2016 Chevrolet Volt Electric Range

When Chevrolet first began planning the 2016 Chevy Volt, it turned its attention to Chevrolet customers and listened to what the customers had to say. The result? A new, extended electric range that is better than ever before. The 2016 Chevrolet Volt will now have a total pure electric range of 53 miles, showing off a nearly 40 percent improvement compared to the first-generation Volt. “We listened to our customers,” said Andrew Farah, vehicle chief engineer. “They were very clear when they told us that they wanted more range, and a fun driving experience behind the wheel. We are confident that the 2016 Volt delivers both.” To extend the 2016 Read More →

2016 Chevy Colorado Special Models

Chevrolet is making sure you have plenty of options when it comes to the 2016 Chevy Colorado. Regardless of whether you want a fun pickup truck for the city, or a rough-and-tumble truck to take off road, two new 2016 Chevy Colorado special models—the Midnight Edition and Z71 Trail Boss—have got you covered. “These are aggressive editions of one of the country’s hottest-selling trucks, demonstrating the personalization that’s possible with Chevrolet accessories, whether it’s for the street, trail, or both,” said Tony Johnson, Colorado marketing manager. “As the Colorado continues to win over new customers, the new Midnight Edition and Z71 Trail Boss give them more choices and build on Read More →

Choosing the right drivetrain

You’ve probably heard the terms two-wheel drive (2WD), four-wheel drive (4WD), and all-wheel drive (AWD), but did you know that there’s an important distinction between each of them? Choosing the right drivetrain is easier than you might think. According to Autotrader, a drivetrain is the system that sends the power from the engine to the wheels. A 2WD system sends power to just two wheels, either in the front (FWD) or in the rear (RWD). This is good for mild climates, usually offering better overall performance, especially when it comes to fuel economy. The 4WD systems, sometimes written 4×4, send power to all four wheels. In most new cars, this Read More →

2016 Camaro performance

The all-new Camaro made its European debut, testing at over eight tracks, including the Autobahn. This sixth-generation Camaro is being tuned to be the best-performing, most advanced model on the market. According to Chevy, 2016 Camaro performance features received some tweaks after making a surprise visit to the Goodwood Festival of Speed. Enthusiasts were impressed by the 2.0-liter Turbo and LT1 6.2-liter V8 engine options, which get up to 455 hp and 455 lb-ft of torque. Paired with an eight-speed automatic transmission, the sixth-generation model is unstoppable. “Redesigning the Camaro is thrilling and challenging all at once, but the secret is to offer something more,” said Alan Batey, Global Chevrolet Read More →

When traveling to some of your favorite vacation destinations in any of the new trucks in GMC’s lineup, it’s important to ensure your trailer in tow is set up properly. To help you out, we’ve put together a few summer trailering tips. Tire Inflation: Make sure both your truck and trailer’s tires are properly inflated before taking off. Improper tire inflation effects fuel efficiency and handling. Spare Trailer Tire: Your truck comes equipped with a spare tire, make sure you pack one for your trailer too. A flat tire could become timely and very costly on a summer road trip. Adjust Mirrors: When you have a trailer on the back Read More →

Best New Car for College Graduates

School’s out for the summer! For all you recent college graduates, the time has come to start the next chapter of your life. Oftentimes, that means getting a more reliable mode of transportation to get you to and from a new job. We’re here to talk about the new 2015 Chrysler 200 and why it’s the best new car for college graduates! Technology – In this day and age it’s all about the technology. What can your car do for you? When it comes to the new Chrysler 200, the answer is “a lot.” It includes full color information displays, navigation, real-time fuel economy, park assist, trip information, Connect, Bluetooth, Read More →

new Chevrolet Volt price

The new Chevrolet Volt probably doesn’t need to lower its price to entice tons of new customers to the next-generation of the EV model, but the Bowtie brand has slashed $1,175 off the sticker price of the new Volt anyhow, making it an even more affordable option for new EV customers. Those customers are turning up in droves, too; over 70% of new buyers trade in non-GM cars when getting their Volt. The new Chevrolet Volt price, after the slash, starts at just $33,995—and that includes the $825 delivery charge. Of course, you can also get a $7,500 tax credit applied to your purchase since it’s an electric vehicle, and Read More →

Buick Cascada Convertible seal

Buick is making sure you can enjoy its new convertible all year round. The American carmaker recently released a video highlighting how watertight the Cascada convertible seal is. To ensure that your Buick Cascada convertible is as waterproof as possible, the luxury carmaker literally “makes it rain” on the convertible’s assembly line. “Convertibles are best enjoyed when it’s warm and sunny, but Cascada has been designed and engineered to be used year-round, regardless of the weather,” said John Dolch, program quality manager for Cascada. “Not only is Cascada’s top engineered to be weatherproof in extreme conditions, but each and every Cascada built will also be put through a rigorous water Read More →

10 Best Interiors award

While the exterior design and capabilities of the GMC Canyon may be what first drew you in, its spacious and fully-outfitted interior is what sealed the deal. The Canyon’s interior is so impressive, it just won a Ward’s 10 Best Interiors award. “It’s important that great interiors be available in every class of vehicle, not just luxury models that most consumers will never be able to afford,” says WardsAuto World Editor-in-Chief Drew Winter, in a statement. “The Canyon demonstrates that shoppers need not buy a loaded full-size pickup to get lots of soft surfaces, a Bose audio system, supple and durable leather, an easily navigated touchscreen and advanced safety features.” Read More →

make your car eco-friendly

Today is Earth Day, a national holiday established for events to support the protection of the Earth. This day of all days is truly the time to “be green.” One of the biggest and easiest ways we can do this is to change our car habits. Here are some tips to make your car eco-friendly in honor of Earth Day: Carpool to work, school, or to run errands, reducing car emissions overall. Reduce the weight of your car, allowing it to use less energy. If possible – turn off the A/C, which increases fuel costs, and roll up windows, which decrease vehicles’ aerodynamic efficiency when down. Be sure to get Read More →