Buick color designers

Believe it or not, food may have been the inspiration for your car’s color. Buick color designers have recently been drawing from food as potential sources for colors. You could definitely say they have unique taste. According to Buick, designers often use vegetables and fruits to help them come up with a new palette to choose from. A good example of this is “Choccachino” (similar to a chocolate cappuccino) and Toasted Coconut Metallic, interior and exterior colors that come on new 2016 models. Even the Avenir Concept at the Detroit Auto Show was made to look similar to an artichoke in color. “Artichokes have a beautiful color,” said Krysti Murphy, Read More →

Car color

Selecting a new car is a very in-depth process. There are a lot of decisions to make. One of the most important is the color of your new vehicle. According to a report from Fox Business, each car color also has something to say about your personality. Read on to discover what each car color stands for. Black Black vehicles are among the most popular, due in part to the sense of sophistication they create. White On the other spectrum are white vehicles, which represent a more practical level of refinement. Silver Trendsetters tend to set out in silver vehicles, keeping up with popular culture. Grey Rather than stand out Read More →

2016 Chevrolet Malibu price

For years, the Chevrolet Malibu has been racing past the competition in the mid-size vehicle department. The 2016 model year will give the Malibu another powerful boost. According to a press release from Chevrolet, the 2016 Chevrolet Malibu price will start at $22,500. With such an incredible price, the new Malibu is more affordable than the Fusion, Accord, Altima, and Camry. In fact, it may just be the most affordable mid-size sedan available. That cost will not limit the number of advancements the Malibu receives. Chief on the list of new technologies is the engine behind the Chevrolet Volt. Using the hybrid system, the Malibu will be able to achieve Read More →

Cadillac global sales

Cadillac is more popular than ever thanks to its innovative designs and unparalleled luxury. SRX sales are up 30% in the US as of August, and increased demand for the ATS product line means that more drivers want to get their hands on the high-quality and fine-tuned Cadillac models. According to Cadillac, the Cadillac global sales are concentrated in the ATS, CTS, and SRX sales. Escalades are popular as well, especially in North America. While it’s not uncommon to see some growth from year to year, the rapid growth in sales means Cadillac is becoming a new standard. “We remain disciplined in our strategy to build the brand long-term,” said Read More →

luxury car care tips

Keeping your luxury car in pristine condition can be easy, as long as you’re willing to follow some basic steps. Whether you have a new sedan or old SUV, if you want your car to look good, follow these luxury car care tips. According to Kelley Blue Book, you should do the basics like get regular oil changes, do basic maintenance, and drive with caution. These will keep any car in good working order. For those with luxury cars, however, there are some extra steps to take. Exterior maintenance is especially important, so be sure to wash, rinse, and wax at least once a month. Polishing chrome is also a Read More →

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 →