Archive for January, 2023
To celebrate its 70th birthday, Chevrolet is launching the 2024 Corvette E-Ray. This will mark the legendary performance car’s leap into the electric age, as well as the first time it will offer the enhanced traction of all-wheel drive.
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.
How to Check Your Oil
Relative to cars of just a just a decade ago, and certainly to those built in the Eighties, vehicles have gotten to be very reliable. And that’s a good thing, as we’re not very good at taking care of them. Those of us that bring our cars in for the occasional oil change take some comfort in knowing that our tires and fluids were checked during the procedure…we hope.
Classic Car Ads: Pontiac Grand Prix
Talk about a good run. The Pontiac Grand Prix, introduced for the 1962 model year, remained in continuous production until 2008. During that time its mission change a few times. Grand Prix started out as a premium coupe, and was for a time the most-expensive Pontiac ever offered. Premium versions of the Bonneville and Firebird Trans Am would eventually claim the priciest-Pontiac title.
The End of Jaguar
Met my dad for lunch recently. From our table at a nearby eatery we had an excellent view of the street. My dad, who has a mild curiosity about happenings in the auto world, commented occasionally on vehicles passing the restaurant. While we worked to polish off the chips and salsa before our enchiladas arrived, dad took note of a crossover he couldn’t identify.
2022 Hyundai Tucson Plug-in Hybrid Limited
Class: Compact Crossover
Passenger capacity: 5
Color: Amazon Gray
Stellantis’ Ram truck division showcased a concept vehicle at the 2023 Consumer Electronics Show that will pave the way for the brand’s own entry into the fully electric pickup space. Dubbed the “1500 Revolution BEV,” this rig boasts several novel features that could help it stand out from its Ford and General Motors rivals.
2023 CES: Sony Honda Afeela Concept
Sony plans to enter the automotive space, and the Japanese consumer electronics giant unveiled a prototype of its first vehicle at the 2023 Consumer Electronics Show. Developed as part of a joint venture with Honda, the Afeela EV will be built in the US for the North American market.