Archive for January, 2023

Jan
31
Ford Probe III Concept

Ford Probe III Concept

Forgotten Concepts, Forgotten Concepts

This is an installment in a series of posts looking back on show cars that we feel deserved a little more attention than they got. If you have a suggestion for a Forgotten Concept topic, please shoot us a line or leave a comment below.

Jan
30
Mach-E Price Cuts

Consumer Guide Car Stuff Podcast

Whether you drive a car, need a car, or just occasionally bum a ride with friends, you’ve come to the right place. Join Jill and Tom as they break down everything that’s going on in the auto world. New-car reviews, shopping tips, driving green, electric cars, classic cars, and plenty of great guests. This is the Consumer Guide Car Stuff Podcast.

Jan
29
2024 Acura Integra Type S

2024 Acura Integra Type-S

Hot on the heels of the 2023 Acura Integra being named the North American Car of the Year, Honda’s premium division announced its plans to offer a high-performance Type-S variant for the 2024 model year.

Jan
27
2023 Kia Telluride SX Prestige X-Pro, Brutalism,

2023 Kia Telluride SX Prestige X-Pro in Midnight Lake Blue (a $495 color option)

Consumer Guide Automotive 2023 Kia Telluride SX Prestige X-Pro

Class: Midsize Crossover

Color: Midnight Lake Blue

Jan
25
Low Priced Three

1941 Chevrolet

You can’t exactly say that Plymouth created a market segment, but the new-for-1928 Chrysler division went to great lengths to define one. Plymouth was founded specifically to tackle the “low-cost” competition, which at the time was primarily Chevrolet and Ford.

Jan
24
2024 Honda Prologue

2024 Honda Prologue

Honda is kickstarting its plan to sell 500,000 fully electric vehicles in North America by 2030 with the 2024 Prologue. The Japanese automaker has been slowly releasing details on this upcoming SUV, which it says will reside, “above CR-V and alongside Passport, offering generous passenger and cargo space,” according to a recent press release.

Jan
23
Blueprint for Transportation Decarbonization

Consumer Guide Car Stuff Podcast

Whether you drive a car, need a car, or just occasionally bum a ride with friends, you’ve come to the right place. Join Jill and Tom as they break down everything that’s going on in the auto world. New-car reviews, shopping tips, driving green, electric cars, classic cars, and plenty of great guests. This is the Consumer Guide Car Stuff Podcast.

Jan
22
Reddy Kilowatt

Reddy Kilowatt was a corporate mascot first used by the Alabama Power Company in 1926. Reddy was part of a campaign to encourage Americans to embrace electric power.

If you’ve been hearing or reading about electric vehicles, you’ve likely come across the word “kilowatt.” The vernacular of the EV is somewhat different than that of gas- or diesel-powered cars. Gone are words and terms like gallon and horsepower, replaced by the likes of kilowatt (kW) and kilowatt hour (kWh).

Jan
19

Classic Car Ads: Newspaper Bargains

What was with the big floating heads? Why were so many of the advertised vehicles displayed at extreme angles? And why, tell me why, no one bothered to have these delightful ads proofread?

Jan
19
2023 Ford Explorer Timberline

2022 Ford Explorer Timberline in Forged Green Metallic

2022 Ford Explorer Timberline

Class: Midsize Crossover

Color: Forged Green Metallic