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A family is in mourning after losing their loved one in a crash involving a self-driving Uber test SUV in Tempe, Arizona. It happened on March 18. The 49-year-old woman was reportedly walking a bicycle across a street in the Phoenix suburb when she was hit by the SUV, which had an emergency backup driver behind the wheel. Police said she was walking outside the lines of the crosswalk when the crash happened. Authorities also...

Published March 19, 2018 by Emma Moreau

Ford expects SUVs to continue to be popular for years to come and that’s exactly why the company plans on launching what it calls an “onslaught” of them. That includes both off-road and performance versions. Ford is also revamping its truck lineup. In fact, it plans on replacing more than 75 percent of its current portfolio.   “By 2020, Ford will offer North America’s freshest lineup among all full-line automakers, with its average showroom age dropping from...

Published March 16, 2018 by Emma Moreau

Since 1905, the Geneva International Motor Show has served as one of the world’s most important auto shows. It often gives us a glimpse of what we can expect to hit the United States. While there’s no doubt the motor show attracts plenty of European vehicles, there are always a number of others on display destined for sale around the globe. This was the 88th year for the motor show and, by no surprise, it...

Published March 12, 2018 by Emma Moreau

Figuring out how much car insurance costs on average is not as simple as stating a number and saying that it is the present average. While it's possible, it's not going to give you the type of information which you are searching for, unless all you want is a general quote which could be off from the real figure by hundreds or maybe even thousands. You don’t want to be in that situation, trust us.   There...

Published February 1, 2018 by Benjamin Roussey

Concept vehicles are always some of the most interesting and unique to check out at auto shows. Take a look at the Future Toyota Adventure Concept or FT-AC. It’s perfect for the young, tech savvy, and adventurous! It comes with features that would blow any social media enthusiast away. Interested in making cool YouTube videos? This sports utility vehicle has cameras that can capture every moment to help you rack up views. It even automatically...

Published January 23, 2018 by Emma Moreau

As the news cycle is increasingly flooded with forthcoming SUVs in an unprecedented four wheel drive arms race, it’s time to take a beat to discuss a classic: the Land Rover Defender. Thankfully, it’s not electric. It doesn’t have air suspension, navigation, or, in some cases, even air conditioning. It won’t outrun a Mustang in a drag race or even a Prius. It’s slow, unrefined, and about as reliable as a used Maserati. All that...

Published January 8, 2018 by Josh Womack

We’ve already covered many of the SUVs that debuted at the LA Auto Show and now it’s time to look at some of the interesting concepts that were displayed. Concept vehicles used to be rather abstract, a flexing of a brand’s design muscles. However, this has changed over the years to much more toned down concepts that gauge the public’s interest in seeing a production model that retains the essence of the concept. This is...

Published December 12, 2017 by Josh Womack

We’re only halfway through AutoMobility LA, the industry conference that kicks off the LA Auto Show, which opens to the public December 1st, and already, quite a few SUVs have made their world debut. Here are some of the latest and what they mean for the current SUV landscape:   Subaru Ascent The brand’s first three row crossover is sure to succeed in the ever expanding segment. The smaller Forester SUV makes up nearly a third of...

Published November 30, 2017 by Josh Womack

It might be a little bit late, but it’s definitely warranted. Hyundai Motor Co. is jumping on the SUV bandwagon by planning to bring a number of crossovers or SUVs to the United States by 2020. The South Korean automaker says it will debut eight new or re-engineered models within three years.   Reasons for Push While Hyundai’s smaller vehicles including sedans and compact cars have been solid performers, they simply aren’t enough to satisfy many Americans who...

Published November 17, 2017 by Emma Moreau

In case you’re unaware, Mercedes Benz announced an end to the production of the first generation G Class. The original G has been in production since 1979, making it one of the longest continually produced models in automotive history. However, you may be surprised that It isn’t actually manufactured by Mercedes Benz. Rather, it is built by a mysterious automobile company called Magna Steyr, an Austrian company based in Graz, Austria.   Magna Who? Magna Steyr, formerly...

Published November 16, 2017 by Josh Womack

This a list for people who hate lists. Rather than posting a picture of the latest SUVs and writing 100 generic words you already knew underneath, we’ll offer some examples of older SUVs that still provide excellent value. The following are ten interesting SUVs you can find for under ten grand and why you may or may not want to buy them.   Our Tough Pick: Fourth Gen 4Runner (2002-2009) A Toyota 4Runner is perhaps one of the...

Published November 13, 2017 by Josh Womack

As Ford Motor Company rolls out their most significantly redesigned Navigator SUV in 15 years, General Motors is looking to protect their own iconic large SUV. GM is currently offering a $5,000 discount to any person trading in a 1999 or newer Lincoln model for their 2018 Cadillac Escalade. The deal is available nationwide, this month, and will apply to both the purchase or lease of a new Escalade. According to a memo sent to vehicle...

Published November 10, 2017 by Emma Moreau