that the 2016 Dodge Charger has been honored by the ALG Residual Value Awards (more…)

The ProMaster City is named 2016 Commercial Green Car of the Year!

Tuesday, December 22nd, 2015
2016 Ram Promaster City 2016 Commercial Green Car of the Year

When it comes to a commercial vehicle the top consideration are cargo space, payload capacity, and maneuverability, and usually fuel efficiency is important, but not at the forefront of considerations. So, you may be delighted to learn that the 2016 Ram ProMaster City has won the 2016 Commercial Green Car of the Year award from Green Car Journal. This means this small van offered top pro-environmental features as well as meeting the needs of commercial owners. (more…)

New F-150 Appearance Package is Aggressive and Striking

Monday, December 21st, 2015
2016 Ford F-150 Lariat Special Edition Appearance Package

Each new model of the F-150 offers something new to an already excellent Ford truck lineup. In addition to neat available features like Pro Trailer Backup Assist and an available compressed natural gas powertrain, the 2016 Ford F-150¬†will offer an available Special Edition Appearance Package on select trim levels. Keep reading for more details and pictures of this striking Appearance Package. (more…)

Ford Takes Strides Toward Its First Autonomous Vehicle

Thursday, December 17th, 2015
Ford Autonomous Vehicle Testing

Right after flying cars, the autonomous vehicle is the top automotive dream of most science fiction fans (though car-based missiles like vehicles in action flicks like Bond films are close behind). While some car fan prefer the thrill of top power and handling at their finger tips, many commuters would be just as happy pushing a button and letting the car get them safely home. Well, Ford Motors has taken another step toward this dream with new autonomous vehicle testing on a tricked out Ford Fusion Hybrid. (more…)

The 3.0-liter EcoDiesel V6 makes Wards 10 Best Engines List!

Thursday, December 17th, 2015
3.0-liter EcoDiesel V6 makes Wards 10 Best Engines List

Power, cleanliness, and efficiency are the watch words for a successful engine, and we are more than pleased that the 3.0-litre EcoDiesel V6 that powers the 2016 Ram 1500 has been named one of Wards 10 Best Engines for the third year in a row. Not only is that the longest running success of any engine on the 2016 list, but is also shows how power is a priority in Ram engines. (more…)

New Gorilla Glass Windshield Makes the Ford GT Lighter and Stronger

Wednesday, December 16th, 2015
What is the Gorilla Glass Windshield?

Ford is always pushing the envelope on what its vehicles can achieve, and with new hybrid windshield technology, the next generation of Ford GT supercar promises to be lighter and more powerful than ever. New Cornering Gorilla Glass hybrid windshields with extremely strong and light construction change the center of gravity on the Ford GT for better handling. (more…)

The Force (or Horsepower) is With These Dodge Cars!

Monday, December 14th, 2015
Star Wars themed Dodge muscle cars in LA

Star Wars themed Dodge muscle cars in LA

With Star Wars: The Force Awakens opening in theatres this weekend, it seems like everyone from Legos to restaurants are getting in on the Star Wars action. Not to be outdone, FCA issued three Dodge vehicles this last weekend in Los Angeles to build excitement for the upcoming films. Whether or not these Star Wars themed Dodge muscle cars in LA can tell us anything about the movie, they sure are fun to see. (more…)

The F-150 Can Now Run on Compressed Natural Gas!

Friday, December 11th, 2015
Natural Gas and Propane-Capable 2016 Ford F-150

The Ford Motor Company is always pushing the envelop on new technology that delivers on stronger, more efficient, and greener technology, and they have done it again! The 2016 Ford F-150 is now available outfitted to run on compressed natural gas! This is a huge step toward a world where our automobiles are no longer dependent on foreign fuels, and can run even more efficiently. (more…)