Monday, March 27, 2017
Tuesday, March 21, 2017
The Black Woman Whose Going Full Charge After Elon Musk’s Teslas Talks One-On-One On “Auto Trends with JeffCars.com”
|Denise Gray, CEO and President of LG Chem Power|
While the world is familiar with Elon Musk and his line of mass produced, all-electric Teslas that achieves just over 200 miles on a battery charge, Denise Gray, whose a much quieter player in the hybrid and electric battery field, is one of the pioneers revolutionizing the industry, too.
Gray and her team are directly responsible for designing and developing battery packs to fuel, no pun intended, such vehicles as GM's new Tesla fighter, the mass produced Chevy Bolt. Like the California built Teslas, the all-electric Bolt also has a driving range that surpasses 200 miles on a full battery charge. Conversely, unlike the pricey Teslas, the Bolt is currently the only affordable ‘green’ alternative on the market today to Musk’s luxury electric vehicles -- until their more reasonably priced Model 3 hits the road.
Monday, March 20, 2017
Thursday, March 16, 2017
Highlight: This is the only truck on the market with built-in tailgate speakers.
Test Vehicle’s MSRP: $42,410 (base model: $30,415)
Seating Capacity: 5
Standard Safety Features: airbags; ABS; electronic stability control system; daytime running lights; a capless fuel filler door; a tire pressure monitoring system; a hill assist system; a rearview camera; a compact spare tire; and a vehicle stability assist system
Standard Equipment (RT model): 18-inch wheels; a 6-speed transmission; a dual action tailgate (swing open and up/down); a rear privacy glass; a/c; power door and tailgate locks; a manually operated tilt/telescopic steering wheel; rear seat heater ducts; and 12-volt power outlets; a 5-inch LCD infotainment screen; in-bed trunk; 8 hooks for heavy duty in bed tie down; a/c; a push button starter system;and cloth manually operated front seats
Wednesday, March 15, 2017
Test Vehicle’s MSRP: $51,015 (base S gas crew cab model $35,975)
Seating Capacity: 5 or 6, depending on trim
Standard Safety Features: airbags; ABS; a removable locking tailgate; a vehicle dynamic control system; a traction control system; a hill start assist system; brake override technology; and a tire pressure monitoring system
Monday, March 13, 2017
Friday, March 10, 2017
Wednesday, March 8, 2017
Tuesday, March 7, 2017
Highlight: This model is available in a racier S4 trim.
Test Vehicle’s MSRP: $54,275 (base 2.0-liter FWD $35,830)
Seating Capacity: 5
Standard Safety Features: airbags; ABS; electronic stability control system; electronic parking brake; a rain sensing windshield wiper system; a rear parking camera; power adjustable heated outside mirrors; heated windshield washer nozzles; and a tire pressure monitoring system
Standard Equipment (Base 2.0 Turbo FWD): 17-inch wheels; a front wheel drive system; a 7-speed automatic transmission; a 3-zone climate control system; a manually adjusted tilt and telescopic steering wheel; power sunroof; leather seats; power front seats; a 7-inch infotainment screen; a push button ignition starter system; Xenon headlights; and automatic leveling headlights