What to Do After a Car Accident

Remaining calm is the first step one should take after experiencing an accident, but do you know what comes next? Many drivers will be in their first accident and fail to take the proper measures to ensure they can make a hassle-free claim. We at Carl Hogan Automotive know just what to do after a car accident occurs and are glad to inform you. Prepare Being prepared for an accident before it happens can go a long way when it comes to preventing a major medical disaster and helping your claim. Write down your medical information, name, and emergency contact in the event that you’re in a serious accident and Read More →

2018 Chevrolet Equinox

The first reviews of the upcoming 2018 Chevrolet Equinox are in, and this crossover has critics raving. The new model brings a line of engines designed to optimize power and fuel economy. A sleek design and ergonomic controls make it attractive to the eye. The spacious interior adds to the overall appeal as well. The new Chevrolet Equinox comes stocked with a 1.5-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine that delivers an impressive 170 hp and 203 lb-ft of torque. That powertrain earns up to an EPA-estimated 32 mpg highway.* Drivers have their choice between front-wheel and all-wheel drive. An available 3.6-liter V6 engine delivers a best-in-class 301 hp and reaches 60 mph Read More →

The Jeep Wrangler isn’t just one of the most beloved Jeeps – it’s one of the most beloved vehicles, too. But the Wrangler is adding an all-new look for the 2019 year. It’s the Jeep Wrangler pickup. The pickup truck will be Jeep’s first pickup since 1992. For seven years, the Jeep Comanche rocked the road and before that, the Jeep Gladiator. Jeep trucks rested for a bit while Dodge’s pickup line came out. But now, the Jeep pickup will be back – in Wrangler form, of course. The body of the truck will look like the infamous Wrangler all while sporting that useful truck bed. The unique, boxy, Wrangler Read More →

You love your car and you love driving – but you probably don’t love spending money on gas. Luckily for you, there are plenty of ways to save gas so that you can hit the road without hitting your wallet. Here are some tips from Carl Hogan Automotive. Keep Tires Inflated Check your tire pressure regularly to save money on gas. The lower your tire pressure is, the more resistance you have against the road, and the more gas you burn. Slow Down Believe it or not, simply slowing down will save you money on gas. Going the speed limit everywhere, in the city and on the highway, will actually Read More →

The Grumman F6F Hellcat was the most accomplished Allied aircraft during WWII. Taking its cue from this historic fighter plane, Dodge designed the Hellcat engine in 2015. Engineers took the classic 6.2-liter Hemi and added supercharger. The result was nothing short of revolutionary. Now that we are a few years down the road, Dodge has taken the bold step of putting that same Hellcat engine under the hood of the best 4×4 truck on the road. This Hellcat-enhanced truck is called the Ram Rebel 1500 TRX. It’s destined to be the most powerful half-ton truck on the road. Ram recently showed off the upcoming truck, in concept form, at the Read More →

As we grow older, life becomes more and more hectic. Between appointments, work, seeing friends, and just relaxing, it can be difficult to find the time to get exercise in on a regular basis. However, it doesn’t have to be that way. Here are a few simple ways that you can exercise in your car on your daily commute. Wrists and Forearms For this exercise, all that you need is a simple grip strengthener that you can pick up at a store down the street for a few bucks. Give yourself 10-15 minutes on each wrist on your commute. Biceps As long as you aren’t looking to become a bodybuilder, Read More →

2017 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid Efficiency

When the 2017 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid first arrived on the scene, it quickly became the most efficient minivan in the industry—not a huge feat considering it is the only hybrid minivan available. Now, this hybrid is continuing to become even more eco-friendly. Fiat Chrysler recently announced that the 2017 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid efficiency rate is better than ever, thanks to a number of new technologies. Because the Pacifica Hybrid comes standard with the Uconnect 8.4 system, drivers can use the 8.4-inch touchscreen to tap into the all-new Hybrid Electric Pages, which showcases the hybrid minivan’s performance. These pages include Power Flow, which shows where power is flowing within the vehicle; Read More →

New Year's Resolutions

The New Year is a time for a clean slate, which is why many people make resolutions to become better people. These resolutions are sometimes difficult to follow through with, though. If you want to make sure your New Year’s resolutions are achieved in 2017, make sure you follow these tips on how to stick to them. Set defined goals. If you are going to set a resolution, it’s important to have a set plan in mind. Instead of saying a general, “I’m going to get in shape,” be specific. How many pounds are you going to lose? Setting goals that are specific means you clearly understand what you want, Read More →

It looks like consumers who love the current Dodge Challenger and Dodge Charger models will have a little more time with them that expected. Rumors have been floating around that these American-made muscle cars will be hanging around without a refresh until 2020. According to a report from Automotive News, the Dodge Challenger and Charger debut date won’t be until the 2021 model year. Only then will Fiat Chrysler outfit these large sedans with its new Giorgio platform. According to Automotive News’ sources, one of Fiat Chrysler’s large sedans, which includes the Chrysler 300 along with the two Dodge models, will end production. The new Giorgio platform is currently used Read More →

Finding that perfect gift for your special someone can be difficult, but it doesn’t have to be—especially if you happen to know someone who loves cars. There are a variety of car-focused gifts out there for those that love to drive. To help narrow down your shopping list, here are the top gifts for car lovers this holiday season. Encyclopedia of Classic Cars. Make discovering new vehicles easier for your car-loving family and friends with the Encyclopedia of Classic Cars. It contains information about models from 1945 to 2000 and has over 1,800 pictures to drool over. Remote Controlled Enzo Ferrari. A real Ferrari might be out of your budget, Read More →