Monday, March 12, 2018

Its Shop Time Mondays: Hyundai Is In The Hot Seat

Thursday, March 8, 2018

Crystal Windham: The Highest Ranking Black Female Designer On The Globe Talks 'Auto Trends' And More

Crystal Windham is the highest ranking black female in automotive design on the globe. In fact, as Cadillac’s interior design director, she has blazed a trail where no woman, who looks like her, has gone. While only a handful of Black men have cracked this ceiling, being in the upper echelon of car designers, as a Black woman, this creative force is the lone ranger.

Tuesday, March 6, 2018

2018 Genesis G80 Sport AWD: The Brand’s Performance-Oriented Midsize Luxury Sedan

Highlight: The G80 Sport is the latest addition to both the Genesis’ portfolio.

Test Vehicle’s MSRP: $58,725 (Base model: $42,725)

Seating Capacity: 5

Standard Safety Features: air bags; ABS; rear view camera with parking guidelines; a vehicle stability control system; a traction control system; automatic emergency braking with pedestrian protection; a radar activated cruise control system with a start-stop feature; front and rear parking sensors; a lane departure warning system; a lane keep assist system; a blind spot detection system with a rear traffic alert and lane change assist system; a tire pressure monitoring system; an electronic parking brake; an automatic hold system; a haptic steering system; stability control; traction control; an automatic dimming rearview mirror; and automatic sensing wipers 

Sunday, March 4, 2018

(First Drive) 2019 Volvo XC40: The Brand's Newest Compact Crossover

What’s New: This is an all-new entry for Volvo. It’s the first Volvo built on the brand’s modular platform. A new 187-horsepower, 4-cylinder engine will be available later this summer in the T4 model.

When Available: On sale soon.


T5 Momentum AWD $35,200
T5 R Design AWD $37,700
T4 Momentum AWD $33,200 (available summer 2018)
T4 R Design $35,700 (available summer 2018)
T4 Inscription (coming soon/pricing not available)

Thursday, March 1, 2018

'Auto Trends' Radio Guests: And Quality Guru J.D. Power

Wallet Hub

Wallet Hub joins us to discuss the best financing and leasing options based on their Q1 2018 Auto Financing Report. Consumer research and ratings firm J.D. Power has released its January auto sales forecast, and the trends aren’t looking great for the industry. This month’s sales will fall for the second year in a row, with a 2.7% decrease from last year. But lower January sales are usually

Sunday, February 25, 2018

2018 Hyundai Accent Limited: A Premium Subcompact That Drives Like A Bigger Car

Highlight: A rear camera is standard on the Accent.

Test Vehicle’s MSRP: $19,905 (Base Model $15,880)

Seating Capacity: 5

Standard Safety Features: ABS; air bags; a rearview camera; vehicle stability management system; an electronic stability control system; a traction control system; and a tire pressure monitoring system

Standard SE Equipment: 15-inch tires; a 6-speed manual; a remote keyless entry system with an alarm; dual power folding mirrors; hood insulator; tinted, windshield glass; air condition; power windows and door locks; manual adjustable front seats; a passenger seat back pocket;  cloth seats; and a tilt steering wheel