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SUVs have many benefits that make them appealing options. However, based on the latest research conducted by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, it seems many manufacturers overlooked a key component of their SUV’s safety: their headlights. The IIHS tested headlights on 37 models, then assigned each SUV a grade based on its findings. Those conclusions are causing some concern, as only two models earned good reviews. The Volvo XC60 received the highest rating. With its...

When the National Aeronautics and Space Administration unveils a concept vehicle, people pay attention. The agency recently revealed its new Mars rover concept at the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex. The complex commissioned the construction of the vehicle without use of taxpayer dollars. NASA says it was unveiled, “with a goal of inspiration and education as NASA continues developing plans for its journey to the Red Planet.” In case you weren’t aware, NASA has long worked...

With the demand of SUVs being at an all-time high, you have more choices now than ever before. This demand drives competition to the point manufacturers are competing for your business by offering models with more standard features at affordable prices. Since value relates to your priorities, it’s important to assess those first before selecting a vehicle. To do this think of your needs now and how they might evolve over the time you plan to...

The innovations in vehicle technology can protect you in the event of an accident, and now, thanks to OnStar, they can help you adopt smarter driving behaviors as well. Recently, OnStar announced its newest feature Smart Driver. How Smart Driver Works If you have a vehicle with OnStar capabilities, you can enroll in this program. Once you do, OnStar compiles all your trips and assigns you a Smart Driver score based on driving habits such as braking,...

If you have or plan to have a growing family, then having a vehicle with ample interior space is a must have, as it gives you and your passengers enough room for cargo and comfort. Thankfully, third-row SUVs are the perfect vehicles to accommodate your family’s needs, both now and into the future. What’s more, there’s more variety now. SUV manufacturers are thinking bigger is better with their production strategies. Due to this, there is...

Road trips personify Americana. There’s nothing more liberating than getting behind the wheel of your favorite SUV and exploring America’s vast attractions. With summer upcoming, it represents a time where many will step behind the wheel and do just that. If you plan to join these road warriors, it’s important you prepare ahead of time as it ensures you have a happy road trip. To do this, there are many different angles to consider. The...

Memorial Day is one of our most important holidays. While people can sometimes confuse its meaning with that of Veteran’s Day, the holiday is designed for remembering people who died while serving in our country’s armed forces. Veteran’s Day, on the other hand, celebrates the service of all U.S. military veterans. Therefore, many view Memorial Day as having added meaning. It’s always observed on the last Monday of May. Many people spend the day visiting...

Delivering high-end performance has become a huge focal point for manufacturers as they look for every edge to differentiate themselves from the rest of the pack. One of the most common ways to enhance performance is to shed some of the vehicle’s weight--an approach Chevrolet has chosen to employ with its new 2018 Equinox model. 2018 Equinox Loses 10 Percent of its Body Weight Chevrolet redesigned the new Equinox to achieve responsive performance. To this end, the...

Volvo vehicles are known for superior craftsmanship. The manufacturer pays careful attention to its design and operational execution of its models. As such, driving a Volvo has become a statement of quality and luxury. Now, it could also be a symbolic gesture of what’s to come. Volvo Chief Executive Hakan Sameulssonn announced to the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, “From today’s perspective, we will not develop any more new generation diesel engines.” A big reason for the shift...

Chevrolet has been aggressive in finding solutions to keep its owners connected on the road. First, the manufacturer transformed its vehicles into mobile hotspots with the introduction of the built-in 4G LTE WiFi connection through a subscription with OnStar, allowing you and your passengers access to the internet remotely. In some instances, its vehicles were the first in their respective segments to offer this feature. Now, Chevrolet is at it again, partnering with AT&T to offer...

Buying a new SUV is exciting at first. You delve into the research with tenacity, studying buying guides and manufacturer brochures. You identify the model you want; you visit the dealership, and then the realization of making a huge purchase kicks in. Instead of conforming to what the dealership wants you to pay for the model--sticker price--here are some lesser known tips you can easily employ to save money on your new SUV. Research Market Conditions After...

Wrecks are jolting not only for their surprise but for the risks associated with them. If you have ever been in one, you know how frightening those brief seconds can be, and if you haven’t, then knowing how to handle the first few minutes after a crash is pivotal. If you ever find yourself in this unfortunate situation, here are some steps to take right after the accident occurs. Contact First Responders After an accident happens, your first...