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Toyota has the biggest market cap among all car manufacturers and is neck and neck with Nissan-Renault-Mitsubishi and Volkswagen for being the biggest automobile group in the world.   This is why it is so important when a player like Toyota initiates a change in its approach towards the product by launching a new version of its flagship model. Toyota started the brand Lexus back in 1989-90 with a Rear Wheel Drive 4-door sedan called the LS...

Wells Fargo has been accused of lying to Congress in 2016 by not disclosing a scandal that was brewing in the auto insurance sector of the megabank.   Who runs this outfit? Lois Lerner? Barney Frank? Jordan Belfort? This would probably be bigger news if the Weinstein scandal wasn't plastered on every outlet's front page!   Allegations of Scandal This startling allegation came from Senator Sherrod Brown at a Senate hearing regarding Wells Fargo. Brown said that the company simply...

Porsche North America recently introduced an app called Porsche Passport, a brand new SUV and sports car subscription program that offers members flexible access to multiple Porsche vehicles through the app.   This monthly subscription program offers multiple vehicle exchanges as well as unrestricted mileage for as many as 22 different Porsche models on the shelf at any given time. In a brand new relationship created with Clutch Technologies, Porsche is going to conduct a pilot of...

It's time for a surge in the sales of family-SUVs as millennials begin buying just about all these practical vehicles while building their nests in the suburbs and raising their kids.   This makes the various car manufacturers happy. It has been conventional wisdom for a number of years now that millennials (a group that consists of 80 million people), the largest generational group of the United States population, don't care much for kids, cars, or houses...

Rezvani hasn't been around for too long, they only set up shop in 2014 but that hasn't stopped them from creating some of the best supercars we could imagine. These cars don't just look good, they perform brilliantly as well.   They have the Beast and the Beast Alpha as well as an x version for each of them. Now, this small car manufacturer is going to build SUVs and the first prototype is here. This might...

The minimum insurance requirements in various states can vary depending on the laws they have implemented for their residents. The minimum requirements for every state can be found at their insurance commissioner's official website. We have included all of them here for easy reference. All you need to do is scroll down to the name of your state.   Driving Without Insurance? One thing you're going to notice while scrolling down the list is that driving without any...

Volvo Cars are further expanding their line-up of SUVs with their all-new XC40. The small premium SUV’s launch was held in Milan, Italy yesterday. The company says they're inventing a new model of car access with the launch of the XC40. It will be the company's first vehicle that can be owned through the new Care by Volvo premium subscription service. The company says the service simplifies ownership of a vehicle in a manner never...

Toyota just raised the stakes in an effort to be the top manufacturer of hybrid vehicles in the world.   They are going to invest $373.8 million spread out over 5 manufacturing plants in the United States, which will help with the production of its first hybrid powertrain built in America. They plan to implement the new TNGA (Toyota New Global Architecture) at their plant in Alabama. All of the projects are supposed to start this year...

The IIHS (Insurance Institute for Highway Safety) is a non-profit organization in the United States that has been funded by auto insurance companies since 1959. It is headquartered in Arlington, Virginia. Its job is to reduce the number of crashes involving motor vehicles and the rate of injuries and amount of property damage that occurs during such crashes.   It publishes ratings and carries out research on all popular passenger vehicles and also on some consumer products...

Carmakers are now having a tough time selling products which were at one point considered the defining parts of their brand, full-sized sedans. This is mainly because of the crossover and the SUV segment.   In 2007, around 1.1 million full-sized sedans were sold while in 2016, the number fell to 440,000. This happened when the car market in the US soared to new heights and the population grew by 7 percent.   Let's look at 3 models which...

The sales of compact SUVs are on the rise right now. With 2018 just around the corner, we decided to take a look at some of the best-selling SUVs of 2017 and pit them against each other to see which one comes out on top. Want to know which is the best SUV of 2017? Read on to find out.   Volkswagen Tiguan The Tiguan, even though it was a far cry from its predecessor, managed to beat...

The Frankfurt Auto Show, which takes place once every couple of years in Germany, is the largest display of new vehicles and cutting-edge automotive technology in the world.   Even though the entire event is focused on models that will be sold in Europe, this show hosts debuts for a number of cars and SUVs which will make their way to United States showrooms. Here are a few of the highlights from the show this year which...