college students

Going back to school generally results in a mixture of emotions. Some students enjoy their time at college while others simply want to get their degree and move on. Getting ready to go back to school isn’t something to take lightly, no matter who you are. Here are a few back-to-school tips from us here at Carl Hogan Automotive. Reward Yourself Don’t spend all of your time with your nose in a book. Set aside some time to reward yourself for your hard work. No student wants to burn out in the first few weeks, after all. A reward can be as simple as your favorite snack, spending time outside, Read More →

2017 Chevrolet Colorado ZR2

The Chevrolet Colorado ZR2 was originally shown as a concept vehicle at the 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show. The design and capabilities of the pickup have come a long way since then, and now the off-road model is taking part in one of the most grueling off-road races in the United States. The 2017 Chevrolet Colorado ZR2 took part in Vegas to Reno, a one-day race designed to test the limits of off-road vehicles. The modified 2017 Chevrolet Colorado ZR2 sees several changes, but the powertrain remains the same. The standard 3.6-liter V6 engine comes mated to an eight-speed automatic transmission and delivers 308 horsepower and 275 lb-ft of torque. 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 →

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 →

The Guinness Book of World Records is known for recording everything from the most impressive to the most outlandish feats ever accomplished by mankind. Now, Chevrolet is going down in history with a Guinness World Record of its own, earned by the brand’s very own 2017 Silverado HD. The title is for Largest Flag Pulled by a Moving Vehicle. To accomplish this goal, the Silverado had to pull a massive United States flag for 100 meters without letting it touch the ground. The 2017 Silverado HD used a new and improved version of the truck’s Duramax 6.6-liter V8 turbo-diesel engine. The engine’s output of 445 horsepower and 910 lb-ft of Read More →

When most people think of off-roading, they think of summer – warm weather, freedom, and all the trees and plants in full greenery. However, fall might be the best time of the year to go adventuring since you’re not subject to the blistering heat. With the Jeep Wrangler hardtop, you can enjoy venturing off the beaten path without worrying about the chilly autumn air, and you can enjoy that stunning fall foliage, too! There’s no mystery why the Jeep Wrangler is one of the most popular models on the market for outdoor enthusiasts. With best-in-class off-road performance and its signature 4×4 capability, the Wrangler is ready to take on the Read More →

emergency car kit

With fall approaching, it’s time to start thinking about what you need to keep in your emergency car kit this winter. Winter is the most dangerous time of the year to have a break down, and having the right supplies can save your life. First, you should always have food and water in your car. Keep shelf-stable snacks like granola bars along with bottled water in your car in case you’re stuck for a long time waiting for a tow. If you don’t already have a first-aid kit in your car, get one now! Flares can alert help if you’re stuck on the side of the road without service, so Read More →

Best Fall Activities

Fall is a time known for high school football, sweatpants, hoodies, and family gatherings. In addition to cooler weather, fall also offers plenty of family-friendly activities that can be planned on short notice and completed in a single day. Here are some of the best fall activities recommended by us here at Carl Hogan! Decorate – Fall is full of festivities, from Halloween to Thanksgiving. While you shouldn’t gather some pumpkins just yet, it’s a great time to add some seasonal decorations, like cornstalks and rocking chairs on the front porch. Drive – Take a drive through a tree-filled area and take in a wonder that only comes around once Read More →