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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...

Published October 16, 2017 by Benjamin Roussey

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...

Published October 13, 2017 by Benjamin Roussey

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...

Published October 12, 2017 by Benjamin Roussey

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...

Published October 11, 2017 by Emma Moreau

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...

Published October 10, 2017 by Benjamin Roussey

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...

Published October 9, 2017 by Benjamin Roussey

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...

Published October 5, 2017 by Benjamin Roussey

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...

Published October 3, 2017 by Benjamin Roussey

The largest, fastest-growing one-way carsharing service in the world is taking its business from tiny to SUV. You might have seen one of the tiny car2go vehicles zipping through your city at one point. That’s because while the company launched its service in Austin, TX eight years ago, it has since expanded to ten other cities in the United States and Canada. It has more than 2.7 million members worldwide, with 67,000 in Austin alone....

Published October 2, 2017 by Emma Moreau

SUVs are available in a variety of sizes and prices ranging from small crossovers to giants based on pickup trucks. The midsized models usually provide a perfect balance of space, power, and fuel economy. Smaller SUVs are cheaper and offer better fuel economy but they also have less cargo and passenger space. They also cannot tow as much.     The larger models give you more room and better towing capacity, but aren't as maneuverable, offer poor...

Published September 29, 2017 by Benjamin Roussey

If you are like most car buyers right now, you will probably be considering a small SUV since it gives you the kind of utility you are looking for while being a compact package. If you are trading your midsize or small sedan in for a compact SUV, you may be concerned about a loss of fuel economy. However, there is a number of small SUVs out there today which provide amazing fuel economy and...

Published September 28, 2017 by Benjamin Roussey

Details on Investment  There’s good news for people living in Tuscaloosa, Alabama as well as SUV lovers everywhere. Mercedes-Benz announced on the Tuscaloosa plant’s 20th anniversary that the plant will manufacture SUV models for the company’s EQ brand. A brand new battery plant is also going to be built near the existing passenger-car plant, making it the fifth factory in the global battery production network of Mercedes-Benz Cars with locations on three different continents. The whopping...

Published September 27, 2017 by Emma Moreau