This week, stories that caught the attention of our editors include the greenest driving states, tips on car loans and the sad reality of how much we sit in traffic. Check out these articles and more below. Continue reading >>>
Headlines that caught our attention this week include a driving companion coming to new Ford owners, Jaguar’s electric debut and whether or not distance matters when it comes to your insurance rates. Read these stories and more by clicking the links below. Continue reading >>>
This week articles that got the attention of our editors cover new Audi tech that can talk to toll booths, why SUVs are more than just a set of wheels for outdoorsy drivers and advice on helping teens improve their driving. Check out the links below to read the full stories. Continue reading >>>
Family-friendly vehicles now come in all shapes and sizes. But which vehicles offer the best value, safety, and reliability for families without breaking the bank? Here are 5 standouts from the 2015 model year.
Japan took the American car industry by storm when it started making and selling cars in the United States. During the 1960s and ’70s, Japanese carmakers Honda and Toyota developed a reputation for quality, reliability, and efficiency and forced the American Big Three to take note. Today, South Korean Hyundai and Kia are doing the same. Continue reading >>>
This week our editors read about getting great deals over Presidents Day weekend, the Geneva debut of the Mercedes G-Class AMG and how changing inventories on dealer lots mean you could soon have the near-new SUV you’ve been eyeing. Read these stories and more by clicking the links below. Continue reading >>>
The news that got our editors’ attention this week includes articles about how Hyundai is helping shoppers go digital with new-car dealers, the cost of going green and the learning curve for high-tech features that are taking over your dashboard. Read the full stories and more by clicking the links below. Continue reading >>>
This week our editors read about a new EV coming from Jaguar that can handle winter driving and news from Ford that you may one day be getting speeding tickets from a driverless car. We also previewed some of the ads from automakers that will air during the Super Bowl. Check out the full stories and videos by clicking the links below. Continue reading >>>
This week, news that got our editors’ attention includes a sports legend cruising into the Super Bowl in Kia’s new sport sedan, on-demand snacking during your ride-share and the new way to get behind the wheel of a Mercedes or BMW. Check out the top stories picked for you by clicking the links below: Continue reading >>>
Going green in our cars means more than just getting better fuel economy. As early as 1998, Chrysler aimed to use recycled materials for the fabric roof liner of the Jeep Grand Cherokee. Fast forward to the 2010s and the list of automakers using recycled materials has grown.
Ford stands out when it comes to using recycled materials; in addition to using recycled materials in the wire frame and under the hood, Ford incorporates recycled materials in tactile components of a car’s interior, such as seat cushions and fabric. In 2011, Ford began using soy foam for its seat cushions. Shortly after, the automaker incorporated Repreve fabric, made of recycled water bottles, in the 2012 Ford Focus Electric.
Ford isn’t just focusing its recycling efforts on one or two models. Instead, its efforts span multiple models, from trucks to compact vehicles.
It’s turned its attention to another interior component, with some inspiration from bees. Continue reading >>>