Posts from ‘Industry News’

Dec
05
Consumer Guide 2023 Best Buys

2023 Consumer Guide Best Buys

Kia Leads Popular Brands with Five Awards

Genesis Tops Premium List with Four Best Buys

Nov
14
2023 Honda Accord

2023 Honda Accord

Hot on the heels of its 2023 Pilot launch, Honda officially debuted a redesigned Accord. This midsize sedan has been a staple of the brand for nearly five decades, and the revamped 2023 marks its 11th design generation with updated styling, tech, and a majority-hybrid model lineup.

Nov
08
2023 Honda Pilot TrailSport

2023 Honda Pilot TrailSport

After teasing audiences with videos of the vehicle in camouflage, Honda finally pulled the wraps off its redesigned flagship SUV. The 2023 Pilot will enter its fourth design generation next month sporting new exterior and interior styling, a brand-new V6 engine, and a revamped TrailSport trim level that the automaker is promoting as the most off-road-capable Honda SUV ever.

Nov
04
GMC Sierra EV Interior

2024 GMC Sierra EV Denali Edition 1

Another contestant is joining the booming all-electric pickup truck market as on October 20, GMC announced the opening of pre-orders for the 2024 Sierra EV. The Sierra EV will be this General Motors brand’s second battery-powered pickup following the 2020 premiere of the GMC HUMMER EV.

Nov
02
Dodge Last Call Cars

Dodge Last Call Cars

The window on the modern muscle-car era continues to close as model-year 2023 will be the final one for the Dodge Challenger and Charger. Parent-company Stellantis recently announced that these vehicles will receive seven special-edition trims to be built over the next 14 months.

Oct
28
1974 International Scout, Scout EV Brand

1974 International Scout

Volkswagen recently launched a new vehicle division that will focus on building fully electric pickup trucks and SUVs. Dubbed ‘Scout,” the first products that will be sold under this marque are slated to debut for the 2026 model year. They will, at least for now, be exclusively designed and sold in US market.

Oct
14
2023 North American Auto Show Schedule

2023 North American Auto Show Schedule

The show must go on: This phrase is as true for the car business as it is for Hollywood. Despite continued supply shortages and other economic and geopolitical uncertainties, consumer demand for passenger vehicles remains as strong as ever. Further, even as manufacturers and dealers ramp up their online shopping tools, there’s no better way for consumers to get a feel for what they might want than going to an in-person auto show.

Oct
04
Hyundai Thefts, Hyundai Responds to Rash of Thefts

Hyundai Responds to Rash of Thefts

Hyundai has recently found itself in the social media spotlight…for all the wrong reasons. Users have been sharing videos on how easy it can be to steal certain models sold by the South Korean automaker. The surge in thefts dates back to late 2021. While Hyundai has offered affected owners a free steering-wheel lock through local law enforcement agencies, only now are more permanent fixes available.

Sep
02
Electric Pickup Ownership Costs

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 the editors of Consumer Guide Automotive 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.

Aug
23
2017 Chevrolet City Express, Three Small Vans Discontinued

2017 Chevrolet City Express

Large commercial vans are in historically high demand. It’s estimated that Amazon alone maintains a fleet of 70,000 last-mile delivery vans, and continues to add new vehicles its stock. Apparently America’s love of online shopping has been good for the makers of large delivery trucks.