2017 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

The Chevrolet Silverado 1500 is a full-size pickup that can conquer any task. The latest model comes stocked with plenty of new features that make this truck more capable and versatile than ever. Boasting changes that range from colors to technology and more, the 2017 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 is bound to be a hit among enthusiasts, drivers, and truck lovers alike. Before we get to the changes, let’s touch on what’s not changing. First, the 2017 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 will continue its availability in ten models. The new model will also carry over most of its existing features. The 2017 Silverado 1500 loses three colors, Slate Grey Metallic, Tungsten Metallic, Read More →

Prevent Sun Damage

Just like exposure to the sun can damage your skin, sunlight can also damage your car’s “skin.” Over time, exposure to the sun’s rays does a number to your car, both outside and inside. To ensure your car is protected from this threat, here are some ways to prevent sun damage.   Wash It: Regularly cleaning and waxing your car, including thoroughly drying it, will keep corrosive dirt from building up. Wax your tires too and clean up all trash inside the car.   Hide It: Park your car in shaded, secluded areas where it’s not out in the open and exposed to direct sunlight.   Screen It: Use a Read More →

Chrysler Bug Bounty Program

As cars become more and more like computers, filled with digital technology that tells them how to perform, computers hackers now pose a threat to the automotive industry—and to drivers. Security surpasses simply protecting your presence online and through your phone; hackers are trying to gain access and control to vehicles through on-board computer systems. Because Chrysler cares about its customer’s security and safety, the automaker is taking proactive steps to improve security in its vehicles. However, Chrysler isn’t doing it alone; it’s calling on the help of its customers. Through the website BugCrowd, Chrysler is issuing a financial reward for hackers who can find security gaps and defects in Read More →

Strategic Vision Total Quality Impact

FCA recently took home four awards from Strategic Vision for Total Quality Impact. Designed to measure the overall customer experience, this massive survey determined that the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited, Fiat 500, Dodge Challenger, and Jeep Grand Cherokee each performed the best in their segments. According to Chrysler, the Strategic Vision Total Quality Impact (TQI) awards survey more than 39,000 vehicle owners about more than 155 aspects of their specific vehicle. This examines things like maintenance and performance, as well as overall satisfaction, excitement, and personality. With quality ranking as one of the highest factors, it was easy to see why so many FCA model won. “We see time and again Read More →

Detailing your car not only makes it look nice, but it can also increase the resale value of your vehicle. That’s why we’ve put together a list of tips for auto detailing. From the basics to expert tricks, we’ve got it all. According to Popular Mechanics, you should normally start with the carpet and mats so you don’t forget about some of the hard to reach places. Try using a stiff brush to knock free any dirt, and spray compressed air in any area that is hard to reach. If you don’t own a quality wet/dry vacuum, stop by a local car wash for a coin operated machine. Want that Read More →

signs of bad driving

We’d ask you if you are a bad driver but the problem with bad drivers is that they never admit it! We listed out five signs of bad driving. If you do these things, first, be honest with yourself. Second… Stop it! You might be a bad driver if… you no longer have side-view mirrors because you keep knocking them off on other cars or those yellow poles that guide you through the drive-thru or pedestrians. You might be a bad driver if… you never use your turn signal. Sure, you know where you are going but the rest of us would love to know too. Predictability is essential to Read More →

how to share the road with cyclists

It may not be an official complex recognized by licensed psychiatrists but car superiority is a real thing. It’s what leads people to believe that bicyclists don’t have any rights. They do and that’s why you should learn how to share the road with cyclists. Most of the time that we encounter cyclists on the road we are attempting to pass them. There are a few things to remember when overtaking a cyclist. First of all, be patient and wait until the oncoming lane is clear. Give the cyclist plenty of space as you pass. As you wait, do not tailgate. Cyclists ride on the right. Remember that when you Read More →

special operations 2016 Chevrolet Silverado

First revealed last fall as a concept, the Special Operations 2016 Chevrolet Silverado has reached production. This military-inspired truck is based on the Silverado 1500 Z71 and features naval graphics, black accents, and sport accessories. In honor of Military Appreciation Month in May, Chevrolet announced that it would donate a portion of the proceeds from every Special Ops Edition sold to the Navy SEAL Museum in Fort Pierce, Florida. With these funds, the museum will be better able to support the families of those killed or injured during military duty. The Special Ops Silverado comes with a double cab and includes 20-inch black aluminum wheels, deep-tinted windows, black bowties, bed-mounted Read More →

Memorial Day in Columbus

Memorial Day falls on May 30th this year. This holiday, which honors those who have died while serving in the United States military, has origins that date back to post-Civil War times. The tradition of visiting cemeteries and decorating the graves of those who have fallen is something that continues today. In 1971, Memorial Day was made an official federal holiday. If you’re looking for ways to celebrate Memorial Day in Columbus, Mississippi, you can attend the 4th Annual Veterans Memorial Walk/Run at the Columbus Soccer Complex on Saturday, May 28th. If you pre-register by noon on May 20th, it will cost $25 and will include a t-shirt. On-site registration Read More →

reasons to car camp

Some people say that car camping is for the faint at heart. While no one is knocking backcountry camping, this milder form of camping has lots of advantages that simply make it easier for people to get out and about. Here are three reasons to car camp this summer…   # 1 – It’s cheaper!   Backcountry camping requires a lot of equipment, if you want to do it right. Car camping means you don’t need a tent, a sleeping pad or tons of extra clothing to stay warm. Your car provides all of these!   # 2 – You will probably sleep better   Even veteran backcountry campers have Read More →